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Welcome to Orion Dog Training San Jose

Adult Dog Training  Puppy Training Tricks & Agility  Nose Work Canine Good Citizen  Puppy Socials  Dog Parkour Lost Item Recovery  Antler Shed hunt

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We are positive reinforcement dog trainers in San Jose CA. Our main training center is at 1770 Hester avenue, just a mile from Santana Row. We also offer classes at the Blossom Hill Petfood Express and at Furrtropolis on Bascom avenue in San Jose.

Puppy Socialization Classes: 
 For puppies 8 weeks till 28 weeks. Puppies have had at least one set of shots.  We welcome the whole family to attend the socials, you stay with your puppy, so you can learn about puppy play and behavior and be there to support your puppy. This is a class for your puppy and you. Classes are run by a certified positive reinforcement dog trainer.

Tuesday@5pm Small and/or Shy 

Friday@5pm at Blossom Hill PFE

Puppy Agility   Wednesday March27@5:15pm
Fun agility for puppies eight weeks through six months.  Fun exercises on low objects, the tunnel and at the end of class, your pup will be able to do a puppy agility course and have learned some fun tricks. We will work on how to get your pup's attention, recall, and lots more. This is a great class to boost your pup's confidence.
 prepared to bring toys, food and have lots of fun. 

AKC STAR Puppy 1  Starting at PFE Blossom Hill Friday February 23@6pm
AKC STAR Puppy 1 Starting Wednesday March 13@6:30pm
AKC STAR Puppy 1 Saturday March 30@10am

The AKC STAR Puppy Program is designed to get you and your puppy of to a great start.  It requires owners to attend a basic six week puppy class with their puppy. For puppies between eight weeks and six months of age at the start of class, we require that your  puppies has had at least one set of shots, and have been with the new family for at least a week.

AKC STAR Puppy 2   Starting Wednesday March  13@7:45pm
AKC STAR Puppy 2   Starting Saturday March 30@11:15am

For puppies to a year old and who have graduated from the AKC STAR Puppy 1 or graduated from a similar beginner puppy class. STAR stands for: Socialization, Training, Activity and Responsible Owner. We will follow up on your pup's skills learned in Puppy 1 class. We will work on generalizing their skills solidifying their verbal cues and raising criteria in their stays, wait, come when called and loose leash walking! We also introduce a trick every week. 

Basic Obedience and Manners 1  Starting Monday February 26th @5pm the Blossom Hill Petfood Express

This is a six-week class for dogs six months and older.   We go over the basics, like sit and down and stay and wait. We will work on; leave it, drop it, loose leash walking, go to bed, polite greetings and come when called. This is a beginner obedience class and great refresher class. For dogs six months and older all dogs and stay on leash and have to be okay with other dogs and people in the same room, let me know if you have any questions or concerns about your dog being able to participate! We offer private training sessions as well at our training facility in San Jose.

Loose Leash Walking & Recall   Starting Friday February 23 @12:15pm
Loose Leash Walking & Recall   Starting Saturday March 30@12:30pm

Canine Good Citizen Class  Monday February 26th @7:15pm
Canine Good Citizen Class
Wednesday February 28th@10:45am

We work specifically on ten test items you need to pass to become a Canine Good Citizen! If you feel like confident you got all the 10 skills, contact me and we can set up a time and date to do the test. Test 1 : Accepting a friendly stranger Test 2 : Sitting politely for petting Test 3 : Appearance and grooming Test 4: Out for a walk (walking on a loose lead) Test 5: Walking through a crowd Test 6: Sit and down on cue and stay in place Test 7: Coming when called Test 8: Reaction to another dog Test 9: Reaction to distraction Test 10: Supervised separation

Doggie Parkour with Leena Starts Wednesday March 6@12pm

Walking may be the best part of you and your dog’s day, why not boost it with little parkour? Dog parkour is a great way to boost confidence and build and strengthen your relationship. Dog parkour uses safe objects in the environment (urban or rural) that a dog interacts with by standing or jumping on, going under, around, through and many other actions. Dog parkour is non- non-competitive sport and increases a dog’s confidence and fitness while emphasizing safety first.

Beginner Agility and Continuation Agility with Lena
Starts Sunday February 25

An awesome six-week class, for dogs over six months old, even if you decide not to pursue the sport of agility! This class is a great way to learn how to get and keep your dog's attention under many distractions.  Shaping exercises on low objects, the tunnel and at the end of class, your dog will be able to do an agility course and have learned some fun tricks. 
We will work on sit stays,  loose leash walking without a leash,  impulse control with food, dogs, and toys,  how to get and keep your dog's attention,  crate games,  recall, and lots more.  Be prepared to bring toys, food and have lots of fun.
Dogs have to be okay with other dogs and people, no aggressive or reactive dogs.  Any concerns please contact us.

Nose work classes 

FuNoseWork: Beginner nose work class at Pet Food Express on 1152 Blossom Hill in San Jose  Starts February 23@7:30pm
This class is held at Pet Food Express at 1152 Blossom Hill Rd in San Jose. In this six week class we will get you started on teaching your dog to find specific scent items. Nose work is a great way to give your dog mental stimulation and will help fullfil their biological needs. It is a great confidence building class for both your dog and you. It is fun to do on rainy days and or hot days or when you do not have time to exercise your high energy dog, just 15 min of having your dogs find hides does the trick for both my agility dogs. This class is for dogs four months and older, all dogs have had all their up to date shots, all dogs need to be dog and people friendly (ask me about great online nose work classes to do). Dogs need to be wearing a flat collar and or a harness and you would need a leash that is at least 10ft long. A nose work kit will be provided!

NASDA Trial Skills: Lost Item Recovery Levels 2+ and Lost Item Challenge Games   Starts Sunday March 10

NASDA Trial Skills: Lost Item Recovery Levels 2+ and Lost Item Challenge Games. The class will meet on Sundays at 4:15 pm. The dates are: March 10th, March 17th, April 7th, April 14th, April 28th, May 5th. Class description: This is an advanced class for those who have completed the Introduction to Lost Item Recovery class and who want to continue to hone their handling skills. We will work with stranger odor, distractor odors, and course distractions. We will also focus on preparing class participants to successfully compete in NASDA's Lost Item Challenge Games with distance and elusive hides, teaching handlers to confidently call alert and to identify when odor is not present.


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