- FAQ -


How much does a class cost?

Our six week classes are $105 including tax. This is six one hour sessions, once a week. Our four week classes are $76.68 including tax.

How old does my dog need to be for class?

For Young Puppy Preschool, puppies should be at least 9 weeks old and no older than 4months. Always check with your vet! For Basic Manners, dogs should be 4 months or older. No dog is too old to learn!

I am unable to sign up online. Can I stop by and pay?

We don't do sign ups at Happy Tails, but if you give us a call at 605-877-1692 we'd be happy to get you signed up. Or you can stop by Pet Pantry in Rapid City and sign up there. Or give us a call at 605-877-1692. We'd be happy to sign you up. Pet Pantry is located at 1101 W Omaha St. #1.

Can I sign up the day of class?

No, pre-registration is requried as our classes fill quickly!

What do I need to bring to class?

A signed liability waiver (you can find it on the book a class page). Or here. (click for waiver) A copy of your dog's vaccine records. For the class itself we recommend bringing: a blanket or rug, water dish, soft treats, soft collar and leash, waste bags. There is also a list of these items on the waiver.

What vaccines should my dog be current on?

All puppies and adult must be current on Rabies (age appropriate), Parvo/Distemper, Bordetella (Kennel Cough). If you are a new student, please bring a copy of your vaccination records with you the first night of class. Thanks for helping us keep the Center and your fellow students safe! And always consult your vet.

Do you do evalutions? I'm needing specific help with my dog.

We can refer you to Jen Gaskins of The Canine Connection LLC. She does evaluations, problem solving, private training, etc. Give us a call or send us an email and we'll help you decide what would be the best fit for you and your dog!

Do you board dogs or do board and train?

Unfortunatly, we don't offer either at this time.