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- FAQ -

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  • How much does a class cost?
    Our six week classes are $130.00 including tax. This is six one hour sessions, once a week. Our four week classes are $100.00 including tax. This is four one hour sessions, held once a week.
  • 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.
  • 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, Shelli Brandli of PawsitiveK9, or Brenda Belmonte, CPDT-KA of Two Paws Up Dog Training, LLC. All of these instructors offer evaluations for class readiness, 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.
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