TailLights Dogs Tail Lights Dogs Dog Training, Dog Daycare, and Dog Boarding

284-E Rocky Creek Road
Greenville, SC 29615

864.284.1024
woof@taillightsdogs.com

Group Classes

Why Take A Class At Tail Lights?

Professional trainers using only humane, science-based methods.
A great workout for your dog’s body and mind.
A fun, supportive learning environment.
Small, intimate groups for personal attention.
OPEN ENROLLMENT for Raising Rover and basic Manners for Max classes. No waiting to start your dog off on the right paw.

Obedience Group Classes

Raising Rover
Focus, Fido
Manners for Max
Roll Over, Rover
Canine Good Citizen
Puppy Parkour
Come When Called
Reactive Rover

Nose Work Classes

Introduction to Nosework and Target Odor

Tail Lights Dogs Classes for Dogs and Puppies

How Do I Get Started?

  1. Email us or call 864.284.1024 during office hours to get scheduled. Or, fill out our Client Application, and we'll get right back to you.
  2. To ensure that we help you make the right training choice, we may recommend a free orientation for you and your dog.

It's that easy.


Obedience Group Classes

Raising Rover


Start anytime!

For: Puppies 8 weeks - 16 weeks (with your veterinarian's approval, age limit exceptions with Instructor approval)

Prerequisites: Two sets of vaccinations, or veterinarian's approval

When:
Tuesdays, 6:15pm - 7pm
Saturdays, 10:15am - 11:00am
(No Class Nov. 21st, Nov. 25th, Dec. 23rd, Dec. 26th, Dec. 30th)

Cost: $100 - 6 visits, must complete by 16 weeks of age

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Puppy Essentials

House-training. Crate and alone training. Bite inhibition and handling. Chew training. Puppy push-ups. Voluntary Check-ins. Much, much more!

Good Manners

Recall foundation, relaxation, name recognition, handling and preparation for vet and grooming visits. Conditioning your puppy to accept and follow cues, foundation positions.

Socialization

Early, positive introductions to new people, other puppies, noises, scents, and surfaces so your puppy grows up with confidence!

Being a Super Puppy Parent

Puppy-proof your home. What to expect during your puppy’s developmental stages.

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Focus, Fido

Open Enrollment - so your dog doesn’t lose out. Start anytime!

For: Dogs over 4 months of age who have a hard time focusing in new environments

Prerequisites: Current vaccination certificate

When: Saturdays at 9:00am (No Class Nov. 25th, Dec. 23rd, Dec. 30th)

Cost: $110; 4 visits, use within 5 weeks.

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Techniques that will help you get and keep your adolescent dog’s attention.

Be better prepared to handle exciting situations and keep your dog’s focus on you.

Build your bond with your dog to facilitate continued training.

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Manners for Max

Upcoming Start Dates: November 30th - 7:15pm 2018 Dates to be Announced

For: For dogs 6 months and older, with instructor approval and current vaccination certificate

Prerequisites: Instructor Approval

When:
Thursdays, 7:15pm - 8:15pm
Start Dates:
November 30th
2018 Dates to be Announced

Cost:
6 weeks: $160.00. (No Make Up Classes Offered)

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The Basics

Attention, sit, down, targeting, recall, go to and relaxation on mat, handling, foundations for polite walking and greeting, handler movement and body language and more.

Learning = Fun

We use games and activities from agility, nose work, and obedience to teach your dog behaviors that will make him a pleasure to live with.

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Roll Over, Rover

For: Dogs 16 weeks and older

Prerequisites: Current vaccination certificate, some basic skills

When: 2018 Dates to be Announced

Cost: $130 for 6 weeks

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Tricks are as fun for your dog as they are for us people. If you and your dog like to entertain, or your therapy pup is interested in bringing even more joy, these tricks will… do the trick!

You and your pup will ‘flip’ for Roll Over, Rover! You’ll ‘jump through hoops’ to sign up and once you’ve completed these entertaining 5 classes your pup just may ‘play dead’ so you don’t have to leave!

You and your dog will improve as a team as you gain confidence in your handling skills. This class will also help your pup learn to focus on you in a distracting setting.

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Canine Good Citizen

For: Dogs and handlers preparing to take their Canine Good Citizen test

Prerequisites: Rover One (or equivalent) with a solid foundation of basic obedience cues. Instructor approval.

When:
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Cost:

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Polishing and refinishing of basic obedience cues for dogs looking for advanced obedience.

Preparatory training for the Canine Good Citizen test.

The last two weeks of class will be off-site at locations to be announced.

*The CGC test is not included in the class and will be scheduled for a time after the class is completed.*

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Puppy Parkour

For: Dogs 16 weeks or older

Prerequisites: Current Vaccination Certificate and Instructor Approval

When: 2018 Dates to be Announced

Cost: $150.00 for 5 week series.

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Are you looking for a fun new way to continue socializing your puppy or adult dog? Look no further! This class will help grow confidence by introducing your dog to crawling, climbing, jumping, going under, through, and between different obstacles around our town. Parkour is a challenging, yet low impact activity that is suitable for most dogs. Come out with us and learn new ways to enjoy your dog!

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Come When Called

For: Any dog who is willing and able to take a high value treat or play with a highly valued toy

Prerequisites: Current Vaccination Certificate

When: 2018 Dates to be Announced

Cost: $165.00; 6 week series

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Does your dog run the other way when he hears, “Come”? Does he forget you exist when he sees another dog? This class will teach you how to motivate your dog to come to you quickly and happily when you call. You’ll determine what best motivates your dog and learn games that increase your dog’s interest in you, even in distracting environments!

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Reactive Rover

For: Dogs who bark or lunge at other dogs, people, or moving objects while on leash

Prerequisites: Current vaccination certificate and instructor approval

When: Fridays, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
First Available Start Date: July 7th

Cost: $225 for 6 week series

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Does your dog bark and lunge at other dogs on leash? Is he overly concerned when something changes in his environment? Does he cower away or growl at people, bikes, or new objects? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this class is for you. Learn how to handle “sticky” situations and close encounters with the things that make your dog react negatively. Discover all the elements you need to implement an effective behavior modification plan and help your pup feel more comfortable and happy in the world.

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Nose Work Classes

Introduction to Nosework and Target Odor

For: Any dog with a nose who is able, willing, and motivated to either take high value food or play with a highly valued toy.

Prerequisites: Current vaccination certificate, Instructor approval

Duration: 6 weeks, classes are 1.5 hours each

Start Dates: 2018 Dates to be Announced

Cost: $165

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Getting Hooked

Searching for a favorite toy or treat gets your dog into the game of detection—it’s fast and easy and any dog with a nose can do it.

Scent Work

Your dog will learn to recognize the first target scent, birch, and will begin to learn how to tell you where it is! You will learn how to read your dog’s signals that he is locating the source of the target odor.

When you complete this course, you’ll be ready for our Advanced Nosework classes

Perfect for Dogs with High Energy and Drive or Mild Environmental Issues

Because during classes at Tail Lights, dogs will be motivated to “work” using their highly developed olfactory system.

Anytime Fun

Competitions through the UKC and the NACSW are becoming readily available, but this is a sport just as easily played in the house or back yard!

Come Train with the Tail Lights Team - The most experienced team in the Upstate!

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