Group Classes at The Clever Hound LLC will begin in May!  All classes will be held outdoors in a securely fenced area in Leesport, Pennsylvania.  The cost for all classes is $110 for 6 weeks.
Star Puppy is for puppies between eight weeks and twelve months.  We will introduce basic obedience cues like sit, down, come, and leash walking as well as introducing the puppies to new socialization and body awareness experience.  This class will give a great start to your puppy’s training, whether he is destined to be a dog sports star or a great family companion.  Graduates will earn the AKC Star Puppy Award.  Classes are held on Thursdays at 1 pm and 5:45 pm, beginning May 25,
Clever Dog Level 1 is for dogs six months and older.  No previous training is needed.  We will cover behaviors such as sit, down, stay, come, and leash walking as well as some fun behaviors.  Classes are held on Thursdays at 2:15 pm and 7 pm, beginning May 25.
Introduction to Dog Agility is for puppies and dogs 8 weeks and older with a reliable recall.  This is primarily a foundation skills class, but age appropriate introduction to equipment will be included in the later weeks.  Classes will be held on Mondays at 1pm and 6 pm, beginning June 5.
Introduction to AKC Rally is for dogs 6 months and older who can reliably sit, lie down, and walk on a loose leash.  We will focus on training the behaviors and handling skills required for AKC Rally Novice, with course work included each week.  The foundation behaviors required for Rally Advanced and Excellent will be introduced as well.  Classes will be held on Wednesdays at 10 am and 5:45 pm, beginning May 24.
Introduction to Scent Work is for dogs eight weeks and older.  We will introduce the dogs to the odors and searches that will be used in the AKC Scent Work program.  No previous training is required.
Please email for more information or to to sign up for classes.  Classes sizes are limited so that you and your dog will receive individualized attention.  All classes are taught using positive reinforcement.
Group classes are intended for dogs who are comfortable learning and working in the presence of other dogs.  If you feel that this would be a challenge for your dog, private lessons are always available.

All classes are taught by Megan Esherick CPDT-KA CTDI.  Megan has many years of experience training dogs for service work as well as a variety of dog sports.