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Dakota Canine Academy

Thank you for your interest in Dakota Canine Academy, dog training classes taught by Allison Lamminen, CTC and Stephanie Kubes, CVT. Classes are held at Dakota Pet Hospital in Lakeville, MN. If you are interested in signing your dog up for class, send in a contact for or call the clinic at 952-469-1525 today!


    

Puppy Classes
Join one of our three puppy classes!
 

Puppy Kindergarten $150 (ages 8-16 weeks on the first day of class) Next class starts Tuesday, March 14th

-Introduction to obedience skills such as recalls, sit, down, stay and leave it.

-Body handling exercises build confidence and teach your dog to be comfortable in his own fur!      

-We positively and non-invasively introduce your dog to the exam rooms, treatment tables and commonly used equipment at the vet clinic.

-Off-leash play sessions are worked into the curriculum to promote appropriate and balanced play and to provide socialization with other puppies as well as other people!



Puppy Manners $150  (ages 4-12 months on the first day of class) Next class starts Monday, March 6th

-Introduce or continue building on basic behaviors such as recalls, sit, down, stay and leave it.

-Introduce or continue building up your dog's confidence in a clinic setting in a fun and non-invasive manner.

-​Off-leash play sessions are worked into the curriculum to promote appropriate and balanced play and to provide socialization with other puppies as well as other people!


Puppy Intermediate $150 (any puppy under 12 months who has been through a basic puppy class) Next class starts March 4th

-Continue to solidify the behaviors your puppy learned in kindergarten or manners

-Introduce additional behaviors to help set your puppy up for a successful life

-Off-leash play sessions are worked into the curriculum to promote appropriate and balanced play and to provide socialization with other puppies as well as other people!


 Adult Basic Manners Class $150

- Next opening: March 4th

-It is never too late to enroll your dog in class! In our adult basic class, we will positively reinforce basic behaviors such as recall, sit, down, stay and leave it.


-No matter where your dog is at, we can help you and your dog learn behaviors that will set him up for success and will provide you with some relief from those "naughty" behaviors your dog may be practicing.


-Dogs older than 12 months of age are welcome to join class. They must have a good history with dogs and people. If you are unsure if your dog would thrive in a class setting, contact the clinic and ask to speak with Allison or Stephanie.


 Tricks Class $100

Do you often have company over? Would you love to be able to entertain by showing off what your dog can do? Sign up for this four-week class and learn 8-12 tricks!

Some tricks we will be teaching are:

  • Frisk
  • Army Crawl
  • Spin
  • Wave
  • And more!​

For more information please check out Allison's Website:

www.allisonlamminendogtraining.com


“You watched us as we were teaching commands and gave really good course correction. You also taught us a command that allowed Daisy to not pull on her leash for the first time in her life. Thank you for your dedication to teaching well-behaved puppies!”
— Daisy's parents

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