Training Classes for Dogs

Midwest Animal Hospital offers a variety of dog training services to get a well-behaved canine friend.

Private Lessons, Crash-Course (Package of 3 lessons) and Board & Train Programs are by appointment only offered Monday – Saturday.

Enroll in our puppy classes!

Our puppy classes start on April 20th. To register, please call (708) 478-7788 or go directly to the daycare lobby to fill out registration paperwork. We hope to see you there!

Puppy/Basic Obedience Class (5-12 months old)

Wednesdays: 6:00pm – 7:00pm Starting April 20, 2022
Week 1: April 20th – Sit, Down, Leash Manners, Positive Reinforcement
Week 2: April 27th – Stay, Come, Loose Leash Walking, Time Outs
Week 3: May 4th – Drop, Leave-it, Take-it, Exercise, Mental Stimulation
Week 4: May 11th – Touch, Heel, U-Turns, Handling, Relaxation
Week 5: May 18th – Watch-me, Heel with Sit at Side, Impulse Control, Manners
Week 6: May 25th – Graduation! Certificates and Awards!

Puppy Kindergarten Class (3-6 months old)

Wednesdays: 7:15pm – 8:15pm Starting May 11, 2022
Week 1: May 11th – Sit, Down, Socialization
Week 2: May 18th – Stay, Come, Puppy Hugs, Handling
Week 3: May 25th – Drop-it, Leave-it, Common Puppy Problems
Week 4: June 1st – Touch, Heel, Puppy Thinking Games
Week 5: June 8th – Watch-me, Heel & Sit, Puppy Exercises
Week 6: June 15th – Graduation! Certificates and Awards!

More Information

  • Cost $120 for a 6-week class
  • Complete the registration 1 day prior to class start date
  • Arrive 5-10 minutes before class starts
  • Meet in the Daycare/ Boarding/ Grooming Lobby
  • Wear casual clothes and rubber sole shoes
  • Exercise your dog if needed prior to class so focus can be on learning
  • Bring a buckle or snap style collar or harness and a standard 4-6′ leash
  • No prong collars, choke collars, or retractable leashes
  • Bring baggies of pea sized soft treats and your dog’s dry food

All dogs must be current on age appropriate vaccines to enroll. Rabies, Distemper, Bordetella, Influenza, and Negative Fecal Required.