Equipment

Required equipment

  • 6 foot leather, nylon, or cotton leash
  • Buckle or safety clip collar

Accepted Equipment

  • Body Harnesses

  • Head Halters

Equipment that is never allowed

  • Choke Chains
  • Pinch or Prong Collars
  • Chain Leashes
  • ​Shock Collars


Refunds & Discounts

  • Refunds, or discounts minus any convenience fees, will be made only if requested prior to the end of the first class session
  • If classes were paid for by check, refund will be processed only after funds have been credited by the bank
  • ​There will be NO REFUNDS under any other circumstances

Payment Information

  • ​Payment must be received by the beginning of the first class
  • We accept cash, checks, Visa and Mastercard
  • There will be a convenience fee added for the processing of credit cards
  • There will be a $30.00 returned item fee assessed for any payment not honored by your bank or credit card company

General Information

  • For all classes please arrive on time. We start classes at the time stated, and late arrivals are disruptive to the rest of the class. If you do arrive late, please wait at the entrance to the training room until the instructor reaches a natural stopping point and invites you to join the class.
  • Dates and fees are subject to change without prior notice
  • Minimum class size must be met or start dates may be postponed
  • Although most classes are held indoors, they may still be postponed due to extreme weather conditions

Personalized Training For the pet you love

Packages Available

  • Fido's First Steps - Purchase Puppy Kindergarten Class and Adolescent Puppy Class at the same time and receive both classes for $279. Classes purchased separately are $155 each
  • Fido's Continuing Education - Purchase the Basic Obedience class and one advanced class at the same time and receive both classes for $279. Regularly priced at $310
  • ​All classes must be completed within 6 months of purchase date (package and individual classes)
  • Classes must be purchased for and used by the same dog. Classes are non transferable ( package and individual classes)

Gifts Certificates Available

  • Gift Certificates are available in any amount
  • Contact the staff of The Educated Pet to purchase gift certificates

Vaccination & Health Requirements

  • ALL dogs and puppies must provide proof of age appropriate vaccinations prior to, or at, the first day of class
  • The Educated Pet also recommends that you have your dog vaccinated with the H3N8 Canine Influenza vaccine
  • If your dog shows any signs of illness, please keep them home from class and contact our staff
  • The Educated Pet reserves the right to send any dog home if they come to class with any potentially contagious health issues.