Our training programs are dedicated to creating a strong and rewarding relationship between you and your canine companion. Whether you just want to have a well mannered dog everyone enjoys having around, or you want to go on to more advanced training, we have the class for you.

Basic Obedience for the Family Pet

We believe in training you to be your dog’s trainer.
We will teach you basic dog psychology and training concepts.
You will teach your dog good canine and human manners, as well as proper leash manners.
You will learn how to teach all the basic commands:

Sit and Stay
Recall or Come to Me
Lie Down
Leave It

The class is offered as a 7 week course, meeting on Thursdays at 6 pm.
When: The Next class will begin November 2
Cost: The cost of the course is $140.
Enrollment is limited to 12 dogs and you can reserve your spot by emailing us.

Level II Obedience

This course is a continuation of basic obedience. You and your dog will learn more advanced obedience commands and performance. We will also work toward being able to control your dog off leash. It will be combined with Novice Rally Obedience.

The class is an hour long and can be joined after completing basic obedience.

When: It is offered Wednesday @ 5 PM
Cost: The cost is $80 for 4 classes.

Rally Obedience

For those wishing to go into competitive obedience training, we offer rally obedience.

Rally is a competition sport where a dog and handler move through a course of maneuvers while being judged. We offer instruction in all three competition levels: Novice, Advanced and Excellent

 Time:  Wednesday @ 5 pm

Cost: The cost is $20 per class.


Instruction from foundation to master levels, with a strong emphasis on building a strong foundation.The classes are on going, with move ups as the team progresses.

Cost: $80 for 4 classes. 
FoundationMonday  at 9am
Novice/Open : Tuesday at 6 pm
Open: Wednesday at 6 pm
Excellent/Master: Tuesday at 7 pm

Barn Hunt Clinic

Introduction to Barn Hunt Clinics are held once or twice a month on Saturday at 10:00AM.
In the clinic we will go over what the sport is and all the rules.Then your dog will be put through an instinct test. Please crate your dog while we are discussing rules and questions, and bring a chair for yourself.

Be sure to email TMacBevan @aol.com for your reservation for the clinic.

When: The next Barn Hunt Clinc will be on October 7, 2017
Cost: Barn Hunt Clinic cost is $30 for one dog.  Same family’s additional dogs, cost is $20 ea.

Not sure what a barn hunt is?

Get the details HERE

Barn Hunt Practice

Once you have introduced your dog to rat hunting in the clinic, and they demand “more rats”, we will let you practice hunting at whatever level you are at or work on specific problem areas – tunnels, climbs or alerts. Each dog will run their 2 runs back to back, in the order of sign up.

Novice / Open: $20 / 2 Runs
Senior: $25 / 2 Runs
Master: $30 / Two Runs
When:  Practice is held a 1 pm – Next one is October 7, 2017

Email TMacBevan@aol.com to reserve your spot.

Not sure what a barn hunt is?

Get the details HERE

New!! AKC Farm Dog Certification

The Silver Rose will be hosting a two day, two judge, Farm Dog Certification in conjunction with the Nov. 18/19 Barn Hunt event.  Never heard of Farm Dog Cert?  Please visit the AKC web site to learn more about this new certification from the AKC.

To prepare for the tests, we will be holding an introduction clinic October 14. There will be three identical sessions per day. The times are 8am-10am, 10am-12pm, 12pm-2pm.  We will be able to work with 5 dogs per clinic. Each dog and handler will be taught the 12 skills needed to pass the test The cost is $45 for each 2 hour session. Email if you wish to participate.

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