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QCC's Group Classes

Canine K-12

(So to Speak)

Both you and your puppy/dog will enjoy learning together. I provide innovative dog training

programs designed for casual pet owners, as well as for aspiring and experienced trainers.

You'll find my classes to be somewhat different than what other trainers in the area offer. 

We'll have a lot of fun while you and your puppy/dog learn at an appropriate pace.
Check out my schedule and sign up for one of my classes!



Do you know how dogs are supposed to greet other dogs?  How about people?  During this course, Karen will teach you the finer points of animal behavior modification and provide theoretical and practical experience with her training plans.

1 class per week for 6 weeks


The Family Dog

These classes are designed to get everyone in the family on the same page when it comes to the dog(s).  It is so important to establish consistency!  Up to 4 family members may attend each session.

1 class per week for 4 weeks

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Puppy Training 1

Group puppy training classes will give your puppy the best start possible. These classes are filled with practical information and experience using effective positive training techniques.

2 classes per week for 3 weeks

Puppy Play

Puppy Training 2

Now that your puppy knows the basics,  let's see what other things he/she can become proficient at and how quickly!

2 classes per week for 3 weeks

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Fundamentals 1

Teach your dog the most important things - the things that just might save his/her life.

2 classes per week for 3 weeks


Public Pooches

Need some help getting your puppy or dog out in public?  Then this is the class for you!  We'll get him/her all kinds of exposure, making sure he/she stays under threshold all the way.

1 class per week for 6 weeks


Fundamentals 2

Now that your dog knows the absolute most important things, let's move onto some more skills that will help improve your relationship.

2 classes per week for 3 weeks


Intro to AZ Service Dogs

You will become familiar with Arizona laws, information and frequently asked questions regarding service animals.

You'll learn about the various tasks animals can perform to assist with various disabilities.

1 class per week for 6 weeks

Service Dog Task Training 1

Are you and your dog ready for task training?

Prerequisites for this class include Puppy Training 2 or Fundamentals 2 and Public Pooches

2 classes per week for 4 weeks

Are you and your dog ready to move on with task training?

Prerequisite for this class includes Service Dog Task Training 1

2 classes per week for 4 weeks


Service Dog Task Training 2

QCC's Workshops

Spend a couple or few hours in a "clinic" environment -

It just might be enough to get you and your dog on track!

Help Me and/or

My Dog!

Are you having a problem with your dog that you just can't seem to solve or get past? Let me help get you started on working through it!


Try Before

You Buy

If you're not sure what equipment will work best for your puppy/dog, come try mine out before you buy things you just won't end up using!


Intro to

Service Dogs

This is a basic introduction to laws, information and questions pertaining to service dogs as well as discussion regarding disabilities a dog may help mitigate by the specific tasks they can be trained to perform.





Do you know how dogs are supposed to greet other dogs?  How about people?  During this workshop, you'll learn how dogs should greet other dogs to help save a fight and how people should greet dogs to keep from getting bitten!

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