Due to its informal nature, socialization is often neglected as a serious area of training. But at the Gas City Dog Club, we believe it's very important to ensure your dog can act sociably around other dogs and people. Socialization is a life-long skill for your dog to develop. These drop-ins are offered year-round and can deliver very important lessons to both you and your dog. The more a dog attends socialization sessions, the more they feel comfortable and want to have fun. Your dog will become familiar with the environment and make friendships with other dogs they keep meeting. A large portion of socialization is play, which is great for giving your dog exercise as well.
Training Prerequisite: None
What to Expect
These classes are on Sundays and are scheduled at specific times depending on the size of the dog. It gives the dogs a chance to get used to other dogs and people in a controlled setting while off-leash with the goals of:
Next Steps: If your dog enjoys socialization sessions, consider a more formal course in obedience, scent work, or agility, among others.
Registration Fee: $10.00/drop-in session or $100 for a12-session punch card
NOTE: In order to provide the best possible experience for dog and handler, the Gas City Dog Club reserves the right to control the number of dogs present in the training room during the drop-in session.
The following points apply to all classes offered at the Gas City Dog Club.