New Puppy Socialization Class (10 wks - 5 mths)

Got a fuzzy bundle of fur and energy on your hands? If so, our New Puppy Socialization Class is for you! This four-week class caters specifically to pups 10 weeks to 5 months old. It focuses on puppy play time, proper puppy body language, learning how to safely socialize your pup, managing common puppy behaviors, calming and focus techniques, and a few basic obedience skills.

Class is designed to work with puppies' short attention spans, and allows for play breaks and puppy down time. Each class session includes an interactive discussion on various topics, including nipping/biting, potty training, crate training, controlled play, and more. This is great for both first-time puppy owners and as a refresher to experienced owners.

To participate in class, 2SD requires proof of at least two rounds of the following vaccinations: distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus, and parainfluenza (typically reflected in records as 'DHPP'), as well as bordetella. Proof of rabies vaccination is required for puppies 16 weeks and older.

2SpeakDog encourages attendance by the whole family. If you have young children, we ask that two adults attend class when possible.

April 8th, 2019
Mondays, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
4 weeks, $85
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
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This class is FULL, please email us the course type and start date to be put on the waitlist!

Class Schedule:
Week 1: April 8
Week 2: April 15
Week 3: April 22
Week 4: May 6
Please Note: No class on April 29th!

April 12th, 2019
Fridays, 10:00am - 11:00am
4 weeks, $85
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
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Class Schedule:
Week 1: April 12
Week 2: April 19
Week 3: April 26
Week 4: May 3

May 24th, 2019
Fridays, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
4 weeks, $85
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
Click here to enroll

Class Schedule:
Week 1: May 24
Week 2: May 31
Week 3: June 7
Week 4: June 14

Basic Obedience Class/AKC S.T.A.R. Pup (6mth +)

Basic Class Level I

This class has a well-rounded beginner curriculum designed to introduce obedience as well as good manners and social behavior.  Basic Level I is appropriate for pups of all ages with little to no previous obedience training, including:

  • Young pups (typically in the 6-12 month range) AKC STAR Puppy
  • Rescue/adopted dogs
  • Adult dogs that have not previously attended a formal obedience class
  • Pups that have recently completed our New Puppy Socialization Class

We cover basic obedience commands such as sit, down, stay, leave it, etc. We also introduce leash walking, feeding rituals, tricks, and strategies for impolite behaviors such as jumping.  This is an on-leash class.

Pups under 1 year of age will have the opportunity to earn their AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy title on graduation night.

2SpeakDog encourages attendance by the whole family. If you have young children, we ask that two adults attend class when possible.

If your dog is reactive on leash around other dogs, reach out to us ahead of time to ensure we have the right resources available for you and your pup!

Basic I and II SPECIAL DISCOUNT! 2SD is now offering a "package deal" for Basic Obedience Levels I and II. Students who pre-pay for both classes together receive a $30 discount! Instead of $290 for both classes, you pay only $260! Please let us know if you would like to take advantage of this special! This offer is only good through the first night of your class.

March 8, 2019
Fridays, 11:30am - 12:30pm
7 weeks, $145
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
Click here to enroll
This class is FULL, please email us the course type and start date to be put on the waitlist!

Class Schedule:
Week 1: March 8
Week 2: March 15
Week 3: March 22
Week 4: March 29
Week 5: April 5
Week 6: April 12
Week 7: April 19

March 17, 2019
Sundays, 2:00 - 3:00pm
7 weeks, $145
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
Click here to enroll 
This class is FULL, please email us the course type and start date to be put on the waitlist!

Class Schedule:
Week 1: March 17
Week 2: March 24
Week 3: March 31
Week 4: April 7
Week 5: April 14
Week 6: April 28
Week 7: May 5

April 5, 2019
Fridays, 6:15 - 7:15 pm
7 weeks, $145
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
Click here to enroll 
This class is FULL, please email us the course type and start date to be put on the waitlist!

Class Schedule:
Week 1: April 5
Week 2: April 7; 12pm *Sunday*
Week 3: April 12
Week 4: April 19
Week 5: April 26
Week 6: May 3
Week 7: May 10

April 10, 2019
Wednesdays, 7:30 - 8:30pm
7 weeks, $145
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
Click here to enroll 
This class is FULL, please email us the course type and start date to be put on the waitlist!

Class Schedule:
Week 1: April 10
Week 2: April 14; 12pm *Sunday*
Week 3: April 17
Week 4: April 24
Week 5: May 1
Week 6: May 8
Week 7: May 15

April 17, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:15 - 7:15pm
7 weeks, $145
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
Click here to enroll 
This class is FULL, please email us the course type and start date to be put on the waitlist!

Class Schedule:
Week 1: April 17
Week 2: April 24; 6:00pm *Note Change*
Week 3: May 8
Week 4: May 15
Week 5: May 22
Week 6: May 29
Week 7: June 5
*Please note: Class Schedule Changes! There will be NO class on May 1st!*

May 21, 2019
Tuesdays, 7:30 - 8:30pm
7 weeks, $145
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
Click here to enroll 
This class is FULL, please email us the course type and start date to be put on the waitlist!

Class Schedule:
Week 1: May 21
Week 2: May 26; 12pm *Sunday*
Week 3: May 28
Week 4: June 4
Week 5: June 11
Week 6: June 18
Week 7: June 25

May 24th, 2019 *Mornings*
Fridays, 11:30am - 12:30pm
7 weeks, $145
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
Click here to enroll

Class Schedule:
Week 1: May 24
Week 2: May 31
Week 3: June 7
Week 4: June 14
Week 5: June 21
Week 6: June 28
Week 7: July 12
Please Note: There will be no class on 7/5!

May 24th, 2019 
Fridays, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
7 weeks, $145
Located at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
7320 Capehart Road in Henrico
Click here to enroll

Class Schedule:
Week 1: May 24
Week 2: May 31
Week 3: June 7
Week 4: June 14
Week 5: June 21
Week 6: June 28
Week 7: July 12
Please Note: There will be no class on 7/5!

Basic Obedience Class Level II

Basic Class Level II

Basic Class Level II has a well-rounded curriculum designed to continue you and your dog's training education.  We will continue to build on the commands in Level I by "proofing" them for use in public situations, add new and more advanced obedience commands, and introduce real life rewards to wean off of treats. We cover sit, down, stay at levels beAKC STAR Puppyyond introduction, mental games and tricks, as well as stand and wait commands. Two class sessions will meet in public locations so as to introduce the pups to training with real life distractions (see "Class Schedule" below for details).

Pups under 1 year of age will have the opportunity to earn their AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy title on graduation night.

2SpeakDog encourages attendance by the whole family. If you have young children, we ask that two adults attend class when possible.

Qualifications:
Completion of 2SD's Basic Level I plus Walking Workshop.
OR
Pup completes Walking Workshop Level I and a 45-minute private training session (contact 2SD to schedule); pup should have knowledge of sit, down, leave it, stay, and basic leash manners.

If your dog is reactive on leash around other dogs, reach out to us ahead of time to ensure we have the right resources available for you and your pup.

March 4, 2019
Mondays, 6:15 - 7:15pm
7 weeks, $145
Class based at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
Please note: Weeks 4, & 6 are at alternate locations and at different times!
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Class Schedule:
Week 1: March 4 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Week 2: March 9 at 2SD, 12:00pm *Change due to chance of rain!*
Week 3: March 18 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Week 4: March 24 at Bryan Park, 10:00am
Week 5: March 25 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Week 6: March 31 at Pet Valu – Willow Lawn, 10:00am
Week 7: April 1 at 2SD, 6:15pm

March 6, 2019
Wednesdays, 6:15 - 7:15pm
7 weeks, $145
Class based at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
Please note: Weeks 4, & 6 are at alternate locations and at different times!
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Class Schedule:
Week 1: March 6 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Week 2: March 9 at 2SD, 1:30pm *Change due to change of rain!*
Week 3: March 20 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Week 4: March 24 at Bryan Park, 11:30am
Week 5: March 27 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Week 6: March 31 at Pet Valu – Willow Lawn, 11:30am
Week 7: April 3 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Please Note: No class on 3/13 or 3/17!

April 9, 2019
Tuesdays, 7:30 - 8:30pm
7 weeks, $145
Class based at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
Please note: Weeks 4, & 6 are at alternate locations and at different times!
Click here to enroll
This class is FULL, please email us the course type and start date to be put on the waitlist!

Class Schedule:
Week 1: April 9 at 2SD, 7:30pm
Week 2: April 14 at 2SD, 10:00am
Week 3: April 16 at 2SD, 7:30pm
Week 4: April 23 at Bryan Park, 6:30pm *NOTE DATE/TIME CHANGE*
Week 5: April 26 at 2SD, 7:30pm *NOTE DATE/TIME CHANGE*
Week 6: April 28 at Pet Valu – Willow Lawn, 10:00am
Week 7: April 30 at 2SD, 7:30pm

May 14, 2019
Tuesdays, 6:15 - 7:15pm
7 weeks, $145
Class based at 2SpeakDog Training Facility
Please note: Weeks 4, & 6 are at alternate locations and at different times!
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Class Schedule:
Week 1: May 14 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Week 2: May 19 at 2SD, 2:00pm
Week 3: May 21 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Week 4: May 26 at Bryan Park, 2:00pm
Week 5: May 28 at 2SD, 6:15pm
Week 6: June 2 at Pet Valu – Willow Lawn, 2:00pm
Week 7: June 4 at 2SD, 6:15pm

Intermediate Obedience Class Level I

Have pup, will travel! If you want to take your pup along on all of your excursions, this is the class for you. Intermediate class aims to transition your pup from obedience in mildly distracting environments to busy, highly populated places. We cover advanced focus, stay, come when called, and leave it, plus new skills such as drop it, wait, touch, tricks, and more. We also use off-site, public training to introduce social behaviors related to becoming an AKC Canine Good Citizen.

This class is appropriate for pups of all ages that have a strong base in sit, down, stay and basic leash manners while in a public environment. Because this series moves fast and all attendees need to have an equal knowledge base coming in, completion of Basic II Obedience is strongly preferred. Exceptions can be made with completion of Walking Workshop levels I and II in advance of enrollment and an instructor evaluation for prerequisite skills.

2SpeakDog encourages attendance by the whole family. If you have young children, if possible we ask that two adults attend class.

Intermediate I and II SPECIAL DISCOUNT! 2SD is now offering a "package deal" for Basic Obedience Levels I and II. Students who pre-pay for both classes together receive a $30 discount! Instead of $290 for both classes, you pay only $260! Please let us know if you would like to take advantage of this special! This offer is only good through the first night of your class.

April 22, 2019
Mondays, 7:30 pm **Please note the location and duration changes in the schedule**
7 Weeks, $145
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This class is now FULL, please contact us to be put on the waitlist!

Class Schedule:
Class 1 at 2SD: Monday, 4/22 7:30pm
Class 2 at Pet Valu – Willow Lawn: Sunday, 4/28 4:00pm
Class 3 at 2SD: Monday, 4/29 7:30pm
Class 4 at Dorey Park: Sunday, 5/5 4:00pm
Class 5 at 2SD: Monday, 5/6 7:30pm
Class 6 at Red Ridge Pet Market: Sunday, 5/12 10:00am *NOTE CHANGE IN TIME*
Class 7 at 2SD: Monday, 5/13 7:30pm

"Out and About" Intermediate Obedience Class Level II

2SpeakDog proudly offers our all new Intermediate Obedience Level II "Out and About" class! This class focuses on using all the obedience and behavioral skills your pup has learned and applying them in a variety of public situations. We will be working on loose leash walking with distractions, meet and greet with people and dogs, settle in public, and general manners. In addition, we will strengthen your pup's core obedience skills (sit, down, focus, stay, leave it, etc.).

ALL seven sessions of Intermediate II meet in differing public locations. Class meets weekly for 90-minute sessions. Please refer to the schedule for times and locations.
2SpeakDog encourages attendance by the whole family. If you have young children, if possible we ask that two adults attend class.

Qualifications: Completion of Intermediate Obedience Level I or proof of Canine Good Citizen title plus completion of one Walking Workshop, Field Trip, or Pack Walk

May 19th, 2019
Sundays, 10:30am *Note Changes*
7 weeks, $145
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Class Schedule:
Class 1 at Dorey Park: Sunday, 5/19 12:30pm
Class 2 at Strange’s Florist: Sunday, 5/26 10:30am
Class 3 at Three Lakes Park Sunday, 6/2 10:30am
Class 4 at RedRidge Pet Market: Sunday, 6/9 10:30am
Class 5 at Belle Isle: Sunday, 6/16 10:30am
Class 6 at Carytown: Sunday, 6/23 10:30am
Class 7 at 2SD Facility: Sunday, 6/30 10:30am

Advanced / CGC (Evaluation free w/class)

This class will focus exclusively on training for the AKC Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine (CGC Advanced), and Urban CGC Programs; class curriculum **includes** an official CGC, CGCA or CGCU Evaluation Depending on your pup’s level. See www.akc.org for program details. 2SpeakDog Intermediate Obedience graduate are strongly encouraged to join! Clients new to 2SpeakDog or who haven't completed Intermediate Obedience must contact us for an evaluation prior to enrollment in Advanced/CGC.

2SpeakDog encourages attendance by the whole family. If you have young children, if possible we ask that two adults attend class.

Advanced Obedience/Canine Good Citizen(CGC)
6 sessions + CGC evaluation, $145
Various locations, days, and times - see full schedule below

May 5, 2019
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Class Schedule:
Wk 1: May 5 at Bryan Park, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wk 2: May 11 at Bass Pro Shop Ashland, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wk 3: May 19 at Carytown, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wk 4: May 25 at Shiplock Park, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wk 5: June 1 at South of the James Farmer’s Market, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wk 6: June 9 at 2SD, 2:00 – 4:00pm

Also included in Advanced Obedience class is one free CGC test! Please see the Special Opportunity Workshops page for our full schedule. Separate enrollment is required, so please contact the office at 804-440-2498 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up for the CGC portion.

For official CGC details, refer to the AKC Canine Good Citizen webpage.