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Class Schedule 

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Click on any question below to find out the answer!

How do I sign up for an Xcel Canine Training Class?

How do I know what classes are available currently?

How do I know that the class available is right for me and my dog?

What is the current class schedule?


Question: How do I sign up for an Xcel Canine Training Class?

Answer: Signing up for our classes is as easy as 1-2-3!

1. Check the current class schedule for the class you want. Note the day, times and costs for the class.

2. Download the Xcel application (click here to download the application - PDF format or Word format) and complete it. (You may also scan the completed form and email it to info@xcelcaninetraining.com).

3. Make sure you include a check for the cost of the class (please refer to the current class schedule - click here). Please make checks payable to Xcel Canine Training. This is to hold your spot in the class and to put you on the roster. This also helps us in over booking our classes with too many dogs.

4. Include a COPY (please - no originals) of the dog's shot records or bring a copy of the shot records w/you to the first class meeting.

Include each of the above items (the application, your check, and the dog's shot records) in an envelope and mail it to:

Xcel Canine Training
5400 Progress Blvd.
Bethel Park, PA 15102

PLEASE NOTE: No dogs will be admitted to class without full payment made on or by the first class date OR without the dog's shot record.


Question: How do I know what classes are available currently?

Answer: Our class schedule is updated periodically as we complete each session of classes. Depending on the class you choose, how many weeks that class runs can vary. Please check our current class schedule (click here) to see the details of what classes are being offered. Days, times, instructors, and costs are listed for each class.


Question: How do I know that the class available is right for me and my dog?

Answer: We have included a general description of each class - available here. However, if you are still not sure if you and your dog will fit into the class you want, please call us at 412-833-2504 or email us at info@xcelcaninetraining.com to ask more questions.


CURRENT CLASS SCHEDULE

2018 XCEL SCHEDULE (Download PDF File)

Class Cancellation Information Call or Text at 412-298-2843 or email at k9observ@comcast.net

LAST UPDATE TO THIS SCHEDULE: 11/16/18
Schedule Codes: MU = Make Up, SD = Snow Day, NC = No Class
~ Holiday Break Begins week of 12/17/18~

Day

Type of Class

Dates

Name of Class/Criteria

Time

Instructor

Price

Monday

 

Agility

10/29 to 12/3

1/7 to  2/11

Intermediate

Pre Req Fundamentals 1

5:30 to 7 pm

Machell Koss

 

$100 – 6 weeks

Monday 

Obedience

10/29 to 12/3

1/7 to 2/11

Puppy Obedience

3 to 6 months

7 to 8 pm

Storm Foreman

Machell Koss

$100– 6 weeks

Monday

Conformation

LAST CLASS FOR YEAR 12/3

First Class 1/7/2019

Handling Class

8:15 to 9:15 pm

(Continuous)

Pulkowski/McGee

$8/person/$2/dog

Tuesday

Agility

10/30 to 12/4 

1/8 to 2/12

Private Lessons

6:00 to 7:00 pm

M. Martin/ E. Mayowski

$100 – 6 weeks

 

Tuesday

Agility

10/30 to 12/4

1/8 to 2/12

Advanced

7:00 to 8:00 pm

M. Martin/ E.Mayowski

$100 – 6 weeks

Wednesday

Agility

11/7 to 12/12

 

1/9 to 2/13

Fundamental 2

6-7 pm

 

7-8 pm

 Martin/Mayowski

Melen/Koss (11/7 & 12/12)

Kim Melen/Machell Koss

$100 – 6 weeks

Wednesday

Obedience

11/14 to 12/5

All Levels of Novice Obedience/Heeling

7:00 -7:30 pm

Mary Martin E. Mayowski

$40.00 – 4 weeks

˝ hour class

Wednesday

** NEW **

Agility

11/14 to 12/5

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Rodeo Dog

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7:30 – 8 pm

Mary Martin/E Mayowski

$40.00 – 4 weeks

˝ hour class

Thursday

 

Agility

10/18 to 12/6  No Class 11/15, 11/22

                        Thanksgiving Day

1/10 to 2/21 *Vote on Valentine’s day to see if we have class 2/14

Fundamental  1  Must have recall, sit, control on leash, must get along with other dogs

6 to 7 pm

Kim Melen

 

$100 – 6 weeks

Thursday   

 

Obedience

10/18 to 12/6  No Class 11/22

1/10 to 2/21 * Vote on VD Day

Basic Obedience

6 months of age and up

7 to 8 pm

Storm Foreman/Deb Regan

 

$100 – 6 weeks

Thursday

(Dog and handler should have CGC, TDI, Beginner Novice or Advanced Novice Skills or handler has previous experience with another dog)

Advanced

Obedience

 

 

10/18 to 12/6 No Class 11/15, 11/22

1/10 to 2/21 * Vote on VD Day

 

Behavior Shaping

Teaching the handler how to break down offered wanted behaviors to get a happy and no pressured response from your dog.

8 to 9 pm

Deb Cecotti

 

$100 – 6 weeks

Thursday

Agility

12/13    Come Join the Fun!

HAPPY HOLIDAY DROP IN

Agility Games Drop In

6:30 – 7:30 pm

Machell Koss

FREE

 

MARIA DUTHIE ~ MASSAGE APPOINTMENT ~ THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6TH~ PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE UNDER EVENTS FOR YOUR SCHEDULED TIME.  INFO USUALLY UP LAST WEEK OF THE MONTH~ FOR AN APPOINTMENT TIME YOU CAN CALL 412-298-2843.

Saturday 

 

Obedience

10/20 to 12/1  No Class 11/24

1/12 to 2/16

Puppy Obedience

3 to 6 months

9 to 10 am

Linda Preaux

Kris Kennedy Assistant

$100 – 6 weeks

Saturday 

 

Obedience

10/20 to 12/1 No Class 11/24

1/12 to 2/16

Basic Obedience

6 months and up

10 to 11 am

Deb Cecotti

Kris Kennedy Assistant

$100 – 6 weeks

Saturday   Must have  been a group class in last 6 months or team needs evaluated

Obedience

10/20 to 12/1 No Class 11/24

1/12 to 2/16

Beginning Novice  Obedience

Good  Citizen/Therapy

11 am to 12 pm

Linda Preaux

Kris Kennedy Assistant

$100 – 6 weeks

SATURDAY – CGC Test 12/1/2018 @ 11:45 am; DEB CECOTTI EVALUATOR; SEE “EVENTS” FOR REGISTRATION.  CGC Test @ 11:45 am 2/16/2019

NEED EVALUATED FOR YOUR TRICK DOG TITLES?  EMAIL US FOR AN APPOINTMENT at   k9observ@comcast.net

Saturday Continuous drop in for 6 weeks per schedule

Obedience

10/20 to 12/1No Classes 11/10, 11/24

1/12 to 2/16

Rally

 

1:30 to 2:30 pm

 

Deb Cecotti

$10 Drop In

Saturday Continuous drop in for 6 weeks per schedule

Obedience

10/20 to 12/1No Classes 11/10, 11/24

1/12 to 2/16

Advanced Obedience & Competition ~ Advanced Exercises available upon request

2:45 to 3:45 pm

 

Deb Cecotti

$10 Drop In

             

 

 

 

NOTE;   FUNDAMENTAL AGILITY AND ADVANCED OBEDIENCE INTERESTS:   If you have not been in a group class for more than 6 months at any other training facility, you will need to be evaluated for the class you are interested in attending.   Xcel CTC, Inc. reserves the right to excuse any dogs or people that we feel may be reactive with class instructors or students with NO REFUND. You have the choice of coming to the 1st class to be evaluated or making an appointment and paying a $20 fee if this is the case.  You may move to private lessons if you asked to leave.

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We offer all levels of training for :

  • Agility Training

  • Obedience

  • Rally Obedience

  • Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

  • Therapy Dog International Training (TDI)

Call or email us today to find out more information!
 

 

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