Specialty Classes

Specialty Classes

Our classes are a fun way to keep you busy and advance your pup’s IQ! These classes are not offered year-round, so be sure to stay up to date by joining our email newsletter!

Canine Good Citizen

Designed by the American Kennel Club, the CGC program allows parents and their Sidekicks to advance behaviors to a high level. At the end of class, we take the official CGC test to earn your pup the official CGC title! Learn more about the test items by clicking here

Next class begins Tuesday, March 19th at 7:45pm

Adventure Workshops

If you’re a pet parent that loves to bring your Sidekick along to parks, shops and restaurants but would like to work on their manners through those real-life distractions, this class is for you! We visit popular local, dog-friendly spots all over San Antonio and work on basic manners. Each location has its own behavioral focus!

The Pearl– May 7th at 6:30pm

Learn how to give your dog the opportunity to adapt to new stimuli to set them up for success. We also work on leash walking skills, and calming behaviors amongst real-life distractions.

Hemisfair/ Yanaguana Park– May 14th at 6:30pm

Enjoy a photo scavenger hunt practicing calm manners and sit-stays in front of IG worth backdrops.

OP Schnabel Park– May 21st at 6:30p

Come on a group hike where we work on leash walking skills as well as recall manners. Then we will take a rest and enjoy a picnic as our dogs learn to calm and wait patiently.

Camp 1604– May 28th at 6:30pm

This dog-friendly bar has lots of activity! Our dogs will be exposed to new sights and sounds as they work on remaining calm and patient.

Reactive Rover

This slow-burn class is perfect for the pup who gets distracted and might react by barking and lunging at specific stimuli. Students will learn calming techniques and behaviors to disengage their pup from reactive triggers in easy settings for better success.

Next class begins Saturday, January 26th at 11am


Learn cool party tricks to show off to friends and family while strengthening your bond with your Sidekick in this fun class.

Next class TBD

Nose work

This class takes the art of search and rescue and makes a fun game out of it! Teach your dog to sniff and find food or toy items in a maze of objects. The best part? No homework!

Next Class TBD.

Basic Manners Workshops

Each workshop focuses on one specific skill or behavior. We’ve got a workshop for Loose-Leash Walking, Stay, Place, Impulse Control, and Come.

Next series TBD