BarksBurg Dogs is a certified and insured dog training business that serves Blacksburg, Christiansburg, and other areas in the New River Valley.

SUMMER Classes are now available for registration!

To register, complete and email this questionnaire to sbowilcke@gmail.com

BASIC MANNERS 1 -- Open to dogs and puppies 11 weeks and older at the start of class (puppies must have had their second round of Distemper (DHP) vaccinations by the start of class).

The owners will learn:

●        clicker training basics

●        management techniques

●        tools to build a strong relationship of mutual respect with our canine companions

●        important socialization information

Together we will teach the dogs:

●        hand targeting

●        "sit," "down," "stay"

●        techniques to establish a reliable "come" command

●        "leave it," “drop it”

●        stop jumping on people

●        loose leash walking

7 Weeks -- $110 payable the first night of class to the instructor, Stephanie Wilcke.   Held at Flying Fur!

Sundays at 3:15PM for dogs of all ages: June 12th – July 31st (No class July 3rd)

Sundays at 4:30PM for puppies under the age of 6-months: June 12th – July 31st (No class July 3rd)

Mondays at 6:15PM for puppies under the age of 1-year: June 13th – August 1st (No class July 4th)

Thursdays at 6:15PM for dogs of all ages: June 16th – July 28th

BASIC MANNERS 2 -- Open to dogs and puppies 16 weeks and older at the start of class.  This class is intended for those dog/owner teams that have already mastered “sit,” “down,” “stay” for short durations and short distances and have moderate leash control.  This class does not address socialization for the dogs.  We will build on the skills you and your dog learned in Basic Manners 1 and begin to add more distractions.

In this class, we will focus on:

●        improving leash walking

●        increasing distractions during “stay”

●        building a reliable “come” in different environments

●        strengthening various aspects of our friendly greetings

7 Weeks -- $90 payable the first night of class to the instructor, Stephanie Wilcke.    Held at Flying Fur!

Mondays at 7:30PM for dogs of all ages: June 13th – August 1st (No class July 4th)

Thursdays at 7:30PM for dogs of all ages:  June 16th – July 28th

To register, please complete this questionnaire and email it to sbowilcke@gmail.com