Level Up Your Dog's Skills!

6-Week "Beyond Basics" Group Obedience Class

Feel good with the basics, and want to take your dog's skills to the next level?...

Are you a graduate of our 6-week Essential Etiquette class and want to take your dog's skills to the next level?

Positive dog trainer, Nicole Berthold, can guide you through advancing your dog's foundation obedience skills through proofing for real-life situations and distractions.

A well-behaved dog is a pleasure to have around the house, out in public and virtually everywhere. Teaching your dog enhanced basic training skills will prepare your him for the real-life challenges he faces everyday!

The Persuaded Pooch is proud to offer 6-week "Beyond Basics" group obedience dog training classes at the Webster Groves Recreation Complex.

St Louis Dog Training Classes

The recreation complex is right off the highway at I-44 at Elm Avenue, and is very easily accessible by St. Louis City, St. Louis County and IL residents via I-270/255, I-55 and I-64/40.

Webster Groves Recreation Complex
E. 33 Glendale, Webster Groves, MO 63119
(314) 963-5600, Directions

Don't wait any longer for a better-behaved dog! Taught by our skilled, certified, experienced and positive lead instructor, Nicole Berthold. Classes are fun, engaging and can help build your dog’s everyday skills!

Beyond Basics Obedience Class | $199

  • This class picks up right where Essential Etiquette class left off!... All the essential skills are expanded upon and trained to a higher level of reliability against distractions.
  • Class is held for six (6) consecutive weeks. No refunds are offered for missed classes.
  • Only for puppies and dogs who have completed our 6-week Essential Etiquette obedience class OR have received an evaluation from one of our trainers. (Please email us to schedule an evaluation.)
  • Required Vaccinations: DHPP, Bordetella and Rabies administered at least 1 week prior to the start of class. Owners will need to provide proof of vaccinations prior to the first class.
  • BONUS! Receive a one-time 10% off discount at any Treats Unleashed pet store, curbside, online or via in-home delivery. Treats Unleashed is your Essential Etiquette class prep headquarters! They carry (almost) everything you need for class time... and SO MUCH MORE!

St Louis Dog Training Classes Persuaded Pooch Nicole Veile
2024 Beyond Basics Schedule:

(Tuesdays 7:40pm-8:30pm)

  • August 6, 2024 -September 10, 2024

(Thursdays 7:10pm-8:00pm)

  • October 24, 2024 – December 12, 2024 *No Class October 31, 2024 or November 28, 2024*
    Register Now - Tues 8/6 @ 7:40pm
    Register Now - Thurs 10/24 @ 7:10pm

    Additional Information:
    • There is a maximum of two (2) attendees per dog
      • Classes are limited to six (6) dogs to maintain comfortable distancing and a promote a safe learning environment.
      • In the effort to maintain a comfortable learning environment, we are currently not able to accommodate class audits for interested potential students at this time. Please Contact Us with any questions you might have about our classes.
        • Please do not participate in training if you are sick or have symptoms. If you have knowingly been in contact with a Covid-infected person within the last 10 days, please follow CDC guidelines.
        • In accordance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the City of Webster Groves will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services and activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid service or service for effective communication, or modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity of Webster Groves, should contact the office of the Coordinator of Inclusive Services at (314) 290-8507 as soon as possible, but no later than seven days before the scheduled event. We will meet any reasonable request to make accommodations for program participants.

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