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The Town of Leverett Massachusetts was founded in 1774 and is located in Franklin County. Leverett was named after a British rebel Sir John Leverett who spoke out in support of Religious Freedom.

Leverett contains about 2000 year round residents.

Those in the area should stop at the Leverett Historical Society for some interesting history about the town.

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CGC - Leverett, March 12, 2016
This class will run for 6 consecutive weeks and last forapproximatley50 minutes each week This class is taught by Caryl-Rose Pofcher. More information about Caryl-Rose is located at the bottom of this page. Canine Good Citizen This class does concentrated work in the area of controlled and polite greetings with strangers at home and in public, controlled manners in the close presence of another dog, relaxed and controlled behavior during body handling and grooming from a stranger, relaxed behavior during brief separations from the caregiver, loose leash walking in a crowd, rock solid recalls and stays. Food rewards are gradually weaned off near the end of the program. Students have the opportunity to take the AKC Canine Good Citizen test for a small fee at the end of the course. A CGC certificate can qualify your dog for lower homeowners insurance on some policies as well as make it easier to find dog- friendly housing. It is also a useful and necessary first step on the road to Therapy Dog certification. We especially recommend Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification for those breeds who suffer unfair discrimination because of how they look or how they are portrayed in the media. Your dog must be friendly around other dogs and people to take this class. We recommend that you complete our Basic and Intermediate Companion Dog classes or equivalent classes elsewhere before enrolling in this course. 50 minute, six week course. Optional seventh week CGC certificate test. Refund policy: We do not offer a refund for any dog trainng classes. If for some reason you can not make the class date you signed up for, we do allow you to use your paid tuition for a new class of equal or lesser value. *Discounts cannot be combined. Promotional codes do not apply to the Basic and Better Family Bundle. My Dog, LLC Caryl-Rose Pofcher M.Ed, CBATI with Honors, C.L.A.S.S. Instructor and Evaluator, CGC Evaluator, ABC Student Mentor, ITC Graduate, Member APDT and Northeast Dog Trainers Posse. www.mydogtraining.net Caryl-Rose Pofcher has been training dogs and teaching their humans for 20 years. Currently, she lives with her Boston Terrier, Clyde, and her English Bulldog, Rover. CARYL-ROSE POFCHERS TRAINING PHILOSOPHY: She is dedicated to strengthening the bond and communication between the dog and the family in order to help the dog become and remain a valued part of the family. She teaches classes at Dakin in Leverett on Saturday mornings as well as evening classes through her own business, My Dog, LLC, at Daves Soda and Pet City in Hadley. Privately, she sees clients one-to-one for behavioral issues and training when classes are not appropriate. www.mydogtraining.net CARYL-ROSE EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Her educational background includes Certification with Honors in Behavior Adjustment Training (CBATI), a Masters of Education, and a Certificate of Graduation from Dogs of Course Instructor Training Course. Additionally, she is a an Evaluator for the American Kennel Clubs Canine Good Citizen Program, an Evaluator for the Association of Professional Dog Trainers Canine Life and Social Skills (C.L.A.S.S.) program, a Trainer Mentor for Animal Behavior Colleges Externship Program, a full registered member in The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and a founding member of the Northeast Dog Trainer Posse, a dog trainers group in the Northeast using primarily positive reinforcement training methods and well versed in Animal Learning Theory methodology, primarily operant & classical conditioning. She also has published articles in The Whole Dog Journal, The Chronicle of the Dog (APDT), and Yankee Dog. She has assisted with Trainer Certification programs for Behavior Adjustment Training and regularly participates in workshops and seminars with internationally known animal trainers such as Karen Prior, Patricia McConnell, PhD, Bob Bailey, Sue Sternberg, Dee Ganley, Pia Silvani, Emma Parsons, Jean Donaldson, and Kathy Sdao. Caryl-Rose attends dog trainers conferences such as Clicker Expo and the APDT Convention.

When: Mar 12, 2016 11:15:00 AM in Leverett, Massachusetts (Sat, 12 Mar 2016 11:15:00 )
Intermediate (level 2) Companion Dog Training- Leverett, March 5, 2016
This class will run for 6 consecutive weeks and last forapproximatley50 minutes each week This class is taught by Caryl-Rose Pofcher. More information about Caryl-Rose is located at the bottom of this page. Intermediate (level2) Companion Dog Training This class expands further on the foundational skills taught in Basic (level 1,) Companion Dog: longer and more challenging recalls, loose leash walking, stays, and attention to handler. In addition, new skills will be learned including: Polite meeting and greeting Leave it Wait at doors and other situations Settle training Polite give and take Trick training and more! Class curriculum may be customized based on the needs of the students in each class. This is a 50 minute, 6 week course. Refund policy: We do not offer a refund for any dog trainng classes. If for some reason you can not make the class date you signed up for, we do allow you to use your paid tuition for a new class of equal or lesser value. *Discounts cannot be combined. Promotional codes do not apply to the Basic and Better Family Bundle. My Dog, LLC Caryl-Rose Pofcher M.Ed, CBATI with Honors, C.L.A.S.S. Instructor and Evaluator, CGC Evaluator, ABC Student Mentor, ITC Graduate, Member APDT and Northeast Dog Trainers Posse. www.mydogtraining.net Caryl-Rose Pofcher has been training dogs and teaching their humans for 20 years. Currently, she lives with her Boston Terrier, Clyde, and her English Bulldog, Rover. CARYL-ROSE POFCHERS TRAINING PHILOSOPHY: She is dedicated to strengthening the bond and communication between the dog and the family in order to help the dog become and remain a valued part of the family. She teaches classes at Dakin in Leverett on Saturday mornings as well as evening classes through her own business, My Dog, LLC, at Daves Soda and Pet City in Hadley. Privately, she sees clients one-to-one for behavioral issues and training when classes are not appropriate. www.mydogtraining.net CARYL-ROSE EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Her educational background includes Certification with Honors in Behavior Adjustment Training (CBATI), a Masters of Education, and a Certificate of Graduation from Dogs of Course Instructor Training Course. Additionally, she is a an Evaluator for the American Kennel Clubs Canine Good Citizen Program, an Evaluator for the Association of Professional Dog Trainers Canine Life and Social Skills (C.L.A.S.S.) program, a Trainer Mentor for Animal Behavior Colleges Externship Program, a full registered member in The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and a founding member of the Northeast Dog Trainer Posse, a dog trainers group in the Northeast using primarily positive reinforcement training methods and well versed in Animal Learning Theory methodology, primarily operant & classical conditioning. She also has published articles in The Whole Dog Journal, The Chronicle of the Dog (APDT), and Yankee Dog. She has assisted with Trainer Certification programs for Behavior Adjustment Training and regularly participates in workshops and seminars with internationally known animal trainers such as Karen Prior, Patricia McConnell, PhD, Bob Bailey, Sue Sternberg, Dee Ganley, Pia Silvani, Emma Parsons, Jean Donaldson, and Kathy Sdao. Caryl-Rose attends dog trainers conferences such as Clicker Expo and the APDT Convention.

When: Mar 5, 2016 10:15:00 AM in Leverett, Massachusetts (Sat, 05 Mar 2016 10:15:00 )
Basic (level 1) Companion Dog Training - Leverett, February 27, 2016
This class will run for 6 consecutive weeks and last for approximatley50 minutes each week This and other classes taught in Leverett are completed by Caryl-Rose Pofcher. You can learn more about Caryl-Rose at the bottom of this page. This is a beginner, foundational class, perfect for newly acquired dogs over 4 months old. It is also a good place to start if you struggle getting your dog to pay attention to you when near distractions such as other dogs or people. Students will learn the fundamentals of reward marker training and acquire the skills to teach sit, lie down, beginner level loose leash walking, stay, come, and more. The class emphasis is on creating a training relationship between handler and dog through the use of clickers and/or verbal markers and rewards . Please note that the first class is orientation and is for humans only. Do not bring your dog to the first class. There must be a four dog minimum in order to hold the class. Classes may be canceled within 24 hours if this minimum is not met. Refund policy: We do not offer a refund for any dog trainng classes. If for some reason you can not make the class date you signed up for, we do allow you to use your paid tuition for a new class of equal or lesser value. *Discounts cannot be combined. Promotional codes do not apply to the Basic and Better Family Bundle. My Dog, LLC Caryl-Rose Pofcher M.Ed, CBATI with Honors, C.L.A.S.S. Instructor and Evaluator, CGC Evaluator, ABC Student Mentor, ITC Graduate, Member APDT and Northeast Dog Trainers Posse. www.mydogtraining.net Caryl-Rose Pofcher has been training dogs and teaching their humans for 20 years. Currently, she lives with her Boston Terrier, Clyde, and her English Bulldog, Rover. CARYL-ROSE POFCHERS TRAINING PHILOSOPHY: She is dedicated to strengthening the bond and communication between the dog and the family in order to help the dog become and remain a valued part of the family. She teaches classes at Dakin in Leverett on Saturday mornings as well as evening classes through her own business, My Dog, LLC, at Daves Soda and Pet City in Hadley. Privately, she sees clients one-to-one for behavioral issues and training when classes are not appropriate. www.mydogtraining.net CARYL-ROSE EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Her educational background includes Certification with Honors in Behavior Adjustment Training (CBATI), a Masters of Education, and a Certificate of Graduation from Dogs of Course Instructor Training Course. Additionally, she is a an Evaluator for the American Kennel Clubs Canine Good Citizen Program, an Evaluator for the Association of Professional Dog Trainers Canine Life and Social Skills (C.L.A.S.S.) program, a Trainer Mentor for Animal Behavior Colleges Externship Program, a full registered member in The Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and a founding member of the Northeast Dog Trainer Posse, a dog trainers group in the Northeast using primarily positive reinforcement training methods and well versed in Animal Learning Theory methodology, primarily operant & classical conditioning. She also has published articles in The Whole Dog Journal, The Chronicle of the Dog (APDT), and Yankee Dog. She has assisted with Trainer Certification programs for Behavior Adjustment Training and regularly participates in workshops and seminars with internationally known animal trainers such as Karen Prior, Patricia McConnell, PhD, Bob Bailey, Sue Sternberg, Dee Ganley, Pia Silvani, Emma Parsons, Jean Donaldson, and Kathy Sdao. Caryl-Rose attends dog trainers conferences such as Clicker Expo and the APDT Convention.

When: Feb 27, 2016 9:15:00 AM in Leverett, Massachusetts (Sat, 27 Feb 2016 09:15:00 )

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