About Classes

Brigitte’s Dog School is an Accredited member of the Australian Association of Professional Dog Trainers (AAPDT).
 
This entitles all dog owners  who have unsterilized dogs a discount when Registering with the Melton City Council.
 
4 Week Puppy Class – $100

This class is for dogs from 8 weeks of age up to the age of 5 months.    This class starts 10am every Saturday Morning at the Willows Historical Park, Reserve Road, Melton.

 
What you will learn
  • Manners
  • Sit and Step away (Stay)
  • Come when called
  • Social Walking
  • Touch
  • General advice on puppy behaviours like nipping, jumping and toilet training (This class is restricted to 6 dogs per class)
 
10 Week Basic Class – 9am and 11am Starting times $300
 
This class is for dogs 5 months of age and older.   The class runs for 10 weeks.
Week 1 will only run for 30 minutes.  Your dog will be fitted with the Training Halter and you will be show how to use both the halter and the Lead.
Weeks 2 – 10 will run for 45 minutes.
 
This class runs every Saturday Morning at the Willows Historical Park, Reserve Road, Melton.  
 
What you will learn
  • How to use the Training Halter and how to correctly hold the Lead.
  • Correct position to have your dog
  • Stepping up – putting your dog into the correct position
  • Sit
  • Drop
  • Heel and Auto Sit
  • Sit and stepping away (same as stay)
  • Drop and stepping away (same as stay)
  • Manners – environment scenarios : entering and exiting doorways, creating boundaries that the dogs do not cross
  • Recall (or Come)
  • Food Refusal
  • Walk through Hanna Watts Park
  • and more
 Included in the cost is a Blackdog Training Halter and 1.8m Lead.
 (This class is restricted to 6 dogs per class).
  
Below are our Members Classes.    To join these classes you must have completed the 10 Week Alpha Class.
 
6 Month Membership – $400 Full Payment or $200 x 2 payments
 
12 Month Membership – $500 Full Payment or $250 x 2 payments
 
Life of the Dog Membership – $750 or $250 x 3 payments
 
Social class – 10am Start
 
This class is for clients and their dogs who are more interested in fun activities and other general training like scent detection, Rally O and some Agility.    Joining as a Member entitles you to join the  class.   This group class includes regular Fun Days (playing games, Morning Teas and more).   Over the summer and weather permitting we plan trips to the beach as a group or to Navan Park to walk around the lake as a socialisation exercise.
      
Advance Alpha Class – 10.15am Start
This class will continue with more advanced obedience commands.
 
Assistance Dog Training Program (conditions apply) –  This class is run every Wednesday  starting 10.30 am Sharp
 
Once you are accepted for the Assistance Dog Training Programming you will learn the following :
  • blocking
  • covering,
  • rest
  • and a lot more.
Included in this program will be outings to Shopping Centres, cafes, Supermarkets, Cinema’s and other venues that you will need tto be assessed for the Public Access Test (PAT).   
For more information please go to the Assistance Dogs Page.