Beginner Class

Length: 6 weeks Location: Arundel, ME

We will learn basic behaviors such as sit, down, wait, come, stay, leave it, go to your bed/mat, loose leash walking and much more. This class is the perfect next step after puppy class or a great place to begin training with your dog. All dogs welcome over 18 weeks of age. Classes run for 1 hour each week for 6 weeks. Week 1 will be a human-only orientation.

FYI- Classes fill up very quickly. We will not be able to hold your spot in a class without receiving payment within 7 days of sign up. We can not offer any refunds if you cancel within 7 days of the start date of a class or once a class begins.

Currently, we are not able to take payments through the client portal. However, payments can be made through Venmo (Jessica-Robichaud-1), Paypal or via cash/check in our drop box by the garage or by mail to The Capable Canine, 863 Alfred Rd. Arundel, ME 04046. If you are paying via cash/check be sure to include your name, contact info, dog’s name class name and start date. All payments must be received prior to attending class.

Classes will occasionally be postponed due to holidays, illness or weather. If you are unable attend due to a postponement we will do our best to find another class for you to attend.

Cost: $185

Price includes 6 classes, general training packet, homework packet and a clicker.

Upcoming Classes

Saturday, June 10th @ 11:15 AM – Naomi

Tuesday, June 13th @ 12:30 PM – Jess

Monday, June 19th @ 6:15 PM – Jess

Friday, June 23rd @ 6:15 PM – Lauren

Thursday, July 20th @ 11:00 AM – Jess

Click the link below to create an account and register for class! If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at

*We can not offer any refunds or class changes less than 7 days before the start date of class or once the class has started.

*We cannot accept payment on the first day of class. All payments must be received prior to attending class.