Foundational Training

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 207-604-0480!

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

Class Cancellation & Refund Policy

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. If you wish to drop out of class we will refund you the full amount, if you inform us two weeks prior to the start of class.  If you wish to drop out of class and you inform us one week prior to the start of class, we will refund your 50%. There are no refunds if you drop out of class with less than one weeks notice or after class has started.


puppy

Puppy Training Class $160

Price includes 5 classes, puppy training packet, homework packet and a clicker.

Length: 5 weeks Location: Arundel, ME

Dogs from 8 to 18 weeks of age

Get your pup started on the right track. We will touch upon the basics such as sit, down, come, loose leash walking. Plus, we help you with potty training, socialization, handling, chewing, biting and much more. The dates listed are the first day of class. Classes run at the same day/time for the 5 weeks. Week 1 is a human-only orientation.

Additionally, per the recommendation from the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior (AVSAB), puppies need to have their first round of shots to start class. They are not required to have a rabies vaccine to start class. Please take a look at this informational PDF.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

  • Mondays, July 22nd @ 7:30 PM – Jessica
  • Saturdays, August 3rd @ 10:00 AM – Lauren
  • Tuesdays, August 13th @ 7:15 PM – Lauren
  • Mondays, August 19th @ 6:15 PM – Jessica
  • Saturdays, August 31st @ 11:15 AM – Lauren
  • Fridays, September 6th @ 7:30 PM – Lauren
  • Wednesdays, September 11th @ 5:15 PM – Jessica
  • Tuesdays, September 17th @ 11:00 AM – Jessica
  • Fridays, September 27th @ 6:15 PM – Lauren

Click the link below to get your puppy signed up now! If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 207-604-0480!


obedience training

Beginner Training Class $190

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

Length: 6 weeks Location: Arundel, ME

All dogs welcome over 18 weeks of age

Basic behaviors such as sit, down, wait, come, stay, leave it, go to your bed/mat, loose leash walking and much more will be addressed. 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. Please leave your dogs at home.

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. Refunds cannot be offered if you cancel within 7 days of the start date of a class or once a class begins.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

  • Tuesdays, July 16th @ 5:00 PM – Lauren
  • Mondays, July 29th @ 5:00 PM – Jessica
  • Wednesdays, July 31st @ 6:30 PM – Jessica
  • Tuesdays, August 6th @ 11:15 AM – Jessica
  • Fridays, August 16th @ 6:15 PM -Lauren
  • Tuesdays, August 27th @ 6:00 PM – Lauren
  • Saturdays, September 7th @ 10:00 AM – Lauren
  • Fridays, September 13th @ 12:15 PM – Jessica
  • Tuesdays, September 17th @ 7:15 PM – Lauren
  • Mondays, September 23rd @ 6:15 PM – Jessica

Click the link below to create an account and/or register for class! If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 207-604-0480!


graduate dog

Intermediate 1 Training Class

Price includes 5 classes and homework sheets.

Length: 5 weeks Location: Arundel, ME

This class has a prerequisite of Beginner, Fast Track, Semi-Private, or Private Training.

Dog Obedience Class – This class will refine some of the skills learned in Beginner. The focus will be on emergency cues, adding distance and duration to behaviors such as stay, wait, come and go to bed. We will work more on loose leash walking, recalls and much more.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

  • Mondays, July 15th @ 6:15 PM – Jessica
  • Tuesdays, August 6th @ 9:45 AM – Jessica
  • Wednesdays, September 11th @ 6:30 PM – Jessica

Click the link below to create an account and/or register for class! If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 207-604-0480!


luke in the grass

Intermediate 2 Training Class

Price includes 5 classes and homework sheets.

Length: 5 weeks Location: Arundel, ME

This class has a prerequisite of Beginner/Fast Track and Intermediate Level 1.

This class will focus on more advanced loose-leash walking skills and heel work. We will continue working on off-leash reliability, increasing duration and distractions with stay, wait, leave it, go to bed/mate and come/here. We will work toward Canine Good Citizen certification. There will also be a field trip on week 3 or 4.

Upcoming Class Start Dates

  • Mondays, August 26th @ 7:30 PM – Jessica
  • Tuesdays, September 10th @ 9:45 AM – Jessica

Click the link below to create an account and/or register for class! If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 207-604-0480!