Off The Leash 


Socialization. Training. Activity. Responsibility.

The S.T.A.R Puppy Class is designed to get you and your pup off on the right paw. This class is open to those age

12 weeks to 9 months. AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy training is a natural lead in to the AKC® Canine Good Citizen® Program.

Upon completion of the 6 week course, your pup will be tested by a CGC evaluator. Successful completion of the

exam will earn your pup a diploma and metal signifying their accomplishment. Your puppy will be listed with the

AKC as having completed this certification and you will also receive the AKC Puppy Handbook.

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Date: Course runs 6 weeks, attendance is mandatory at 6 sessions to qualify for course completion.

Location: Off The Leash; view start dates and times on our class schedule 

Cost: $225, testing fee is included in the course cost.

Instructor: Jenni Coes, CPDT-KA

Course will cover the following in preparation for the AKC S.T.A.R puppy certification test:

  • Settle

  • Controlled walking

  • Sit

  • Bite inhibition

  • Leave it

  • Down

  • Dominance

  • Coming when called

  • Fears

  • Quiet

  • Spay & Neuter

  • Grooming

  • First Aid

  • Crate training

Prerequisite and Requirements

No previous training is required. STAR Puppy, is a first class of 2 required classes, needed to take if you are thinking of doing any pet therapy work.

  • Class is open to all dogs up to 12 weeks - 9 months in age

  • Proof of current vaccinations (rabies, distemper, kennel cough) is required to participate 

  • Dogs are required to wear a simple flat collar and standard 6 foot leash. Front fastening harnesses, such as the Easy-Walk, are permitted in class but may not be used during the test. Please, no retractable leashes, choke or pinch collars.

Please contact OTL at 508-223-1600 or submit our online application to enroll!

A 50% non refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot.