Dog Training Classes

Central Bark New Orleans is excited to offer you a reward-based pawlosophy that focuses on fun and positive reinforcement. Classes encourage stronger relationships and build a foundation for good canine citizenship to develop happy, social and well-rounded dogs. You are really gonna love it!

Training is an ongoing journey for pets and their parents. With the different levels and types of classes that we offer, there is sure to be a class that is the perfect fit for you and your dog! Whether it’s learning how to properly walk on a leash, learning skills to cohabitate in daily life, or just a fun activity to bond with your pet, we surely to have something just for you!

Most of our classes are conducted in small group settings with only 7-8 people and their dogs*. Each session includes an extensive group training e-workbook for you to follow and use in the future, weekly personalized check-ins from your trainer and a fun graduation at the end of the course.  Each class is 1 hour in duration and is held one day per week for 5 or 6 consecutive weeks (depending on the course) at Central Bark New Orleans. All dogs must be current on DHPP, Rabies** and Bordatella vaccinations.

Basic Obedience – 5 week course | $159.00

Basic obedience includes skills such as sit, stay, focus, down, leave it, stand-up (great for vet visits & grooming), come when called and the lifesaving command…emergency STOP! In this course, your dog will learn these basic skills and more importantly, be able to perform them consistently and with distractions. With a focus to apply their skills to real-life situations, your pooch will become a polite housemate and canine companion. Click here to view our Training Calendar.
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Loose Leash Walking – 5 week course | $159.00

Is your dog the one who takes you on a walk?  Does he bolt through doors and pull on the leash?  If you answered yes to these questions, this course is for you!  This fun and interactive course focuses on teaching you techniques on how to have a pleasant stroll with your pooch amidst common distractions. Using positive reinforcement and games, your dog will learn how to walk on a loose leash without pulling you down the street! Click here to view our Training Calendar.
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Intermediate Obedience – 6 week course | $169.00

Training does not end at basic obedience–there is always room for more learning and bonding with your dog! Central Bark Nola is happy to present Intermediate Obedience class where you and your dog will freshen up on their basic skills by learning how to listen and perform those commands at an intermediate level: at a farther distance, for a longer duration, amidst even more distractions, and therefore laying the foundation for some off leash work. Some other commands that will be covered in class include: place, back, bring/give it, and heel. This 6 week course is perfect for those of you whose dogs are in need of a job and stimulation!  Click here to view our Training Calendar.
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Tricks Class | Fitness for Fun – 5 weeks | $159

This FUN tricks class is a great way for you and your dog to bond and learn a trick or two! Depending on the expertise and goals of the participants, a few tricks covered will include, but are not limited to: shake, crawl, roll over, balancing act, sit pretty, and bow. You and your pup will be the star act of any event! This is a great social activity for you dog.  And who knows, we may just have a few tricks up our sleeve for the humans too!  Click here to view our Training Calendar. 
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Hybrid Obedience – 2 private lessons at your home | $80.00

The Hybrid Obedience class is offered in conjunction with participation in a Basic Obedience or Intermediate Obedience Course. The $80.00 fee is in addition to the base rate of the Basic & Intermediate courses. Have you ever participated in a group class but felt like your dog wasn’t making as much progress as you would like? Not to worry! Some dogs need a little more direction and guidance. You’re not alone!  This supplement course is designed to help you and your pup get the most out of our training classes. Not only does this hybrid course offer the socialization and distraction aspect of the group training classes, but you will also receive one-on-one time and individual attention from our trainer, including 2 extra weekend sessions tailored specifically to help you and your dog reach your training goals. If you still have questions about this class, just give us a call.  (504) 832-9247.  Click here to view our Training Calendar. 
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