Starting Sept. 3, our daycare hours will be 7am-7pm. We are closed on Labor Day.

4085 Pacific Highway, San Diego, California 92110, United States

619.725.3151

Training & Classes

We have various options to help you get the best behavior out of your dog. We have puppy classes, obedience classes, day training, private lessons & board/train. 

Please let us know if we can sign you up for a meet & greet and/or answer any questions for you.

Training

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Obedience Training

We offer day training (during daycare), private lessons (at your home) and board & train for your pup. 


Day-training (during a full daycare day)

Leash manners
Recall
Basic commands (Sit, down, wait, come, leave it)
Various Tricks (Spin, Roll Over, Speak, Shake, High Five, Play dead, Crawl, Backwards Walking, Bow, etc.)
Fetching
Searching
Nose work
Professional Picture
Training Videos (varies based on trainer)

Requirements: Passing Temperament Test + W&R Daycare Attendance


Private lessons (1x a week)

Problem Solving (Separation Anxiety, Aggression, Leash Manners, Possessive, Territorial, Excessive Barking, Recall, Digging, Chewing, Jumping, Fear etc.)

Requirements: No Requirements


Board & Train (2 weeks)

Basic Commands (Sit, Down, Place, Wait/Stay)
Recall
Leash Manners
Correction of unwanted behavior (eg. Possessive, Territorial, Excessive Barking, Digging, Chewing, Jumping, Fearful etc.)

Door Manners
Dog Encounters
2x Hikes (1 hour +)
2x Walks a Day (20 Minutes +)
10x Daycare (7 hours each day)
Daily Report Cards (3 pictures + 1 video per day)

Requirements: Passing Temperament Test + W&R Daycare Requirements


Email: info@wagsandruffs.com or 619.725.3151


If you are already registered with us and ready to schedule your first lesson, let us know and we will get started. Check our package rates for the best deals.

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Group Classes

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New puppy? Start here.

Have a new puppy who is 8-10 weeks old?  You are in the right place.

Socializing your puppy between 8-16 weeks is the most important thing you can do for them and you! 

Our trainer, Sara, will come to your house and work with you and your new puppy to set them up for success. She will cover potty training, chew toy training, crate training, home alone work and basic obedience. This is a great start to prepare your pup for our Puppy preschool class  when they are 10 weeks old, too!

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Puppy Preschool

Socializing your puppy between 8-20 weeks is the most important thing you can do for you and them!


This group class will be held on Sundays for 6 weeks. Fee: $210. 

Sign up soon because we keep the groups small.


This class is for puppies from 10-16 weeks old. They must have completed their first round of puppy shots.

Classes will have an emphasis on early socialization and development. Some areas that will be covered include: bite inhibition (gentle jaws), motivating your puppy to listen to basic commands, meeting strangers, becoming comfortable with new things and more!

Once your pup graduates from pre-school, they are ready for kindergarten classes.


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Puppy Kindergarten

Kindergarten is for graduates of Preschool or puppies older than 5 months 

This group class will be held on Sundays for 6 weeks. Fee: $210



This class if for puppies from 16-24 weeks old.


Classes will build on what they have learned from preschool. It will have an emphasis on more reliability and duration of commands, listening with distractions, continued bite inhibition, socialization and more!


At the end of the class, your puppy can become certified as a K-9 Good Citizen after passing the test.

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Canine Good Citizen

The Canine Good Citizen is focused on manners and obedience for everyday living with your dog. Once the course is complete you can take the test to certify your dog as a Canine Good Citizen. 


The test items include:

 Accepting a friendly stranger

 Sitting politely for petting
 Appearance and grooming

 Walking on a loose leash
 Walking through a crowd
 Sit, down, and stay

 Coming when called
 Reaction to another dog

 Reaction to distractions

 Supervised separation

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Upcoming Classes

8/4/19

Canine Good Citizen Class (all ages)

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wags & Ruffs

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8/4/19

Canine Good Citizen Class (all ages)

This is the first day of the 6 week class.

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Wags & Ruffs

8/4/19

Puppy Preschool

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Wags & Ruffs

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8/4/19

Puppy Preschool

This is the first day of the 6 week class

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Wags & Ruffs