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Puppy Preschool


Wednesdays at 5:30p

  • 6 week course

  • For puppies up to 5 months old

  • Focuses on exposure, socialization, confidence building, and introduction to basic obedience.

  • Upon successful completion of this course, puppies will earn the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy title!

Beginner Manners


Thursdays @6:30p
Saturdays @1:00p

  • 6 week course

  • For dogs 5 months+ 

  • Basic obedience, manners, and common household problems

Intermediate Manners w/ CGC


Tuesdays @ 6:30p

  • 6 week course

  • Focuses on a higher level obedience with distance, duration and distractions

  • Upon successful completion of this course, pets will earn the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) title!

Loose Leash Walking Class


Thursdays @ 5:30p

  • 4 week course

  • All ages

  • Preventing and stopping pulling on the leash, focusing & maintaining attention, and walking with distractions, such as people and other dogs

Cooperative Care


Wednesdays @ 6:30p

  • 4 week course

  • All ages

  • A short course geared to reduce stress, fear, and anxiety with grooming, veterinary visits, and everyday handling and care.

  • Practice includes:
    • Using examination rooms and veterinary equipment

    • Stepping on the scale

    • Dental health

    • Medication administration

    • Nail trims

    • & more!

Trick Dog 


Tuesdays @ 5:30p

  • 4 week course

  • All ages

  • Build your dog's trick repertoire! Your dog will learn a list of fun tricks, such as a High Five, Hoop Jumping, Spin & Twist, Paws Up, and many more! Earn Trick titles, too!

Nose Work


Saturdays @ 2:15p

  • 4 week course

  • All ages

  • Develop your dog's natural scenting abilities to seek, detect and alert a variety of scents!

Required Vaccinations

Required Vaccinations

Required vaccinations for all training courses are:




Canine Influenza

Pet not up to date?


There will be no training on the following dates:

12/22/23- 1/2/24

3/25/24 - 3/30/24

5/24/24 - 5/27/24

7/3/24 - 7/7/24

8/30/24 - 9/2/24

11/25/24 - 11/30/24

12/20/24 - 1/2/25

Payment/Cancellations: Animal Care Center of Barrington charges for training by the class/session per dog- no additional dog discounts. Owner agrees to pay the rate for training in effect on the day the pet begins training or before class begins. Owner may receive a full refund if requests to cancel before the first training class begins. Owner will receive half of the original payment if cancelled after the first training class. Owner will not receive a refund if cancelling after attending the second training class. 

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