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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


Tuesdays @ 5:30p
Thursdays @6:30p

  • 6 week course

  • For dogs 5 months and older 

  • Basic obedience, manners, and common household problems

Intermediate Manners w/ CGC


Tuesdays @ 6:30p

  • 6 week course

  • Taught by our certified trainer, this class focuses on higher level obedience manners completed with distance and distraction

  • 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!

Required Vaccinations

Required Vaccinations

Required vaccinations for all training courses are:




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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