This class is for dogs 1 year and up who missed the AKC's S.T.A.R class due to age. This class focuses on the same things but no AKC certificate is awarded. the class is designed to get new dog owners and their dogs off to a great start by socializing (S) your dog with other dogs, by training (T) you how to best communicate with your dog, by teaching you about the amount of exercise and activity (A) your dogs needs, and by teaching you how to be a responsible (R) dog owner. We will work on and/or introduce off, sit, down, stay, wait, leave it, attention, stand, walking on a loose leash and sitting for an exam. You and your dog will begin to learn to focus on each other. Please bring lots of pea-size soft treats and wear rubber soled athletic shoes.