Group Classes

Cultivate your dog’s good manners & skills while strengthening your bond in a fun, safe, and encouraging environment!

Open Enrollment Series

Our open enrolment classes are perfect for dog parents who are looking for help in a few specific areas, have super busy schedules, or just like the extra flexibility the format allows for!

🎓Certificates are awarded after completing 4, 8, and 12 sessions

Sundays at 3 pm
OceansideBuddy Todd Park (unless otherwise noted)

7/24 – Brew Dog! Field Trip to Barrel & Stave in Vista
7/31 – Recall Madness!
Coming when called
8/7 – Back to Basics: Sit, Down, Stay, and Recall for all levels
8/14 – No class
8/21 – Moment of Zen: Calming techniques for hyper or anxious dogs

Dates & topics are subject to change and may be affected by weather

First class: $25Use code FIRSTCLASS
for discount
Drop-in: $45
4 classes $170save $10
8 classes $335save $25
12 classes $490save $50

Specialty Classes & Workshops

Butt Sniffing 101

A 5-week series that focuses on setting you and your dog up for success when preparing to meet other dogs on leash. In addition to developing good handling skills and teaching new cues, we will take a closer look at canine body language so you can better support your dog during introductions.
Dogs attending must be known to be social, friendly, or at least tolerant of other dogs. Over-the-top enthusiasm is welcome, but aggression or intense reactivity won’t be appropriate here.

Location: Buena Vista Park, Vista CA
Registration fee: $200

Currently in session – check back soon!

Zen Dog

Our 5 week signature course is designed to teach your dog skills to increase their ability to relax and calm, even in stressful situations. This class will elevate your relationship with your dog by giving you deeper insight into the intricacies of what your dog needs to feel safe and at peace with the world while diving deep into what mindful dog training really is.

Location: Buena Vista Park, Vista CA
Registration fee: $250

Currently in session – check back soon!

Butt Sniffing 201

The next level of the Butt Sniffing series will advance your dog’s social skills and etiquette of 5 weeks of class.  We will focus on more and lengthier nose-to-nose greetings, build skills to keep your dog calm when it’s not the right time to play, and discuss troubleshooting when things go wrong, always with a strong emphasis on safety and consent.
Dogs must have previously completed BS101.

Location: Buena Vista Park, Vista CA
Registration fee: $200

Saturdays at 9:30Aug 20 – Sept 17

Adventure Dog 1

Do you want a doggo that’s well-behaved on a hike? At the beach? On a trip to the harbor or visit to the park? This class will teach you and your dog the foundations of what it means to be a good Adventure Dog, and then offer you the chance to try out your new skills on a group field trip!

Location: first 4 weeks, Buena Vista Park, Vista CA, 5th week TBA
Registration fee: $250

On deck for September!

Basics Classes


Our 6-week introductory class covers everything you need to lay the groundwork for a positive and connected relationship with your dog: basic obedience cues, foundational principles of canine learning, troubleshooting common behavior problems, and more!
Appropriate for dogs ages 4 months and up.

Location: Buena Vista Park, Vista CA
Registration fee: $200

Wednesdays at 6pmAug 17 – Sept 21

More classes coming soon…!
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