Fran Hellman of Four Paws Guidance Dog Training leads a dog obedience for youth session outside our building.

Learn Foundation Skills for Training Your Dog


Beginner Dog Training for Youth

  • Saturday, May 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Saturday, May 8, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Saturday, May 15, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Saturday, May 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Rockland County 4-H presents:

Beginner Dog Training Techniques

About the program:

This foundation training class employs positive training methods that reward desirable behaviors to help your dog learn in a humane way. These methods foster a trusting and closer bond between owners and their dogs.

Learn from a professional dog trainer:

  • Canine body language and how it can help you to understand what your dog is saying to you.
  • How to communicate clearly with your dog through the use of a reward marker.
  • How to teach your dog to pay Attention to you, Come when called, Sit, Down, Stand, and Walk Politely on a leash.

About the presenter:

Fran Hellman is a certified professional dog trainer and the owner of Four Paws Guidance Dog Training. You can find out more about Fran on the Four Paws Guidance website.

Event Details & Registration Information:


Saturdays, 10:00am – 11:00am, May 1, 8, 15, 22. Rain Date: Wednesday, May 26


Outside at CCE Rockland, 10 Patriot Hills Drive, Stony Point, NY


Youth ages 8-18. For youth safety, a parent/guardian must be present, especially for youth 13 and under. Space is limited to 8 participants. Registration and payment must be submitted to reserve your space. Sorry, no refunds.


$80 per participant. Financial assistance is available for those with demonstrated need.



CCE Rockland Education Center
10 Patriot Hills Drive
Stony Point, New York 10980

Last updated April 9, 2021