'Come' Command

Teach your dog how to Come when called.

Teach your dog how to sit!

Learn how to communicate with your dog using a reward marker.

Teach your dog how to pay attention to you

Teach your dog 'Down' and other commands.


4-H Beginner Dog Training Series

  • Tuesday, October 4, 2022, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Beginner Dog Training

About the program:

This four-session 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, and Walk Politely on a leash.

About the presenter:

Fran Hellman is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA) and the owner of Four Paws Guidance Dog Training. She is a positive reinforcement trainer who only uses force-free, science-based training methods. Learn more about Fran at the Four Paws Guidance Dog Training website.

Event Details & Registration Information:


Tuesdays, 6:30pm – 7:30pm, October 4, 11, 18, 25


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


Youth ages 8-18. For youth safety, a parent/guardian must be present for participants 13 and under. Space is limited to 6 dogs. Registration and payment must be submitted to reserve your space.


$80 per dog. Financial assistance is available.

New York State 4-H Dog Policy:

Please read the New York State 4-H Dog Policy before registering. All participants will need to sign the CCE Dog/Animal Release of Liability and Indemnification Agreement and the Animal Registration Form upon enrolling in the class. 




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

Last updated July 26, 2022