Welcome to Fetch! Dog Training FAQs ! 

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Fetch! Dog Training utilizes positive reinforcement techniques that help motivate your dog to learn.

These motivators range from, treats, praise, toys and even other dogs!

This is a science-based approach to dog training which builds trust and a strong working relationship without the use of harsh methods.

To register for class at Glenview Animal Hospital, call 708-606-8276 or email fetch@fetch-dogtraining.com and tell us what class you would like to attend.

We will collect your registration information and send you the registration paperwork.

Payment for class is due on or before the first class and can be Cash, Check or Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard).

To register for class at Glenview View Park District, please visit www.glenviewparks.org and register through their programs page

Fetch! Dog Training classes are kept small with no more than 6 dogs per class, 7 in puppy classes.

We encourage all family members to get involved and join us (including well-behaved children over age 7)!
This gives everyone the opportunity to practice new skills with the guidance of our experienced staff.

We recommend that one person takes the lead each class to minimize your dog’s potential confusion.

  • Treats ! Bring a selection of bite-sized treats that your dog finds motivating.
  • Leash – 5 or 6 foot, no retractable leashes please
  • Collar – Flat or martigale collar or harness. No prong, pinch or electric collars.
  • Records – Please bring your dogs most recent vaccination records, vet receipts are acceptable.

The following cannot be used during classes or private lessons:

  • Prong collars
  • Choke chains
  • Retractable Leashes
  • Electric (shock) Collars

Classes are one hour per week for six weeks, unless otherwise specified.

Dogs in heat are allowed to attend class as long as they are wearing appropriate diapers.
They will not be allowed to interact with other dogs during this time.

Fetch! Dog Training loves our rescue dogs.

We offer a discount on most group classes and private sessions to our shelter/rescue dogs – $20 off most group classes and $10 off individual sessions is generally applied.

Please tell us that they are from a rescue or shelter when you register for the discount to be applied.

All purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable.

All lessons in a package of 3 must be completed within 60 days from the date the package is purchased.

All lessons in a package of 6 must be completed within 90 days from the date the package is purchased.

All lessons in a package of 10 must be completed within 180 days from the date the package is purchased.

Expired lessons that are not used in these timeframes are deemed to be forfeited, and are non-refundable and non-transferable.

A one hour, private lesson with our trainer is a customized experience.

Before the lesson, we take the time to understand your training goals and work to meet those goals during our time.

Each private lesson is followed up with a detailed summary and supporting materials so you have as much information as possible to be successful during your training.

Phone and email support are also available at no charge for private lessons.