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1894 Ohio Pike
Amelia, Oh 45102
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Our Training Facility at All Creatures Animal Hospital


Training classes take place in our 4,000-square foot, rubber-matted training services facility at our Amelia location. Our experienced trainers will help your pet overcome behavioral & achieve outstanding manners, socialization, obedience, & agility. You’ll go to school too, & learn how to communicate with you dog & strengthen your bond, not to mention master cool tricks to make you proud & impress your friends.





Karen Pilis

Karen Pilis, our Obedience Instructor / Behaviorist has been working with dogs for over 25 years and has been a veterinary technician for 22 years. She has been a Canine Good Citizen evaluator since 1997. Karen has been able to help dogs with major behavioral issues stay with their families thru an extremely successful behavior modification program.

Karen also has special interests in Canine Sports and holds titles in Dock diving, herding and competitive obedience. She was the recipient of the Maxwell's second chance trophy for highest scoring US novice team.

Karen also successfully teaches agility, flyball, rally and has had many of her students go on to compete and become certified therapy dogs.

Karen started our canine training program in 1997. We are glad to have her back to continue our goal for total pet care under one roof. For more information call 513 797-7387 ext 120.





Puppy Manners Class


Start your dog off on the right paw! Ideal time to start: 9-16 weeks of age


This 3 week class covers everything you need to know to have a happy, healthy new puppy.


  • Socialization

  • House breaking

  • Sit, down and stay

  • Come when called

  • Ear cleaning

  • Toe nail trimming

  • Mouthing and chewing

  • Nutrition

  • Grooming


Classes held on our second floor. Start dates are Monday, November 26th @ 7:00pm and Monday, January 7th @ 7:00pm. Cost $80.
For more information call our trainer Karen Pilis 797-7387 ext 120





Beginner Obedience


Image00359Our training emphasizes positive reinforcement, so your dog will enjoy learning! Consistency, patience, practice, & praise are at the core of our training philosophy. Together we will work to build the relationship between you & your dog, so you can be a strong leader.


Our trainer will help you deal with common behavioral issues, including over-excitement, jumping, nipping, mouthing, chewing, barking, & potty training. We will also teach useful commands, such as focus (or “watch me”), off, sit, down, stay, etc.


Sessions are 1 hour long, meeting once a week for 6 weeks. $150.


To sign up, or for more information, please call All Creatures at (513) 797-7387 ext 120.





Intermediate Obedience


This second level adult dog obedience class a continuation of beginner and is designed to start control at a distance. You will learn how to give commands safely further away. We will also go over the commands and qualifications necessary to complete your dogs Canine Good Citizen test. All of this in 6 Classes!

All dogs, including both purebred and mixed breed dogs are welcome to participate in the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program. Dogs must be old enough to have received necessary immunizations such as rabies vaccines. Owners will sign the Responsible Dog Owners Pledge attesting to having the dog under the routine care of a veterinarian who will work with the owner to determine an appropriate plan and schedule for vaccines and other health care procedures.

For more information call our trainer Karen Pilis 797-7387 ext 120





Advanced Obedience


Image00357 Our Advanced classes will give you the opportunity to master the commands from previous classes & achieve an impressive bond of respect, communication, & understanding. We will practice in-depth exercises to really put them to the test.


Imagine your dog heeling at your side, without you holding the leash, while walking through a crowd of other dogs, people, & distractions. Or, picture your dog staying in a sit position across the room from you, surrounded by tempting objects like hot dogs, toys, & socks, all while another person & their dog walk in circles around your dog. These are the kinds of exercises we practice in Advanced Obedience. We will also learn new, more advanced commands.


Sessions are 1 hour long, meeting once a week for 6 weeks. $150.


To sign up, or for more information, please call All Creatures at (513) 797-7387 ext 120.





Private Sessions


Working one-on-one with our trainer will allow you to move at your own pace & focus more heavily on the commands & behavioral issues most important to you. Private classes are a great way to introduce your dog to training, especially if your dog is easily distracted. This gives your dog a chance to learn its commands without all the distractions of other people & dogs that are present in group classes. If your dog has issues with aggression & is too much of a risk to be in a group class, these issues can also be dealt with in our private, one-on-one sessions.


On-site (All Creatures Animal Hospital - Amelia) only. $75/hour.


To sign up, or for more information, please call All Creatures at (513) 797-7387 ext 120.





In-Home Training


No matter what issues you're dealing with, our trainer will come to your home for private, personalized, & convenient training sessions. These will be specifically geared toward the needs of your dog. In-home training will allow you to deal directly with the real-life distractions & scenarios you encounter on a regular basis.


Many dogs have behavioral issues with environmental components. Your dog might be an angel in a training class but turns into a demon the second a stranger comes to your door. Or, your dog may know some basic commands but is just so off-the-wall & crazy at home that its owners don’t even know where to begin. Training your dog in your home & around your neighborhood will help condition your dog to understand that your home is a place of structure & learning. It also allows the trainer to give you a direct analysis of your dog’s real-life behavior & daily routines. That way you can receive feedback, advice, & demonstrations for exactly how to deal with your specific issues. Even the most seemingly hopeless situations really can be turned around.


$100/hour. Trip charge depending on location.


To sign up, or for more information, please call All Creatures at (513) 797-7387 ext 120.





Agility Class


Stimulate your dog’s body & mind with a sport that’s fun for everyone! Your dog will become familiar with agility equipment. You will work to develop the communication skills necessary to teach your dog to jump, weave poles, teeter totter, & more! This class is a great way for you & your dog to let off some steam, have fun, & grow your bond!


Sessions are 1 hour long, meeting once a week for 8 weeks (Cost $150).


To sign up, or for more information, please call All Creatures at (513) 797-7387 ext 120.



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