NHB – Voluntary Class

This class is perfect for owners of tiny breeds or all those who want to intensify their training after visiting the mandatory classes.

It is a forum to practice all of the skills necessary such as proper loose-leash walking, how to behave in a restaurant, how to meet and greet other dogs, and many other skills that prove a dog’s social-savvy.

Content and goals of the practical course

Learn how to handle the most urgent day-to-day issues, how to teach Fido to be calm, attentive and to respond quickly, willingly and happily, especially when distracted.


  • Dogs and cars
  • Out and about with dogs
  • Play and slow-down
  • Bonding
  • Handling and environment
  • Motivation and reward
  • Strolling through downtown
  • Adventure Walk
  • Customized session

Vaccine: Proof of basic vaccination (bring pet passport).

Length: This class is CHF 450 for 10 consecutive sessions unless a break is mentioned. A class consists of 2 to 4 teams. Each session is approximately 50 minutes.

Equipment required: Collar (no harness), leash (approx. 100 cm), two favorite toys, lots of high value treats.


  • Canton of Aargau: Districts of Lenzburg, Bremgarten, Muri
  • Canton of Zurich: Districts of Affoltern am Albis, Horgen, Kreis 1, 2, & 3
  • Canton of Zug