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Dog Playgroup in Tampa

Come join 1-hour workshop of outdoor play with a certified dog training professional supervising and educating! This program is divided into two groups: Under 25 lbs and 25 – 50 lbs. All dogs are pre-screened and may renew with instructor approval. Dogs must be without issues to join, as this is active play. This group workshop is limited to 10 dogs and is held outdoors. Please bring a towel as your dog may get wet and dirty.

Important Playgroup Things to Know:

  • Held outdoors – your dog will get wet and/or dirty
  • You will need a registration/approval code to register.
  • Dogs under 25 lbs meet Saturdays at 9AM
  • Dogs 25-50 lbs meet Saturdays at 10AM
  • Join the fun for only $30 per session

I have the utmost respect for the and trainers at Courteous Canine. I love the variety of experiences available and the expertise of the staff. I have (and will continue to) recommend Courteous Canine to friends and neighbors.

Katie S, Google

Compassionate, knowledgeable team of trainers who are committed to positive, force-free training! There are a wide variety of services to meet almost any dog training need.

Heather G, Google

Great place. Great facility. Our dog loves loves going to Courteous Canine. She gets to play with so many people and other dogs. She even had a few swimming opportunities. The best part is that she sleeps for about two days when she gets home because she played so much!

Lisa Sappenfield, Google

Dog Training Group Classes

Dog Training Group Classes Description Price Register
Intro to Agility – Jumps, Tunnels, Chutes Intro to Agility – 6-weeks Intro to Agility: Jumps, Tunnels and Chute Group Class $175 Class Schedule & Registration
Intro to Agility – Contacts and Weaves Intro to Agility – 6-weeks Intro to Agility: Contacts and Weaves Group Class $175 Class Schedule & Registration
Intermediate/Advanced Agility Intermediate/Advanced Agility: 6 weeks intermediate/advanced agility Group Class. $175 Class Schedule & Registration
6-Week Rally O Novice 6 weeks Rally O Novice $198 Class Schedule & Registration
Really Reliable Coming When Called One time 90-minute group class of fun games for successful coming when called $39 Class Schedule & Registration
Dog Swimming 101: Puppy Pool Safety One  time 90-minute Intro to swimming $35 Class Schedule & Registration
Pool Tricks for Dogs! One-time 90-minute class that provides your dog the opportunity to learn simple fun pool tricks! $35 Class Schedule & Registration
Intro to Dock Jumping One  time 90-minute Intro to Dock Jumping. $35 Class Schedule & Registration
Intermediate/Advanced Dock Jumping Practice 1.5 hour group practice session $35 Class Schedule & Registration
Dock Jumping Dry Land Games 90-Minute group class makes use of games outside of the pool to teach dogs foundation training for dog dock jumping. It is recommended to take this class multiple times for optimum results. $35 Class Schedule & Registration
Intro to Fun Scent Games 6-weeks Intro to Fun Scent Games Group Class. $198 Class Schedule & Registration
Low Stress Handling and Vet Visits  One time 90-minute group happy vet visit class. $39 Class Schedule & Registration
Lure Coursing  One time 90-minute group mini fast cat session. $40 Class Schedule & Registration
AKC Canine Good Citizen & Pet Therapy Prep Part I 8-Weeks; requires an access code to complete registration $264 Class Schedule & Registration
AKC Advanced Canine Good Citizen & Pet Therapy Prep Part 2 8-Weeks; requires an access code to complete registration $264 Class Schedule & Registration
My Dog has Issues 6-weeks My Dog has Issues for Reactive Dogs Group Class. Requires private Behavior Consult first. $249 Class Schedule & Registration
Next Level Dog Obedience Fun Games Group Class 60-minute group class that takes place over the course of six weeks which is for dog-and-human-friendly dogs that need to take their obedience and manners to the next level. $198 Class Schedule & Registration
AKC Star Puppy Classes 6 session enroll and go STAR puppy kindergarten. $198 Class Schedule & Registration
Basic Manners 6 session enroll and go program for basic manners $198 Class Schedule & Registration
Intro to Trick Training 6 weeks of classes and the final week is testing for Trick Training Tilting! Come join for tilting, FUN, mental stimulation, warm-up and make people smile!
$198 Class Schedule & Registration
Trick Training – Movement and Tricks to Music 6 weeks of classes creating Routines and Dog Dancing! $198 Class Schedule & Registration
Snake Identification and Safety Workshop for Humans Join us for this one-time class on July 29, 2023 to learn how to avoid being bitten by snakes by learning about snake safety and snake identification of venomous Florida snakes along with harmless snakes. $39 Class Schedule & Registration
Dog Training Rain Policy


For private training and group instruction that is held outdoors, we will make every attempt to contact students at least two hours before if we are canceling class. Classes are held during light rain, if there is lightning classes are cancelled. If you see lightning during your class, please let your instructor know immediately.

If you don’t hear from your instructor, your class will occur as scheduled.

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To participate in class, your dog must have received:

  • Distemper/Parvo (core combination)
  • Leptospirosis
  • Rabies
  • Bordetella
  • Canine Influenza

If your dog is not eligible for these vaccines, we will also accept a letter of exemption from your veterinarian due to your dog’s age or medical status.


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