Level 2: Superb Skills


This training class will build on the skills learned in Level 1: Marvelous Manners.

We will focus on differentiating verbal cues from hand signals as well as adding distance and duration to all behaviors learned in Level 1: Marvelous Manners.

Course Topics Include:

  • Expanding on behaviors from Level 1.
  • Increasing distance, duration, and distractions.
  • Stand and body handling
  • Polite greetings with people and dogs
  • Heel and loose leash walking
  • And many more!

Class Info:

  • Dog Ages: 18 weeks or older
  • Price: $140
  • Schedule: 6 weekly classes 1 hour in length


  • Graduate of Level 1: Marvelous Manners or equivalent Positive reinforcement based basic obedience class (ability to perform sit, down, side, and a 30 second stay in new environment with other animals around).Must be familiar with using clicker-based training.
  • Able to learn in close proximity to other dogs (3-5 feet).

Important Info:

  • Animals adopted from San Diego Humane Society will receive 20% off Superb Skills classes. Adopters must call 619-299-7012 ext 2247 to receive discounted rate. Adopters must provide their animal’s identification number, given by San Diego Humane Society, when registering.
  • Classes maybe held indoors and or outdoors at our San Diego campus on Gaines Street or our Oceanside Campus on Airport Road.
  • Preregistration is required.

For more information, call 619-299-7012 x 2398.

San Diego Humane Society group training classes are for friendly dogs and their owners. San Diego Humane Society only uses positive training methods and training tools including the use of food as a reward. We do not support the use of aversive training tools such as choke chains, prong collars, and shock collars.

San Diego Humane Society group training classes are not meant for:

  • Dogs who have growled, snapped or bit a person.
  • Dogs who have bitten other animals.
  • Dogs who exhibit aggression or other behavioral issues.

Enrolling in this class confirms that your dog will meet the above listed prerequisites. Not sure if this is right class for you? Call us at 619-299-7012 ext 2398.