Your willingness to incorporate the obedience commands into everyday life, as instructed by your trainer, is crucial for success. The time and energy that you invest will determine how much you and your dog are able to accomplish.
A full, non-refundable, non-transferable, pre-payment is required to hold your spot in class as class sizes are limited.
The following group training programs are designed to teach dogs and owners at different levels. In order for all of our training programs to be successful, it is imperative for owner(s) to work at home to change patterns and behaviors.
Agility – Intro to Obstacles
Agility is a fun, fast paced sport that is a great place to help build confidence for you and your dog, as well as give a different venue to continue working on obedience commands. This class involves regulation size agility equipment, and begins with introductions to low jumps, tunnels, the tire, pause table, dog walk, see saw, and weave poles. Whether competition is in you and your dog’s future or not, agility is a great way to add some quality-fun time to your dog’s life.
Due to the athletic requirements of the sport, you must be certain your dog is in good health before enrolling in an agility program. If age, weight, or any other physical condition is in question, please talk to your vet to avoid putting your dog at unnecessary risk. Also, puppies over six months may enroll, but may not be allowed on some obstacles due to their developing structure.
Classes meet once a week for four weeks and are approximately one hour in length. Some prior obedience training is necessary, as dogs will have to come when called and wait for their handler’s command to start (basic stay). It is necessary that the owners have control over their dogs to avoid injury as well as to facilitate an efficient class.
The art and practice of nose work has made the basic search dog skills available to companion dogs of all shapes and sizes. Dogs are introduced to the game of nose work through the use of boxes and a favorite toy or treat paired with a specific scent. Each dog works individually. This fun class, teaches your dog how to use its nose in a fun game of search. We start with container searches, room searches and then onto vehicle searches. A great time for all. Call to save your spot in this great class.
This class is the introductory class for Rally. Rally Obedience is a fun sport that combines elements of agility and traditional obedience. The emphasis in Rally is FUN, communicating and encouraging your dog while executing a specific course design of obedience exercises.
This class meets once a week for four weeks, lessons are approximately one hour in length. Some obedience training is required to attend this class.
Rally Obedience – Ready to Rally
Rally emphasizes fun and excitement for the dog/handler team while providing a more natural and interactive approach than traditional obedience. In this course you will learn more about running Rally courses. This class also has an option to attend a Rally Obedience show together as a class if you are interested.
This class meets once a week for six weeks, lessons are approximately one hour in length.
Trick Training 101
Teaching your dog tricks can be great fun for you and your dog. This fun class teaches you how to teach your dog fun tricks. Shake, play dead, roll over and many more. Trick training is a great way to bond with your dog. Step-by-step activities to engage and mentally challenge your dog, Fun for everyone.
This class meets once a week for four weeks, lessons are approximately one hour in length. Some obedience training is necessary, as dogs will have to sit or lay down as a base to many tricks. It is also necessary that the owners have control over their dogs to avoid injury and also to allow the class to run smoothly.