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Dog Behavior and Agility Training

Behavior Classes

Focus & Connecting with your Dog (a class for dog to dog reactivity)

$85 for 6 sessions:

In this class, we use desensitizing and counter conditioning techniques while working on redirection and proactive behavior. You will learn to help your dog relax, focus and learn to concentrate. These tools can help dogs that are anxious, easily aroused, excitable, intimidated, reactive or stressed. They can also help dogs that tend to shut down, dogs that have impulse control and dogs that are uncomfortable around other dogs or people. You will improve your management skills to manage your dog's behavior when exposed to triggers and to encourage and reinforce good behavior with clicker training and reward-based training techniques.

Focus & Connecting with your Dog (Strengthen Your Relationship)

$85 for 6 sessions:

In this class you will learn the tools to help your dog relax, focus and learns to concentrate. You will see your dog's point of view when you are training something new. Get your dog to offer you the behaviors or tasks that you want them to do. You will improve your management skills to manage your dog's behavior when exposed to triggers and to encourage & reinforce good behavior with clicker training and reward-based training techniques.

Novice Trick Dog Class

$80 for 6 sessions & AKC Evaluation:

Learn tricks to have fun and bond with your dog. Trick training challenges your dog mentally. You will learn Novice tricks like shake, spin, find it, kiss and touch it. You will have the opportunity to earn your dog's AKC Novice Trick Dog Title (TKN) or just have fun learning tricks to show off to you family and friends. Cost of class includes test for AKC Novice Trick Dog title. AKC Trick Dog title are official AKC titles listed on the dog's title record. Dogs must have an AKC, PAL, or AKC Canine Partners number to earn a title.

Intermediate/Advance Trick Dog Class

$80 for 6 sessions & AKC Evaluation:

Prerequisite: Dog must have taken the Novice Trick Dog Class to enroll in this class. More tricks and fun for you and your dog build more communication with your dog. Some of the tricks taught in this class include Catch, Go to place, Leg Weaves/Figure 8s Wobble Board. Final class session will include assessment and opportunity to earn the Intermediate Trick Dog Title (TKI) or Advanced trick title (TKA) a total of 10 tricks required to earn intermediate Dog Tricks title. Must have the Novice Trick Dog Title; CGC is not required. Total of 5 Tricks are required to ear the advanced trick dog Title your dog must have Novice and intermediate Trick Dog titles. CGC is not required.

Beginner Scentwork Class

$70 for 6 sessions & AKC Evaluation:

This class is to encourage dogs to use their nose to locate a specific odor. This class is for dogs that have never attended a scentwork class or seminar. Working together as a team, the dog will work on detecting a specific smell in a range of scenarios, including box searches, room searches and possibly cars.

Rally Freestyle

$85 for 6 sessions:

Prerequisite: Dog must have taken Novice Tricks Class

This class is all about team work. You will begin to learn the basic moves and work a Novice Rally-FrEe course. Rally-FrEe is a dog performance sport that combines formats from Rally-Obedience, trick training, with the art of dog Freestyle.

Next Step Puppy Class

$75 for 6 sessions:

Next Step Puppy Class, you will have a dog training plan that helps you teach your dog to offer you good habits and positive behaviors your dog needs. Each dog is treated as an individual; we will customize the activities so you'll always be practicing at the right level. We will work on loose-leash walking, name recall, distance recall, anti-jump, stay, leave it and go to place on cue. You will learn to use a clicker, a reward marker. To the dog that means the reward is coming. Clickers are given to you as part of the class fee.

Puppy Fitness Class

$70 for 6 sessions:

This is for puppies age 4 months to 14 months. While puppies are growing they need fitness too. Not only for the physical aspects but for the mental benefits as well. Fitness training is fun and can help your puppy during the growing stages for a better body, build confidence, improve overall balance and core strength.

The Dependable Dog Class

$70 for 6 sessions:

Improving your dogs "come", leave it, and give it.