Dogsport Training Classes

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Class Descriptions

Below are the descriptions of the particular classes listed above, i.e. the ones that are being offered at this time. For a complete list of all possible classes that we can offer, click here.

Advanced Barn Hunt

Taking Barn Hunt to the next level! More tubes, more challenging locations, and more fun! Rat of Games. We will work with our dogs at different search games. Which include Tunnels and Distance. Course building and trialing information. Pre-requisite: Novice Barn Hunt Class or equivalent.

Agility 101A Equipment

Time to get busy with Equipment! Introduction to Table, Tire, Teeter - bang game, ½ Height Dogwalk, Low Frame, Jumps (Backside/Switch/Tight), Weave Guides, Angled Tunnels. Handling Concepts: Timing, Showing Path, Finish Cues, Start Lines, Lead Out and Release, Parallel Path, Sequencing.
Pre-requisite: Foundation B

Agility 101C Crosses

Continuing to work on equipment skills while fine tuning basic crosses: Handling Concepts: Back Cross on Tunnel, Counter Rotation, Deceleration, Discriminations, Pull to backside, Measuring Dogs, 4' - 8' Tunnel/Jump Gamble.
Pre-requisite: Agility 101B


Contacts and Weaves

Improve your dogs performance on these challenging obstacles! Includes proofing, criteria, speed, distance, entrances, confidence and independence on Weaves, Teeter, Dogwalk, and A-Frame.
Pre-requisite: Intermediate A

Flyball - Beginner

The fastest growing dog sport in the world, Flyball pits teams of 4 ball crazy dogs against other teams and the clock. Teach your dog to go over all four hurdles, trigger the box, grab the ball, and find the jumps on the way home! Also introduces concepts of secondary motivators, turning on the box, offset jumping, and dead balls.
Pre-requisite: Foundation A or equivalent. NOTE: MASKS WILL/MUST BE WORN DURING GROUP EXERCISES! as this class is not possible to be as socially distanced as the other dogsport disciplines. We have masks available for a small fee.

Foundation B Impulse / Awareness

Continuing to work on foundation and obedience skills that will allow your dog to find success, including focus, impulse control and drive. Introduction to Contact Positions, Tippy Boards, Weave Poles, Hoops, Jumps (Tight), and more work with Tunnels, Targeting and Cones.
Pre-requisite: Foundation A or equivalent

Intermediate Barn Hunt

Once completed Beginner/Novice you can move on to Intermediate.
The course is larger and so are the tunnels , and there are even more gerbils to hunt for. There will be different challenge each week, focusing on each aspect of the game of Barn Hunt. Continue the Fun and the Learning!

Jumps and Tunnels A

This class is designed for those who would like to work on sequencing and flow using only jumps and tunnels. Learn more advanced crosses, fine tune your handling, all while not compromising your dog's developing skills on contacts, weaves and other more advanced equipment. For dogs at a 101B or higher level.

Jumps and Tunnels B

NEXT LEVEL Jumps and Tunnels, This is for teams who are working on specific issues either with their teamwork or skills. This is a more advanced version of Jumps and tunnels A. Handlers must be competent with all crosses.

National Prep

For those who have previously qualified for the National Championships, who want to continue to hone their skills at that level. Pre-requisite: Previously qualifed for the National Championships

Novice - Intermediate Trick Dog TITLING class

Trick training can be a building block for more advanced work, helping form a strong and mutually enjoyable working relationship between handler and dog, focus, flexibility and more. During this class you will learn from a Certified Trick Dog Trainer numerous tricks from the slate of offerings in the "Novice Trick Dog" and/or "Intermediate Trick Dog" level from "Do More with Your Dog" program.
On the last week there will be an optional titling session (for an additional fee to be sent to the "Do More with Your Dog" Association.)
Pre-requisite: Foundation A or equivalent. Non aggressive dog only.

Novice Barn Hunt

Gerbils are in very safe heavy duty pvc tubes, and dogs learn to find the gerbil tube among a maze of straw bales. Start from very beginning, get to know the rules, courses and the Rats. Fun to get to know how you and your dog work together to find the Rats.

Obed-Agility Foundation A

Getting started with the basics of your relationship: Walking on a Loose Leash, Sits/Downs and other positions, Drive and Impulse Control, Heel, Finish, Stay, Recall, Etiquette when meeting people, Trick Training and more. Also introduction to Cones, Target Plates, Tunnels, Ladder work.
Pre-requisite: Non aggressive dogs at least 3 months old.

Reg-Nat Prep

For those who are entering Regionals and/or Nationals and who wish to hone their performance to the max. Focusing on Regional course work and Gambles.

Regional Prep

For those handlers who want to take their skills to the next level. Regional level sequences and courses, rules and qualifying information will be covered in this class.

Skills and Drills

Dogs entering into the Skills & Drills class should have a strong understanding of all obstacles and equipment including a basic understanding of the teeter and weave poles. All dogs must work off-leash in this level. Distance skills, obstacle discrimination, directional cues, longer sequences and course running will be covered. Handers will learn the technique and handling skills required for running a smooth agility course. This class is ideally suited to those competing in Starters or Novice level trials and to those who are new handlers starting to compete in the sport of dog agility.