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Does your dog disengage at a trial? Perhaps they run off in agility, blow their stays in obedience, get over-aroused in disc dog. Have you ever wondered what you can do to improve their performance? Then this course is for you! Learn how to maximize on your dog's focus and engagement, tap into reinforcers that work for them and become the team you always wanted to be.
A strength and conditioning program for your dog can have many benefits; improving quality of life, sports performance, behavior, and your relationship as you bond through training. Improved strength and condition can increase your dog’s odds to avoid injury. This course will give you and your dog the foundational skills to get started in a conditioning program. The skills in this course alone will help improve your dog’s strength and body awareness, but will be critical when you start introducing equipment and more challenging exercises in higher courses.
Especially, for people new to the sport, agility games can be challenging or intimidating to figure out and play. This course is designed to teach you, simply and easily, how they work and how your team can excel. We’ll review the rules, strategies and work together to develop plans for specific courses. With this class, you’ll be prepared to relax and have fun with your dog.
Having your dog come when you call is a crucial skill, and can be a lifesaver for your pup! In this course we will cover three types of recall: the Name Game, an Everyday Recall and an Emergency Recall. Be ready for your dog to dash toward you, no matter what!
When a dog offers a behavior, they are more apt ot repeat this behavior. In essence, an offered behavior is a "stronger" behavior. Therefore, shaping is a highly valuable and effective training technique since it entirely based on what the dog offers. In this course we will walk you through how you can begin to get your dog comfortable with offering behaviors and then how to build some cute and endearing tricks, to more complicated behavior chains, using this powerful training technique!
Are you looking for your dog to learn some manners? Do you want them to become a welcomed member of your household? This course will achieve just that! We will teach your dog crucial foundation behaviors that will lead to more peace in your house.
Are you looking for a job for your dog? Do you want to them to use their mind and their body? Are you interested in getting involved in a super fun activity? Then you need to try Treibball! Dubbed as urban herding, Treibball looks like a cross between soccer and billiards (and no herding instinct needed!). This course will give you the foundation necessary to introduce the game to your dog and get them ready to push those balls!
Did you know you could earn a Trick Dog Title with your dog? It's true and this course is designed to help you achieve your Novice Trick Dog Title through the AKC Trick Dog program ! Let the fun BEGIN!
The Canine Good Citizen test is an evaluation as to whether your dog is a good canine citizen in public. There are many benefits to taking and passing this exam, including the possibility to receiving a discount on your renters or homeowners insurance and receiving a title for your dog! What are you waiting for, sign up for this prep course today!
An essential skill for every dog to master, Leave It not only ensures your dog's safety but teaches them impulse control. Learn how to give your dog this crucial skill in this course!
Does taking the dog for a walk make you cringe and cause you to grab your shoulder waiting for the pain to kick in? Loose leash walking can be a challenging skill for dogs, but by breaking it down into small steps and keeping it fun and clear, you will begin to look forward to walking your dog around the neighborhood!
This fun and functional class will teach you how to transfer the good manners skills you and your dog have learned from attending a group training class(es) and/or help you take your owner-taught manners to the next level inside your home. Training topics include: management techniques, handler attention, relaxation and using everyday impulse control games to make it stick.
Young dogs oftentimes forget they have back feet. These appendages seem to just follow the dog along as they go from Point A to Point B. Rear foot awareness is essential in agility, canine parkour, canine fitness and a number of other behaviors and activities. In this course, we will discuss how you can go about teaching this awareness and then applying it for your training goals.