Open to dogs that have not had formal agility training and are over the age of 6 months. This is a 7-week progressive course that covers all the basic fundamentals of agility, along with the obstacles. All the equipment is introduced at lower training height and gradually raised. Positive training methods are used, with lots of fun, toys and treats. This is a progressive course and attendance of at least five of seven classes is required to successfully complete the course. Successful completion of the beginner course allows the dog and handler to move into the Advanced Beginner Course to continue training.
Open to dogs that have completed a Beginner Agility course or equivalent and over the age of 6 months. This is a 7-week progressive course. This course is a continuation of building confidence on all obstacles while gradually building heights and difficulty while learning control off leash. Reliable contacts and fun weave poles is another aspect of this class. Positive training methods are used, with lots of fun, toys and treats. This is a progressive course and attendance of at least 5 classes is required to graduate. Graduation from Advanced Beginner Agility allows dog and handler to move either into a drop in basis to Advanced Beginner or onto Intermediate I level which is a drop in class. The Instructor of the course will determine the next level for you and your dog.
Open to all dogs that have completed Advanced Beginner Agility or equivalent training with Instructor approval. Dogs should be able to perform at least 6 weave polls, and working toward a full height teeter. Topics covered include: Increased understanding of handling cues and how they work together on course while running longer sequences.
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Open to dogs who have completed intermediate agility or equivalent. Ideal for dogs and handlers who are competing or ready to compete. Dogs should be proficient on all obstacles and running sequences of 12 or more obstacles. Learn to read courses more effectively, increase understanding of handling cues and how they work together on course. Good for fine tuning even the more advanced team.
This class will concentrate on skills for dogs already competing or handlers with young dogs who wish to compete. Each week we will concentrate on a specific skill, obstacle or handling technique, according to the level of the dog.
Class focuses on maintaining obstacle performance and sharpening handling skills. Dogs should be at the advanced/masters/excellent level or approved by instructor.
This 6-week progressive course is open to dogs and handlers currently competing at the Masters/Excellent level or by pre-approval of instructor. Focus will be on running sequences efficiently to tighten up turns, get better lines on course and more speed. Concentration will be on using the proper cues to effectively give the dog information. Dogs must be proficient on all obstacles including competition weave poles. It is encouraged for dogs to have good start line stays to not take up class time.