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Last updated 03/14/2014
Obedience & Rally Agility Conformation

Agility

Agility 1

8 wks

$100

     

Dogs begin working short obstacle sequences off lead. Dog and handler teams are introduced to basic agility turns. Class is geared towards improving the performance on contacts and weaves

Prerequisite: Beginner Agility

     

 

 

 

Agility 2

8 wks

$100

     

This class concentrates on improving the handler/dog team’s skill in preparation for trial. Handling skills and maneuvers are taught and practiced. Different agility venues are introduced. An AKC Novice title or its equivalent is needed to proceed.

Prerequisite: Agility 1

 

 

 

     

Agility 3

8 wks

$100

 

 

 

Handling, crosses, sequencing and distance work. This class is for teams competing at AKC Open level or its equivalent in other venues.

Prerequisite: AKC Novice title or equivalent

     

Advanced

8 wks

$100

     

This class is for agility teams competing successfully at the AKC Excellent /Master level or its equivalent in other venues. This is an interactive class where students are expected to contribute to class work by bringing problems, goals and interesting/difficult sequences from recent trials.

Prerequisite: AKC Open title or equivalent

 
 
 

 

 

Foundations to Agility 8 wks $100
     

This foundation class teaches focus, recall, ability to ignore distractions and building drive. These are skills necessary for any agility team to progress to working agility obstacles. Students are also introduced to free-shaping, luring and targeting. Some introduction to obstacles is included in class work. Class is taught with positive reinforcement ONLY. Please bring a crate, clicker and plenty of treats and/or toys to the first class. A mat or cushion, big enough for the dog to lay comfortably on, will be needed also.

Prerequisite: 4 months of age

     

Intro

8 wks

$100

     

Gently introduces the dogs and handlers to each of the obstacles that they will see in AKC style agility. Dogs progress at their own rate. Dogs are expected to be able to work off lead and to demonstrate the skills learned in Relationship class. Soft edible treats and toys are required. A clicker is recommended. Puppies under 10 months will not be allowed to jump higher than 4 inches. No dogs will be jumping their jump height until after their first birthday. It is not recommended for any dog (but large dogs in particular) to jump at their full jump height until after 15-18 moths.

Prerequisite: Dog must be over 6 months of age and have taken Foundations to Agility class

 

 

 

 

Beginner

8 wks

$100

     

 

Continuation of Intro to agility. Dogs will further master obstacles previously introduced. Dogs are expected to be able to work off lead. This class concentrates on improving the dog’s skills with all agility obstacles.

Prerequisite: Intro Agility