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Sports Classes

Do you want to keep your dog physically and mentally healthy? We offer a variety of sports classes to help!

 

Check our class lists for scheduled activities in this group.

Classes

Novice Scent Detection

$210 (HST included)

 

1 hour/week for 6 weeks

WHAT YOU LEARN

This class is an introduction to the sport of scent detection. This class will use the target scents used by The Sporting Detection Dog Association. Sporting Detection is the fun and competitive version of scent detection.  In Sporting detection, legal, easily obtainable target scents are used. The dog learns to locate a target scent and alert their handler to its location. Detection is a partnership sport in which partners must rely on one another. 

 

PREREQUISITE

Good Manners Level I or equivalent.  Dogs should be people and dog-friendly and fully vaccinated.

 

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Scent Detection - Intermediate Skills and Searches

$210 (HST included)

 

1 hour/week for 6 weeks

WHAT YOU LEARN

This class builds on the introduction of scent and searching.  The class runs as an open enrollment class. This means you choose your start date and can start at any time.  The instructor tailors the week's lesson and activities to the teams participating.  We work on expanding your skill and understanding.

 

Scent work is a great mental exercise. It is tiring.  It can help a dog with its confidence and it is an easy game to play in your house.  

PREREQUISITE

Novice Scent Detection or equivalent.   Dogs should be people and dog-friendly and fully vaccinated.

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Treibball Basics

$150 (HST included)

 

1 hour/week for 4 weeks

WHAT YOU LEARN

Treibball is a dog sport that originated in Germany and entered the sanctioned competition in 2008. Similar to sheep herding trials, the dog must herd and drive large exercise balls into a soccer goal.

 

Treibball is a fun way to play with your dog! It promotes teamwork and communication between a dog and their handler. It’s great fun for an energetic dog who needs a job or a dog who likes to herd and doesn’t have sheep! 

PREREQUISITE

Good Manners Level II .  Dogs should be people and dog-friendly and fully vaccinated.

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Agility: Jumps and Tunnels

$150 (HST included)

 

1 hour/week for 4 weeks

WHAT YOU LEARN

Put your dog to work! This class is an introduction to agility jumps and tunnels.  This will give you a brief taste of a small aspect of agility.

PREREQUISITE

Good Manners Level I or equivalent.

Dogs must be at least 6 months of age.

Dogs must be fully vaccinated and not fearful of other dogs or reactive on leash.

Note: Dogs who are fearful of other dogs or who are reactive on-leash are not a good fit for group agility class and should instead inquire about private agility lessons.

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Agility  II: Contacts, Weaves and Handling

$200 (HST included)

 

1 hour/week for 6 weeks

WHAT YOU LEARN

A continuation of Agility I.  This course introduces you and your dog to navigating weave poles, contact equipment and follow handling cues.  

PREREQUISITE

Agility I: Jumps and Tunnels

Dogs must be at least 1 year of age

Dogs must be fully vaccinated and not fearful of other dogs or reactive on leash

 

Note: Dogs who are fearful of other dogs or who are reactive on-leash are not a good fit for group agility class and should instead inquire about private agility lessons.

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