Fun and AKC Classes
Experiences for you and your dog from trick classes, fitness to barn hunt!
Barn Hunt is a sport to bring out the hunting insticts of your dog! This is a sport where they will search and find confined rats in tubes. This allows your dog to use their nose and instincts to search along with it being a fun sport you can compete in.
Barn Hunt Intro Classes are 4 weeks long for $130.
May 23rd - June 13th 4:30-6:30 (FULL)
June 5th - June 26th, 5-7 PM.
Try It Day: (one time class to test out the sport)
June 10th, 10 am - 12 pm. (FULL)
June 17th, 10 am - 12 pm. (FULL)
Run Throughs for Practice. These are $15 to drop in and you will get 2 run throughs to practice this once your dog knows it. Levels are Novice, Open and Master.
Trick Class (All Ages)
Trick class is all about the cool factor! This positive and encouraging 3 week class will help you gain skills to show off everything your dog can do. We will learn tricks such as Spin and Turn, Roll-over, Sit Pretty, Weave through legs and many more! This is also an opportunity to earn 3 AKC titles to your dog’s name! Trick Novice, Intermediate and Advanced are offered and will be tested! This is such an exciting class to build you and your dogs relationship through learning!
Your dog must be food motivated and ready to learn!
Instructor: Sami Jo Menning and Addison Bertram
Cost of Class: $120 for 4 weeks.
October 20th, 5:15 PM. Instructor, Addison.
(Novice and Intermediate) February 28th, 5:15. Instructor Addison.
AKC Fit Dog Class (All Ages)
This is beneficial for dogs involved in therapy dog/service work, search and rescue, hunting, military and protection work, agility or just active dogs. Confirmation/show dogs benefit from this as well as this helps with their stacking and core muscles to make them stand out in the ring. Working dogs will benefit from training and fitness from all life stages. K9 Fitness will help each dog develop core strength, body awareness, and self-confidence.
Your dog must be at a healthy and fit weight.
K9 FITNESS WILL HELP YOUR DOG:
Increase trunk and core strength
Strengthen the bond with your dog throughout interactive positive training
Stabilization of weak areas
Improved balance and awareness of the body's position in space
Improved body awareness and gain
Overall endurance strengthening and muscle toning
Instructor: Sami Jo Menning
Cost of Class: 5 weeks $140 - Dock Divers get 10% off!
November 16th, 6:15 PM. Instructor, Sami Jo. (FULL)
June 28th. 5:15 PM. Instructor, Sami Jo.
Foundations for AKC Ring
Thinking about competing with your dog in the future? This class is perfect for anyone wanting to step into the ring. The foundations are the most important part and with your instructor Hollie she will be guiding you through building up a competitive dog! This class will cover games and ideas to build up engagement and routine in your obedience routine. More specific Novice, Open and Utility classes are coming!
Cost of Class: $120 for 5 weeks
April 24th, 6:15 PM.
AKC Novice Obedience with Hollie
This class is for anyone who has completed the AKC Foundations and wanting to continue with AKC Obedience. This class will cover all the goals and requirements for a CD title, along with introduction into the Open class. Hollie will cover proper heeling techniques, learning to stand, fronts and finishes and more!
Cost of Class: $120 for 5 weeks
June 19th, 5 PM.
This 6 week Heeling Class is perfect for anyone who wants a nice and flashy heel. Dogs should come into this class knowing how to heel on a specific side as we will be covering how to get that attention, foot kick out and more!
Price: $140 for 6 weeks.
May 8th, 5:15 PM (FULL)
June 5th, 6:15 PM.
This is a one-time class where we work on confidence-building with brand new equipment the puppies may have never seen before. We also will be teaching the puppies appropriate play with each other. We will teach proper introductions to other puppies in a positive way and have fun while doing it. We will be grouping puppies by size and temperament.
*PUPPIES UNDER 4 MONTHS AND STARTED ON VACCINATIONS*
Next Puppy Social:
April 29th, 1 PM.
Do you love taking photos of your dog? If so, this class is for you. This is a 3 week long class that covers how to work with your dog staying and posing for photos. You will have the chance to work on basic commands to get your dog to hold still for photos and photo ops!
April 29th. 11:30 AM. Instructor, Sophie.
Rally Class - Novice through Excellent
Obedience is fun, however; Rally is extra fun. In rally, a dog and their handler move together through a course made up of 10-20 signs. Each sign displays a skill to perform such as turns or behaviors like sit, down, or stay. The dog and handler work together and should show a sense of teamwork and enthusiasm throughout the course.
Price: $120 for 4 weeks.
June 2nd, 5:15 PM. Instructor, Hollie.
This is a one night workshop for you and your dog to learn about enrichment activities, nutritional facts and more! You are more than welcome to bring your dog with or if you'd like to leave them home you will be going home with goodies for them! Each ticket gets you all the things you need to be successful with enrichment at home without having many new things in your dogs diet!
Date: May 24th at 6:15 PM
Ticket Price: $85