Classes & Events

june

Aqua Agilitymon17jun6:45 PM6:45 PM $140 for 6 weeks Event Organized ByAshley Phelps, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

Looking for something new and fun to cool off you and your pooch this summer? This low impact, for fun pool agility course is geared toward dogs of all ages. Your dog will build confidence in the water as well as working on building muscle through activities that are gentle on their joints. This class is guaranteed to be a splashing good time!

  • This pool is a zero entry and goes to 4′ at its deepest point.
  • If there is a cancellation due to inclement weather, the class will push out an additional week.

This class will run on Mondays for 6 weeks, June 17 through July 22

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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CGC / TDI Testingsat22jun10:00 AMsat12:00 PM10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

DETAILS

Testing requirements can be found here for CGC and here for TDI

The indoor Dog Park will be closed to the public until testing is complete, should it run into normal weekend park hours (Noon – sundown).

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Recallsun23jun11:00 AM11:00 AM $100 for 4 weeks Event Organized ByJessica Ackerman, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

This class takes a fresh, new spin on our recall classes by engaging your dog in games and exercises that teach strong recall and overall off-leash skills in a fun way.

This class will run on Sundays for 4 weeks, June 23 through July 14.

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Beginner AKC Rally - Single Sessionsat29jun9:00 AMsat10:00 AM9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Event Organized ByJen Heid, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

AKC Rally is a companion sport in AKC Obedience. It is teamwork between owner and dog as they move with an instructor thru a course at their own pace. The owner and dog have to have completed a Basic Obedience course. The sport was designed with the traditional dog owner in mind, but can be challenging for those who enjoy a higher level of competition. Communication from owner to their dog is encouraged and perfect heeling position is not required, but there should be a sense of teamwork and enthusiasm as they enjoy this bonding sport together.

  • SKILL LEVEL: All / any skill level welcome. Geared towards newcomers to Rally skills.
  • Attendance of a prior obedience class is required.
  • Both AKC and WCRL signs will be taught in this class.
  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Advanced AKC Rally - Single Sessionsat29jun10:00 AMsat11:00 AM10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Event Organized ByJen Heid, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

AKC Rally is a companion sport in AKC Obedience. It is teamwork between owner and dog as they move with an instructor thru a course at their own pace. The owner and dog have to have completed a Basic Obedience course. The sport was designed with the traditional dog owner in mind, but can be challenging for those who enjoy a higher level of competition. Communication from owner to their dog is encouraged and perfect heeling position is not required, but there should be a sense of teamwork and enthusiasm as they enjoy this bonding sport together.

  • SKILL LEVEL: Geared towards those who have completed beginner or basic Rally skills.
  • Attendance of a prior obedience class is required.
  • Both AKC and WCRL signs will be taught in this class.
  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Rodeo Dog - Single Sessionsat29jun11:00 AMsat12:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Event Organized ByJen Heid, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

Rodeo Dog is a fun sport for an owner and their dog. It was designed like barrel racing for horses but with you and your dog. Any dog and handler can do this sport with no experience needed. You will form a close bond with your dog as you compete in a fun and safe environment. Everyone can enjoy this sport. There are no restrictions and accommodations will be made for handler or dog so that everyone can participate. Come join us and have a great time with your dog!

  • SKILL LEVEL: All / any skill level welcome.
  • Attendance of a prior obedience class is required.
  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Sniff & Go - Single Sessionsat29jun12:00 PMsat1:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Event Organized ByJen Heid, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

Sniff & Go is a new and fun way for you and your dog to practice searching for hidden items. Your dog will be provided with 3 or 4 searches. You choose if you want to know how many hides, hide location, or run it blind.

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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july

Sophomore Basic Manners Classtue02jul6:30 PM6:30 PM $140 for 6 weeks Event Organized ByJessica Ackerman, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

For dogs ages 6 months and up, this is a 6 week class. Dogs will learn sit, down, stay, come when called, leave it, leash walking, place and more – all with distractions added to help good behaviors stick!

This class will run on Tuesdays for 6 weeks, July 2 through August 6

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Intermediate Manners & Obedience Classtue02jul7:30 PM7:30 PM $140 for 6 weeks Event Organized ByJessica Ackerman, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

This intermediate level 6-week training course is geared towards dogs who know the foundation skills taught in our Sophomore Basic Manners class and are ready to expand their learning into distance and social distractions, as well as off-leash exercises.

This class will run on Tuesdays for 6 weeks, July 2 through August 6

  • Prerequisite of our Sophomore Basic Manners Class
  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Independence Daythu04julAll Day(All Day: thursday)

DETAILS

  • The Dog Park and Pool are open on The 4th of July Noon – 4:00PM
  • Reservations via our online request form are encouraged to ensure entry, especially for a holiday – but not required.

Intro to Swimming & Divingsat13jul10:00 AMsat10:45 AM10:00 AM - 10:45 AM $25 per dog Event Organized ByAshley Phelps, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

Are you more excited about the pool than your dog? In this class, our trainer will help “get your dog’s feet wet,” and ease them into getting used to the pool. Our trainer will also work with you to teach your dog how to jump into the pool. Please note: our trainer will be in the pool, but you will not be permitted in yourself.

This class is a single session.

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Canine Good Citizen (CGC) & Therapy Dog International (TDI) Prep Classsun21jul12:00 PM12:00 PM $140 for 6 weeks Event Organized ByAshley Phelps, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

How much happiness does your dog bring to you? Have you ever thought about sharing that joy with hospitals, nursing homes, and the community? All you have to do is pass a simple training test and your dog can bring his wagging tail to many in need of a smile! This prep class will help you and your dog master each step of the test.

This class will run on Sundays for 6 weeks, July 21 through August 25.

  • Prerequisite of an obedience class
  • Testing will be offered at the end of the 6 weeks.
  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Class, 6-Week Sessionwed24jul6:30 PM6:30 PM $140 for 6 weeks Event Organized ByJessica Ackerman, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

S.T.A.R. stands for Socialization, Training, Activity, and Responsible owner!

This class is designed to get owners and puppies off to a great start and build the foundations for a lasting relationship. In class, we will address common puppy problems like potty training and mouthing. Puppies will have opportunities to participate in confidence building socialization activities and will engage in appropriate puppy play. Owners will learn techniques to elicit engagement and attention from their puppies that will help them focus and learn. Basic manners and desired behaviors will be taught utilizing positive reinforcement techniques and games. Puppies will learn the foundations for sit, down, relaxing on a mat, come, stay, loose leash walking, and more.

At the end of the 6-week class puppies will participate in an exam and successful teams will graduate from the AKC STAR Puppy Program.

This class will run on Wednesdays for 6 weeks, July 24 through August 28

  • Puppy age range: 20 weeks or younger at the start of class
  • 1st round of vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Beginner Scent Classwed24jul7:30 PM7:30 PM $140 for 6 weeks Event Organized ByJen Heid, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

This beginner class is for new-comers. In laying the building blocks for success, we first teach the game sniffing out a scent. This first class works mostly with treats, boxes and a small course. By the end of the six weeks, dogs will be introduced to their first scent. Our Scent Classes are a recreational version of what you see police and military dogs do! This new sport is based on positive reward techniques and it is wonderful mental stimulation for your dog. Dogs that progress in their abilities can move on to higher level classes to prepare for trials, testing, and titling.

This class will run on Wednesdays for 6 weeks, July 24 through August 28.

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Advanced Beginner Scent Classthu25jul6:30 PM6:30 PM $140 for 6 weeks Event Organized ByJen Heid, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

Advanced beginner class is for those who are still new to scent classes, but have some experience. We will put some skills to the test and challenge your dog to learn more, working beyond just basic beginner steps if possible, to prep them for intermediate and higher level classes. Our Scent Classes are a recreational version of what you see police and military dogs do! This new sport is based on positive reward techniques and it is wonderful mental stimulation for your dog. Dogs that progress in their abilities can move on to higher level classes to prepare for trials, testing, and titling.

This class will run on Thursdays for 6 weeks, July 25 through August 29.

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Advanced Scent Classthu25jul7:30 PM7:30 PM $140 for 6 weeks Event Organized ByJen Heid, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

After your dog has completed the Beginner and Advanced Beginner scent classes, they will be ready for the more challenging Advanced scent class. Here, we are working various scents and real life obstacles. This class will help prepare for your testing.

This class will run on Thursdays for 6 weeks, July 25 through August 29.

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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august

Intro to Swimming & Divingsat03aug10:00 AMsat10:45 AM10:00 AM - 10:45 AM $25 per dog Event Organized ByAshley Phelps, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

Are you more excited about the pool than your dog? In this class, our trainer will help “get your dog’s feet wet,” and ease them into getting used to the pool. Our trainer will also work with you to teach your dog how to jump into the pool. Please note: our trainer will be in the pool, but you will not be permitted in yourself.

This class is a single session.

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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Intro to Swimming & Divingsat24aug10:00 AMsat10:45 AM10:00 AM - 10:45 AM $25 per dog Event Organized ByAshley Phelps, CPDT-KA

DETAILS

Are you more excited about the pool than your dog? In this class, our trainer will help “get your dog’s feet wet,” and ease them into getting used to the pool. Our trainer will also work with you to teach your dog how to jump into the pool. Please note: our trainer will be in the pool, but you will not be permitted in yourself.

This class is a single session.

  • Rabies, Distemper, and Bordetella vaccinations required as well as a negative fecal including Giardia testing

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september

Labor Daymon02sepAll Day(All Day: monday)

DETAILS

  • The Dog Park and Pool are open on Labor Day Noon – 4:00PM
  • Reservations via our online request form are encouraged to ensure entry, especially for a holiday – but not required.

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