to Agility (Level 1A & 1B)
Participate in one of the most popular and fun dog sports in the canine world!
Intro to Agility is made up of two 6-week classes:
Intro To Agility: Core Skills (Level 1A)
Intro to Agility: Contacts & Weaves (Level 1B)
Skills (Level 1A) begins:
--Friday, March 8, 2019 at 7:45 p.m.
(Class ends 5/3. No class on 3/22; 4/5; 4/12)
--Friday, January 11, 2019 at
(Ends on 3/29)
--Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
(Ends Mar 13th. No class on 2/6)
Contacts & Weaves (Level 1B) begins:
--Friday March 8, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
(Ends 5/3. No class on 3/22; 4/5; 4/12)
Register for any class (click here)
This class is being held on the outdoor agility field.
Needed to take this class :
• A prior obedience class, such as Focus
strongly suggested and encouraged.
• For participation in Contacts & Weaves (1B) you must have graduated
from Core Skills (1A)
• To play agility properly, it is very helpful if your dog can
sit, lie down, stay, and come around the distraction of other
• Your dog
cannot be reactive towards dogs or people since short portions
of this class may be conducted off leash. (Your dog should be friendly or indifferent.)
Diana Johnson-Ford (Friday class) or Kimber Chase (Wed class)
fee : $145
for each 6-week class.
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is a fast paced, super-fun game you play with
your dog! In
this sport, the handler has a limited amount
of time to get their dog to safely navigate
a set of obstacles in a predetermined order.
The obstacles can include jumps, tunnels, weave
poles, A-frame, dogwalk, teeter-totter, and
more! The dog must safely complete the obstacles
in a specific order and within the time limit.
in agility requires proper training, as it
is a game of physical skill, control, patience
and, most of all, teamwork between handler
and dog. In the upper levels, agility is
a race against the clock, but accuracy in
all levels is the first requirement.
to Agility: Core Sklls
dogs will be introduced to many of the obstacles
in agility such as jumps and tunnels, in a
safe and controlled manner to build your dog's
confidence and skills. Owners will be taught handling skills and footwork to best communitcate with their dog teammate.
to Agility: Contacts and Weaves, the dog
will learn how to negotiate the contact equipment
with confidence (dogwalk, A-frame, teeter).
The correct end position for the contact equipment
will be introduced and shaped. Beginning success
in the weave poles, one of the most challenging
agility obstacles, will be an important aspect
of the class.
The skills needed to successfully negotiate
the obstacles and the handling skills will
be worked on weekly in both classes. Attention,
focus, teamwork, and motivation will be practiced
as the team builds confidence in an atmosphere
that centers on learning skills while having
fun. By the end of these classes the dogs will
have a good working knowledge of many of the