Competition Classes

Novice Classes

Novice Drill

Instructor: Betty Gansky
Date/time: Mondays @ 5:00-5:45 starting October 8, 2018. . No class 11/5
Duration: On-going
Cost: $10 nonmembers/$8 members
No need to pre-register – this is a drop in class opportunity.

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Novice Foundation II

Class Description: This second level class is designed for continuing education of all the novice level exercises. We will add duration to some of the exercises as well as focus with motivation. We will continue to break down each exercise to help handlers and dogs gain confidence and have a clear understanding of what is expected in this level to earn the CD title.
Prerequisites: To participate in this class it is helpful if dogs have completed Novice Foundation l (aka Novice Competition). Or have taken a basic or intermediate class. No titles needed.

What to bring: 6’ leash, short heeling leash, string cheese, other assorted treats, tug toy and a jack pot jar.
Starts: Thursday, 9/20/18 @5:00PM
Instructor: Peggy DeMinico
Duration: 6 weeks
Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours within the last 12 months)

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Open Classes

Open – “Trial Ready”

Description This class is for dogs that are trained in the open level. But need some brushing up. Continuing work on heel free, quick drops, learn to have your dog react immediately to signals, quick pick ups on the retrieve, not going around the jump, and not cutting the broad jump. Are you ready to enter a trial? Come work your dogs and let’s get ready to trial!

Prerequisite: Dogs need to be familiar with all the open exercises. No titles needed.
What to Bring: Short heel leash, collar tab, dumbbell, assorted treats and jackpot jar.
Starts: Tuesday, 10/30/18 @ 2:30 PM
Instructor: Peggy DeMinico
Duration: 6 weeks

Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours within the last 12 months)

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Utility Classes

Utility Foundation II

Description In this class we will continue to break exercises down with motivational games to help dogs to learn and enjoy all parts of this challenging level. We will work together in the ring as a group to add focus and gain confidence while keeping it fun. Learning each part step by step will make it easy to put the whole exercise together. Getting us closer to trial ready.

Prerequisite: Dog and handler should have taken a Competition class or are familiar with this level. It is helpful if dogs know a retrieve and will jump.
What to Bring: Scent articles, set of 3 gloves, a target, tug toy, assorted treats, squeeze cheese and a jackpot jar.
Starts: Tuesday, 9/11/18 @ 2:30 PM
Instructor:Peggy DeMinico
Duration: 6 weeks

Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours within the last 12 months)

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Special Purpose Classes

Open & Utility – “Problem Solving”

Description Solve all your handler errors and problems in Open and Utility
Prerequisite: Each dog should be about to be entering trials or already showing in trials in either one or both of the levels.
What to Bring: Dumbell, gloves, articles, treats, and a smile.
Starts: TBD
Instructor: Janet Moore and Jean Asaro
Duration:6 weeks at an hour or equivalent.

Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours within the last 12 months)

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