Prerequisite: None |
Dogs/puppies over 3 months of age are welcome. No aggressive/reactive dogs please.
Purpose is to teach tricks in a fun and positive manner, strengthening the bond between dog and handler, and building petís confidence.
Instructor will provide most props; target sticks, small mats, cups and other objects for tricks. Some club puppy agility equipment will be used. Clickers are used for some tricks, and will be available for $3. Sportsmenís Dog Trick Class List will provided to each student. Students may bring in their own props.
AKC and "Do More with Your Dog" trick testing will take place during sessions if a student demonstrates proficiency during class. Testing also on the last night of class. It is studentís responsibility to bring their Trick Dog checklist to each class.
Class will be 1 1/2 hr with a break for dogs & humans
Bring to Class:
Leather leash, short leashes such as tab lead will also be used.|
Variety of tiny training treats
Favorite small toy
Clicker (will be available to purchase)
Dog bowl for water
Note: If your dog attempts to bite or has bitten a person or lunges/snaps at other dogs, or you are not physically able to control your dog, then a group class is not a suitable environment. It is best to consult with an animal behaviorist.
FRIDAY PM CLASSES
S. Jacques, J. Lindell-Meinhard, Virginia Smith
S1 Jan 25 (Jan 25, Feb 1, 15, 22)
Refund Policy: No refunds given after the first class.
SDTC Members and Associates:
You must register 48 hours before the start of class
or there will be a $10 late fee.
FOUNDED 1942, Proud to be Michigan's Oldest Dog Training Club|