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Adult Dog Group Class

4 Week Backyard Agility

The number one dog sport where you and your dog become a team to complete an obstacle course

About this class

Week 1 – Overview of types of agility equipment – contact obstacles, tunnel, hurdles,
weave poles, pause obstacle, and tire jump; warm-up exercise; ladder work; begin
Week 2 – Importance of handling on both your left and right side; jump sequence; intro. to weave poles; intro. to the tunnel; plank; and wobble board (For puppies and small dogs, in Center only, intro. to dog walk will replace plank, and we will begin to teeter-totter)
Week 3 – Review of prior equipment, add magic square as the pause table, increase
number of weave poles, add tire jump
Week 4 – students run an agility course (off-leash in tennis court if available)

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of cues asked, Puppy 101 Basic Manners, CGC Class, STAR Puppy, or Skills I & II

July 9 - July 30

Fridays from 6-7pm


for all classes

All Dogs must be current on all vaccinations. If your dog reacts negatively toward other dogs or people or has severe behavior issues, these classes will not be a good fit. Contact me for private sessions, which will be the better option.

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Understanding Your Dog’s mission is simple, help people and their dogs have the best relationship possible. Theresa Pitner, professional and certified dog trainer for Understanding Your Dog, accomplishes this by providing training that makes sense to humans so they can enjoy their relationship with their pet.