April 06, 2015 by Amanda in Dog Training
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April Schedule Notices

We’ve had an exciting March and April here at Dogtastic with our Canine Performing Arts and Nosework Club classes! The current session of Canine Performing Arts will wrap up on Tuesday, April 7.  Please keep an eye out for the start date of the next session, as well as the addition

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March 31, 2015 by Amanda in Dog Training
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Therapy Dog Testing – April 14

Therapy dog testing is scheduled for April 14, at 6:30 pm.  The testing will be for the Love on a Leash Control Evaluation.  If you’d like more information, please contact us.

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March 16, 2015 by Amanda in Dog Training
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April Rotating Class Schedule

All classes are on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm.  Contact us for more info. April 1 – Therapy Dog Prep April 8 – Levels 2-3 April 15 – Open April 22 – Levels 2-3 April 29 – Agility for Fun

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January 27, 2015 by Amanda in Dog Training
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Nosework Club

If you’ve been looking for a new, mentally stimulating, confidence building activity for your dog, then this class is for you.  You’ll learn how to teach your dog to search, find, and alert on a specific odor.  No previous training experience is needed to join in the fun! Dates and

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January 04, 2015 by Amanda in Dog Training
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Canine Performing Arts

Bring out your dog’s inner superstar!  This six-week class is like no other in Northwest Arkansas.  You and your dog will learn how to work as a team while learning targeting, directional cues, tricks, and relationship building exercises. No previous training experience is needed for this introduction to Canine Performing Arts.

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July 10, 2013 by Amanda in Dog Training
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What Is Dog Training?

What is dog training?  Is it teaching your dog that you’re the boss — being the leader? Is it giving your dog love, cookies, and kisses with the expectation he’ll show his affection through good behavior? Or, is it making your dog obey because that’s just what dogs should do?

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April 14, 2015 by Amanda in Dog Training
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May Rotating Class Schedule

Class times are Wednesdays at 7:00 pm and are included with Group Class Enrollment. May 6 – Therapy Prep May 13 – Levels 2-3 May 20 – Open Class May 27 – Agility for Fun

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November 17, 2013 by Amanda in Dog Training
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Does the Leash Fit

It seems simple enough, but with so many leash choices out there how do you choose the right one?  Here are a few questions you should consider when picking out a new leash: What is your specific goal at the moment; How does your dog act on leash; and How

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October 29, 2013 by Amanda in Dog Training
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The Key to Success

Whether you are training for competition or for having a well-rounded pet, long-term goals are an important part of living with a dog. However, it’s important to make sure you don’t get so focused on achieving your long-term goals that you miss experiencing the best part of living with a

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August 12, 2013 by Amanda in Dog Training
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A Training Tool Your Dog Can Understand

As most folks who know me will tell you, my training outlook focuses on relationship development through communicating in a way your dog can actually understand. One very important tool that is most often overlooked, or perhaps not used to it’s full advantage, is a leash and training collar.  Specifically,

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