July 12, 2016 by Amanda in Dog Training
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Animal Assisted Therapy Presentation

Please join us on Wednesday, July 20, at 7:00 p.m. for a fun and informative Animal Assisted Therapy Presentation by Cody Newton, occupational therapist, from HealthSouth. This presentation is open to certified therapy dog teams, teams working on therapy dog certification, and individuals interested in learning more about animal assisted

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June 14, 2016 by Amanda in Dog Training
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July Holiday and Rotating Class Schedule

July Holiday Closures Saturday, July 2 – Monday, July 4 July Rotating Classes July 6 – Advanced CGC/Community Canine Prep July 13 – Levels 2-3 Obedience July 20 – No Class.  Hosting Animal Assisted Therapy Presentation/Demo July 27 – Agility for Fun All rotating class times are 7:00 p.m. on

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March 30, 2016 by Amanda in Dog Training
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Agility 2

The May session of Agility 2 is full.  Dates for the next session will be posted soon. This four week Agility 2 class will build on the skills you and your dog learned in the Agility 1 class to further prepare you for competitive agility.  This class will be limited

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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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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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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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