Tricks

Tricks

From the 1920’s and 1940’s when trick dogs such as Rin Tin Tin and Lassie won peoples’ hearts, trick dog training has become one of the most exciting new areas in dog training today. Tricks are a great way to build confidence, keep your dog learning, and refine your training skills. Whether you want to title your dog or just want something to stay busy, tricks classes are a great way to continue your dog’s training!

Novice

This is a 4 week class to work towards your AKC Novice Trick Dog title!  We'll work on classic tricks like shake paws, spin, and play dead, as well as more advanced tricks like jumping through a hoop and puppy push-ups!

Prerequisite:

Completion of Basic Manners or instructor approval

Price:

$110 for a four-week class that meets for 50 minutes, once a week

Intermediate

This four-week class is designed to work towards your AKC Trick Dog Intermediate title! Teams will work on tricks for their respective levels in stations. We'll work on advanced tricks like balancing treats, hide & seek, leg weaves, spider-dog, sit pretty, and more!

Prerequisite:

Your dog must have their Novice Trick Dog title to be eligible for Intermediate.

Price:

$110 for a four-week class that meets for 50 minutes, once a week

Advanced

Advanced Tricks is where we get into the really fun stuff! Now that your dog has learned more body awareness and how to interact with props, we get to work on tricks like opening doors, turn on the lights, say your prayers, and much more!

Prerequisite:

Your dog must have their Intermediate Trick Dog title to be eligible for Advanced.

Price:

$160 for a six-week class that meets for 50 minutes, once a week