Veterinary and Rehabilitation Center of Cape Elizabeth
Pet Quarters, Windham in the Warehouse
Top link 4 wk puppy
Bottom is 6 wks Star Puppy
Classes at Poetic Gold Farm, Falmouth
Learn foundation skills of agility combined with foundation trick behaviors.
Teaching tricks to our dogs and our clients dogs is our favorite!
Learn the basics of shaping, luring, capturing, looping and molding. These concepts will apply to all avenues of dog training and dog sports.
Tricks teach dogs how to learn
AKC Trick Title testing will take place through out. the 6 weeks. Come have fun with your dog! Learn all sorts of cool behaviors using fun, positive methods. Take your training up a few notches, and entertain and impress your friends and family .
Using positive methods, we will help your dog learn the world is a lot less scary.
We will adress, stranger danger, noises, novel things, husbandry and handling, and how to use platforms for confidence building.
In Control Unleashed class we use Leslie McDevitt's CU Program, combined with foundation skills like loose leash walking, sit, stay, come and target to help your dog focus on you. We add increasing levels of distractions, to include other dogs, people, strange sounds, and novel items. We will help you teach your dog that these "triggers" are nothing to be concerned about , and that checking in with you is the best way of dealing with potential stressors. We utilize various props to help your dog learn how to become calmer, and you will learn how to teach your dog to relax. All classes are tailored to match individual skill levels, with safety being of the utmost importance. Class is taught on leash.