Introduction to Barn Hunt Workshop
Jun
26
to Jun 27

Introduction to Barn Hunt Workshop

$30/night

$55 both nights

Two night workshop. This is a beginner class for all new dogs and handlers. We will walk you through understanding the sport of Barn Hunt, introduction of the rat to your dogs, and cover other important elements of successful hunting.

Please bring your dog on a 6 ft. leash (no retractable leashes). Bring water and something to keep your dogs calm and quiet during the instructors discussion times. Disruptive dogs may be asked to wait in the car during these times.

Night One (Canine Adventures/Livonia)

Night one introduces the sport of Barn Hunt. Your dog will be introduced to one of our many rats, discuss BH trial classes and how to enter a trial.

Night Two (Barn/Milford)

Night two, getting into the ring. This session will be held in an actual barn on a Novice course. Your dog will get to climb on the straw, practice the tunnel exercise, along with finding the rat.

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SPOT Evaluation
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

SPOT Evaluation

UKC SPOT Logo.jpg

$20

UKC Socialized Pet Obedience Test (SPOT)

Similar to the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen test, this test has 10 different exercise stations to show the ability of the dog to act in a well-behaved manner suitable for a public event. Once passed, your dog will earn the SPOT title to add to their name, recognized by the United Kennel Club. Visit the UKC website for more information.

Click here for the SPOT Participant Handbook for exercise descriptions, acceptable equipment, requirements, and more.

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Canine Good Citizen Test
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Canine Good Citizen Test

$20

The 10-step CGC test is a non-competitive test for all dogs, including purebreds and mixed breeds. It is a prerequisite for many therapy dog groups and some homeowner’s insurance companies encourage CGC testing. Dogs do not need to be registered with the AKC organization to earn a CGC title. This is a pass/fail test.

A complete description of each CGC test exercise and a list of acceptable equipment can be found on the AKC website.

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Canine Good Citizen Advanced Test
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Canine Good Citizen Advanced Test

$20

The goal of AKC Community Canine (CGCA) is to test the dog’s skills in a natural setting. The exercises are similar to the CGC but on a larger scale involving the dog to walk through a real crowd at a dog show, on a busy sidewalk, at a training club or in a local park.

Dogs must have earned a CGC and have an AKC number, or PAL number, or AKC Canine Partners number to obtain a CGCA Title.

For more information on the test exercises, click on the CGCA brochure.

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Introduction to Barn Hunt Workshop
May
22
to May 23

Introduction to Barn Hunt Workshop

$30/night

$55 both nights

Two night workshop. This is a beginner class for all new dogs and handlers. We will walk you through understanding the sport of Barn Hunt, introduction of the rat to your dogs, and cover other important elements of successful hunting.

Please bring your dog on a 6 ft. leash (no retractable leashes). Bring water and something to keep your dogs calm and quiet during the instructors discussion times. Disruptive dogs may be asked to wait in the car during these times.

Night One (Canine Adventures/Livonia)

Night one introduces the sport of Barn Hunt. Your dog will be introduced to one of our many rats, discuss BH trial classes and how to enter a trial.

Night Two (Barn/Milford)

Night two, getting into the ring. This session will be held in an actual barn on a Novice course. Your dog will get to climb on the straw, practice the tunnel exercise, along with finding the rat.

Register for Class

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Urban Agility (Dog Parkour)
May
6
6:30 PM18:30

Urban Agility (Dog Parkour)

$150

6 weeks (no class 5/27/19)

Urban Agility or Dog Parkour is a newer K9 sport that is on the rise. This class is perfect for people that love to get out and explore with their dog.

Parkour is a physical discipline in which individuals move through their environment and conquer obstacles in their path. It includes climbing, balancing, jumping, running, vaulting, creativity and working past fear. So what is dog parkour? Dog parkour, sometimes known as urban agility, is an activity based on the same principles. It is a challenging, but fun, physical activity in which the dogs learn to interact with their environment. Just like in the human version, in dog parkour we work on ways to conquer obstacles, such as climbing, balancing, and jumping. Dog Parkour is a non competitive event, but it is a titling event. (Reference International Dog Parkour)

6 week course will be a hybrid of indoor and outdoor classes. Weeks 1 and 2 will be at our facility in Livonia and the following 4 weeks will be outdoors at local parks or downtown areas (within a 5 mile radius of our facility).

*** Dogs must be able to work in around other dogs and humans and be focused in public. If you are unsure if your dog is appropriate for this class just give us a call.

Equipment- Dogs must be wearing a harness with a back clip, 6 ft leash and another equipment appropriate for outdoor activities. Humans should be dressed appropriately for outdoor activity, enclosed shoes (no open toed, sandals or flip flops). You will also want to bring a motivator for your dog, toy or treats.

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Canine Conditioning & Games
Apr
30
8:00 PM20:00

Canine Conditioning & Games

$130

5 week class

This program is designed to help condition dogs through a series of games that are a great physical foundation for less active dogs or dogs working towards a sport career. Your dog will experience both a physical and mental transformation after playing these conditioning games.

We will introduce 4 different areas of conditioning:

  • Physical

  • Mental

  • Social

  • Bonding


These areas will be fulfilled by using conditioning games of Coordination, Mental Focus, Following Directions, Confidence and Strength.

Our instructor for this class is Tenille Gross. She is a Certified Canine Conditioning Coach. She has attended seminars with "Do More With Your Dog" guru Kyra Sundance.
Here is a link for more information on the program. http://www.domorewithyourdog.com/trickdog/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=87&Itemid=201

Prerequisite: Non-reactive dogs with basic obedience commands (recall not as important ).

What to bring to class:

  • a mat for your dog

  • toy or chew for during instructor discussion times

  • lots of yummy treats

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Scentwork for Beginners Class
Apr
29
7:00 PM19:00

Scentwork for Beginners Class

4 weeks

$125

This class is for first time handlers and/or dogs.

Topics covered are: How odor moves, teaching a final response, imprinting odor and much more. This class is great foundation to all organizations. A take home odor is included in the class cost. Please bring: dog on collar or harness & 6ft leash, variety of snacks, toy motivator if dog prefers and water bowl. Must pre-register space is limited.

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Introduction to Barn Hunt
Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Barn Hunt

THIS CLASS IS FULL

$30

One night workshop. This is a beginner class for all new dogs and handlers. We will walk you through understanding the sport of Barn Hunt, introduction of the rat to your dogs, and cover other important elements of successful hunting.

Please bring your dog on a 6 ft. leash (no retractable leashes). Bring water and something to keep your dogs calm and quiet during the instructors discussion times.
Disruptive dogs may be asked to wait in the car during these times.

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Introduction to Barn Hunt
Apr
18
5:30 PM17:30

Introduction to Barn Hunt

THIS CLASS IS FULL

$30

One night workshop. This is a beginner class for all new dogs and handlers. We will walk you through understanding the sport of Barn Hunt, introduction of the rat to your dogs, and cover other important elements of successful hunting.

Please bring your dog on a 6 ft. leash (no retractable leashes). Bring water and something to keep your dogs calm and quiet during the instructors discussion times.
Disruptive dogs may be asked to wait in the car during these times.

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Introduction to Barn Hunt
Apr
17
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Barn Hunt

THIS CLASS IS FULL

$30

One night workshop. This is a beginner class for all new dogs and handlers. We will walk you through understanding the sport of Barn Hunt, introduction of the rat to your dogs, and cover other important elements of successful hunting.

Please bring your dog on a 6 ft. leash (no retractable leashes). Bring water and something to keep your dogs calm and quiet during the instructors discussion times.
Disruptive dogs may be asked to wait in the car during these times.

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Introduction to Barn Hunt
Apr
17
5:30 PM17:30

Introduction to Barn Hunt

$30

One night workshop. This is a beginner class for all new dogs and handlers. We will walk you through understanding the sport of Barn Hunt, introduction of the rat to your dogs, and cover other important elements of successful hunting.

Please bring your dog on a 6 ft. leash (no retractable leashes). Bring water and something to keep your dogs calm and quiet during the instructors discussion times.
Disruptive dogs may be asked to wait in the car during these times.

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Canine Good Citizen Advanced
Apr
6
2:00 PM14:00

Canine Good Citizen Advanced

***Original test date was rescheduled for 4/6/19 @ 2pm.

$20

The goal of AKC Community Canine (CGCA) is to test the dog’s skills in a natural setting. The exercises are similar to the CGC but on a larger scale involving the dog to walk through a real crowd at a dog show, on a busy sidewalk, at a training club or in a local park.

Dogs must have earned a CGC and have an AKC number, or PAL number, or AKC Canine Partners number to obtain a CGCA Title.

For more information on the test exercises, click on the CGCA brochure.

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Canine Good Citizen Urban Test
Apr
6
2:00 PM14:00

Canine Good Citizen Urban Test

***Original test date was rescheduled for 4/6/19 @ 2pm.

$20

AKC Urban CGC has a 10- step test of skills that dogs must pass to earn the CGCU title. The goal of the CGCU is to test the dog’s skills in an urban (city) setting. The “urban” setting does not have to be a large metropolitan city, but will include testing around traffic, sidewalks, public stairs and/or elevators, noises and distractions.

Dogs must have earned a CGC and have an AKC number, or PAL number, or AKC Canine Partners number to obtain a CGCU Title.

For more information on the test exercises, click on the CGCU brochure.

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SPOT Evaluation
Mar
30
11:00 AM11:00

SPOT Evaluation

UKC SPOT Logo.jpg

$20

UKC Socialized Pet Obedience Test (SPOT)

Similar to the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen test, this test has 10 different exercise stations to show the ability of the dog to act in a well-behaved manner suitable for a public event. Once passed, your dog will earn the SPOT title to add to their name, recognized by the United Kennel Club. Visit the UKC website for more information.

Click here for the SPOT Participant Handbook for exercise descriptions, acceptable equipment, requirements, and more.

Registration

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Canine Good Citizen Test
Mar
30
11:00 AM11:00

Canine Good Citizen Test

$20

The 10-step CGC test is a non-competitive test for all dogs, including purebreds and mixed breeds. It is a prerequisite for many therapy dog groups and some homeowner’s insurance companies encourage CGC testing. Dogs do not need to be registered with the AKC organization to earn a CGC title. This is a pass/fail test.

A complete description of each CGC test exercise and a list of acceptable equipment can be found on the AKC website.

Registration

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Scentwork for Beginners Class
Mar
18
to Apr 8

Scentwork for Beginners Class

4 weeks

$125

This class is for first time handlers and/or dogs.

Topics covered are: How odor moves, teaching a final response, imprinting odor and much more. This class is great foundation to all organizations. A take home odor is included in the class cost. Please bring: dog on collar or harness & 6ft leash, variety of snacks, toy motivator if dog prefers and water bowl. Must pre-register space is limited.

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Introduction to Barn Hunt
Mar
13
7:00 PM19:00

Introduction to Barn Hunt

$30

One night workshop. This is a beginner class for all new dogs and handlers. We will walk you through understanding the sport of Barn Hunt, introduction of the rat to your dogs, and cover other important elements of successful hunting.

Please bring your dog on a 6 ft. leash (no retractable leashes). Bring water and something to keep your dogs calm and quiet during the instructors discussion times.
Disruptive dogs may be asked to wait in the car during these times.

Register for Class

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