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Strategic Paws Training LLC
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Agility Run-Thru



Date: September 23, 2018

Start Time: 10:00am

Ending Time: 1:30pm

Cost:  $15

Instructor: Kimberly Smith

Registration opens: online www.strategicpawstraining.com.

Agility Run Thrus 
Run Thrus with 2 nested courses, one Novice AKC level and one Masters AKC level course. A Frame and Teeter will be use for contact obstacles and 12 weave poles. (NO Dog Walk)

4 runs for $15
Outdoors on grass. Fully fenced.

Walks will begin at 10:00 a.m., then run in height-order. Then another walk and another run in height order. And repeat for 3rd run and 4th.

* All dogs must be on leash when not crated or running on course.
* Please bring a chair, crate, water, treats and toys.
* Please pick-up any poop you see -- even if it is not yours. :) 


held at:
Strategic Paws Training & Boarding
4527 Valley Pike, Stephens City, VA
Indoor Training Facility


Agility courses with 3 nested courses.
4 runs for $15.


Seminar 
Scent Work, Training & Trialing Strategies and Confidence & Motivation




Date: October 20-21, 2018

Start Time: 9:00 am

Ending Time: 5:00pm

Cost:  $65-auditing, $100 working spot (1 day), $180 working spot (2 days)
            11 working spots

Instructor: Stacy Barnett

Registration opens: online www.strategicpawstraining.com.


held at:
Strategic Paws Training & Boarding
4527 Valley Pike, Stephens City, VA
Indoor Training Facility

STRATEGIES This is a popular topic. Learn the “secret sauce” to being the best competitive team that you can with your dog. Learn the nuances of handling, reading your dog, managing arousal, teamwork and mental management. Delve in depth into each of these critical components!

CONFIDENCE Did you know that there are three kinds of Confidence? And that your motivation problem might not be motivation at all? Or maybe you DO have a motivation problem…. Learn how to tell the difference and how to address the root problem. And what about the KEY to success…. AROUSAL! Learn about how arousal and emotion can contribute to your success and explore how to regulate them. Practice exercises and situational hides to build team confidence and to get the dog “in drive”. your puppy.

Bring your own lunch, local restaurants and grocery store (Within 4 minutes of venue.)

Hotel, Country Inn and Suites, Kernstown (Within 4 minutes of venue.)
Camping/RV, Candy Hill, Winchester (Within 10 minutes of venue.)




Events
Workshop ​
Agility Jump Grid 



Date: November 17, 2018

Start Time: 9:00am

Ending Time: 12:00pm

Cost:  $75

Instructor: Kimberly Smith

Registration opens: online www.strategicpawstraining.com.


held at:
Strategic Paws Training & Boarding
4527 Valley Pike, Stephens City, VA
Indoor Training Facility


Practicing jump grid work is focused training that allows your dog to focus on jumping skills to develop understanding and confidence, which leads to Speed and Efficiency. These exercises are excellent maintenance work for muscles and core strength necessary for jumping.


Workshop​
Canine Sport Conditioning



Date: November 17, 2018

Start Time: 1:00pm

Ending Time: 4:00pm

Cost:  $75

Instructor: Kimberly Smith

Registration opens: online www.strategicpawstraining.com.


held at:
Strategic Paws Training & Boarding
4527 Valley Pike, Stephens City, VA
Indoor Training Facility


Every athlete requires conditioning and cross training. Dogs participating in sporting dog competitions are no exception. Your dog must be in prime physical condition. Core conditioning is an essential part of any athletes’ training program, including the sporting dogs.