Strategic Paws Training LLC
Cooperation Engagement Learning
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Competition Agility Puppy Foundations I
Instructor - Kimberly Smith
Location - Training Field/Training Center
Prerequisite Classes - no classes needed
This 6 week session of classes introduces your partner to the foundation skills necessary to succeed in the sport of dog agility. These classes will work to build drive, develop focus and a team mentality with your puppy. A "clicker" will be used for teaching targeting. "Drive" will be developed through the use of toys and restrained recalls. You and your puppy will be introduced to foundation skills as well as recall to heal, rear end awareness exercises, directional lead outs, cone work, contact skills, simple distance work and obstacle discrimination. Your puppy will play crate games. Your puppy will be introduced to some basic agility training equipment such as travel boards, wobble boards, tunnel, tire and table.
All puppies must have BEGUN vaccinations for Rabies, Parvo, Distemper, Adenovirus, vaccinations by the first day of class. Please bring proof of vaccinations to the first class.
Puppy must be between the ages of 3 and 11 months.
A sit stay or down stay would be desirable but not necessary.
Plenty of really good treats and a clicker.
Notebook for notes.
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