Class Descriptions

OBEDIENCE AND AGILITY CLASSES ARE NOW ALL IN SESSION.  NEW CLASSES WILL START JANUARY 2022.

** COVID INFO FOR OBEDIENCE CLASSES: ONE ADDITIONAL PERSON PER DOG BESIDES THE HANDLER IS CURRENTLY ALLOWED TO ATTEND.  AS OF AUG. 12th, SNOHOMISH COUNTY HAS REINSTATED THE INDOOR MASK MANDATE.  ALL PARTICIPANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS DURING CLASS, EVEN IF VACCINATED.

* Preregistration is required for all classes.

* Directions to class location: Crystal Creek Farms

 

OBEDIENCE CLASSES:

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RUFF AROUND THE EDGES (BASIC OBEDIENCE) Weeks: 5 | Fee: $190

Does this describe your dog’s obedience? Then this is the class you’re looking for! Basic commands such as sit, down, stay, leave-it, and how to walk on a loose leash are just a few of the things covered. We’ll also show you how to improve your relationship with your dog while making him a well-mannered member of your family. This is a great basic class for recently adopted dogs, pups who have just completed a puppy class, or for older dogs just needing an obedience “refresher!”
NOTE: There is no free play in this class. Dogs remain on leash at all times.

Prerequisite: No prior training needed; dog must be 5 months or older. ** Dogs with any reactivity issues towards dogs and/or people must complete a private lesson prior to joining a class. Please contact me for a referral to a colleague that can help prepare your dog for a group class.**

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Location: Crystal Creek Farms, Woodinville
Weeks: 5
Cost: $190


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POOCH THE LIMITS! (INTERMEDIATE) Weeks: 5 | Fee: $180

This is a continuation of our basic obedience class. This class will focus on improving owner handling skills and fine tuning basic obedience commands with increased distractions.

Prerequisite: Open to dogs that have completed Ruff Around the Edges or that have permission from the instructor only. Please email katie@dogsinprogress.com BEFORE registering for instructor approval.

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Location: Crystal Creek Farms, Woodinville
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ULTIMUTT OBEDIENCE (ADVANCED) Weeks: 5 | Fee: $180

This class is designed to work with increased distances and distractions. The goal is to reduce leash dependency and prepare for off-leash obedience. Dogs must be able to walk on a loose leash and have a solid understanding of all basic commands before entering this class.  Only dogs that can safely be off-leash with other dogs are permitted.  This class is only offered in the spring or summer when classes can be held mostly outdoors.

Prerequisite: Only dogs that have permission from the instructor are permitted in this class. Please email katie@dogsinprogress.com BEFORE registering for instructor approval.

Day: No class scheduled at this time.

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TERRIER BASICS Weeks: 5 | Fee: $190

Learn how to work through “terrier” issues in this specialized class just for terriers! You’ll learn basic obedience, games, and how to handle your dog’s natural instincts. Small breeds only please (JRT, Westie, Cairn, Welsh, Rat, etc.)

Prerequisite: No prior training needed; dogs should be 5 months or older.

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Location: Crystal Creek Farms, Woodinville
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Cost: $190

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INTERMEDIATE TERRIER Weeks: 5 | Fee: $180

This class is a continuation of Terrier Basics. The goal of this class will be to work around increased distractions and distances and to reduce leash dependency. Terriers must be able to walk on a loose leash and have an understanding of all other basic commands to take this class.

Prerequisite: Terriers must have completed Terrier Basics AND have permission from instructor.

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NOVICE RALLY OBEDIENCE Weeks: 5 | Fee: $180

This class is an introduction to AKC’s Rally Obedience. Only on-leash novice courses will be practiced. No competitive obedience experience necessary. Dogs must have completed a basic obedience course to participate.

For more information on Rally Obedience, please visit the AKC website: Rally info.

Prerequisite: None.

Day: Wednesday
Time: 5:00 – 6:00p.m.
Start: January 12, 2022
Location: Crystal Creek Farms
Weeks: 5
Cost: $180
Register: REGISTER HERE

 

AGILITY CLASSES:

*PLEASE NOTE:  THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS FOR AGILITY CLASSES ONCE THE CLASS SESSION HAS BEGUN.  REFUNDS AVAILABLE UP TO 48 HOURS PRIOR TO THE START OF CLASS.   PLEASE CONTACT THE INSTRUCTOR, MARGARET HUGHES AT magspaws@gmail.com , IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT WHICH CLASS YOU SHOULD BE TAKING.*

COVID INFO:  Agility classes will follow whatever the current outdoor recreation rules are.  Currently- One additional handler per dog is allowed to attend class.  Unvaccinated people MUST wear masks during class.

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FOUNDATION AGILITY Weeks: 6 | Fee: $200

INSTRUCTOR:  MARGARET HUGHES

Are you brand new to agility? Then this is a great class to start with! You’ll learn all the agility
obstacles, start sequencing and learn some of the basic handling moves to complete a course. Beginning Agility
class is the cornerstone of the sport of dog agility. Dogs safely learn to navigate equipment, while also
cultivating confidence, body awareness and a bond with their handler. Taught in a positive environment, dog
agility helps develop a strong working relationship between handler and dog, while at the same time teaching
skills that go far beyond agility.

The goal of this class is to safely introduce a dog and owner team to the world of dog agility.

Prerequisite: Dogs must have completed a previous obedience class;  Absolutely no dog aggressive behavior allowed. Dogs must be 4 months or older.

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Location: Crystal Creek Farms, covered arena
Weeks: 6
Cost: $200
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Location: Crystal Creek Farms, covered arena
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Directions to class location: Crystal Creek Farms.

ADDITIONAL TRAINING CLASS RECOMMENDATIONS:

*Puppy Classes (for pups under 5 months of age) and Therapy Dog Classes – please visit www.puppymanners.com or www.flying-ace.com.

*Show Handling/Conformation Classes– Drop-in format; Tuesdays, 7:00 – 8:00p.m. at Cascade Kennels; Contact Cascade Kennels for instructor information.

*K9 Nosework classes – please visit www.funquestdogsports.com.