Agility Classes Offered
Foundation Skills for Puppies
This series of classes provides training in the
skills needed by puppies and young dogs for life as
a performance dog. Contact Dogwood for age and skill
requirements before registering.
This class provides training in the very important foundation
skills needed for agility as well as an introduction to all of the agility
In this class the dog’s confidence and skill are increased on
all agility obstacles, with increased heights and
class continues to build obstacle confidence and skills in
the dog, focusing on the development of independent weave
and teeter performances, while also strengthening the dog's
contact performance. The handler is also introduced to
introductory handling maneuvers and the role of handler
motion in the directing of a dog through a course.
class is a continuation of Beginner Intermediate I, focusing
on the introduction of front and rear crossing while
continuing to build the dogs confidence and ability to run
continues to expose the dog and handler team to
running sequences and introduces the handler to more
challenging handling maneuvers, such as serpentines and lead outs.
This class is
for those young dogs who have completed the Foundation
Skills class series and are now jumping. More advanced
jumping and handling skills are introduced. Permission
needed from Dogwood trainer before registering.
The Novice class is an on-going eight week training program
intended to provide the dog and handler team with the skills necessary to
prepare for and begin agility competition.
The Competition class is an on-going eight week training program
intended to build a comprehensive repertoire of skills for the handler and
provide challenging experiences for the dog and handler team in order to
prepare them for agility competitions at the Excellent/Master level.
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schedules of current and upcoming classes!
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