here at Dogwood are designed to offer you and your canine
companion with an opportunity to have fun, relax, and get
some great agility training in a small group. Training is
very individualized as camp registration is limited to 4-6
dogs. The relaxing rural setting provides an excellent
backdrop for an agility vacation! Spend time improving your
agility skills, enjoy some sightseeing activities in the
Columbus area, and relax with a book by the pond. What a way
to spend a few days!!
Our indoor and
outdoor training rings also offer excellent training
opportunities for competing outdoors and/or competing in
unfamiliar settings. Our completely fenced property also
affords the security you desire when training outdoors. No
need to worry….Fido can’t run off!
Do you think
the idea of agility camp sounds great but don’t think you
and your dog are ready to train with more experienced folks?
Novice Camp. This camp is designed for the
dog/handler teams who have taken beginning classes and
learned how to perform all the obstacles and are now looking
for more opportunity to improve your handling skills, to
increase your dog’s drive and motivation, or simply to gain
more experience. This camp will touch on important
foundation skills, basic obstacle performance, building
drive and gaining confidence running simple courses. It is
the perfect camp for the dog/handler team who have just
started competing or think you'll be competing in the next 6
the schedule below to find the camp for YOU!
Dogwood Agility Camps
The camps are being offered at the wonderfully low price
of $150 for the 2 day Novice Camp and $225 for the 3 day
Dogwood Novice Camps
(Check back in early 2013 for next year's dates)
The Novice camp will focus on building drive, basic
handling maneuvers (front & rear crosses, etc.), running
Novice level courses, and course analysis. Basically, we’ll
work on the things you need to focus on to be getting ready
for competition. The specifics of the training will be
altered based upon the experience of the dog/handler teams
in attendance. Dogs should be familiar with and confident on
all obstacles and be at least 12 months of age.
Dogwood Advanced Camp
(Check back in early
2013 for next year's dates)
Dogwood Agility Camps will be designed based upon the
experience of the agility teams registered. Exercises,
courses, and training focus will attempt to meet the needs
of the attendees. Registrants should be competing at least
at the Open level for these camps.
All camps run 9am-4pm each day, with breakfast and lunch
provided. We'll be working for about 6 hours (1 hour for
lunch) with numerous short "recesses" for the dogs so they
are not over worked. There is ample space for the dogs to
exercise, swim in a small pond, and just plain run around
having fun so they can relax a bit.
There are numerous hotels within a 15-25 minute drive.
More details can be obtained by contacting Dogwood.
There are various tourist activities, restaurants and
shopping malls within 25-30 minutes so your evenings offer a
variety of activity as well.
I think you'll find this a very helpful, fun agility
camp in a beautiful rural environment at a price that can't
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