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Dog Sports are fun, They provide both you and your dog with physical exercise and mental challenges that result in relaxation and a healthier state of mind and body. We are offering several sports options form your consideration. One is sure to be suitable for you and your dog!

Disc Dog clinic (frisbee) –
For fun or competition, our Disc Clinics will teach you and your dog how to throw, catch,and play the game safely. Our first clinic is with Alisha West and is open to handlers and dogs of all ages and abilities. Sunday April 1st. Our Morning session covers throwing, catching, and distance events. The afternoon session will cover disc freestyle. Attend one or both sessions. Space is limited, reserve your spot today! $45 per session or $60 for both! Continental breakfast, lunch, snacks included.

Flyball Class – our Flyball classes will begin Thursday April 12 th at 6:00 pm with Kim Foster. Learn how to safely condition and train your dog for The fast paced, fun sport of Flyball! Beginner Flyball training is open to dogs of all ages. Six week session $90

Treibball – Calling all Herding dogs ( and others!) Treibball (Ball Herding) will begin again at Dog Sense on Thursday April 19 th at 8:15 pm. Treibball is great for many different breeds of dogs, and will help to develop their off leash control and handler focus. Six week session $90

K9 Nosework- If your looking for a slower, more relaxed sport to train in, but one that is equally challenging for your dog Nosework may be the class for you! Dogs learn to identify and indicate particular odors when hidden, much like drug and bomb detection dogs do. We have heard Nosework is now being developed by the American Kennel club so we expect to see the sport grow in the next few years. Start your dog today and be the first of it’s breed to be titled in this new dog sport. Or simply use the training to provide an outlet for your dogs working desire in the comfort of your own home. Nosework can be done in restricted spaces and requires minimal financial or physical investment. Six weeks $90. Class begins Sunday April 15 th.

Musical Canine Freestyle – Dance with your dog! Learn to train the skills needed and develop a routine to compete in freestyle events or just to entertain crowds. A popular activity for therapy dogs as well as those with a creative side! Our next Freestyle class begins Monday April 2nd at 3:00. A waiting list for an evening class is being developed for those not available during the day.

The following video example is of a highly skilled freestyle routine. Simpler routines and levels are available, including heel work to music that doesn’t include the same skills as freestyle.

And finally coming in May….K9 Weight Pull! Weight Pull is an activity offered by various breed clubs and the United Kennel Club and believe it or not, weight pull in the UKC is open to all breeds of all sizes!

http://www.ukcdogs.com/WebSite.nsf/WebPages/DogWeightPull

http://www.ukcdogs.com/WebSite.nsf/WebPages/DogWeightPull

Holiday Party Tomorrow!

In case you missed the flyer at school or the announce,net on our Facebook page, here’s one last reminder about tomorrows Holiday Open House Party! Drop-in 1:00-6:00 we will have vendors, pet photographs, pictures with Santa, and special deals on training and daycare! Hope to see you there!

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