Agility

Have you been looking for a fun way to continue training your dog? Would you like to burn more of your dog’s energy as well as build a stronger bond?

Then these are the classes for you!

Our facility has special agility flooring. These mats provide excellent grip and traction, adds maximum comfort for dogs and handlers, and gives more joint support. Sessions run year round in our state of the art 2400 square foot training facility! We run classes to accommodate each dog’s needs keeping into consideration their age, level of training, temperament, and physical capabilities. The obstacles are safe and offer no harm or risk to their temperaments, or physical condition (such as joints).

Each class is one hour in length, max 5 dogs! Intro Agility is $180 plus hst, $203.40 total. All other levels are $200 plus hst, $226 total per session. You must have completed a Level One Program or attend a private session before booking into Sport classes. All dogs must be dog and people friendly due to the nature of the program. Any dogs that are vocal non stop or show leash reactivity towards other dogs or owners will be removed with no refund.

*This video below shows clips of a range of our agility clients in all levels from Beginner Agility to Advanced Plus Agility. It has background music, so please check your volume setting before playing* Enjoy!

Class descriptions

Intro Agility (4 weeks)
Foundation work to get you started in the wonderful sport of agility. We will cover handling cues, training equipment, targeting/shaping, connection between dog and handler, off leash confidence and more. *Must have completed at least Level One Obedience at our school, or attend a private session prior to registering*

Beginner Agility (6 weeks)
Start teaching some of the agility equipment such as tunnel, weave poles, a-frame, dogwalk, and low impact jumps. You will also learn short sequences and how to navigate small courses off leash. *Must have completed Agility Intro*

Inter Agility (6 weeks)
Advance your equipment knowledge, learn how to plan your path for better communication and improve your handling skills. *Must have completed Beginner Agility or Equivalent*

Advanced Agility (6 weeks)
Advance your coursework and dog’s independence, as well as learn how to course walk. In this session you will be introduced to the Teeter Totter, and advance your weave poles skills getting closer to competitive standard. *Must have completed Inter Agility or Equivalent*

Advanced Plus Agility (6 weeks)
Advances everything to the next level and mixes elements of show knowledge, while still having fun.. You will learn advanced handling skills, and run harder courses. This class is like a levels unlimited and the sky’s the limit! *Must have completed Advanced Agility or Equivalent*

Rising High Combo (6 weeks)
This session really improves the connection between the dog and handler and helps to maintain focus and clear body cues during coursework. This session mixes RallyO with Inter Agility elements. This is a great class for dogs that are good with the equipment but lose focus  when working on a course, or if they get over excited. *Must have graduated from at least Beginner Agility*