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Intro to Agility with Anne, 5 of 6
September 23, 2012 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm$90 – $120
Information for Sunday classes:
- Class sessions are 6 weeks long, one-hour per class
- Cost of the session is $90/GVDC members and $120/non-members
- GVDC Membership Information: https://www.goletavalleydogclub.org/about/
- All classes take place at Girsh Park in Goleta, behind Costco
- Payment for the class session is due on the first day of the session, checks are made out to “GVDC”
- Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to class start time to walk your dog and set up your area
Sunday Class Dates, please make a note on your calendars (the gaps in class dates are due to holidays, agility trials etc). No class on Labor Day weekend.
August 19, 26
September 9, 16, 23, 30
2:15pm: Introduction To Agility
This class is for dogs and handlers brand new to the fun sport of agility. We will introduce the obstacles individually, taking time to teach dogs and their owners how to perform each piece of equipment. Additional skills emphasized in this class: various agility foundation exercises, encouraging the frequent use of rewards and reinforcers for the dogs, teaching a start-line stay, learning how to train cues to help the dogs understand what we are asking of them, and to introduce short sequences and handling. The main goal for this class is to have a fun hour with our dogs, teaching the basics of the great sport of agility and setting the stage for future learning.