Agility Foundations 1: Introduction to Agility, Mondays at 6:30

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This agility class is designed for beginning foundational groundwork to create a strong, fun bond with your dog in an outdoor environment at Mudlick field. Training will concentrate on connection activities, leash control, focus activities, targeting with treats and/or toys, recall and sends, start line procedures. Obstacles used will include hoops, jumps with no bar height, tunnels, barrels, low dog walk and short handling sequences.

Demonstration of skill level competence via checklist will be required to advance; teams may need to retake this level to allow dog and handler to learn at their own pace. Dogs should be in control, on leash while other dogs are training in the fenced ring.

Applications are accepted with email confirmation on a first-come, first-served basis. Class will not be held for less than 4 teams, maximum of 6 teams.

Prerequisites: Dogs must be a minimum age of 6 months old and have completed a basic obedience class or equivalent training with instructor approval. Current rabies and DHPP vaccination required by first class.

Instructor(s): Betty Wilson/Cathy Tinaglia

Dates: Monday, Sept. 11, 2023, 7 weeks, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Cost: $140

  • Date: September 25, 2023
  • Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Event Category:
Star City Canine Mudlick Field
  • 3201 Old Salem Road
    Roanoke, VA 24018 United States
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