It happens every August, we get our human kids prepped for the exciting event of the first day back to school after a long summer break. And just as we get the two leggers ready, it is time to jump back into having our four leggers start to use their brains again. So long, summers at the beach, rv’ing with your folks, swim days at the pool……..
Hello manners, tricks, games, and just plain fall fun.
Here is the schedule for the upcoming months of September and October. Dogs do not need to be proficient at manners to come to games classes. or to come to a one time workshop. Do not let that hold you back from joining in a class. All my classes are meant for you and your pups to have fun and maybe learn a few things or two.
As a reminder as you look through the schedule, I allow all members of your household to come to class. And that includes kids!!! You child is welcome to come as the dog handler as long as Mom or Dad attends as their mentor. No children younger than 4 please.
*NEW Beginning Manners Class ~ Mondays 7:00 pm October 13 – November 17
This class is for any pup, no matter the age, to learn basic manners. We also teach tricks and allow social time at the end of class. (all puppies must have completed their three basic puppy shots usually at 3 months of age)
- Location~ EastLake Veterinary Hospital, 10101 E. NW Hwy, Dallas, TX
- This is a 6 week class, Class fee is $135.00
Canine Good Citizen Prep Class & Test ~ Tuesday’s 7:00 pm October 14 – November 4
“Started in 1989, the CGC (Canine Good Citizen) Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club.” resource: WWW.AKC.ORG
This class is for any dog that has some basic obedience skills, i.e. sit, down, come. We will be proofing these skills to prepare you and your dog for your CGC test. The fourth class is the test night. Click on Canine Good Citizen if you would like to see the list of skills required for the test.
- Location ~ Tennis Courts on Buckner in-between Mockingbird (white rock lake dog park) and E. NW Hwy (Flag pole hill)
- This is a 4 week class, Class fee is $85.00 The last class is the test night
Fun-gility ~ Sunday’s October 12 – November 2, 3:30 pm (No leash reactive dogs in this class please)
Have you heard about the dog sport called agility? Come have fun with your dog and teach them how to go thru a tunnel, jump the hurdles and fly through the tire jump.
- Dogs will be on leash at all times
- Location – To Be Determined
- This is a 4 week class, Class fee is $100.00
Games Night ~ TBD
Who needs football? Come enjoy the evening out with your pooch. This evenings theme will be “A Night at the Races”. Come and play some games with us. And a dinner outing afterwards, at a dog friendly location, for those that are interested.
- Location: To Be Determined
- This is a one night class. Class fee is $30.00
*Each class needs to have at least 4 participants registered for the class to make.
Fill out below to request a registration form:
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Watch for an email about a fun “reunion” event for all Good Dog Fetch Students, coming as soon as the weather cools down.