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Tricks Class

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Prerequisites: Completion of Foundation Skills at When Hounds Fly. Please note this class is only open to alumni who have completed Foundation Skills class.

What you and your dog will get from this class:

A dog that’ll be the life of the party wherever you go!
A training challenge for both you and your dog – your capturing and shaping skills will be put to the test!
Foundation skills that lead to many other paths such as Canine Freestyle or Disc Dog.

Dogs that already know basic versions of these behaviours may work on more advanced versions, focusing on enhancing precision, latency, and speed, and introducing duration and distance, or cue minimization/transfers to verbal cues.

Number of Classes: 5
Max. Number of Dogs Per Session: 5


Equipment Required

Multiple Cardboard Boxes
Ranging from large enough to stand in, to progressively smaller (Four Paws in a Bowl)
Bin or Container (Put Your Toys Away)
Ball, Tug, or Toy
Plastic yogurt lid or tupperware lid (Paw Target)
Target stick (i.e. Long handled wooden spoon, wood towel with plastic spoon taped to end)

Instructor: Sarah Shapiro-Ward
Start Date: Wednesday May 13
End Date: Wednesday June 10
Sessions: 5pm and 6pm


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