Dog training classes including puppy through adult manners, focus and attention classes, reactive dog class, agility for fun classes and more! Private training and behavior modification services in your home or our facility. We believe that true u ...
For Pet's Sake mission is to build a lasting, loving relationship between humans and dogs, by teaching owners good communication and comprehension of dog behavior through training, behavioral consultations, and seminars that use humane training guidelines ...
Bring your puppy or dog to the Wisconsin Humane Society for our fun and engaging training classes! All of our classes use reward based training techniques and we will teach you how you can use a clicker for training.
Dog Agility Training Center and Canine Social Club. Positive reinforcement dog training: agility, obedience, puppy preschool, puppy agility, tricks, therapy dog, shy dog, scent class & more. Dog birthday parties, Bark Mitzvahs and our special Doggy Disco ...
Agility is an obstacle course for dogs. Work with your dog on the different obstacles like running through a tunnel, jumping over hurdles, and leaping through a tire.
A similar concept to herding, treibball is a game that uses large balls that your dog herds.
Search and Rescue, or Air Scenting, teaches your dog to find people or things using their sense of smell by sniffing the air (as opposed to a trail of scent, like in Tracking).
Teach your dog how to ride on a kayak with you!
Yoga with your dog! For the most part, the people do the bulk of the poses in these classes with their dogs at their sides, but that all depends upon the yoga teacher - some teachers actually guide people in trying some poses with their dogs, if the dog is willing and able. Practitioners say that their dogs become calm and relaxed during these sessions.
Flyball is a team sport which is a relay race that includes jumping over hurdles and catching tennis balls.
Practice your leash walking and go on hikes with your dog with a trainer and class.
Some dog breeds have been bred to herd other animals. Dogs with this instinct who do not get to practice what they have been bred to do may develop undesirable behaviors, like nipping at the heels of their people and undesirable behaviors due to frustration. Herding centers will work herding dogs and give them the activity they need.
Rally Obedience is a fun, new dog sport that combines elements of agility and traditional obedience. It emphasizes fun and excitement for the dog/handler team while providing a more natural and interactive approach than traditional obedience.
Nose Work is a collection of activities where your dog uses his nose and his natural hunting instinct to find a certain scent. Trainers of this sport say it's appropriate for almost every dog and every handler. It's a great way for you to explore and pursue with your dog.
In tracking, your dog follows a scent trail in order to find an article left at the end of it. It is the game version of hunting down an escaped prisoner or searching and rescuing lost people. Beginning dogs typically start on short, straight tracks, with distance and direction changes added as the dog becomes more confident.
Teach your dog how to play frisbee, or take your frisbee playing to the next level with choreographed catching.
Dock Jumping = Dock Diving = an international dog sport where dogs jump from a dock into water. DockDogs started in 2000, appeared at the 2000 ESPN Great Outdoor Games and in 2008 the United Kennel Club (UKC) added dock jumping as a recognized UKC sport, so dogs can get UKC titles in dock jumping as they do in agility and other dog sports.
Therapy dogs provide services to children struggling with literacy issues, people with mental and physical health issues, veterans returning from war and more. High energy dogs who love people can make great therapy dogs and the work helps keeps them calm in their regular lives. If interested in doing therapy work with your dog, meet with a trainer who does training for it to have your dog's temperament evaluated for suitability.
Skijoring is cross-country skiing while being pulled by your dog(s). It can be done on any type of cross country ski. At slower speeds or in deeper snow, it is done on classic or touring skis…even backcounty skis! At faster speeds and on groomed trails, skate skiing is often the preferred choice.
TTouch - the Tellington TTouch - is a method based on circular movements of the fingers and hands all over the body. The Tellington TTouch is a specialized approach to the care and training of our animal companions. Developed by internationally recognized animal expert, Linda Tellington-Jones, PhD (Hon), this method based on cooperation and respect offers a positive approach to training, can improve performance and health and presents solutions to common behavioral and physical problems. It also helps establish a deeper rapport between humans and animals through increased understanding and more effective communication.
Dog walkers/sitters will come to your house to talk your dog for a walk or give your dog a play session or whatever he needs. Some walkers/sitters cater specifically to dogs who have a lot of energy or have special behavioral needs.
Schutzhund, a German-originated sport that incorporates three phases - tracking, obedience, and protection - has evolved into a working dog sport that measures a dog's endurance, ability to scent, willingness to work, courage and trainability, and mental stability.
Is your high energy dog bored, frustrated, or developing behavior issues? Learn about working out a dog's brain to provide activity and eliminate boredom. Read more