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Registration for January / February 2014 session
These classes require an evaluation for students who have not completed a prior PBH class and been recommended by a PBH instructor to continue.
A minimum of 4 students are required for a class to be held. Full refunds will be given to students enrolled in PBH classes that are cancelled due to insufficient registration. If a client withdraws from class before attending, the client will be refunded the tuition fee minus a $25 processing fee. Refunds for withdrawal after classes begin will be prorated and subject to the $25 processing fee.
Puppy Primer Class This class is for any puppy 10 weeks to 4 months at the start of class. Puppies do not attend the first class. Rescue puppies receive a 10% discount.
Senior Puppy Class This class is for any puppy 4 - 7 months at the start of class. Puppies do not attend the first class. Rescue puppies receive a 10% discount. Students who take the Sr. Puppy class in the session directly following their completion of a PBH Puppy Primer class receive a $20 discount on enrollment.
Puppy Class This class is for any puppy less than 7 months at the start of class. Puppies do not attend the first class. Rescue puppies receive a 10% discount.
Pet Obedience For dogs of any age and puppies 7 months and older. Dogs do not attend the first class. Dog and puppies rescued within 6 months of enrollment receive a 10% discount. Students who take the Pet Obed class in the session directly following their completion of a PBH Puppy class receive a $20 discount on enrollment.
Advanced Pet Obedience This is an advanced obedience class where dog learn to walk nicely around other dogs and people, work on longer stays and build more self-control in distractions. Price includes a free PBH CGC evaluation. Students who have not graduated from a PBH Sr. Puppy or Pet Obedience class must come to a free evaluation. See calendar for day/time of evaluation. Students who wish to ensure a space in this class should send in their registration, waiver and check prior to the test. Students who take the Adv. Pet Obed class in the session directly following their completion of the Puppy or Pet Obedience class receive a $20 discount on enrollment.
Rally Obedience: In this class you will learn the basics of competition
Rally obedience such as attention heeling, position and turns. This is also a
great class for people who want to work more on getting their dog's attention
in distractions. Students
who have not graduated from a PBH Advanced Pet Obedience or Rally class or do not have an
obedience title must come to the free evaluation. Students who wish to ensure a
space in this class should enroll prior to the test. Excellent level
Rally moves will be included as students are ready for them.
Excellent level Rally moves will be included as students are ready for them.
Tricks: Tricks are a great way to enhance your relationship with your best friend! Become a skillful trainer as you capture and shape a wide variety of tricks that will entertain you, your dog, and your friends. Trick training will help your dog "learn to learn", to be creative, and to build confidence. If you have a competition dog, tricks will provide ringside fun, focus, and stress reduction for dog and handler. Prerequisites: Puppy or Pet Obedience class or equivalent; Basic obedience (Sit, Down, Come, attention to handler).
Recall Teaching a reliable "Come" command that will work in distractions takes time and commitment. In this class, we will work together to build a solid recall outside in our fenced field with lots of distractions including dogs, kids, toys, treats and nature.
***Note: Any new student with prior agility experience must schedule a free evaluation to be placed into an appropriate class. Contact Valerie to schedule an appointment.****
Agility Foundations 1: Class will focus on building teamwork between the dog and handler. Exercises cover: attention in distractions; teaching your dog to play with you; finding what your dog loves and using it for training; switching between drive and relaxation; focus in drive; shaping to obstacles; beginning handling moves; and many more exercises designed to create a great sport dog. Also great for those who want to achieve better focus in distractions, learn to play with your dog and build your dogs confidence. Students who have not graduated from a PBH class must come to a free evaluation. See calendar for day/time. Students who wish to ensure a space in this class should enroll prior to the evaluation. Prerequisite: Dog must know, sit, down, come, watch and attention and handler must know how to use a marker word or clicker. (Formerly Sports Foundations)
Agility Foundations 2: This class
introduces small agility equipment and continues to teach handling skills,
jumping and weave poles. Prereq: Agility Foundations 1 or
equivalent. (formerly Beginning Agility 2)
Agility Foundations 4: Class transitions dog/handler teams from the small agility equipment to full size contacts in a full-size agility field. Focus is on keeping the dog and handler together in a more distracting environment, increasing handler skills and developing the dog's confidence on full-height obstacles. Teeter is introduced. Prereq: Agility Foundations 3 or equivalent. (formerly Intermediate Agility 1)
Young Agility Teams This class is for experienced trainers with any dog 6 - 18 months that want to do agility with their dog. Prereq: Permission of instructor.
Class will focus on handling in short sequences, obstacle independence without
targets and teeter and weave performance will be practiced. Also covers types of
turns and obstacle/handler focus introduction. Prereq: Dog must be under control
off-leash in the outside training areas, able to do the dogwalk and A-frame at
full height on the first attempt (targets okay) and performing jumps and tunnels
independently. (Formerly Intermediate Agility 2)
Teeter This 1/2 hour class concentrates on building a confident and independent teeter performance. Prereq: Agility Foundations 4 or equivalent.
Jumpa and Tunnels Learn and practice drive/softening and transitions from handler to obstacle in this class. Sequences will be matched to the level of the dog/handler team from pre-comp to Masters level. Prereq: Agility Foundations 4 or equivalent.
Contact Training Teach independent performance of moving or stopping on the dog walk and the a-frame and fade any targets needed while increasing handler distance. Prereq: Agility Foundations 4 or equivalent
Agility Distance Work Not just for Gamblers classes, teaching obstacle focus so that your dog can complete obstacles at a distance can free the handler on any course to move ahead and get a better position for the next challenge. We'll start with basic independence on jumps and tunnels and build into sequences. Prereq: Agility Foundations 4 or equivalent
Terrific Turns Which turn should I use and how do I execute it properly? This class will help you learn what works best for you and your dog from pivots, front-crosses, rear crosses, blind crosses and more! Class may use all equipment depending on the needs of the participants. Prereq: Agility Foundations 4 or equivalent.
Read the PBH Policies.before you register. You can register with a credit card via the web or mail in a paper registration.
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Field Practice Application
Students who have completed at least one session of Agility Foundations 4 or above and are currently enrolled in PBH classes have the option to purchase a field practice pass as follows:
NOTE: You can now pay for practice passes using our online registration. Simply choose the class "practice pass" and you will be signed up.
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