Agility Foundation Course

AGILITY

AGILITY FOUNDATION COURSE

Ages:  16+ weeks

Course:  5 weeks (1 hour per week)

Class size: Small groups (with max of 6 puppies)

Cost:  $195.00

Where:  St. Finbarr’s School, Byron Bay – Saturday mornings

Support:  Phone and email support, as required

Methods:  100% Positive /Force-Free

Requirements:  Vaccinations, flea, tick and worming treatments are up to date 

 

The objectives of this course are to create an environment focused on fun, confidence building, and mental and physical stimulation for both dog and handler. This course is designed for handler and dog teams who have completed a foundation level of training and have knowledge of reward training techniques. Prior assessment may be required. Please note, this course is not designed for handlers/dogs who want to trial their dogs in the Agility ring. All equipment is maintained and set up to meet Australian Standards.

 

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Introduce the clicker
  • Continuing use of reward based training
  • Review basic exercises: Stand, loose lead walking/running, collar grab, mat training
  • Ground work exercises for dog and owner

  • Use equipment: weave poles, tunnels, jumps, contact equipment etc.
  • Motivation and play
  • Massage and calming exercises
  • Dog and human first aid
  • Off leash work

 

 

Please contact us for further information and future course dates.