Guided Practices

The cost of the practice is $16 (taxes included) per practice. You can also buy a card of 5 practices for $70 or 10 for $120. All practices included, mix and match, no time limit! Registrations are evaluated on a first come, first served basis. Applicants for whom there is no room in the current practice will maintain their priority for a future practice.A minimum number of registrations is sometime required and the number of participants is limited for certain practices.

Show Handling

Conformation is the sport of presenting a dog for evaluation of his or her breeding qualities. Appearance, structure, movements and temperament are indications of a dog’s quality for producing puppies. Practice will give you the opportunity to work you dog in a show like environment.

Sundays 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. between shows https://www.facebook.com/groups/1492723911008646/

Flyball

Flyball i s a relay race between two teams of four dogs. Each dog must jump over four hurdles to arrive at a box containing a tennis ball. The dog must then trigger release the ball by pushing a pedal, catch the ball and return over the four hurdles to the start line. The first team to finish is the winner of that heat. F or the Practice sessions Teams will be put together to give the dogs the opportunity to play the game and work on technique, speed and passes

Saturdays 7 p.m. between and just before tournaments https://www.facebook.com/groups/350138131792313/

Disc Dog

Whether you and your dog are alone at the park or at a competition with lots of friends, this exciting and sometimes spectacular sport will spice up your training and your daily outings. Whether you’ve set your sights on competing or simply want to play Frisbee® for fun, it’s an excellent way to work on your dog’s attention and motivation. T he practice will give you the opportunity to practice your throws, your dog’s catches, choreography or your new freestyle moves. Practices will be held according to your goals and expectations and based on performances you want to achieve next season.

Summer Wednesdays week of May 21, July 2, August 6th from 7 to 8 p.m. 

Agility

Agility is a fun and exciting team sport in which the handler works his dog over a timed obstacle course. Agility training is designed to build confidence and team spirit between man and his best friend.

Wednesday Feb. 14, Mar. 28, June 27, Sept 25, Nov 7 from 8 to 9 p.m. and Thursday Feb. 15, Mar. 29, June 28, Sept. 26, Nov 8 from 11 to 12 p.m.  https://www.facebook.com/groups/652429114894987

Scent Detection

Sporting Scent Detection is the fun and competitive version of scent detection for narcotics, termites or explosives. The dog must locate a hidden target scent within an area and alert its handler to its whereabouts – this sport relies entirely on partnership and is a great way to learn how to read your dog.

Certain Thursdays 3 p.m. or Sundays 5:00 p.m. between sessions https://www.facebook.com/groups/350138131792313/

Cadaver

Cadaver searching is the art of scent detection for bodies either fresh or decomposing. The dog must locate the cadaver part indicate and run back to the owner to alert them to their find. The dog must first have followed a cadaver workshop (giving by Kim Cooper in June 2018) in order to be able to take part in the cadaver practices.

Certain Sundays between workshops https://www.facebook.com/groups/350138131792313/

Smoke Detection

Smoke detection is the art of using your dogs nose to alert for smoke and fire in your home – at least one minute before a technical smoke alarm device. This training is spreading around the world and is becoming more and more popular. It is fun and easy for your dog and it is extremely effective. Although we hope that this is a skill your dog will never have to use it is better as they say “safe than sorry”. Dogs must have followed the smoke detection class in order to participate. 

Certain Thursdays & Sundays between sessions https://www.facebook.com/groups/150207125738819/

Rat Sports

Rat Sports are based on hunting and teamwork skills. The purpose of the Barn Hunt and the Brush Hunt events are to demonstrate teamwork between the handler and his dog. The dog must display his vermin hunting ability by finding and marking rats in a barn-like or field-like setting in which straw/hay bales are used. The handler must display his ability to read the dog’s signal.

Certain Fridays between introduction workshops  https://www.facebook.com/groups/663783793764213/