• This class will build your dog’s confidence and enthusiasm for agility. We will teach a variety of interactive games, proper reward placement and the mechanics of handling your dog, and transfer loads of value for getting on, over or through various agility obstacles.

    PREREQUISITE: Must have completed Think Pawsitive’s Beginner Puppy School, Adult Manners or Canine IQ Camp.

    4-week Course – 60 minutes

    CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, August 1st, 2021 at 1:00 pm
    CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, August 19th, 2021 at 2:30pm

  • You will learn: A variety of new skills while building on those learned previously, advanced crate games, core strengthening and rear-end awareness exercises, how to build more focus for obstacles, and an introduction to contact end-behavior foundations.

    PREREQUISITE: Must have completed Intro to Agility.

    4-week course – 60 minutes
    CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, August 8th, 2021 at 2:15 pm

  • This class builds on and extends the proficiencies and exercises learned in Agility Foundations I. Successful completion of this course prepares you for the special skills classes (Contacts, Weave Poles, and Jump Grids) that follow it in the curriculum. NOTE: This class will be repeated until your dog successfully performs all the skills introduced in Agility Foundations I and II. PREREQUISITE: Must have completed Agility Foundations I. Suitable for dogs of all ages. 4-week course – 60 minutes CLASS BEGINS: Monday, July 5th, 2021 at 5:45 pm CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 at 4:45 pm  
  • You will work progressively through various foundation jump grids inspired by Susan Salo. This class will work on your dog’s strong understanding, desire, and mechanics of jumping. You will perform Set Point, Bounce, and Slice grids. PREREQUISITE: Must have completed Agility Foundations II or instructor approval. 4-Week Course - 60 minutes CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, March 9th, 2021 at 1:30 pm (This Class is FULL!) CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, April 11th, 2021 at 5:15 pm  
  • Contacts

    $115.00

    In this class, you will learn techniques and skills for successful contact performance. Consistent execution will be sought by using teeter games, building your understanding of contact end-behavior criteria, and building your dog’s confidence and drive over contacts. Continuing Contacts students will advance their progression on back-chaining to full height contacts, increasing lateral and forward handler movement and proofing their dog’s contact end-behavior with distractions, distance, movement, and speed.

    PREREQUISITE: Must have completed Agility Foundations II at Think Pawsitive or instructor approval.

    4-Week Course - 60 minutes
    CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, July 11th, 2021 at 5:15 pm (No class 7/25)
    CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 5:15 pm (Beginners only)

  • Key ideas and components of the 2×2 Weave Pole training method will be presented. We will discuss how to plan, set up and progress your training sessions, the “allowing your dog to fail” learning process, and we will practice the mechanics of reward placement and properly sending your dog.

    This lecture must be completed before attending Getting Started With Weave Poles. NO dogs present for this lecture!

    PREREQUISITE: Dog is at least 11 mos. old and you’ve completed Agility Foundations II

    1 week Course – 60 minutes
    CLASS BEGINS: New Date Coming Soon!

  • Weave Poles: Getting Started

    $101.25$130.00

    This class is for students that are just starting their weave pole training and will progress to the performance of 4 poles straight-up. You will learn: The mechanics of training weaves with 2 x 2’s, the difference between shaping and luring, how to help your dog understand difficult weave pole entries and to maintain his/her drive and focus through the entire set of poles. Successful completion of this course has your dog successfully performing 4 poles straight-up from a variety of angles and distances.

    PREREQUISITE: Dogs 11 months of age or older and completion of Weave Pole Lecture.

    4-week Course – 60 minutes (Max of 6 Students)
    CLASS BEGINS: Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 at 10:45 am (No class on 8/11) (This Class is FULL!)
    CLASS BEGINS: Thursday, August 5th, 2021 6:00 pm (No class on 8/12)
    CLASS BEGINS: Sunday, August 15th, 2021 at 4:00 pm (3 weeks) (Meets on 8/22 at 6:30 pm)
    CLASS BEGINS: Wednesday, August 18th, 2021 at 7:00 pm (This Class is FULL!)

    Cost includes the fee for rental of bases/poles for the 4-week session.  

  • This class is for students whose performance is 4 poles straight-up and are working on progressing toward full 12-pole performance. It is a problem-solving class that will focus on entries, placement of rewards, maintaining consistent weave pole performance, adding additional sets from 4 poles straight up to 6 and 12 pole sets. Depending on the skills of your dog, we may also add obstacles before and after the weave poles. PREREQUISITE: Dog/handler teams must have completed the Weave Poles: Getting Started class at Think Pawsitive. 4-week Course – 60 minutes (Max of 6 Students) CLASS BEGINS: Tuesday, March 31st, 2020 at 12:30 pm (1 week) CLASS BEGINS: Monday, March 30th, 2020 at 8:20 pm Cost includes fee for rental of bases/poles for the 4-week session.
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    This class will cover flat work exercises that will relate to the following: acceleration and deceleration, building your dog’s understanding of handler and obstacle focus, and exercises that will develop your ability to effectively direct your dog through various turns and side changes. PREREQUISITE: Must have completed Agility Foundations II and Jump Grids II The first time you take Agility Foundations III classes, they must be completed in sequential order (A->B->C). 4-week Course – 60 minutes CLASS BEGINS: New Class Dates Coming Soon!