SHAPE UP LOCAL CLASSES

We offer a variety of dog training classes in our state of the art facility! The ‘Shape Up Shed’ is heated & professionally turfed with indoor washroom facilities, highly experienced instructors, small class sizes and is located 10 minutes north of St. Albert. 

 

All classes are a 6 week program. Cost is $252 (incl GST). 

SCHEDULE (opens for registration Feb 8th at 9am):

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

SATURDAY’s (begins Feb 26th)

9am – 10am: Intro to Agility (Ainsley)

10:15am – 11:15pm: Puppy Class (Ainsley)

11:30am – 12:30pm: Advanced Intro to Agility (Ainsley)

 

SUNDAY’s (begins Feb 27th)

9am – 10am: Puppy Class (Bonnie) 

10:15am – 11:15am: Intro to Agility (Bonnie) 

11:30am – 12:30pm: Puppy Class (Bonnie)

 

MONDAY’s (begins Feb 28th)

12:15pm – 1:15pm: Intro to Agility (Bonnie)

1:30pm – 2:30pm: Puppy Class (Bonnie)

 

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Advanced Puppy Class (Bonnie)

7pm – 8pm: Agility Foundations (Bonnie)

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Adult Dog Obedience (Bonnie)

 

TUESDAY’s (begins March 1st)

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Contact & Weave (Sue) 

7pm – 8pm: Young Dog Sequencing (Sue)

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Skill Building (Sue) 

 

WEDNESDAY’s (begins March 2nd)

1pm – 2:15pm: Start/Adv Handling (Karen)

2:15pm – 3:15pm: Masters Handling (Karen)

 

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Advanced Skill Building (Karen)

7pm – 8pm: Masters Handling (Karen)

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Sport Puppy (Karen) 

 

THURSDAY’s (begins March 3rd)

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Agility Foundations (Ainsley)

7pm – 8pm: Advanced Puppy Class (Ainsley)

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Start/Adv Handling (Ainsley) 

 

FRIDAY’s (begins March 4th)

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Puppy Class (Kate)

7pm – 8pm: Advanced Intro to Agility (Kate)

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Intro to Agility (Kate) 

Puppy Class – open to dogs over 8 weeks of age learning to be a good family pet and build the work ethic for training any dog sport in the future. Puppies will work leash walking, stays, mat behaviour, kennel training, recalls and distractions. 

Advanced Puppy Class – open to puppies that have taken Puppy Class. This class is designed for teams that are looking to build-on and proof their 'good family pet' skills! Add additional duration and distraction to the behaviours already learned! 

 

Sport Puppy – intended for dogs under a year of age and gearing to compete in dog sports. Focus will be on verbals, flatwork and proofing distractions.  

 

Adult Dog Obedience - most of the same skills trained in puppy class but intended for dogs over a year of age. 

 

Intro to Agilityfor dogs looking to be introduced to the sport of agility. No experience required! Dogs will be introduced to the equipment and learn to work for reinforcement. 

Advanced Intro to Agilitya continuation of Intro to Agility! Must have taken Intro to Agility prior. 

 

Agility Foundations – handler focus and flatwork, tunnel and wing/jump understanding and commitment. Essential for teams looking to continue in the sport of agility!

 

Skill Buildingbacksides, threadles, tight turns, front cross, blind cross, discrimination and other advanced agility behaviours. Must have taken Agility Foundations prior. 

Advanced Skill Buildingcontinue to build and proof the skills learned in Skill Building. 

 

Young Dog Sequencingfor dogs just starting to put all the skills together in short but tricky sequence work. No contacts or weaves. 

 

Starters/Advanced Handling – for dogs looking to work their obstacle commitment, handing, timing and precision while adding in more obstacles. 

 

Masters Handling – for dogs competing at a masters level in agility.

 

Contact and Weave Class - learn contacts and weaves from the ground up or problem solve any issues!