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. 

 

Next set opens for registration May 4th at 9am! All classes are a 6 week program. 

SATURDAY’s (begins May 29th)

9:30am – 10:30am: Intro to Agility (Ainsley)

10:45am – 12:45pm: Puppy Class (Ainsley)

 

SUNDAY’s (begins May 30th)

9am – 10am: Puppy Class (Jen) 

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

 

MONDAY’s (begins May 31st)

1:15pm – 2:15pm: Intro to Agility (Jenna) 

2:30pm – 3:30pm: Starters/Advanced Handling (Jenna) 

 

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Puppy Class (Jenna)

7pm – 8pm: Intro to Agility (Jenna) 

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Advanced Puppy (Jenna) 

 

TUESDAY’s (begins June 1st)

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Adult Dog Obedience (Jenna) 

7pm – 8pm: Agility Foundations (Jenna) 

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Contact & Weave (Jenna) 

 

WEDNESDAY’s (begins June 2nd)

2pm – 3pm: Masters Handling (Karen) 

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

7pm – 8pm: Starters/Advanced Handling (Karen) 

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Masters Handling  (Karen) 

 

THURSDAY’s (begins June 3rd)

5:45pm – 6:45pm: Starters/Advanced Handling (Ainsley) 

7pm – 8pm: Skill Building (Ainsley)  

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Agility Foundations (Ainsley) 

 

FRIDAY’s (begins June 4th) 

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

7pm – 8pm: Puppy Class (Karen) 

8:15pm – 9:15pm: Masters Handling (Karen)

 

 

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

 

 

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! 

 

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

 

Intro to Agility - for 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. 

 

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 Building - backsides, threadles, tight turns, discrimination and other advanced agility behaviours. Must have taken Agility Foundations prior. 

 

Young Dog Sequencing - for 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.

International Skills – skill proofing, short drills and new skill trends at an international level. 

 

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

 

SATURDAY'S (begins May 29th)

SUNDAY'S (begins May 30th)

MONDAY'S (begins May 31st)

TUESDAY'S (begins June 1st)