Agility

photo2Agility training can be a great deal of fun to do with your dog. These courses will help your dog to build confidence, and allow you to strengthen your handler/dog bond by doing something joyful and rewarding♥. To be eligible to join these classes at Joseph’s Training School, your dog must:

  • Be in good health with all current vaccinations, be flea free and be physically able to climb and jump.
  • Be of good behavior, be non aggressive with other dogs or with people.

Check out our special Agility events

Curriculum Objective

You will begin to build the foundation of skills necessary for all levels of agility . You and your dog will be introduced to the standard agility equipment as used in competition. photoYou will learn appropriate and safe ways to use the equipment.You will also learn to do targeting with your dog which will help to teach your dog about the various contact areas on certain obstacles. In a positive and fun atmosphere, you and your dog will bond as a team based on trust and respect. Some of the fun things:

  • Jump
  • Tunnel
  • A-Frame
  • Tire
  • Sea Saw
  • Pause Table
  • Weave Poles

What to bring to class

  • Comfortable, Flat Shoes for Running
  • Six Foot Leash and Flat or Training Collar
  • Target, Clicker, Tug Toy or Ball
  • Crate – This is Must no exceptions

For rewards

  • Soft small Treats (ex. Hot Dogs, Cheese) – cut into small, bite size pieces before class. You need a yummy treat to reward the dog quickly and often.
  • Toy(s) so that you can reward the dog with Play.

Schedule 

Due to the agility trial schedule in 2017, there will be no weekend classes on the following dates:

March 18-19                             June 23-25

April 1-2, 15-16                         July 15-16

May 13-14, 20-21, 26-29          September 2-3

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Day

Level

Time

Instructor

Comments

Monday

Beginner II

11:00-12:00pm

 Lori Daigle

 6 week courses⇓

 

Beginner II

 12:00-1:00pm

 Lori Daigle

 
 

Beginner II

1:00-2:00pm

 Lori Daigle

 

 

 

Advanced Agility

 2:00-3:00pm

 Lori Daigle

 

 

Advanced Agility

 3:00-4:00pm

 Lori Daigle

 
 

Advanced Agility

4:00-5:00pm

 Lori Daigle

 

 

 

Advanced Agility

5:00-6:00pm 

Lori Daigle

 

 

Advanced   Agility

 6:00-7:00pm

 Lori Daigle

 

 

Advanced Agility

7:00-8:00pm 

 Lori Daigle

 

Wednesday

 Advanced Agility Drop-In

 3:00-6:00pm

 Lori Daigle

  6 week courses⇓

Advanced Agility

 6:00-7:00pm

Lori Daigle

 

 

Advanced Agility

7:00-8:00pm

Lori Daigle

Friday

Beginner II Agility

5:00-6:00pm

Lori Daigle 

6 week courses⇓

Intermediate

6:00-7:00pm

Lori Daigle         

 

 

Advanced Agility

7:00-8:00pm

Lori Daigle

 

Saturday

 Beginner II

 7:00-8:00pm

 Lori Daigle

  6 week courses⇓ 

Beginner II

 8:00-9:00pm

Lori Daigle

 

 

Sunday 

Beginner I Agility

 2:00-3:00pm

 Lori Daigle

6 week courses⇓

 

Beginner II Agility

 3:00-4:00pm

Lori Daigle

 

Beginner II Agility

4:00-5:00pm

Lori Daigle

Intermediate Agility

 5:00-6:00pm

 Lori Daigle

 

Intermediate Agility

 6:00-7:00pm

 Lori Daigle

 
 

Advanced Agility

7:00-8:00pm

 Lori Daigle