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2020 Fair – Dog Virtual Training   arrow

Check out the great opportunities available for the Dog Program while the world has gone virtual! Let’s make the most of our time!

2020 Fair – Dog Study Guides

Dog Trick Video Challenge

Dog Trick Video Challenge directions

>AKC Trick Dog NOVICE skills

>AKC Trick Dog INTERMEDIATE skills

>AKC Trick Dog ADVANCED skills

>A link to a YouTube training video made with permission from one of our volunteer dog trainers – Jessie Harris.


Here you’ll find fun videos and challenges


Fact sheets on dog essentials

4-H Dog Recordbook Workshop


Useful training tips from experts

Obedience Training

Video #1  How to be a Better Dog Trainer

Video #2  Teaching the Off-Leash Recall

Video #3 Training the FAST Off-Leash Recall

Video #4 Practice Tip – the “Up-Sit”

Video #5 – Intro to Finishes

Video #6 – Teaching the Basic Finish

Video #7 – Teaching a Flashy Finish

Video #8 – Force Free Heeling

Showmanship Training

Video #1 – Courtesy Turns and Patterns

Video #2 – Tabling A Small Dog

Updates – Check back often!

Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.