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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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aLQKhfkJauc

Dog Fun

Here you’ll find fun videos and challenges

Education

Fact sheets on dog essentials

4-H Dog Record Book Workshop

Training

Useful training tips from experts

Video #1  How to be a Better Dog Trainer   

Obedience Training

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

Video #1 – Courtesy Turns & Patterns

Showmanship Training

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.