He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.
You are his life, his love, his leader.
He will be yours, faithful and true,
to the last beat of his heart.
You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion."
This is the foundation class for dogs and handlers new to agility. Learn about the exciting sport of dog agility. Start building a foundation of agility skills and teamwork with your dog. Simple equipment will be introduced to build body awareness and confidence in your dog. Dogs and handlers will stay at this level until approved by the instructors to move to the next.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Agility
This class is for agility dogs and handlers that have completed the requirements of the Agility Foundation class. Dogs are introduced to do all obstacles and start simple sequences of 2-4 obstacles. Dogs and handlers will stay at this level until approved by the instructors to move to the next.
This class is for agility dogs and handlers that have passed the requirements of the Agility Obstacle Familiarization class. Handlers will learn the basic verbal and physical cues needed to get their dog through a sequence of 12 obstacles efficiently. Obstacle skills are fine-tuned for optimum performance. Dogs and handlers will stay at this level until approved by the instructors to move to the next.
Prerequisite: Handling and Sequencing II
This class is for dogs that have successfully completed Handling and Sequencing II and is appropriate for all dogs trialing in Novice as well as titled dogs. Handlers will be assigned a time to come each week to balance the classes.This class does not meet on 3rd Tuesdays.
This class is for people interested in showing their dog in breed competition for championship points. It is designed to teach handler and dog what is required to compete in dog shows. The experience is invaluable before going out to compete.
Conformation classes run on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. Fees for Conformation will be $5.00/half hour per time attended and no pre-registration is required. Cards for ten 1/2 hour sessions will be available for $35.00. No registration is needed, but current rabies information (for any dog that is over 6 months of age) must be provided at the first session attended.
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Prerequisite: Basic and Practical Obedience Class or equivalent
In Rally Obedience the dog/handler team proceeds at their own pace through a course of designated stations, each of which has a sign providing instructions regarding the skills that are to be performed. Dogs registering for Rally should have the equivalent of KCKC Basic and Practical skills. For more information about Rally Obedience visit: http://www.akc.org/events/rally/