Happy Dog

Agility Games

October 15, 2022

at Mahogany Ridge Culpeper VA

 

Session 1 Morning Workshop from 9:00am-11:30am

Gamblers tests both the course-handling strategies of the handler as well as testing distance, discrimination and directional control of the dog.

 

Fee for Morning workshop $50. Reserve your spot here https://form.jotform.com/210554628959164

Session 2 from 1:00pm-3:30pm

 

Snooker is a game of strategy and control. The strategy is to design a sequence of obstacles that will earn your team as many points as possible within the allotted time. The control part comes from your dog having to pass by obstacles without performing them on the way to reach the planned obstacles. Snooker is a class that must be played to be understood.

 

Fee for Afternoon workshop $50. Reserve your spot here https://form.jotform.com/210554628959164

AKC Urban CGC

October 22, 2022

Downtown Culpeper

from 10:00am to 12:30pm

AKC Urban CGC - Demonstrate CGC skills and beyond in a setting that includes traffic, crowds, noises, smells and other distractions that are present in a city or town. As with Canine Good Citizen, AKC Urban CGC is a 10-step test of skills that dogs must pass to earn the official AKC Urban CGC title.   The setting will be Downtown Culpeper VA.  All skills are tested on leash. AKC Urban CGC should be administered in a place where there are cars, streets to be crossed, noises, and distractions. This test is administered in the real world.  CGC Title Required prior to this workshop. 

 

If you would like to find out more information visit AKC Urban CGC – American Kennel Club.

 

Workshop is $50 (test included). Please reserve your spot for this workshop here https://form.jotform.com/210554628959164

 

AKC CGC

October 22, 2022

at Misty Downs

from 1:30pm to 3:30pm

AKC CGC - During this workshop we will review the ten skills needed to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizen test. These skills CGC Test, limited to 8, will follow the workshop for those interested. Workshop is $50, Please reserve your spot for this workshop here  include polite greetings, basic obedience skills, and polite behavior around dogs on leash.

 

A complete list and additional information on CGC requirements can be found at https://www.akc.org/…/training…/canine-good-citizen/.

 Tricks October 29, 2022

at Misty Downs

10:00am to 12:30pm

Tricks Workshop – This is such a fun day learning new tricks with your dog that you can show off anywhere. During the workshop you are welcome to test for an AKC Trick Title for Novice, Intermediate or Advanced. 

 

For more information on AKC Trick go to Trick Dog Check Lists at AKC

 

The cost for this workshop is $50. Please reserve your spot for this workshop click here

 

Scent Work November 5th, 2022

at Misty Downs

(We are offering 2 sessions)

Instructor: Theresa Richmond 

Session 1 - Morning Workshop from 9:30am to Noon:  Tracking - Learn the fundamentals of tracking with your dog utilizing their natural ability to recognize and follow a scent-complex close to the ground.

 

Fee for Morning workshop $50. To sign up for the Scent Work workshops click here

Session 2 - Afternoon Workshop from 1:00pm to 3:30pm:

Scent Work -Learn the fundamentals where the dog detects a single pure scent like birch.   What a great way to turn your dog’s favorite activity into a rewarding game. It is fun for all kinds of dogs and is a great way to build confidence.

 

Fee for Afternoon workshop $50. To sign up for the Scent Work workshops click here

Fee for both AM/PM workshops - $90 (pack a lunch for you and your dog!)

Nose & Toes November 12, 2022

at Misty Downs

10:00am to 12:30pm

Nose & Toes - This one of our most popular workshops! It is designed to build confidence and teamwork as dogs are guided on, over and through various obstacles and surfaces. This workshop is not only fun it teaches your dog body awareness and other valuable life skills. This workshop is suited for dogs of all ages. 

 

The cost for this workshop is $50.

Please reserve your spot for this workshop click here