**2019 Class Days and Times**
Agility Classes in York, ME
Held at it’s a dog’s world http://www.itsadogsworld.me Call 363-0099 to register & verify start dates
All classes are taught using positive reinforcement and shaping behaviors, working towards independent obstacle performance and obstacle commitment. Dogs will work at their pace, building confidence and clear understanding of performing the obstacles. Focus will be on teamwork and connection, working as partners, as we add obstacles and complexity to the courses.
Pre Intermediate Agility – Wednesday 5:30p Taught by Pam Belcher For dogs who have completed at least 2 rounds of agility classes, or by instructor approval. Dogs will be learning and gaining confidence on obstacles such as the dog walk, see saw and weave poles. Handlers will be learning how to direct their dogs on courses, with side changes, front and rear crosses.
Nose Work Classes in York, ME and Manchester, NH
K9 NOSE WORK(TM) – taught by several CNWI (Certifed Nose Work Instructors) at both it’s a dog’s world in York ME and All Dogs Gym in Manchester, NH
Intro to Nose Work – Saturday 8am Taught by Holly Roche CNWI(™) For dogs and handlers being introduced to the sport of K9 Nose Work(TM)
Intro to Odor – Saturday 9:15a Taught by Holly Roche CNWI(™) – Tuesday 6:30p taught by Christina Blair CNWI(TM) For dogs and handlers who have completed at least one round of Intro to Nose Work, have strong hunting skills in varying environments, and are ready to introduce a target odor.
Continuing NW Level 1 – Saturday 10:30a Taught by Holly Roche CNWI(™) For dogs and handlers who have completed Intro to Nose Work and Intro to Odor, and are ready for more complex problems, building odor obedience and working on handler timing and leash handling skills
Continuing NW – Thursday 6:30p Taught by Pam Belcher CNWI(™) Thursday night class dogs are a combination of those who have their ORT and are ready to trial in NW1, and those who have completed their NW1 & NW2 titles
Beginner 2 / Intermediate NW – Tuesday 5p Taught by Pam Belcher CNWI(TM) @ All Dogs Gym, Manchester, NH Combination class for dogs who have just finished Beginner Nose Work and are working on odor paired with food, as well as dogs on odor who are starting to trial
Advanced NW – Tuesday 6:15p Taught by Pam Belcher CNWI(TM) @ All Dogs Gym, Manchester, NH For those competing at the NW3 or Elite levels, or by instructor approval
**Events held at it’s a dog’s world**
Check itsadogsworld.me for more info 207.363.0099
**Trials held at All Dogs Gym**
Check http://www.alldogsgym.com for information and postings of Performance Scent Dog trials, as well as USDAA and CPE agility trials
Stay tuned for more!