The Intro to Rally class familiarizes the teams with the
sport of rally - performing specific obedience exercises on a
The Rally Obedience class teaches
coursework for AKC, UKC, RallyUP, and C-WAGS rally
competition events. Whether you plan to compete for a title or
not, this is a fun class with a different twist on obedience
The Intro to Agility class is a foundation for teams
interested in learning about this fun sport. This
class focuses on flatwork and obstacle introductions.
Teams may spend several sessions in the Intro to Agility
class prior to being recommended to the Agility 2 & 3
/ Young Dog Agility
The Puppy / Young Dog Agility class is a foundation for
teams interested in learning about this fun sport with a
puppy or dog under 1 year of age. This class focuses
on flatwork and coursework without the stress and strain
on the dog's joints of the obstacles. Teams may
spend several sessions in this class until the dog is
age-eligible to move into the Intro to Agility class.
2 & 3
The Agility 2 & 3 classes build teamwork on a course
through basic and intermediate level sequencing.
Continued education on obstacles includes weave poles, dog
walk, chute (closed tunnel) and handling. Teams may spend
several sessions in the Agility 2 & 3 classes prior to
being recommended to the Advanced Agility class.
The Advanced Agility class is for teams that are
proficient on all of the obstacles. Teams are constantly
challenged with drills and sequences to sharpen
performance and enhance competitive skills. The
Advanced Agility class is by coach recommendation
We offer a drop in conformation sessions on Monday evenings.
Conformation is for show dogs; for teams aspiring to and/or
actively competing in the show ring to practice ring procedure.
Intro to Nosework
class introduces teams to the sport of Nosework; the dogs how to
play the game and handlers learn how to recognize and reward
indications in a fun environment. Teams are introduced to two
scents in this class, Birch and Cypress. All work is done
indoors with container searches.
This class continues the teams' education on conducting
container searches, adds the scents of Anise, Clove and
Lemongrass. This class continues with container searches
beyond boxes and weather permitting offers an introduction to
outdoor searches. Handlers learn how to reinforce secondary
indications. Most teams are ready to compete in CWAGS
Trials Level 1 and ORTs in other registries.
This class focuses on indoor and outdoor searches, increasing
the difficulty of the hide / find based on the progression of
the teams in the class. Teams are introduced to multiple
finds on a course and learn to successfully navigate courses
while negotiating through residual scent.
class teaches the skills necessary to earn a therapy dog certification
through several organizations. Real life skills include visiting
public locations. Class includes testing (registration fees are a
separate requirement for Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs) if the teams are
demonstrating the required skill sets by the end of the session.
specially designed course covers the basics of training your Retriever
to be a hunting companion or hunt test competitor.
Events and training offered throughout the year.