Agility & Parkour

May 31

7:30  p.m.

Passion for Paws

Madison, WI  

 

Intro to Agility

-For puppies and dogs 6 months old and up! 

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

 

Give your dog an excellent beginning in agility training whether you plan to eventually compete or just want a fun game to play with your dog. This class will teach you everything you need to know to get started, introduce agility equipment to your dog, and work on developing the partnership and problem-solving skills you will need to be successful in the sport. For dogs 6 months old and older.

 

June 1st

6:30 p.m.

Passion for Paws

Madison, WI 

Agility Fundamentals

-For dogs who have completed our Intro to Agility class, or equivalent

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

Continue your agility training with this fun always-changing class designed to teach you and your dog what you need to know to be successful in agility. Introduces and familiarizes you to more agility equipment, begin stringing obstacles together, and continue working on the partnership and problem-solving skills you need! 

June 1st

7:30 p.m.

FULL

Agility Fundamentals

-For dogs who have completed our Intro to Agility class, or equivalent

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

Continue your agility training with this fun always-changing class designed to teach you and your dog what you need to know to be successful in agility. Introduces and familiarizes you to more agility equipment, begin stringing obstacles together, and continue working on the partnership and problem-solving skills you need! 

June 6th

6 weeks

Various Madison Locations – first week meets at McKee Farms Park in Fitchburg

 

Outdoor Parkour

-For puppies and dogs 6 months old and up! 

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

Build your dog’s confidence and body awareness, and help them explore their world like never before! Teach them how to go under, over, and around obstacles. Help them develop confidence while going through and under tight spaces, balance on obstacles, and back up! Class is led by a Certified Dog Parkour Instructor.

 

Specialty Classes

 

Coming Soon

 

Novice Tricks

-For puppies and dogs 5 months and older

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

Improve your partnership with your dog while learning some fun new tricks! Some behaviors covered include: crawl, get in a box, paws up, shake, touch, spin & twist (and more!)

*Teams who successfully complete this class are eligible to receive their AKC Novice Trick Title (through the AKC) and will receive a ribbon from us! Optional AKC title testing date on week 7. 

June 2

6:00 p.m. 

WI Brewing Company, Verona WI 

Drink With Your Dog™ Brewery Manners Class

This class is best suited for dogs ages 6 months and older

-We recommend that you and your dog have taken at least one training class together previously

-4 weeks, 60 minutes- $125

Take your dog’s basic skills to the next level. Join us for this fun, four-week class hosted by Wisconsin Brewing Company. Brewery Manners Class teaches essential skills for being a great brewery dog buddy: focus around distractions, resting under the table, NOT stealing your beer, and more! This class is led by a certified Drink With Your Dog class instructor. 

 

June 2

7:15 p.m. 

WI Brewing Company, Verona WI 

 

Drink With Your Dog™ Brewery Manners Class

This class is best suited for dogs ages 6 months and older

-We recommend that you and your dog have taken at least one training class together previously

-4 weeks, 60 minutes- $125

Take your dog’s basic skills to the next level. Join us for this fun, four-week class hosted by Wisconsin Brewing Company. Brewery Manners Class teaches essential skills for being a great brewery dog buddy: focus around distractions, resting under the table, NOT stealing your beer, and more! This class is led by a certified Drink With Your Dog class instructor. 

 

July 12

5:00 p.m. 

Bailey’s Run Vineyard and Winery,

New Glarus, WI 

Drink With Your Dog™ Winery Manners Class

This class is best suited for dogs ages 6 months and older

-We recommend that you and your dog have taken at least one training class together previously

-4 weeks, 60 minutes- $125

Take your dog’s basic skills to the next level. Join us for this fun, four-week class hosted by Bailey’s Run Vineyard and Winery. Winery Manners Class teaches essential skills for being a great brewery dog buddy: focus around distractions, resting under the table, NOT stealing your wine (or pizza), and more! This class is led by a certified Drink With Your Dog class instructor. 

Fit Dog Club

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May 22

12:00 p.m. (noon) 

 

Fit Dog Club – Parkour

-For dogs of any age

-Fit Dog Club is free, but space is limited, so register soon!

Once monthly adventures for your and your dog! Get out and have fun in Madison with your favorite buddy. Join us as we explore perfect locations for parkour… or head out on a dog-friendly trail walk! Locations will be sent upon registration. 

June 12th

10:00 a.m.

near Verona, WI 

Fit Dog Club – Trailwalk

-For dogs of any age

-Fit Dog Club is free, but space is limited, so register soon!

Once monthly adventures for your and your dog! Get out and have fun in Madison with your favorite buddy. Join us as we explore perfect locations for parkour… or head out on a dog-friendly trail walk! Locations will be sent upon registration. 

Puppy Classes

June 27

6:45 p.m. 

Dog Dog Daycare

Madison, WI 

Puppy Skills 1

For puppies 8 weeks to 6 months old

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

Puppy Skills  begins to teach the essentials for a well mannered, well adjusted family pet. Your pup will learn to work through distraction, settle at home or at class, come when called, drop items, focus their attention on you and more! You will learn to be a more effective trainer, and how to communicate effectively and consistently. Class includes social time with well matched pups and exposure to novel stimuli. 

 

June 18th

10:00 a.m.

Pups Uneashed

Stoughton, WI 

Puppy Skills 1

-For puppies 8 weeks to 6 months old

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

Puppy Skills  begins to teach the essentials for a well mannered, well adjusted family pet. Your pup will learn to work through distraction, settle at home or at class, come when called, drop items, focus their attention on you and more! You will learn to be a more effective trainer, and how to communicate effectively and consistently. Class includes social time with well matched pups and exposure to novel stimuli. 

June 6

6:30 p.m.

Pups Unleashed

Stoughton, WI 

 

Puppy Skills 2

-For puppies 4 months to 9 months old 

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

For older puppies 4 months and up. No prerequisites. Dogs in this class work on the essentials for being well mannered family pet, all with fun and positivity! Your pup will learn to work through challenging distractions, build reliable recalls as well as learn how to settle at home, walk on a loose leash and more! Off-leash social time with appropriate puppy friends is part of the curriculum.

 

June 18

11:00 a.m.

Pups Unleashed

Stoughton, WI 

Puppy Skills 3

-For puppies 7 – 12 months old

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

-We recommend that you and your dog have taken at least one training class together previously

Focus on the skills a young dog needs most in this 6 week course! Learn new games to play to build a life-long partnership while also working on correcting common, undesirable adolescent dog behaviors like counter surfing, pulling on leash, jumping while greeting new people, settling at home, and chewing on found objects. 

Good Dog Classes

 

June 27

7:45 p.m.

Dog Dog Daycare

Madison, WI 

 

Good Dog Basics

For puppies and dogs 9 months and older

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

For dogs of any age, Good Dog Basics will focus on the things required for teaching a dog to be a Good Dog: walking nicely on leash, appropriate greetings, re-calls, attention work, stays, and more!

June 6

7:30  p.m.

Pups Unleashed

Stoughton, WI 

 

Good Dog Basics

-For puppies and dogs 9 months and older

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

For dogs of any age, Good Dog Basics will focus on the things required for teaching a dog to be a Good Dog: walking nicely on leash, appropriate greetings, re-calls, attention work, stays, and more!

 

Coming Soon

Good Dog 2

-For dogs who have completed the Good Dog Basics class or equivalent

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

Good Dog 2 takes up where Good Dog Basic leaves off, with a focus on teaching real-life skills. Work on loose leash walking, polite greetings, settling at home and crate training, stays, wait, recalls, attention work and more! 

Coming Soon!

 

Good Dog Outdoors! 

-For puppies and dogs 7 months and older

-Teams that sign up for this class should have previously completed a Good Dog 2 (Intermediate) course or higher with us or another training group.

-6 weeks, 45 minutes – $150 

Put your dogs skills to the test with all of the distraction of the great outdoors! Practice walking on sidewalks, Stays with outdoor distractions, leave-its around tempting food, settling on the mat while you enjoy a beverage and more! 

Canine Good Citizen Classes

 

June 6

6:30 p.m.

7 weeks

Various Madison Locations – first week meets at McKee Farms Park in Fitchburg

AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen (CGCU)

-For puppies and dogs 9 months and older

-7 weeks, 45 minutes, $150

The CGCU program is designed to help you and your dog be the best you can be when out and about in the world. This class is comprised of ten skills designed to instill confidence and good manners. At the end of the six week class, participate in an optional AKC certification test designed to test those skills. Test fee is included in cost of class. CGC certification is required for a CGCU title.

Successful completion of this class makes your team eligible to receive your CGCU title from the AKC, and you will receive an award ribbon from us! 

Passing the Urban CGC test or Canine Good Citizen test does not make a dog a service dog or emotional support dog. A key distinction of service or emotional support dogs is that the owner/handler has a disability. It is unethical to misrepresent a pet dog as a service or emotional support animal.

 

 

AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

-For puppies and dogs 5 months old and up! 

7 weeks, 45 minutes, $150

You have the very best dog, and you want to tell the world! The CGC program is designed to help you and your dog be the best you can be – together. This class is comprised of ten skills designed to instill confidence and good manners in and outside the home. At the end of the six week class, participate in an optional AKC certification test designed to test those skills. Test fee is included in the cost of the class.

Successful completion of this class makes your team eligible to receive your CGC title from the AKC, and you will receive an award ribbon from us! 

Passing the Urban CGC test or Canine Good Citizen test does not make a dog a service dog or emotional support dog. A key distinction of service or emotional support dogs is that the owner/handler has a disability. It is unethical to misrepresent a pet dog as a service or emotional support animal.

 

Not offered at this time

AKC Community Canine (CGCA)

-For for puppies and dogs 9 months old and up! 

7 weeks, 45 minutes, $150

AKC Community Canine℠ is the advanced level of the AKC’s Canine Good Citizen Program. Dogs who pass the AKC Community Canine test earn the official AKC Community Canine title that is designated by the letters “CGCA” (Advanced CGC) on the dog’s title record.

Successful completion of this class makes your team eligible to receive your CGC title from the AKC, and you will receive an award ribbon from us! 

This six week class is comprised of ten skills designed to instill confidence and good manners in a community or classroom setting. At the end of six weeks, there will be an optional test to see if your dog can qualify for their AKC CGCA title. This is a title that appears on the dog’s title record at AKC. Test fee is included in cost of class. CGC certification is required for a CGCA title.

Passing the Urban CGC test or Canine Good Citizen test does not make a dog a service dog or emotional support dog. A key distinction of service or emotional support dogs is that the owner/handler has a disability. It is unethical to misrepresent a pet dog as a service or emotional support animal.

June 4

1:00 p.m.

Pups Unleashed

Stoughton, WI 

CGC Evaluation

For dogs 6 months and older

-approx 2 hours

The CGC program is designed to help you and your dog be the best you can be when out and about in the world. This test is comprised of ten skills designed to instill confidence and good manners. 

Successful completion of this test makes your team eligible to receive your CGC title from the AKC, and you will receive an award ribbon from us! 

Please note that this is not a preparatory class. Please see above for CGC prep classes! 

Passing the Canine Good Citizen test does not make a dog a service dog or emotional support dog. A key distinction of service or emotional support dogs is that the owner/handler has a disability. It is unethical to misrepresent a pet dog as a service or emotional support animal.

June 11

10:00 a.m.

Dog Dog Daycare

Madison, WI 

CGC Evaluation

For dogs 6 months and older

-approx 2 hours

The CGC program is designed to help you and your dog be the best you can be when out and about in the world. This test is comprised of ten skills designed to instill confidence and good manners. 

Successful completion of this test makes your team eligible to receive your CGC title from the AKC, and you will receive an award ribbon from us! 

Please note that this is not a preparatory class. Please see above for CGC prep classes! 

Passing the Canine Good Citizen test does not make a dog a service dog or emotional support dog. A key distinction of service or emotional support dogs is that the owner/handler has a disability. It is unethical to misrepresent a pet dog as a service or emotional support animal.

 

Workshops and Webinars

 

Not offered at this time

 

Getting Started in Dog Parkour! 

3 hour workshop. No experience necessary. Dogs of any age welcome! 
Join us for a fun and engaging 3 hour workshop, led by a certified Dog Parkour Instructor!
Build your dog’s confidence and body awareness, and help them explore their world like never before. Teach them how to go under, over, and around obstacles. Help them develop confidence while going through and under tight spaces, balance on obstacles, and back up.
Weather permitting, we will take a parkour walk at the end of the class time so you can practice your new skills in the wild!

 

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