Agility is an active, thinking sport that combines speed, excitement, and teamwork.
It's a great way to:
- spend some fun time with your dog
- build on your relationship with your dog
- build the confidence of a not-so-confident dog
- help burn off some of your best friend's extra mental and physical energy
Agility is for:
- purebreds and All Americans, show dogs and family pets
- almost any physically and mentally sound dog
- any handler (wheelchair included) who enjoys doing activities with their dog
- those teams interested in just having fun as well as those who may wish to compete
We teach using positive, motivational techniques, emphasizing the safety of your canine teammate first and foremost. Our commitment to each dog is to have a fun and positive experience while attending our classes.
Agility classes are held at an indoor riding arena in Raymond, New Hampshire. Directions will be sent upon enrollment.
ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTOR
Jean Janotta is owned and trained by 3 Australian Shepherds – Zack, Cirri, and Boston. She found Agility in 1993 when she wanted an outlet to burn off some of Zack's 2-year-old energy. Zack has earned his USDAA Masters Agility Dog (MAD), NADAC Elite Agility title, ASCA Elite Agility title, and CD. He has also qualified to compete in the USDAA National Championships in 199, 1998 and 1999; and the Team Tournament in 1999. Cirri has earned her USDAA Agility Dog title, NADAC Elite Agility title and CD. Boston has earned his USDAA Agility Dog title and NADAC Novice Agility title and qualified for the USDAA National Championships and the Team Tournament in 1999.
This 6-week course will be your team's introduction to Agility. This is where you will learn the basics of Agility attitude, motivation, handling, and obstacle performance. By the end of this course, the class may be introduced to the following basic Agility obstacles – jumps, tire, dog walk, A-frame, see-saw, weave poles, table, pipe tunnel, and collapsed tunnel depending upon each dog's ability. You will be learning on equipment built to competition specification as well as training equipment designed to help your dog build confidence. This course is intended for the “newbie” to Agility as well as experienced handlers starting new dogs.
This 6-week course will build on what you learned in Introduction to Agility. By the end of this course, your team will have worked on all the Agility obstacles. In this course we advance towards competition heights, focus on achieving a reliable performance on all obstacles (with the exception of the weave poles, which are learned at a slower pace), and introduce distance work. This course is intended for dogs that have completed the Introduction to Agility course or that have had previous Agility training. (If your team is new to Agility at Pet-Agree, please schedule an evaluation meeting with our instructor prior to registering.)
This 6-week course will continue to expand your team's skill set and is intended to prepare you and your dog for competition. We will continue to focus on achieving a reliable performance on all obstacles. We will increase the number of obstacles in a sequence and you will learn the rules regarding competitions and how you are penalized. This course is intended for dogs that have completed the Beginner I course or that have had previous Agility training. (If your team is new to Agility at Pet-Agree, please schedule an evaluation meeting with our instructor prior to registering.)
This 6-week course will continue with the development of the skills needed for competition. We will forever focus on achieving a reliable performance on all obstacles. More difficult sequencing will be introduced, as well as strategies to determine how best to negotiate a course for your individual team. This course is intended for dogs that have completed the Beginner II course or that have had previous Agility training. (If your team is new to Agility at Pet-Agree, please schedule an evaluation meeting with our instructor prior to registering.)
To enroll in this course:
Complete the Registration Form and sign the Waiver.
Mail the completed forms along with your check made payable to:
12 Donovan Rd
Candia NH 03034
To pay by credit card call Pet-Agree, Inc at 603-483-8775
Have your Veterinarian FAX your dog inoculation records to 603-483-8770
Please call Pet-Agree, Inc at 603-483-8775 for all course schedules.
* All clients must sign a legal waiver in order to sign up with Pet-Agree, Inc.