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Group classes

SNIFFER DOG TRAINING

'Sniffer Dog' is a fabulous class for any dog and handler requiring no prior learning.  These classes are run in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie area.  This is a fun scenting and hunting activity that's easy to learn and helps build confidence and focus in a safe environment.  It provides mental stimulation and physical exercise for your dog while they hunt for those elusive treats hidden in boxes. As your dog gains confidence they progress to finding treats in a room filled with boxes, exterior areas, vehicles and then move onto the real challenge – detecting odours!

DURATION:         Approx 45 minutes
VENUE:               Adamstown Public School
COST:                  $160 for 4 sessions

DATES:               Sat 29 July 2017 at 1:45 pm (4 weeks, once per week)  CLASS FULL
                            Sat 04 Nov 2017 at 9:30 am (4 week course once per week every Saturday) 

If you are interested please contact jigsawdogs@bigpondcom

 

DOGGIE PLAY GROUPS

Want your doggie to play with other doggies whilst being able to listen to you?

Come to our doggie play group - teaching manners!  Dog training using play!

Benefits:

  • Your puppy or dog will have the opportunity to interact with other dogs in a safe and controlled environment
  • Your dog will learn to focus on you whilst in the present of other dogs
  • You will learn to read the body language of other dogs 
  • Full supervision by our highly experienced and qualified trainers

We believe that it is unsafe and potentially dangerous for dogs and puppies to play at off-leash dog parks and dog beaches. Physical and psychological damage can occur to your dog from other dogs that may bully, harass or try to fight your dog. 

That’s why we have provided a safe alternative.

In this course, you will learn how to read a dog's body language and how dogs play, as well as gain some valuable knowledge on how to keep your dog safe around other dogs in a social environment. The dogs will be both on and off leash and there will be breaks throughout the class for dogs to rest and learn to settle. 

* Please note: this course is not suitable for dog's who have shown reactive or aggressive behaviour towards other dogs.  Please contact us if your dog has displayed these behavours. 
Classes:

TIME:                   Approx 45 minutes
COST:                  $80 for 4 sessions     
VENUE:               Adamstown Public School

DATES:               Sat 29 July 2017 at 2:45 pm (4 weeks, once per week)  CLASS FULL
                            Sat 04 Nov 2017 at 8:30 am (4 week course once per week every Saturday)

If you are interested please contact jigsawdogs@bigpond.com

 

SOCIAL AGILITY/OBSTACLE COURSE

 

This is a class where fun is the name of the game.  You and your dog make your way through our challenging obstacle course!  This really is a team effort – dog and owner working together to correctly manoeuvre through the course. Can you and your dog make it to the end in record time? 

 

Benefits:

  • It’s fun for you and your dog
  • Great for your dog’s fitness
  • Allows your dog to problem solve
  • Teaches your dog body awareness
  • Provides a unique bonding experience for you and your dog as you work to navigate the course together


Classes:

TIME:                    Approx 45 minutes
COST:                   $135 for 4 sessions
VENUE:                Adamstown Public School

DATES:               Sat 29 July 2017 at 1:45 pm (4 week course once per week) CLASS IS FULL
                            Sat 04 Nov 2017 at 9:30 am (4 week course once per week)

If interested please contact jigsawdogs@bigpond.com