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Obedience Classes .  
Drop In’s are $30
when space available



Tentative FALL 2017 Session

Mondays starts 9/18/17
no class 10/23 OR 10/30

12:00-1:00 pm starts 9/18/17.  Show Ready Open  with Ann Marie Scripko $130. 6 weeks  This
class is a show ready class, preparing for showing in the Open Obedience Class.  All skills needed to
earn a CDX title are covered, including off leash heeling, fronts, finishes, dumb bell retrieves, high jump,
and broad jump, drop on recall and out of sight stays. Attention on all exercises, ring entrances, setups,
distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.

1:00-2:15  pm-starts 9/18/17  Show Ready Utility w/ Ann Marie Scripko $130  This is a show ready
prep class, putting the finishing touches on the teachiing Utility series for showing in the Utility
obedience class.  All Skills needed to earn a UD/UDX/OTCH/OM are covered, including off leash
heeling, fronts , finishes, signals, articles, gloves, moving stand, go outs and directed jumping are
covered.  Attention on all exercises, ring entrances, setups, distraction work and proofiing are
incorporated into the class.


Tuesdays    9/26/17 no class 10/24

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Tuesday 6:00- 7:00  pm- Starts 9/26/17   Attention I w/ Ann Marie Scripko.   $140 There are no drop
in’s allowed for this class.  Focus is on teaching stationary and moving attention and all components
needed to compete in Novice obedience and beyond. Focus and drive towards the handler, distraction
training Heeling, fronts, finishes, stand for exam etc.
COMPETITION STUDENTS ONLY.  MUST SIGN
UP FOR ALL THREE SIX WEEK SESSIONS.  A DEPOIST OF $40 A CLASS FOR II AND III
REQUIRED FOR NON CK9 STUDENTS AT THE TIME OF SIGNING UP FOR ATTENTION I

Tuesday 7:00-8:00 pm –starts 9/26 /17 Novice Competition Obedience w/ Ann Marie Scripko.   
$130 This class is a show ready class preparing for the Novice obedience class.  All skills needed to
earn a CD title are covered including, heeling, fronts, finishes, recalls, stand for exam and stays.  
Attention on all exercises, ring entrances, distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.


Tuesday 8:00-9:00 pm- starts 9/26/17  Open Competition Obedience w/ Ann Marie Scripko.  $130  
This class is a show ready class, preparing for showing in the Open Obedience Class.  All skills needed
to earn a CDX title are covered, including off leash heeling, fronts, finishes, dumb bell retrieves, high
jump, and broad jump, drop on recall and out of sight stays. Attention on all exercises, ring entrances,
setups, distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.

Tuesday 9:00-10:00 pm-starts 9/26/17  Utility Competition Obedience Class w/ Ann Marie Scripko.  
$130  This is a show ready class, preparing for showing in the Utility obedience class.  All skills needed
to earn a UD/UDX/OTCH/OM are covered, including off leash heeling , fronts, finishes,  signals, articles,
gloves, moving stand, go outs and directed jumping are covered.  Attention on all exercises, ring
entrances, setups, distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.  


Thursdays starts 9/14/17   no class 10/19 OR 10/26


Thursday 8:45-10:15 am –starts 9/14/17 AKC Rally Class w/ Ann Marie Scripko.   walk at 8:30 am  
This is a Show Ready course.  All skills needed to compete for the RN, RA, RE and RAE will be
covered.  New courses each week that have novice, advanced and excellent signs nested in the course.  
Attention on all exercises, ring entrances, setups, distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the
class.  Rules and regulations are discussed.

Thursday 10:30 -11:30am –starts  9/14/17  Novice Competition Obedience w/ Ann Marie Scripko.   
This class is a show ready class preparing for the Novice obedience class.  All skills needed to earn a
CD title are covered including, heeling, fronts, finishes, recalls, stand for exam and stays.  Attention on
all exercises, ring entrances, distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.

Thursday 11:45-12:45 pm-starts 9/14/17 Open Competition Obedience w/ Ann Marie Scripko.  This
class is a show ready class, preparing for showing in  the Open Obedience Class.  All skills needed to
earn a CDX title are covered, including off leash heeling, fronts, finishes, dumb bell retrieves, high jump,
broad jump, drop on recall and out of sight stays. Attention on all exercises, ring entrances, setups,
distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.

Thursday 1:15 -2:30 pm starts 9/14/17 Utility Competition Obedience Class w/ Ann Marie Scripko.
This is a show ready class, preparing for showing in the Utility obedience class.  All skills needed to earn
a UD/UDX/OTCH are covered, including off leash heeling , fronts, finishes,  signals, articles, gloves,
moving stand, go outs and directed jumping are covered.  Attention on all exercises, ring entrances,
setups, distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.


Thursday 7:00-8:00pm –starts 8/10/17 AKC Rally Class w/ Rhona Magni.   This is a Show Ready
course.  All skills needed to compete for the RN, RA, RE and RAE will be covered.  New courses each
week that have novice, advanced and excellent signs nested in the course.  Attention on all exercises,
ring entrances, setups, distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.  Rules and
regulations are discussed.


Fridays 10/6/17 DROP IN $30

Friday 6:00-7:30 pm –starts 10/6/17  AKC Rally Class w/ Rhona Magni.  walk at 8:30am  $130  This
is a Show Ready course.  All skills needed to compete for the RN, RA, RE and RAE will be covered.  
New courses each week that have novice, advanced and excellent signs nested in the course.  
NOVEMBER 2017 SIGNS WILL BE INTRODUCED.  Attention on all exercises, ring entrances, setups,
distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.  Rules and regulations are discussed.

Friday 7:30-9:00 pm –starts 10/6/17  AKC MASTERS Rally Class w/ Rhona Magni.  walk at 8:30am  
$130
 All skills needed to compete for the NEW MASTERS CLASS AND  RAE will be covered.  New
courses each week that have NOVEMBER 2017 SIGNS WILL BE INTRODUCED.  Attention on all
exercises, ring entrances, setups, distraction work and proofing are incorporated into the class.  Rules
and regulations are discussed.


Clever K9  Tentative FALL 2017
Nose Work Classes

Wednesdays STARTS 9/6/17 $135 no class 9/20


Wednesdays 12:30-2:00 pm starts 9/6/17  K9  Nose Work  Advanced  w/ Martha Windisch CNW1

Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 pm starts 9/6/17 K9 Nose Work INTRO Martha Windisch CNW1

Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 pm starts  9/6/17  K
9  Nose Work  Intro and Advanced Continuing w/ Martha
Windisch CNW1

K9 Nose Work is a new, exciting, detection-style sport that develops dog’s natural scenting abilities by
using their curiosity, desire to hunt, and their love of toys, food and exercise The classes range from
Introduction to Nose Work, to Introduction to Odor, to various levels of advanced Nose Work including
container searches, vehicle searches, interior searches and exterior searches.  K9 Nose Work is a great
sport for your dog because it requires no prior training or skills and is relatively easy to teach your dog,
only requires mild physical demands on you and your dog, gives your dog tons of mental stimulation, is
suitable for both confident and timid dogs as well as high-energy and low-energy dogs and can be
practiced at home and in urban settings. Some get involved with K9 Nose Work just for the fun of it and
others like the fun, but also are interested in competition and earning titles.


Click Here to register online


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Refund Policy:
There are no refunds after a class has started.  Reactive dogs will be removed from group classes without a refund
and must sign up for private lessons before going back to group classes .  There are no refunds or credits if you
miss a class.  As a courtesy, you can make up a missed class during the same session only, for a class of the same
level, with instructor approval, if time and space permit.  .  There is a $15 fee for returned checks.

No reactive dogs will be permitted in group classes.   They must start out in private lessons first.

Class Descriptions

Attention I  Class w/ Ann Marie Scripko

Rising Star Puppies, Attention I , II and III classes are geared towards building a solid relationship between you and
your dog.  I aim towards teaching active attention for Obedience, Agility or any other sport you wish to do with your
dog.  The goal of this class is to have a solid foundation to build upon for any sport you want to do with your dog.  
Our goals are good relationship with your dog,  where he is attentive to you, ignores distractions at new locations
and focuses on staying with you, actively waiting for your next command  .Over the course of these four classes we
will cover
:

Rising Star I and II and Attention I
-Building a relationship with your dog
-Learning how to effectively play with your dog
-Clicker Training
-Motivational attention games
-Sit stays and down stays
-Reliable “come” command
-How to get and keep Stationary attention
-loose leash walking

Attention II and III
-Continued work on relationship issues
-More attention games
-“stay w/me” off leash work
-Continued active attention and start active  attention Heeling
-Move to Novice Recalls
-Introduce novice kickback stand
-Intro to Novice Group stays
-Handling and Footwork

We will also cover and instill a solid foundation of everyday “life” issues of stay, come and stay with me.  This method
requires a combination of food , Toys, compulsion and you as the best motivator.  Please note this class is taught
with the goal of achieving High attention and drive for competition dogs, not just pet dog.  Some of the games may
cause behaviors that you would not want for your typical pet dog.  This can include begging for food, jumping on
people, tugging that can build drive and barking.  If any of these are concerns for you, please let me know and we
can modify them.  ( it will minimize the effect)

Items you will Need:
-buckle collar ( no tags)
-Prong Collar or martingale (no chokes or electronic collars)
-Flexi lead
-4 to 6ft leather leash
-Dog’s favorite tug toy ( no squeaker)
-clicker
-String Cheese, long stringy pieces (for stationary work) and cut up cubes (that can roll)  They need to be visible
easy to swallow pieces of food that can be seen and rolled on the floor.  Hot dogs, or other soft, visible  treats can
be used.
-Positive attitude and Open Mind 


Utility:  (dog needs reliable retrieve and hold.  Sit, down, stay, come and heels) Class will be beneficial to those
getting ready to show in Utility as well as those currently showing.  Class will be geared to keep your dog fully
peaked and motivated for on-going showing, as well as identifying and working any training gaps you and your dog
have. The class will help perfect the Utility exercises as well as focus on polishing and proofing. Distractions and
working the exercises in various contexts will be covered. Class will be fun, motivational, and an excellent addition to
your current training program.  

Open:. Class will be beneficial to those getting ready to show in Open as well as those currently showing.  Class will
be geared to keep your dog fully peaked and motivated for on-going showing, as well as identifying and working any
training gaps you and your dog have. The class will help perfect the Open exercises as well as focus on polishing
and proofing. Distractions and working the exercises in various contexts will be covered. Sit and down stays will be
worked extensively. Class will be fun, motivational, and an excellent addition to your current training program

Novice/Teaching Novice :  This class will prepare students to compete in AKC Novice obedience trials.  Rules will
be discussed as well as strategy for competing. The Novice exercises will be perfected and proofed. Training gaps
you and your dog have will be identified and worked. Distractions and working the exercises in various contexts will
be covered. Sit and down stays will be worked extensively. Class will be fun, motivational, and an excellent addition to
your current training program.  Run-throughs will be conducted


Refund Policy:
There are no refunds after a class has started.  Reactive dogs will be removed from group classes
without a refund and must sign up for private lessons before going back to group classes .  
There
are no refunds or credits if you miss a class.  
As a courtesy, you can make up a missed class
during the
same session only, for a class of the same level, with instructor approval, if time and
space permit.  .  There is a $15 fee for returned checks.