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


Fall 2019 Session

Mondays
10/28/19  $140
drop in $30

10:00-11:00 am starts  10/28/19  Show Ready Open  with Ann Marie Scripko $140. 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.

11:15-12:30 pm-starts  10/28/19  Show Ready Utility w/ Ann Marie Scripko $140  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 starts 10/29 and 11/12 $140

Tuesdays 10:00 am   starts 11/12/19  INTRO TO NOVICE and Intermediate RALLY III  (TEACHING
RALLY  CLASS) w/ Jill Bergmann.
  no class 9/3  $140  This class will teach all of the AKC novice and
Intermediate Rally signs, rules, handling tips,  how to read course maps, and running Novice and
Intermediate

Tuesdays 11:30am-12:30 pm starts  10/29/19 New to Beginer Novice / Novice Obedience with
Rene Mac Bean $140.
no class 6/18  This class will focus on Teaching the beginner novice and novice
exercises.  This class bridges the gap between Attention class and Show Ready Novice class.  Dogs
need to be able to heel and have a short recall and short stay.  This is not a show Ready class.


Tuesday 5:00-6:00 pm-  DUE TO A SEVERAL WEEK BREAK IN DECEMBER THIS CLASS IS
PLANNED TO START IN JANUARY
 Attention  I with/ Ann Marie Scripko.   $450 for three six
week sessions. ( $150 per session)
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.  

4 WEEK SESSION WITH ANN

Tuesday 6:00pm-7:00 pm  –starts  11/12/19 Novice Competition Obedience w/ Ann Marie Scripko.   
$100 4 WEEK SESSION 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 7:00-8:00 pm- starts 11/12/19  Open Competition Obedience w/ Ann Marie Scripko.  $100
4 WEEK SESSION
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  NOT OFFERED THIS SESSION  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 NEW START DATE 11/14/19  $140  $30 drop ins
no class 11/28, 12/12, 12/19



Thursday 8:30-10:30am –starts AKC Rally Class w/ Ann Marie Scripko. $140   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 11:00 -12:00 pm –starts   11/14/19 Novice Competition Obedience w/ Ann Marie Scripko.
$140  
 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 12:00-1:15 pm-starts  11/14/19 Open Competition Obedience w/ Ann Marie Scripko.
$140
 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 1:45 -3:00 pm starts 11/14/19  Utility Competition Obedience Class w/ Ann Marie
Scripko. $140
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.

Thursdays 6:30-8:00 pm MASTERS RALLY w/ Rhona Magni. $140. starts 11/7   This class will cover
all of the skills needed for competing in the AKC Rally Masters class.  Courses wil
l be setup and run
using Masters signs found in today's courses.  This class will cover how to teach the masters signs and
course work .



Clever K9  Tentative Fall 2019
Nose Work Classes

Wednesdays
due to Family issues these classes are delayed till 10/30

STARTS  10/30/19 $145  drop in $30 with Instructor approval

Wednesdays 1:00-2:30 pm starts   K9  Nose Work  Advanced  w/ Martha Windisch CNW1 $140


Wednesdays 5;00-6:00 pm starts    K9  Nose Work  Intro and Advaced Continuing w/ Martha Windisch
CNW1 $140


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


Click Here for a paper application    


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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.
By enrolling in classes   I agree that I understand that attendance of a dog training session is not without risk to
myself, members of my family or guests who may attend, or my dog, because some of the dogs to which I (we) will
be exposed may be difficult to control and may be the cause of injury even when handled with the greatest
amount of care.  I understand that the use of dog training equipment and the use of the Training facility are not
without risk to myself, members of my family or guests who may attend, or my dog, because dog training requires
physical movement on both my and the dog’s part.

I hereby waive and release the property owners Toms River Storage located at 5 Executive Drive, Toms River, NJ
08755, A and location Tail Waggin Events, 138 Windsor Road , Robbinsville NJ , and location  located at 187
Pedricktown Woodstown Road, Pedricktown NJ ,Clever K9 Obedience LLC ,  owners Ann Marie and Michael
Scripko, and any instructors, or employees or family members from any and all liability of any nature or damage
which my family, guests, I or my dog may suffer, including specifically, but not without limitation, any injury, or
damage resulting from the action of any dog or use of equipment.

I expressly assume the risk of any such damage or injury while attending training sessions, or while on the
training grounds or the surrounding area thereto.  In consideration of and as inducement to the acceptance of
my application for training at this facility, I hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the property owners,
Toms River Storage,  Tail Waggin Events,  CK9 South at 187 Pedricktown Woodstown Rd , Pedricktown NJ, Ann
Marie Scripko, Michael Scripko and Clever K9 Obedience LLC , and any instructors, or employees or family
members from any and all claims, loss and expenses , including legal fees, or claims by any member of my family
or any other person accompanying me to any training session, by reason of liability imposed by law upon the
aforementioned party for the damage because of bodily injuries at any time resulting there from, sustained by the
aforementioned party or may be alleged to have caused by negligence of the aforementioned party or any of the
person.  I expressly accept to pay all damages incurred by my dog, regardless of fault,  to any property, person
or animal while my dog is on The property located at 5 Executive Drive, Toms River, NJ  138 Windsor Road,
Robbinsville and 187 Pedricktown Woodstown Road, Pedricktown NJ.