Agility

Agility

Prerequisite:  Dogs must have a good recall, sit and stay command.  It is highly recommended that you successfully complete a Beginner Obedience Class to enroll in our agility classes.

Bring a crate for your dog and a chair for yourself!

Dogs must be up-to-date on Rabies vaccine.

No Aggressive dogs

Note: The following signed forms are required to attend our classes SUDS Waiver, and Liability Release.

Please view our Class Cancellation policy prior to registering

Foundation for Agility - 6 classes

Details

Registration for this session is closed as this class is full. 

Thank you for your interest.

When:

Time: 

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Where:  2760 Vineyard Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 (SUDS field)

No Aggressive Dogs 

*Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment required

Pre-Requisites

  • Dogs must be at least one (1) year old.
  • Dogs should have a good sit and down a command

Class Description

This class will focus on basic, fundamental skills (for you and your dog) that set you up to be successful in the fun sport of Dog Agility.  This is a foundational class.  The goal is to develop handling practices and skills that can grow into great obstacle and course performance in future classes.  Introduction to several obstacles will be taught, however full height jumps, contact obstacles (teeter, dog-walk, A Frame), or weaves are not part of the foundation class.    Skills are taught using positive training techniques and games aimed at building you and your dog’s confidence while growing and learning as a team.

Beginning Agility - 6 weeks

Details

Registration for this session is closed as this class is full. 

Thank you for your interest.

Class Time:

Class Dates: 

Instructor: 

Email:  

Where:  2760 Vineyard Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 (SUDS field)

Cost: 

Class sizes are limited, so register early!  

No Aggressive Dogs 

Dogs must be up-to-date on Rabies vaccine.

*Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment required

Pre-Requisites

  • Dogs must be at least one (1) year old; if not one year old yet, we are now offering audit spots (see above).  Please fill out registration form and note ‘audit only’ under Comments.
  • Dogs must have a good recall, sit, down and stay command
  • It is highly recommended that you successfully complete a Beginner Obedience Class or Intro Agility Class to enroll in further agility classes or have instructor permission

Class Description

This class will be for the introduction of agility which will provide both handler and dog the fundamentals of each apparatus to be exercised correctly and safely.  At the end of this class each will have a good understanding of the sport and have a good foundation to continue in Agility- even to the competition level! 

Note: Classes are subject to change due to the skill levels of class participants.

Registration Information

Please Note:  To register please email or text the instructor with the following information:

Your name

Email

Phone

Dog’s Name, Breed and Age

Will you be paying by Venmo or mailing check?

After signing up with the instructor, payment may be made by Venmo to Southern Utah Dog Sports or by check mailed to 

P.O. Box 2949, St. George, UT  84771-2949.  

Payment reserves your spot.

Agility Level II

The Details

When:  Class will be held twice weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Sept 21 and 23, 28 and 30, Oct 5 and 7.

Time:  5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Instructor:  Kris Brown

Where:  2760 Vineyard Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 (SUDS field)

Cost: $100 

Class size is limited to 8, so register early!  

Dogs must be up-to-date on Rabies vaccine.

No Aggressive Dogs 

For registration contact:

Kris Brown:  Text:  (509) 949-0667

 Email:  krisbrown98924@gmail.com 

Please note:   Registration is by contacting the instructor by text or email.  After signing up, payment may be made by Venmo to Southern Utah Dog Sports or by check mailed to P.O. Box 2949, St. George, UT  84771-2949.  Payment reserves your spot.

Pre-Requisites

1)  Dogs must have successfully completed a beginning agility class.

2) Dogs must have been introduced to contact obstacles.

3) No aggressive or dog-reactive dogs for safety reasons. Dogs will be working individually, so crates are mandatory.

Class Description

This class will focus on performing off-leash sequences and handler techniques.  Students will work on body position/location of obstacles, hands, feet, and verbal commands.   Dogs progress at different levels, so this class will be individualized for your dog,  challenging but not setting them up for failure.

Class Skills

Start line waits and lead outs; contacts, running or 2 on/2 off.  Front, rear and blind crosses and when to use them.   Walking the course and planning a route that best suits you and your dog.   And above all, having a fun and bonding experience with your dog!

Advanced Agility - 6 weeks

The Details

When:  TBA. 

Time:  

Instructors: TBA

Where:  2760 Vineyard Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 (SUDS field)

Cost: $105 ($95 for SUDS members- Become a Member Today!)

Class sizes are limited, so register early!  

No Aggressive Dogs 

Dogs must be up-to-date on Rabies vaccine.

*Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment required

Pre-Requisites

  • Dogs must be at least one (1) year old
  • Dogs must have a reliable recall, sit, down and stay command
  • Ability to perform all obstacles off-leash
  • Dogs should be comfortable on full height contacts, and have a solid beginning with weave poles.
  • It is highly recommended that you have successfully completed an Intermediate or Agility II Class

Class Description

Advanced Agility Class will expand on what you and your dog have learned in an Intermediate or Agility II class.   The goal for you and your dog is to increase your communication skills with each other, and be able to maneuver through obstacles with skill and confidence.  Handlers will be introduced to more handling skills, and finding better ways to communicate with your dog. Agility organizations and agility trial rules will be introduced.  The goal as always, is to Have Fun and Learn with your dog! Hopefully you too will consider competing in agility trials with your dog.

Knowledge + Fun = Success

Note: Classes are subject to change due to the skill levels of each class

 

AGILITY HANDLING TECHNIQUES

The Details

When: This class is full. Next class starts in October.

Time:  5-6PM

Instructor: Kris Brown

Where:  2760 Vineyard Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 (SUDS field)

Cost: $105 ($95 for SUDS members- Become a Member Today!)

Class sizes are limited, so register early!  

Class sizes are limited, so register early!  

Dogs must be up to date on Rabies vaccine.

No Aggressive Dogs 

*Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment required

Pre-Requisites

Dogs must be proficient on all obstacles (excluding weave poles) to include contacts, and have good wait and recall commands. Prior completion of Beginning and Intermediate Agility classes is recommended.

Class Description

This class will teach the basics of distance handling, the whys and hows of sending your dog through portions of the agility course ahead of you.   We will also work on front crosses, rear crosses and blind crosses.   Tips for running a smooth course using handler positioning, and more verbal cues.   Individual instruction consistent with each dog’s ability and level.

Please contact the instructor if you are not sure your dog fits in this class.

 

Drop-in Agility Class

The Details

When:   TBA

Time:  

Instructors:

Where:  2760 Vineyard Drive, Santa Clara, UT 84765 (SUDS field)

Cost:  $60 for a 4-week punch card – additional classes @$15 each.

Class sizes are limited, so register early!  

Dogs must be up to date on Rabies vaccine.

No Aggressive Dogs 

*Pre-Registration and Pre-Payment required

Pre-Requisites

  • Dogs must be at least one (1) year old
  • Dogs must have a good recall, sit, down and stay command
  • Dogs must have completed at least one session of agility classes.
  • Dogs should be beginner or intermediate level.

Class Description

This class will be for the beginner/intermediate dogs who know the obstacles and just want to further their training. We will be working on contacts, jumps, short sequences, etc. Attendees need not come every week – the punch card buys 6 weeks, over a 9-week period.

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