Give your dog a mental workout in gym class. This is a drop in class, held twice a week as an add on for our basic obedience and puppy courses, and as continuing education for graduates. This class has a loose training format so we can customize each days curriculum to the dogs in class that day. We will work on tricks, fitness exercises, polishing and proofing basic obedience exercises, advancing basic obedience exercises to a more challenging format, problem solving, and socializing for puppies.
Class is held at Leash Free Living on Mondays, from 7:00 – 8:00 pm and on Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 pm.
Intro to Parkour & Agility
Introduce your dog to agility concepts, and learn how to create obstacle courses out of everyday objects. You will learn how to move and communicate with your dog, how to ask your dog to get on, around, in, over and under obstacles. This will transform your daily walks with your dog into an exciting, agility packed workout, build your dog’s confidence and prepare them for a real agility course if you choose to do so.
Class is held in six week sessions, Mondays at 6:00 pm. Next session will begin on the following dates.
November 19th, 6:00 – 7:00 pm (There will be no class for Christmas Eve or New Years eve. Last class will be held on January 7th)
Advanced Skills Class
This is our catch all class for motivated students that want to teach their dogs advanced skills/tricks. Work on intermediate and advanced parkour skills, teach a working retrieve, so they can fetch and carry anything they are sent for, train for trick dog titles, etc. This dog training program is run continuously. Training starts when you sign up and includes 6 weeks of enrollment, whenever you can make it. Students learn at their own pace, and work towards their own individual goals.
Class is held Mondays, 8:00 – 9:00 pm.
Intro to Nosework
Teach your dog how to use their nose to find hidden odors. Nosework takes the work of bomb dogs, drug dogs, cadaver dogs, etc and turns it into a fun, challenging game you can play with your dogs at home. This is a great class to build confidence in your dogs, and give you a fun indoor activity to play with them through the winter.
Saturday Morning Workshops
Spend dedicated time working a new task, skill, of problem area.
When we have some spare time on the weekend, we plan a variety of free events for Leash Free Living students. These include some of the following activities.
Power Training Sessions, where we meet at different parks throughout the county for a drop in practice session. The sessions last for 30-45 minutes, and are geared towards graduates of our six week programs but open to all LFL students.
Group Hikes, where we meet at a local trail and practice loose leash walking and trail manners as a pack.
Movie Nights, where we combine Gym Class with long downs, and long places and enjoy a dog movie with other LFL students.
Make sure to follow us on Facebook for upcoming events. Details are usually e-mailed to students as well, as they become available.