Studio Classes

Santa Fe Dog is a clean, comfortable, climate controlled 1900 sq ft. space located at 1807 Second Street, Ste #42, Santa Fe, NM 87505.

All classes except the sports field classes are held at the Second Street location.

Studio Directions-Turn off Second St. in front of Cloud 5 and drive down the row until you see a parking lot on the left. Look for the Santa Fe Dog signage on the walls on the left. Plenty of parking. Easy to find.

If you can’t find the class you want, on the day you want, thinks about scheduling private sessions or please check out my studio partner Debra Moody’s schedule at www.faithfulfriendsdogtraining.com

Foundation Skills 3.0/Rally-O Intro

Have you taken a level 1 and 2 class a couple of times? Did you enjoy it? Want to learn more? Time to fine tune up and polish up you and your dog’s skills? Expand your tool box of problem solving skills, develop a common “language” for you and your dog. Humans and their canines will learn to recognize the benefits of quicker Attention/Focus, Faster Sits & Downs, Create a Standing wait, Back up, On/Off, Sitting for Polite Greetings, How to quickly install a new cue, The “Chill Out” position,  Rally O leash walking maneuvers, and thoroughly explore the positively trained   “Leave it”. etc. This is a climate controlled indoor class but we will probably work out side for at least one session when the weather is nice!

Prerequisite: Arrange a private 10 minute audition or have taken at least 2 classes with your dog. First session is Orientation and attendance is required for successful class completion.  Dogs should be generally friendly with people and dogs, but we don’t mind a bit of loud spirit. Questions?  Contact me !

Fee: $205  including tax.  10/5-This CLASS is now FULL. Thanks!

Time: Saturdays 2-3 pm 10/7-11/18 (skip 11/11)
Dates: Session 1 on 10/7 is with out dogs, then the following 5 sessions with dogs are 10/14,21,28, 11/4, (skip 11/11), 11/18
Price is adjusted to $205 including tax.

Register Online: Click here  

Interest? Email deborah@santafedog.com Or Call 505-983-4632

Rally-O 1.0-1.6 Class 

Novice Leash handling for absolute beginners and Dogs. Reactive dogs are welcome with instructors approval.

Prerequisite: Dog and handler must have completed 2 basic classes. There is no orientation. I assume you know how to attend a dog training class (leash, reinforcers, and a dog) and we just get to work!

Fee includes tax = $205 incs. tax. 6 sessions- Limit 6 teams

Tuesdays, 11:30p.m.-12:30 p.m.

Dates:  FULL..email for interest or see Foundation 3 schedule.

Questions? Email deborah@santafedog.com Or Call 505-983-4632

Register Online: Click here!

Rally-O 4.0 Laboratory  

Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor

Limit 8 teams. Six sessions $180 or drop in privileges $35/session

Tuesdays, 3.10 p.m.-4:10 p.m.

Current Dates: Sept,Oct,Nov. 2017  No Class (season ends Nov.14 and begins Jan.9, 2018)

Intermediate/Advanced AKC Rally Obedience Class+Different Locations+Competitive Obedience Prep, CGC prep , CCGC prep— distractions galore-whatever strikes this very experienced group’s fancy.

Register Online: Click here

Agility Level 1 – Tiny Dog Agility (TDA) 

A tiny dog indoor fun class using  ground work exercises and agility obstacles.  Build confidence and learn a handling system your dog can really understand. Suitable for all tiny dog handlers interested in recreational agility.   Learn what is necessary to belong to a Tiny Dog agility group. Have some new fun and further develop a common language between you and your dog.  Learn Stay, Back up, Heel on the right and the left,  Stand,  2 on-2 off Contacts, Jumps, Tunnels  and Teeter games. Food and Toys are used as reinforcers.  We don’t say no…We say YES!  Dogs should be generally friendly with people and dogs, but we don’t mind a little spirit!

Prerequisite: Maximum 10 inches at the shoulder. 15 lbs or less.  Dog should be able to generally come when called amid distractions, Ability to Focus on handler will make for a more pleasant handler experience.   Activity Level for Dogs and handlers: Moderate

Class size is limited to 6 Tiny dog/handler teams.

Saturdays: 4-5pm  October-November (Season ends 11/18)

Questions? Email or call 505-983-4632

Fee: $210 includes tax—six sessions. Dogs attend all sessions presuming application acceptance.

Register Online: Click here  Note: Use the Agility 1 button and Mention “TDA” in notes, so I know which class you want….Thanks!

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STUDIO CLASS OFFERINGS BELOW are grayed out until dates are determined. Classes in gray below are NOT in schedule rotation at this time due to time constraints.  You can email me with interest! Always happy to put a small class together!

Foundation Skills 2.0 Lab- Date/Time TBD

Learn better use of  motivational training to create a tool box of problem solving skills, and develop a common language for you and your dog. Dog will learn to recognize the benefits of Attention/Focus, Back up, Wait/Stay, On/Off, More Targeting, Come when called, Intro to ground work and platform work. Off leash heel on the right and the left. Puppy Zen and Leave it. Humans will learn how to get the Dogs Attention and keep it and when/how to properly install a cue. Intensive, but fun class, suitable as a individualized  and ongoing training “Lab” for YOU, and your new dog or your established dog. 

Prerequisite: Teams should have completed three previous obedience classes  with their dog or have worked privately with a professional instructor. Handler should be able to cue a sit and a down, or a stand and demonstrate simple targeting.

Class size is limited to 8 dog/handler teams. First class is a required working orientation on cueing and the dogs will NOT attend. 

Fee: $ Six sessions. 

Register Online: Click here

Questions? Email or call 505-983-4632 with questions.

 

Agility Level 1-Date/Time- TBD

A  recreational indoor class using  ground work exercises and agility obstacles.  Build confidence and learn a handling system your dog can really understand. Suitable for all  dog handlers interested in Dog sports. Building control and having fun with your dog while preparing for Agility is the purpose of this class. Learn what is necessary to belong to a agility group. Have some new fun. Learn Back up, Heel on the right and the left, Stay, Stand,  2 on-2 off Contacts, Tunnels and hoops, Teeter games. Food and Toys are used as reinforcers.  We don’t say no…We say YES!  Dogs should be generally friendly with people and dogs.

Prerequisite:  Dog should be able to generally come when called amid distractions. Ability to focus on handler amid some distractions will make for a more pleasant handler experience. Focus and name response can be learned in other Foundation classes… See Foundation and Foundation 2 if your dog can not come when called.   If you have a friendly but leash reactive dog, see the Sports Field Classes or call me for private consultation.

Small Studio Class- size limited to dog/handler teams only.

Activity Level for Dogs and handlers: Moderate

Questions? Email or call 505-983-4632

Register Online: Click here

Fee: $216 including tax.  Six sessions.

 

Recreation for Special Dogs Class! Day/Time TBD!

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A non-impact indoor class designed for fun and mental enrichment and fitness conditioning, using  Rally Obedience Signs, and Agility obstacles.  Suitable for the shy dog, mobility challenged dog, older dog or differently abled dog.  Build confidence and learn a handling system your dog can understand. Have some new fun. Back up, Heel on the right and the left,  Send outs, Stand, Down, Targeting, Hoops and Tunnels and Rockers.  This non impact class is for older dogs, mobility challenged dogs…or shy dogs and their people…shy or not! A NO PRESSURE, Just  ALL FUN class.

Dogs and people should be generally good with people and other dogs.  We won’t mind a bit of excitement or a shy dog…or a handler that could use some confidence building. If you have questions about the suitability of this class for  you or your dog, please call to discuss!

Prerequisite: Dog should be comfortable on leash and come when called… generally.

Class size is limited to 5  dog/handler teams.

Register Online: Click here or call 505-983-4632 with eligibility questions.

$216 includes Tax.   Dogs attend all sessions presuming application acceptance.

 

Rally-O 2.0 Laboratory 

Prerequisite: Rally-O 1.0-1.9  or 5 min. audition.

Fee includes tax = $205 incs. tax. 6 sessions- Limit 6 teams

Tuesdays, 1:30p.m.-2:30 p.m. Woot…they all moved into 4.o!!!

Dates: Ongoing and full…email for interest

Novice Rally Obedience Class Level 2.0-2.9 is a ongoing class.

Register Online: Click here

 

 

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