Frequently Asked Questions!
A. Slow dogs… Fast dogs… Low drive… High drive… Anxious… Stressed… Super happy… Unruly… Unfocused… Fearful… Shy….
Dogs that bite at you, circle, spin or run off while in the agility ring.
Dogs who miss contacts, knock bars, don’t hold their start line, fly off teeter, and other obstacle issues.
Krista believes that training dogs means you "Take the possible out of impossible." ~ Richard Turner
A. Your dog needs basic good manners — sit, down, come … and be dog-and-people friendly.
A. Puppies can learn the foundation for agility with balls, toys, and games.
Young dogs can learn handling skills and obstacles that do not require any jumping.
Adult dogs can be introduced to obstacles and handling exercises.
Older dogs can learn foundation, handling skills, and obstacles that do not require any jumping.
A. No. Agility is about having your best time ever — that’s all that matters.
A. Only dog-friendly dogs can come to agility classes.
Private lessons are appropriate for a dog who does not like other dogs.
A. Only people-friendly dogs can come to agility classes.
No reactive dogs are allowed.
Private lessons are appropriate for reactive dogs.
A. Foundation, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Competition Classes, and Private Lessons.
All classes are taught by Krista.
A. 5 weeks for $165. No refund after the first class. Classes start soon and private lessons are always available!
A. Classes are approximately 1 hour.
A. Typically there are 4-6 dogs.
A. Yes. Private lessons are a great way to work on many things one-on-one.
A. Running dogs in NADAC, AKC, and USDAA shows.
They also run dogs “just for fun” during private lessons and classes.
A. Dog-friendly lure and reward, pack leader techniques, clicker training, games, toys, balls and behavior-contingent rewards.
A. North Phoenix
A. Yes. It was fun.
A. Dog Fancy (in their special issue on dog potty training)
A. They wanted to know the best way to crate train a dog.
A. CNN, FOX, Wellness Magazine, Hard Copy, Current Affair, Best of Phoenix, Arizona Republic … even the Wall Street Journal.