Day

Time

Class

Session Begins

Session End

Tuesday

7:30 - 8:30 PM

Beginner Agility

June 12th, 2018

July 24th, 2018

Thursday

5:30 - 6:30 pm

Intermediate Agility

June 14th, 2018

July 19th, 2018

Thursday

7:00 - 8:00 pm

Advanced Agility

June 14th, 2018

July 19th, 2018

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Please note the End date is an approximation. Classes are subjected to weather.

We do allow people to join the second week of class.

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Agility is a popular and growing dog sport. Agility is where a dog runs through an obstacle course, while being directed by a handler. Virtually any dog can run agility, big or small. This sport is based on activities that are natural to dogs - running, jumping, going through things such as tunnels, etc. Agility is a great way for both you and your dog to get out together and get some exercise. Here at Stony Creek we offer many different levels of agility classes and whether or not you're interested in competing, you can still come to a weekly class just to get out and have fun with your dog. Agility is also a great confidence builder for your dog. So many shelter dogs or dogs that are just naturally more insecure can gain confidence from taking an agility class. Agility class are held outdoors in the summer and are subjected to the weather! Bring water for both you and your dog!

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Meet the Instructor
Venisa Figure joined Stony Creek Canine Academy & Dog Grooming in May of 2015 She has been training dogs for over 10 years! She enjoys giving both private and group lessons. She has 3 Shetland Sheepdogs of her own Tag, Charm and Tribble Trouble. Tag is her veteran earning 3 C-atch titles and 1 C-ate title in Canine Performance Events Agility as well as earning entry to 4 CPE National events. Charm was retired early due to injury and is now the team cheerleader. Tribble Trouble her youngster is still learning the ropes but is close to earning his first C-atch in CPE Agility and off to his first CPE Nationals.
Venisa teaches Obedience for a well mannered companion which is also her foundation to agility, as well as Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Agility. Whether you are looking for help with obedience basics or if you are looking to have fun with agility Venisa is happy to share her experience. She proudly teaches the Positive Reinforced Based model that was developed by internationally renowned trainer Susan Garrett. Venisa believes that training your dog should be fun for both you and your dog and if you aren't having fun then you aren't doing it right!
Happy Customers Say It all!

"Wow, I didn't believe my dog could do that!"
--Mary from Shelby

"It is without reservation, that I wholeheartedly recommend Venisa Figure to everyone who wants to build a stronger relationship with their dog through positive obedience or agility training."
--Laura from Macomb

"I would like to take this opportunity to tell what a wonderful instructor Venisa Figure is. I have had her as an agility instructor for 3 years. In that time my dog has flourished form a very timid individual to a dog that has confidence and is self-assured."
--Sue from Shelby
  



Be prepared for class
  • Bring a collar, we ask that your dog wears a nylon buckle collar or harness (depending on the breed).
  • Bring a leash, we suggest a 6 foot leather or nylon leash, please no retractable leashes. As you get into higher level classes you may use a slip leash.
  • Bring a crate.
  • Bring a reward for your dog. Either soft and easy to eat treats that your dog really enjoys, or a favorite toy.
  • Bring a bowl and some water! The outside classes during the summer get really warm.
  • Please pick up after your dog! Please come prepared with pickup bags handy.
  • We suggest wearing sensible shoes and attire.
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Requirements for class:
  • Dogs should be at least 9 months - one (1) year old before starting agility class, depending on the breed.
  • Dogs should either go through an obedience class or at least know basic obedience skills (sit, stay, come, down, etc.).