Scent Work offers dogs an opportunity to work their major sense, Smell! All classes currently held at our Palmer Studio, Entrance is Door #3, side of the Planet Fitness building. Intro to Nose Work: starter class, no pre-requesites needed. All dogs of all ages welcome
Continuing Odor: For dogs working on ORT prep
NW1: For dogs who have passed their ORT and are preparing for NW1 Trials
NW2: For dogs who have their NW1 or comparable title working on the NW2 level
NW3: For dogs who have their NW2 or comparable title working on NW3 level
Nose Work Trial Prep: For dogs working on titles at all levels or Elite titling.
ALL CLASSES AT PALMER STUDIO unless otherwise listed
Rally Obedience is a competitive dog sport with titles offered by numerous org including AKC, WCRL, UKC and ASCA. All classes cover skills and trial prep for all venues. Rally is a fun sport that builds great response to cues, deepens relationships between dog/handler and develops off lead reliability. Intro to Rally Obedience: for teams new to the sport or dogs just learning
Novice: For teams preparing for Level 1/Novice competition
Advanced/Excellent: Introducing the higher level skills and prep for trialing at the Adv/Exc level
Master: For teams preparing for the RACH, RAE, MX levels
Competition Obedience is a competitive dog sport with titles offered by numerous org including AKC, CDSP UKC and ASCA. All classes cover skills and trial prep for all venues. Comp Obed is a challenging sport that builds great response to cues, deepens relationships between dog/handler and develops off lead reliability.
Rock It! & Rock It 2.0 Performance Foundations Class: All sports have foundation behavior that create strong understanding of how to move, carry, retrieve, building drive and harnesses drive to achieve success in the sports rings. Each 6 week session will be individually adjusted to the students goals in the class. Taught by Renée Hall
Focus & Attention: Class for baby dogs or dogs new to dog sports. Without attention and focus on the handler, teams struggle in the trial environment. This class builds drive to work and focus skills. COS 1 Beg Novice/Novice: for teams working to trial in BN or Nov levels
COS2 Novice: Working on the Novice Skills and intro to Open skills
COS 3 Open: Proofing for trialing in open and intro to Utility Skills
COS 4 Utility: Proofing/prep for Utility trialing with proofing of open skills
Tracking is a sport focusing on teaching your dog to follow a scent trail. The tracking dog learns how to stay on a trail in moderate cover. Working toward following the trail thru turns, crossing cover and with light aging. The Tracking Dog test prep will work o preparing you and your dog for the AKC Tracking Dog test and trial.
Tracking Dog Excellent (TDX) will add the complexity of trail aging, changes of cover and different terrains, finding articles and indications. The TDX class will have off site options in addition to working at our Plainfield Resort location.
Are you looking for a class that teaches you how to train your dog for the Show Ring? Well, here you go! Join Sammie Snyder as she teaches you the foundations of handling your dog in the show ring. Gaiting, stacking, presentation, free stack and more! Success in the Show Ring is about Presenting your dog to Judge showing the dogs best attributes and this can be TRAINED! Dogs should have foundations to start this class. If you have not started teaching your dog or have a dog new to conformation, Sammie is available for private lessons to bring your skills up to speed for the 102 class. Private Coaching is $50 for 1/2 hour and can be scheduled by contacting us at