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Training

Finishing the tunnelLoose lead heelingConfidence course/agility prep"Molly" gets lots of help and  praise from Erin and Reuben Willis going through the Confidence Course cube TTouch yinyang

Canines Unlimited - 907-790-DOGS
Also See:
Training Philosophy
Credentials


Current SCHEDULE
Classes -2018 Day/ Time Dates Complete Regis. Deadline by 5:00pm** Notes & Dog age*


Puppy Kindergarten/Basic Dog Obedience PLUS
- includes FLEXIBLE CLASSES - Training + Extras (over $200 free training)

Fridays,
6:30-7:30p
Start right away!
Ongoing, Flexible classes, every Friday at Dojo
Online form by Wed.; Complete regis. at shop by Thursday.

Includes 2 free private sessions, many extras, 9 weeks to complete all classes
Canines 8 weeks +

Calm Canine

For puppies & dogs with reactivity issues from barking to grooming to vet visits, to other dogs and people, and more.

     

Sign Up Now for Discount Rate!

At Dojo
Canines 8 wks+

Mondays,
6:00-6:45p
June 25-23 (skip July 9) June 23

Nosy Dog NOSEWORK Intro (combined levels)

Offered again by request. Join us for our "Sherlock Games" with the dogs.


Mondays
7:00-8:00p

 


June 25-23 (skip July 9)

 

June 23

 

Sign Up Now for Discount Rate!

Canines 8 wks+

New from Canines Unlimited--

AKC S.T.A R. Puppy Class

Fridays,
5:30-6:15p

June 29-Aug.3 June 27 Sign Up Now for Discount Rate!

Puppies 8 weeks old to1 yr.

New from Canines Unlimited--

AKC Trick Dog Class & Testing

Fridays, 7:45p-8:15p

June 29-Aug. 3 June 27

Sign Up Now for Discount Rate!

Canines 8 wks +

AKC Canine Good Citizen &
AKC Trick Dog PRIVATE Testing

Can't wait until next group testing session?
Individual Testing now available by appointment.

  Set up your own private testing time & place, at your convenience   Contact us to set up
Private consultations Varies, by appt. Private Appointment at 4191 Taku Blvd. in valley  

15 min. (session on dog-pkg of 4, 6 or 8)
1 hour
3 hour pkg
6 hour pkg

*Some classes have an Equipment/Supply fee, see detail descriptions below.

**Registrations or Payments received after Deadline are subject to an additional $10 late registration fee (plus sales tax).

Registration Form On-line


 

Front & center, at 12 weeks old

Puppy Kindergarten/Basic Dog Obedience-FLEXIBLE CLASSES---*Start right away!

  • Flexible Classes with lots of extras, $200 discount, extra time to complete, and Start Right Away (Flexible) in 8 session classes. Six Group Classes and Two Private Sessions, nine weeks to complete.

 

Testimonials

"I am so happy that we found your class. You have a heart of gold and really care about not just the dogs but us untrained people as well. My husband Larry was very impressed with class last week and was able to see in action what we are working on so he can follow suit." Denise Van Der Pol, Juneau

"I'm really happy with everything she has learned so far and I enjoy learning from you! ...going to your class has made life much easier. I have some friends who recently got a yellow lab pup and I highly recommended your class to them. It's really helpful to learn how to mentally connect with the dog and cooperate with them. I'm able to keep her healing at my side without a leash for miles! Thanks again!" - K.S., Juneau


Rating our classes as "Excellent", Sabrina Nelson said the greatest benefit of our training was "that the dog listens and obeys commands."

Lorraine Stickel found our class "Excellent", really liked the Flexible format and appreciated the numerous alternative techniques we offered, to resolving issues. "Keep up the individual dog answers to problems!"

An introduction to the basics in control and cooperation, through positive, holistic techniques. Flexible hours, multi-media, multi-level, advance-at-your-own-pace, Free Juneau Dog Wash included
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Registration What's Covered?
Course Description Variables
Dog Age Total Hours / # Sessions
Dates & Times Advance at your own pace
Locations Instructor
Cost Refund & Class Policies
Vaccinations Map to Dojo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obed supplies Obedience class activities Free treats samples at class Bonus Bag

Course Supplies
include course handouts, resource information, helpful hints, variety of samples (food/treats) for "doggie taste testing" at home (get your dog's opinion on foods), and "pickup" baggy.

Course Equipment
Your dog gains experience and confidence working with the great variety of equipment we use each week, including tunnels, labyrinths, weave poles, ramps, agility, cavaletti, vacuum cleaners, rally-o, and more.

Healthy Training Treats
Variety of healthy training treat/food samples from the 60+ kinds of healthy treats/foods we carry, are handed out/available at class each week
Bonus Bag of Equipment includes a 20 ft. long line, plush squeaky toy, latex squeaky toy (varies), soft training treats, dental chew.


One time fee of $32.95 applies at registration for course equipment and supplies.

Samples free at class

$38.95 (discounted cost)
or
$17.95 for 20 ft. longline only (discounted cost*)

*purchased at class signup/orientation

Exercises we offer in our Flexible Classes:

  • Standard obedience "commands" (come, sit, down, etc.)
  • Start training at sign up, at shop (T/Th/Sa) (see shop hours). Please complete and send Registration Form On-line, at least 48 hours prior to stopping by shop to start training and complete registration.
  • Free Opening Orientation at Shop, teaching techniques to give you skills to use as soon as you arrive at first group class.
  • Free Private final class after completing all group classes, and by expiration date, to follow-up on progress and design plan for future work and training, with certificate of completion of classes
  • Techniques for preventing/alleviating behaviors such as excessive barking, jumping on people, chewing, licking, fear of riding in cars, loud noises and more
  • Numerous techniques for teaching dogs "loose leash" walking
  • Notification via E-newsletter of "skip" weeks (automatic signup unless you specify otherwise, opt out anytime)
  • Unlimited support/outside class help available upon request at no additional cost
  • Positive, fun, motivational training techniques
  • Introduction to Rally-O style exercises
  • Introduction to basic agility equipment
  • Problem solving
  • Experiential class providing new and different situations to practice and fine tune your skills
  • T Touch (for focus, relaxation, listening, balance, intelligent choices by dog)
  • C.L.A.S.S. (Canine Life and Social Skills) excercises, from the APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers) program
  • Healthy "treat" samples
  • Introduction to Clicker style training
  • Puppy Play time, 6:15-6:30pm (prior to class start), puppies 8 weeks-6 months, handler supervised, indoor play
  • Crate training
  • Introduction to Nosework, a really fun activity you can do with your dog
  • Practical exercises such as leaving other dogs and items alone, not jumping on people, being calm around loud noises
  • "Reading" dog language
  • Safety (for dogs and handlers) is a priority. Class is primarily on-leash, with off leash work as designated by instructor. Handlers are expected to be responsible and ethical in their handling, and be in control of their dogs (numerous methods and techniques taught to accomplish this.)
  • "Socialization", appropriate dog-to-dog and dog-to-people interaction, supervised
  • Learn to identify detrimental behavior in other dogs (to your dog), interventions to avoid negative effects on your dog, and building your dog's trust in you
  • Pet First Aid (optional)
  • Course handouts
  • Certificate of Completion, at Free Private Final Class, after completing group classes, and by expiration date
  • Homework!
  • . . . and more!

This is "low/no impact" work as there is no jumping, and elements are done at a walk.

Course description:

Beginning puppy/dog obedience/learning class in basic (positive) training techniques to achieve a cooperative, healthy, happy, balanced dog, who will respond to basic cues, alone or around other people or dogs. It is about creating/building a Relationship with your dog, so they are having fun, feeling safe, and cooperating with you because they want to and chose to. Appropriate dog-to-dog meeting, interactive play and handler response is introduced. Whether your goals are for an enjoyable, well-behaved family pet, a working dog or agility or show, getting started on the right "paw" sets the stage for a lifetime of wonderful relationships and activities. This course gives the handler/owner the tools to achieve this end, and provide a safe environment to work in. This class is not for dog/people reactive/aggressive dogs-check with us for other options.

Variables:

Dogs and humans learn at different rates and in different ways. Because of our background in many types and styles of training, we are able to provide many different ways of approaching an issue, and personalize it as needed. The Flexible schedule allows great opportunity for introducing other techniques and methods, as needed, for individual dog/handler issues. Students should be prepared to practice at home with their dog.

Dog age:

  • Canine age: 8 weeks and older
  • Handler family members welcome (no additional charge.) There is a plenty of seating in bleacher area.
  • Children must have separate supervisory person, other than dog handler. They must be quiet and be able to do quiet activities (read, draw, etc.) during class.

Total classes:

Flexible, eight classes (six group classes plus two free private lessons), including Quick Start orientation at our Shop, and all classes to be completed within nine weeks, of class payment date. This flexible schedule accommodates the needs of many students for the days when they need to be out of town, or are unable to attend class for other reasons. Skip/miss a week (or more), without penalty or loosing time or money, as would be the case in the consecutive week format (where if you miss a class, you can never totally make it up.)

Dates and Times:

The Orientation Private Session, for beginning students only, is offered at our Shop, at Registration Completion.

Group with-dog classes are held once a week, at the Dojo, on Fridays (except certain Holidays or as announced), from 6:30-7:30pm.

Second Private class is done at your convenience (arrange with instructor), after the completion of all of your group classes and by your course expiration date, to follow-up and recap your progress, draw up a plan of following action, and receive your certificate of completion.

Advance at your own pace:

Because of the personalized, flexible nature of the training course, your dog may be able to enter at a higher level, or quickly move to higher levels if able to perform the skills. If needed, they can also remain at a skill level until achieving success at those skills, avoiding a situation of having to try skills they are not ready for, just because that is what the instructor has to cover that particular week. This builds a strong foundation of self-confidence, thoroughly deals with individual challenges and does not create confusion because the dog is not ready for advancement. Expect homework each week.

 

Indoor class location:

9447 LaPerouse (valley), Shotokan Karate Do Club Dojo, (see map below) just down the street from the City Wastewater Treatment plant, on Radcliffe. The (former) Craft Carousel was at the other end of the street. Layered dress recommended. Street shoes not allowed on Dojo floor. Extra socks available at class. See map below.

 

Aware Winning, Multi-disciplined Professional Instructor:

Martha Fischbach, a National Award Winning trainer, Certified T Touch Practitioner and Certified Professional Groomer, Healing Touch Practitioner Apprentice, Eden Energy Medicine Practitioner-in-training, holds numerous awards, dog titles, state and local recognition, additional training in holistic methods (canine acupressure, aromatherapy, reflexology, massage, Healing Touch, homeopathics, flower essences, etc.) 30+ years experience, national conference presenter. Instructor is AKC Approved CGC Instructor/Evaluator for S.T.A.R. Puppy Class/test, All CGC tests, and Trick Dog tests. Please see our Credentials, for more information.

 

Costs:
8 classes (6 Group + 2 Private sessions), Nine weeks to complete:
A $357.00+ value for only $149.00 plus a one time equipment/supply fee of $32.95 (required). Additional optional Bonus Bag of Equipment is available at 25% discount, for $38.95 (see above picture) or 20 ft. longline only for $17.95. Sales tax (5%) added if applicable. Register On-line

 

Refund and Class Policies:

Upon receipt of your online registration form, we will email you an invoice for class, including cost + applicable sales tax. This will be coming from SquareUp.com (not from Canines Unlimited) so be sure to check your Spam filter, in case it gets caught there. You may pay it online or at our Shop (4191 Taku Blvd.).

Sorry… no refunds, credits or transfers to other people or dogs, on training classes. Payment by cash, check (to "Canines Unlimited",) VISA or MASTER CARD. Registrations will not be considered complete without full payment. Any adjustments made to accomodate special situtations may incur an additional administrative fee.

Flexible PuppyK/Basic Obedience: Classes are to be completed within nine weeks of Registration Completion. Because of the flexible schedule, we cannot predict the number of students at any given session. Be sure to arrive by class starting time to ensure your space in class. Student expiration date will be extended one week for any skip week that falls within their course dates.

All Other Classes: Classes may be added, combined, canceled or changed, subject to enrollment, at our discretion, without notice. Proof of necessary immunization/titers/veterinary recommendation required in hard copy form. First come, first served. Classes to be completed within the time frame specified at registration. Skip weeks for holidays or other reasons (such as instructor training) will be announced, and listed on our "Contact" page.

Additional Trainers?

  • Family members are welcome to attend class, there is plenty of seating in the bleacher section for them.
  • One person should be the designated trainer at class, and be the handler throughout the class, as it is much harder for the dog to learn when switching handlers constantly in class. Rather, the main handler should take the information and experience gained in class and share with family members at home. Consitency across trainers is important.
  • Children must have separate supervisory person, other than dog handler. You cannot give your dog your complete attention when you have to split your attention with the activities of someone elase. They (children)must be quiet and be able to do quiet activities (read, draw, etc.) during class.

Private Classes, Appointments/Consultations or Meetings CANCELLATION Policy: No later than 12 Noon the day BEFORE the scheduled class/appointment. If not cancelled/changed by that time, it will be considered taken/completed and you will be charged for the appointment. Any deposit paid (non-refundable) will be final and non-transferable.

Registration is considered complete when we actually receive your completed registration form, verify vaccination records and receive full payment (VISA, MASTER CARD, check [to "Canines Unlimited"] or cash). Your place in class is not confirmed until we receive all three items. Remember is it First Come, First Served.

Registrations or Payments received after Registration Deadline are subject to an additional $10 late registration fee (plus sales tax), if there is space available in class.

Reactive Dog Classes: Recommended classes for dogs with dog or people reactivity issues are Calm Canine, Nosework and Private Consultations.

Reassignment: Any canine participating in a group class, that displays behavior which is of safety concern or inappropriate for any person or dog in class, will, at the instructor's discretion, be reassigned to our Private Consultation serivce, and remaining class funds will be applied to Private Consultation at those rates. The Private Consultation services must be used within the time frame of the original class.

NOTE: You should always seek the advice of a qualified veterinarian when making any changes to your dog's physical, mental or emotional being. None of the recommendations made in our training courses are intended or to be used in place of proper veterinary care.

 

Vaccinations:

Registering for class(es) constitutes attestment that your canine is age appropriate current on his/her vaccinations/titers (Distemper, Adenovirus (Hepatitus), Parvovirus, Rabies) or veterinary recommendation and can produce written proof of such. Proof of vaccination/titers/veterinary recommendation-must be shown at Registration Materials Pick up at our shop, during regular shop hours. A copy may be faxed to us at 907-789-WOOF (9663).

For further information on the vaccination issue see these related links:

Puppy Vaccination and Early Socialization:
" Please remember that the risk of a dog dying (euthanasia) because of behavior problems is more than 1,000 times the risk of
dying of distemper or parvo virus. Early learning, socialization of puppies and appropriate vaccination should go together in a
wellness program designed to protect lives of dogs and improve the bond with families".-Robert K. Anderson DVM, MPH, DACVPM and DACVB

 

REGISTRATION

Five Easy Ways to Send Registration Form/Information:

Registration Form On-line (preferred)
Phone: (907) 790-DOGS (3647)
Fax: (907) 789-WOOF (9663)
Mail: P.O. Box 34496, Juneau, AK 99803 (note-mail can take up to a week to be delivered to us-please plan accordingly)
Drop-off: at 4191 Taku Blvd. (Put in mail slot in door. Please Do NOT leave in mail box by street.
NOTE: please do NOT send Credit Card information via email, as it is not secure.

REGISTRATION PROCESS

1. Complete the Registration Form On-line and submit it online.

2. Finish Registration Process: Upon receipt of your online registration form, we will email you an invoice for class, including cost + applicable sales tax. This will be coming from SquareUp.com (not from Canines Unlimited) so be sure to check your Spam filter, in case it gets caught there. You may pay it online or at our Shop (4191 Taku Blvd.) during regular Shop Hours.

--- Students of our Flexible Puppy Kindergarten/Basic Obedience Course should plan on coming to our Shop during regular Shop Hours, prior to Group Class start, to pick up their materials, get vaccination records verified, complete their registration and receive first lesson.

-- All other classes, can pay online or at our Shop during regular shop hours. Vaccination records can be verified by sending to us vial email,
E-mail: info@caninesunlimited.com, faxing to 907-789-9663, or bringing by our Shop, prior to first class.

3. For Flexible Puppy Kindergarten/Basic Obedience Course students, you may start attending group classes (after completing Registration Process above), any Friday, except skip weeks.
All other classes start on date specified above.

4. It is recommended that you also call us at 790-DOGS (3647) or email us to advise us you have submitted a Registration, to be sure we received your registration.

Registration is considered complete when we actually receive your completed registration form, verify vaccination records and receive full payment (VISA, MASTER CARD, check [to "Canines Unlimited"] or cash). Your place in class is not confirmed until we receive all three items. Remember is it First Come, First Served.

Please use separate registration form for each class or dog.

If you are unable to complete the Registration Form On-line, please click here to download PDF registration form (54 KB), complete and fax to us at 907-789-WOOF (9663). (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader version 3.0 or higher to view this file.)

 

Free Juneau Dog Wash: A free half hour appointment for your dog at the do-it-yourself Juneau Dog Wash is included with each Puppy Kindergarten/Basic Obedience eight session course registration. Appointments available at our shop, during regular shop hours. Your free Juneau Dog Wash is available throughout the length of your course.

Sign up now. Class registrations are on a first come, first served basis.

We will DONATE $ to Gastineau Humane Society (GHS) if you adopted your puppy/dog from them. Just provide proof of adoption when you register for any Puppy Kindergarten or Basic Obedience class and present coupon (from GHS). Must start class within three months (90 days) of adoption of puppy or dog and have coupon from GHS.


 

Extension Classes (4 additional weeks) to Flexible class PuppyK/Basic Obedience:
>For students desiring a few more weeks of classes beyond their regular classes, with continued instructor assistance and controlled group practice, at a reduced rate. Same flexible format as our standard 8 session classes, with six weeks to complete the four classes. You must register no later than the last class of your current session (or expiration date, whichever comes first.) Cost is $85.00 plus any applicable sales tax. Register On-line

 


 

CALM CANINE - Classes for Special Issues

These classes focus on a variety of dog reactivities. They are intended to give you introductory general information, resources, considerations and practice on numerous methods and techniques relative to reactivity and calming your canine.

  • Calm Canine - This class explores a variety of modalities with reactivity issues such as with grooming, noise, mouthing, hyperness, jumping, pulling, pain, barking, no focus, etc., with the opportunity to practice skills on your puppy/dog and yourself. Dogs must be able to be around other dogs/people without presenting a danger to their safety, as well as relatively quiet in class. Handlers whose dogs reactivity is beyond this should inquire about our Private Consultation Services, to deal with these issues. A TTouch Balance harness & self adjusting leash required (additional cost).
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  • Private Consultation Services--
    For students wanting specific and targeted information and skills to their particular situation, either before or after any of the Calm Canines classes. Previous obedience experience is not required. Where the Calm Canine Classes are disseminating general information relative to reactivies in dogs, Private Consulations are specifically taylored to the issues you choose to work with, and include before and after assessments of your dog.

TESTIMONIALS:
"I just want to say thank you for the class.  Lloyd and I took away a lot of useful tools for Wyatt and ourselves.  I will keep in touch as I would like to explore more tools to help with his excitement and what seems to be separation anxiety. Thank you again!!" -Clinton Lasley

 -Clinton Lasley (Photo below-left, courtesy of Clinton Lasley)

Wyatt being typical (not calm) Calm Canine Wyatt Lily
Photos: Left-Wyatt in frequent wound up mode; Center - Wyatt-calm, settled & quiet; Right-Lily,-now allows nail trimming.

TESTIMONIAL: "
Lily’s story:  Before my person took the calm canine class with me, trimming my nails was a challenge.  I would keep pulling my paws back and resist.  She would trim a few nails at a session.  In the course of a few days, she would have all my nails trimmed.  After taking the class, she has a calmer energy.  This makes me feel more calm too.  She just trimmed all my nails in one session.  By the time she got two paws done, I just laid my head down and let her finish the rest with little or no resistance from me.  I still don’t like it very much, but I don’t feel the need to get anxious about it now.  Thanks, Canines Unlimited!”

(Photo above-right, courtesy of Lily's Mom).

Registration Form On-line

Registration

Vaccinations

Location

Instructor

Refund & Class Policies

Map to Dojo

COST: Calm Canine is $85 (Special Offer), plus any applicable sales tax. There is a one time Equipment/Supply fee of $5.00 for Calm Canine Class. Plus CBJ 5% sales tax if applicable. Balance harness & leash required and is available for purchase from us or you may bring your own (contact instructor for details of requirement so you have the proper equipment).


Nosy Dog NOSEWORK (Scent Discrimination), offered again, by request

DESCRIPTION: Classes focus on teaching students how to encourage and develop their dogs’ natural scenting abilities by using their innate desire to hunt and their love of toys, food and exercise. A perfect class for dogs to have fun, build confidence and focus, and burn lots of mental and physical energy. Indoor work to begin with. This class will include dogs of different beginning levels of skill. If your dog already knows how to search and find treats, they will start advancing to the next level. Whether for fun or for sport, it's a something you can do with your pet, even in a small area.

Nosework 2 Nosework

This class is great for puppies/dogs with reactivity issues, hyperactivity, lack of focus, etc. Also useful for handlers or dogs with mobility issues, indoor restrictions or other limitations that make it difficult to do other types of dog acitivity classes.
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COST: $85 (Special Introductory Offer) (plus any applicable sales tax).

Registration Form On-line

Registration

Vaccinations

Location

Instructor

Refund & Class Policies

Map to Dojo

MATERIALS: Students wishing to pursue more odor discrimination will need to acquire some minimal materials. To be discussed.

Note: If you are interested in taking this class, but do not see a section that fits your time frame, please contact us to find out what other sections are under consideration, as we have a variety of venues to plan from. E-mail: info@caninesunlimited.com

 


 

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Class and Certification Testing AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy

The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting new program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program is an incentive program for loving dog owners who have taken the time to take their puppies through a basic training class. (PDF Brochure AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program.

The Benefits of Training

S.T.A.R. Puppy

Training classes teach you how to best communicate with your puppy. Organized training classes also provide an opportunity for your dog to socialize with other dogs. In classes aimed at earning the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy distinction, you’ll be able to get information on all of your puppy-raising questions including housetraining, chewing, and the most effective way to teach practical skills such as coming when called. AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy training is a natural lead in to the AKC® Canine Good Citizen® Program.

How It Works

When you complete a basic training class (taught by an AKC Approved CGC Evaluator) with your puppy (up to 1 year old) your puppy is eligible to be enrolled in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program.

You’ll attend any puppy or basic training class at least 6 weeks. Your instructor will administer the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test at the end of the course. Upon passing the test (20 items), you’ll get an application to send to AKC® for enrollment in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. All dogs are welcome to participate in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program including purebreds and mixed breeds.

Your puppy will receive the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Medal (for display or memento purposes; not suitable as a collar tag). You and your puppy will be listed in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy records. In addition, so that you can continue learning, you’ll receive our AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy package that includes:

  • A beautiful, frameable certificate designating your puppy is in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy records at AKC
  • AKC Puppy Handbook, a valuable resource
  • Ongoing Monthly Email Newsletter: Your AKC. This includes training tips and up-to-date information every dog owner needs to know. We want you and your puppy to continue learning beyond puppy classes.
  • (from AKC S.T.A.R Puppy Program website)

Instructor is AKC Approved CGC Instructor/Evaluator for S.T.A.R. Puppy Class/test, All CGC tests, and Trick Dog tests.

COST: $75 Class (Special Offer)+ $20 Certification Testing (plus applicable sales tax).

Registration Form On-line

Registration

Vaccinations

Location

Instructor

Refund & Class Policies

Map to Dojo

 


AKC Trick Dog Classes and Certification Testing

AKC Trick Dog Novice Patch Trick SaluteRedTunnel

For FUN, Mental and Physical Exercise, and improvement of Dog/Handler Communication and Cooperation!

"Tricks are simply behaviors, and learning these behaviors puts the dog in a learning-to-learn mode. Tricks are behaviors that can be done for entertainment such as “say your prayers,” physical activity (such as weave poles or spin), or as useful practical skills (e.g., “paws up” so the dog stands with front paws on a stool to raise his head for petting by a patient in a hospital bed).

What I like about trick training is that it will make a trainer out of a beginning trainer. Correctly using the behavioral principles of shaping, chaining and reinforcement will be required of the successful trick dog trainer. I like the fact that trick dog training requires the handler and dog to work together as a team. Pushing, shoving and pulling the dog into position don’t work in trick dog training."
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"Trick dog training often involves the dog getting physical exercise. Dogs get a lot of mental exercise from tricks as well. After a trip outside for physical exercise and a tricks training session, dogs who once looked for way to get in trouble when left alone may be happy to climb on the couch and take a nap."

Excerpt from AKC article by Mary R. Burch, PhD
Canine Good Citizen Director

Four Levels of Awards are available: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Performer. For more information see AKC TRICK DOG

Cost: $85 (Special Offer), plus $10 Certification Testing (per level), plus applicable Sales Tax.

Equipment: While we provide basic equipment, if handlers have specialize equipment needed for a particular trick (special bell to ring, bucket to carry, etc.) they will need to provide that.

Instructor is AKC Approved CGC Instructor/Evaluator for S.T.A.R. Puppy Class/test, All CGC tests, and Trick Dog tests.

Registration Form On-line

Registration

Vaccinations

Location

Instructor

Refund & Class Policies

Map to Dojo

 


PRIVATE TESTING - AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) and Trick Dog Tests:

Can't fit a class or group testing into your schedule? We now offer Individual Private Testing at your convenience, at your venue (not Dojo), with your equipment and necessary items.

Instructor is AKC Approved CGC Instructor/Evaluator for S.T.A.R. Puppy Class/test, All CGC tests, and Trick Dog tests.

Simply contact us at E-mail: info@caninesunlimited.com, or call 907-790-DOGS (3647) to set up the test.

COST: $25/dog, per level, plus travel time to and from venue and any applicable sales tax.

 



Map to Dojo:

9447 LaPerouse, Juneau, AK

Map to Dojo


 

Private Consultations :

Private consultations for obedience or specialized training and problem solving issues such as separation anxiety, nipping, barking/howling, digging, aggression, fear of loud noises, pulling on a leash, etc., are available. Where the Calm Canine Classes are disseminating general information relative to reactivies in dogs, Private Consulations are specifically taylored to the issues you choose to work with, and include before and after assessments of your dog. Call us at 907-790-DOGS (3647) for information and appointments. These consultations are usually held at our shop, 4191 Taku Blvd. Register On-line

Private Classes, Appointments/Consultations or Meetings CANCELLATION Policy: No later than 12 Noon the day BEFORE the scheduled class/appointment. If not cancelled/changed by that time, it will be considered taken/completed and you will be charged for the appointment. Any deposit paid (non-refundable) will be final and non-transferable.

 


Copyright 1998-present Canines Unlimited, All Rights Reserved
Canines Unlimited
Martha Fischbach, Owner
P.O. Box 34496, Juneau, Alaska 99803

Phone: 907-790-3647: Fax: 907-789-9663
E-mail: info@caninesunlimited.com