Announcements November 12th, 2013

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 | News

**Wednesday Night Class, November 13, 2013 at 6:00pm-at The Ledyard Company (Now called Performance Food Group, next to Simpkins Swim Center). Located at 1047 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz.   Bring your flashlight and dress warmly.  Cost is $25.**

  • New Self Defense Class starting Thursday, November 21st at 6:00pm.  Cost for this is $250 for 4 sessions.  Please call or email us at 831.684.0861 to sign up or info@k9clinic.com
  • Self Defense Refresher Class - Date TBA….stay tuned
  • New Obedience Classes start Saturday, December 7th, 2013.   Please view our calendar for class times. If you would like to sign up for class, please email us at info@k9clinic.com or call (831)684.0861.  Please be sure to call if there is questionable weather!
  • Santa Claus is coming to town-specifically the K-9 Clinic. He will be making his appearance for all of your dogs and family who would like to take a picture with Santa. Saturday, November 23rd 9-12pm. Cost will vary and you can visit http://socool.smugmug.com/K9Clinic for pictures and pricing.
  • Thanksgiving Class Schedule Saturday, November 30th.  We will be having ONE Class only at 10:00am-All obedience levels welcome.  Cost for this class is $35. (Annual Members no charge)(This is not part of the regular obedience series.  Regular obedience series will resume the following Saturday provided no weather delays).
  • Visit our Breeding page for our current available dogs!
  • Questionable weather? Please call our recorder the morning of training at (831)684.0861 or check our website for the latest updates on training conditions.
  • Need Directions? Visit our Contact page, please note our office is closed Mondays.

    Homework for Group Classes!

    Basic Class:

    Remember to practice only 10-15 min per session, 1-2 times per day.   Heel with turns

    • Heeling: No more pulling, sniffing while heeling.  Every time you stop walking, they should sit (Pop up on the head, push down on their bottom)
    • Heeling with turns (Right, Left, Right about, Left about, Turn into)-remember to walk straight!
    • Start your Down Stays.  Remember to start small and do circles.

    ***Remember do not correct unless you can follow through, and 0 Tolerance***

    Intermediate Class:

    Practice 10-15 min per session, 1-2 times per day

    • Continue practicing your down stays, start increasing, time, distance and distractions
    • If they break the down, Long Dark Road
    • Have fun with your dogs and try some obstacles on your walk-Remember, SAFETY is the number 1 rule!