7 Skills and Tricks You Can Teach Your Dog at home

2014-06-22 14.16.28Winter is coming…but that doesn’t mean training your dog has to end!

There are plenty of shaping and conditioning activities that you and your dog can complete without anything more than a clicker and a bag of treats.

In this two-part seminar, you will learn the basics to get yourself started and we’ll send you home with some Agility Skills 2.0 in case your dog leaps to the head of the class!

Sign up at flyingpawsagility@yahoo.com

Date: Saturday, November 7, and Saturday, November 14
Time:1-2:30 p.m.
Two-day seminar cost: $30 ($20 for FPAC members)
Place: Flying Paws Agility
(home of Applied Canine Behaviors)
1491 E Sample Rd
Bloomington, IN


New classes starting first week of August

Leah and Louie at Lafayette March 2015Here is the line-up for the next round of classes for Flying Paws Agility. Class sessions are six weeks and cost $90.

Agility Foundations:  Starts Wednesday, August 12, at 7 p.m.

Beginner 1: Starts Tuesday, August 6, at 6 p.m.

Beginner 2: Starts Thursday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Intermediate:  Starts Tuesday, August 11, at 7:15 p.m.

Advanced:  Starts Friday, August 7, at 5:45 p.m.

In addition, there are drop-in agility drills sessions on Mondays at 6 p.m. and Thursdays at 7:45 p.m. Cost is $15 per session, free to members.

Open Practice takes place on Sundays at 9 a.m..  Cost is $10 per session, free to members.

Contact club president, Kate Emblom, at flyingpawsagility @ yahoo.com for more information or to sign up.


First Summer Class Session starts Week of June 8

Agility Foundations (Prerequisite for all Flying Paws classes): Learn to engage with your dog and prepare for agility training.  Fast-paced games and lots of focus will get your team ready!  If it’s raining we will meet inside.

Wednesday at 7 p.m. starting June 11. Cost $90 for six weeks for nonmembers, $60 for 6 weeks for FPAC members.cropped-cooper-tunnel-barktoberfest.jpg

Beginner Levels: Start the basics by learning jumping techniques, contact behavior, board work and handling moves.  Understand the mechanics of putting drive into obstacles.  Improve focus with your dog and begin to sequence obstacles.

Beginner: Tuesdays at  6:30 p.m. starting June 9.

Beginner 2: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. beginning June 11. 

Cost $90 for six weeks for nonmembers, $60 for 6 weeks for FPAC members.



Advanced: Continue fine-tuning your training, adding complexity to courses and obstacles.  Some students may want to begin to focus on preparing for event competition or simply improve their performance at a higher level.

Fridays at 5:45 starting June 12. Cost $90 for six weeks for nonmembers, $60 for 6 weeks for FPAC members.


Assisted Drills:   A drop-in class to learn to think through a course and how you will handle each obstacle. An instructor is on hand to help if you need asistance.

Mondays at 6:30 starting June 8. Cost $5 for members, $10 for current students, $15 for non-members.  

Contact:  Kate Emblom, FPAC President, for more information, ceolstan @ yahoo.com

Winter classes are here

Flying Paws will be offering winter indoor classes starting this Sunday, January 25. Classes are six weeks. spring11intro10-1

Agility Foundations:  Meets Sundays at 3:30 p.m. $90
Beginner 1 (for those who have completed Agility Foundations):  Wednesday at 7 p.m. $90 for non-members, $60 for members. (Class starts Wednesday, January 28)
Beginner 2 (for those who have completed the first six-week Beginner 1 class):  Tuesdays at 6 p.m. $$90 for non-members, $60 for members. (Class starts Wednesday, January 28)
Please contact us at:  flyingpawsagiity@yahoo.com to reserve your place in the class.

New classes are starting!

The new Agility Foundations class will kick off on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 3:30 p.m.  Email us at flyingpawsagility@yahoo.com to let us know if you would like a place in the class.

Beginner Agility will start on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 3:30 p.m.  Again, send us an email if you would like to join the class.  Space is limited!!

Both classes are six weeks and the cost is $90.

Open practice this weekend, Sept. 6-7: join us!

We’ll be having our regular open practice seasons on Saturday at 4:00 pm. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. unless the weather is bad. We’ll post about an hour before to cancel, so check the website or Facebook for details.  Otherwise, its going to be cool, so plan on coming out to work your dog!  We’ll have Alphabet Drills on Sunday–not sure what letter it will be, so come and try that out!

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