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PET MANNERS Group Classes in BLOOMSBURG - sorted by level

If you would like to attend a Foundation Manners 101 course, but have a scheduling conflict, please email Lisa Godin at happyhound@verizon.net to be put on our notification list.  If the upcoming FM 101 course fills, we may schedule an additional one!

Detailed descriptions of the Pet Manners group classes >

Event Date Time Location Cost:
101 Foundation Manners Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (no class on Sept 6; course ends Sept 20) 6:15 PM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $100.00 - incl. free gift
101 Foundation Manners Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (no class on Sept 6; course ends Sept 20) 7:30 PM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $100.00 - incl. free gift
201 Foundation Manners - Cont. Thursday, August 24, 2017 (no class on Sept 7; course ends Sept 21) 6:15 PM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $100.00 - incl. free gift
301 Advanced K9: Who's Walking Whom? Thursday, August 24, 2017 (no class on Sept 7; course ends Sept 21)
7:30 PMWagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $100.00

K9 NOSE WORK® Group Classes in BLOOMSBURG and  WILLIAMSPORT - SORTED BY LOCATION AND LEVEL

Detailed descriptions of the K9 Nose Work® group classes >

Group Class
Date Time Location Cost:
BLOOMSBURG
Level 1a: Introduction to K9 Nose  Work®  Thursday, September 21, 2017 (ends October 12)

6:00 PM

Jessica Kozloff Building, Bloomsburg University Upper Campus, Bloomsburg, PA

This course is offered through the Bloomsburg University Continuing Education Department.

Please register at http://bloomu.edu/ce/register

$79.00

Level 2b: Intermediate K9 Nose Work®: Vehicles
Saturday, September 9, 2017 (NO class on Sept 16 and Oct 7; course ends October 14) 11:00 AM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $100.00 - incl. handouts and certificate of completion
Level 3a: Introduction to Odor: Birch (Containers/Interiors)
3-WEEK COURSE!
Saturday, December 2, 2017 (course ends December 16) 11:00 AM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $75.00 - incl. handouts

Level 4b: Odor Only (Birch): Exteriors and Vehicles - combo with level 6

Saturday, September 9, 2017 (NO class on Sept 16 and Oct 7; course ends October 14)2:00 PM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $100.00 - incl. handouts and Certificate of Completion for level 4
Level 5: NW1 and Element Specialty Trial Prep 'n Fun - combo with level 6 
3-WEEK COURSE!

Saturday, December 2, 2017 (course ends December 16) 2:00 PM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $75.00
Level 6 cont.: Introduction to Anise and Clove - combo with level 4b Saturday, September 9, 2017 (NO class on Sept 16 and Oct 7; course ends October 14)2:00 PM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $100.00
Level 6 cont.: Introduction to Anise and Clove - combo with level 5
3-WEEK COURSE!
Saturday, December 2, 2017 (course ends December 16) 2:00 PM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $75.00
Level 8: Beyond NW3 - Elite Prep'n Fun Saturday, September 9, 2017 (NO class on Sept 16 and Oct 7; course ends October 14) 9:00 AM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $100.00
Level 8: Beyond NW3 - Elite Prep'n Fun
3-WEEK COURSE!
Saturday, December 2, 2017 (course ends December 16) 9:00 AM Wagging Tail Doggie Day Care, 73 E 9th Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815 $75.00
WILLIAMSPORT
Level 3a: Introduction to Odor: Birch (Containers/Interiors) Tuesday, July 25, 2017 (ends August 15) 7:00 PM Bridge Club, 1042 High Street, Williamsport, PA 100.00 - incl. handouts
Level 3a: Introduction to Odor: Birch (Containers/Interiors) Friday, August 11, 2017 (no class on Sept 1; course ends Sept 8) 7:00 PM Bridge Club, 1042 High Street, Williamsport, PA 100.00 - incl. handouts
Level 4a: Odor Only (Birch): Containers and Interiors Saturday, July 29, 2017 (ends August 19) 8:30 AM Bridge Club, 1042 High Street, Williamsport, PA 100.00 - incl. handouts
Level 4b: Odor Only (Birch): Exteriors and Vehicles Tuesday, July 25, 2017 (ends August 15) 5:00 PM Bridge Club, 1042 High Street, Williamsport, PA 100.00 - incl. handouts and Certificate of Completion for level 4
Level 7: NW2 and NW3 Prep'n Fun Friday, August 11, 2017 (no class on Sept 1; course ends Sept 8)5:00 PM Bridge Club, 1042 High Street, Williamsport, PA $100.00

Other Events

Event Date Location Details

"THE ART OF TEAMWORK" seminar with Christina Bunn, CNWI

Unlike any other dog sport, detection sports rely mostly on the dog. We are utilizing a nonspeaking being to detect something with their nose that we cannot see. Wow, that sounds challenging! Even though the dog has the nose we are supposed to have the brains. As the scent problems increase, time limits decrease, the dog requires and even appreciates well timed non-obtrusive assistance. We will be exploring each individual team and there will be opportunity to learn how relationship is truly at the heart of teamwork.

-To leash or not to leash and the factors that would help you decide

-To pattern or not and what is a pattern anyway? Is it right for my dog?

-Dealing with recreational sniffing

-Moving your dog off one hide to find more in a non-conflicting way

-And so much more

Christina's Bio:
Christina is the owner and master trainer of Puget Sound Detection Dogs, and has trained detection dogs professionally for over 18 yrs.  She is a K9 handler for her local county’s search and rescue program and involved in Pet Partners, competitive obedience and HOPE AACR.  In addition, she is a CNWI, Trial Judge and nose work camp instructor, and presents seminars nationwide.

Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8, 2017

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Bloomsburg Fire Hall (meeting room)
911 Market Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

Cost per person:
One day: $125.00/day before September 1, 2017; $140.00/day after September 1, 2017

Both days: $225.00/both days before September 1, 2017; $250.00 after September 1, 2017

8-10 WORKING SPOTS AVAILABLE EACH DAY.

Download the info sheet/registration form HERE.

This workshop has been approved for 3 CEUs/day for CNWIs.

If you have any questions, please contact Silke at contact@hero-dog.com

WORKSHOP with AMY HEROT, NACSW CO-FOUNDER

 

Amy's bio:
NACSW™ & K9 Nose Work® Founder/Nose Work Instructor
Amy is a professional K9 trainer and handler and brings over a decade of experience to her work. She has certified teams in Narcotics and Explosives and has logged over 1500 instructional hours in detection dog training. As co-founder of K9 Nose Work, and the National Association of Canine Scent Work Association, LLC™ (NACSW), she has sought to bring that experience to companion dogs and handlers through the development of K9 Nose Work® classes and sport events.

In the canine sport world Amy has trained dogs for tracking, agility, sheepherding, protection sports, and detection. She has competed nationally with her Dutch Shepherd, Maya and took 3rd place in Narcotics Detection at the Gold Coast K9 Working Dog Trials and 1st place, open division, at the Oxnard Police K9 Foundation Inaugural Trial, 2009. Her Belgian Malinois, Seven, is a nationally certified explosives detection dog and took 1st place in the Explosives Building Search at the 2009 Ventura County Sheriff's K9 Trial and holds an APR1 IPO title.

Amy holds a Bachelor of Science from NYU and is nationally certified through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT). Additionally, she is a graduate of the Balu Academy for Dog Trainers and is a John Rogerson associate here in the U.S.

Her professional memberships and affiliations include the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT), Southern California Dog Trainers’ Forum (SCDTF), Southern California Schutzhund Club, California Narcotics Canine Association (CNCA) and International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI). Amy has given much volunteer time and expertise to the betterment of shelter dogs. Some of Amy’s other achievements have been the 2007 President's Volunteer Service Award, spcaLA's 2005 Outstanding H.E.A.L. (Helping Enhance Animals Lives) Volunteer and 2006 Volunteer of the Year. Amy is owner of the Los Angeles based All Good Dogs, LLC. www.allgooddogs.biz

 Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018
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Last Updated: July 19, 2017





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