Private Lessons: 1 hour private lessons. Sign up here.
Circus I: This class is for dogs of all ages (including puppies). Here, you and your dog learn basic obedience and socialization techniques as well as tricks. Small classes allow us to offer individualized instruction. We focus on setting a strong foundation so that your dog can excel at advanced work. $260 for 6-week class series.
Circus 1.5 is for people who have completed Circus 1 and their dogs show a complete grasp of the Symmetrical Foundation, 1 minute stay, 20-foot Send to a pedestal, 10-foot Send Around Cone, Sit Pretty, Bow, spin. Perhaps more importantly, Circus 1.5 dogs show an ability to work away from the handler in a distracting situations. 1.5 dogs practice syncopated group drills at a faster speed and with more precision. Our trick repertoire is expanded and handlers are expected to start cueing the dog from a distance.
Circus II: This is our advanced trick class, except we take it a step further and include stunts and gags. Circus II will teach you to get creative with your dog’s training. More advanced students work on agility, stunts, synchronized behaviors with other dogs,and useful service dog behaviors. Get your creative juices flowing with improv techniques, music, and mayhem. Learn to entertain as you train. While conditioning physically and building confidence, Circus Class includes dog costumes and fun photo shoots.
Prerequisites: Circus 1 & 1.5; or if you have trained privately with Francis.