Learn the skills needed to help your dog focus on YOU amidst high level distractions!
This upper intermediate level course will emphasize working and remaining focused through high level distractions.While this class is designed to prepare your dog for all types of dog sports, it will help ANY dog in need of more control in difficult settings!
Class topics and behaviors taught include:
Focus for Distractions is a great way to continue your dog’s education whether you’re planning on sports for fun, competitive sports, or simply because you want your dog to be better behaved around distractions!
Focus for Distractions is 6-weeks long, each session lasts approximately 50 minutes. Dogs attend every session with you and/or your entire family.
This class is for dogs 6 months and older that have completed a Beginning and Intermediate Manners & Obedience for Dogs (or the equivalent)! You will be required to provide proof of current, age appropriate vaccinations. **The Canine Influenza Virus has recently reached the Bay Area. Please read through our Vaccinations and Behavioral & Health Appropriateness sections of our Group Dog Class Rules and Policies for more information! CLICK HERE TO REVIEW ALL OUR GROUP DOG CLASS RULES AND POLICIES.
The one-time class fee covers all 6 classes! Please note, you and your dog will attend all six class sessions! You and your dog can feel great knowing that a portion of your training class fees benefit the homeless animals in our community!
This class was previously named 'Obedience for Dog Sports'!
PLEASE NOTE: This class will not meet Wednesday, July 7th. The last session in this 6 session class will meet on Wednesday, July 28th.
$175 for General Registration
$150 for Adopters (click here to find out if you qualify for our adopter fee)
$150 for HSSV Dog Park Members (click here to learn about membership)
This class is taught by Cecilia Sternzon, CPDT-KA, MBA.