July 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm America/New York Timezone
Bow chika Wow Town
27 Meadow St
Warwick, RI 02886

Is your pup bored? Do your friends think you’re boring?  Let’s fix that!  In this six week course, you’ll learn how to break any trick down into teachable steps. Now you can keep your pup from being bored and you’ll have tricks to show off!    A total of 10 tricks are required to earn the AKC Novice Trick Dog Title.  Food and toys may be used as training aids at only the novice level.

Some tricks covered include:

  • Balance beam – walk on low board a few inches off floor
  • Bark on cue – “Speak”
  • Army Crawl –  dog on belly, crawls at least 5 feet
  • Fetch it and give – ball, toy, etc- bring to handler, release
  • Find it –  find treat hidden under cup
  • Get your ______  (Leash, brush, toy)
  • Get in – gets in a box
  • Get on – gets on low platform or step – 4 paws
  • Hand signals – down, sit, or come
  • High five – Hold 3 seconds
  • Jump – thru a low hoop or over a low bar
  • Kennel up – go in crate, stay in until released
  • Kiss – point to cheek
  • Paws up – 2 front paws on low stool or step
  • Push-ups – sit, down, sit, down, sit, down
  • Shake hands
  • Spin in circle
  • Touch it – hand or target stick
  • Tunnel – agility tunnel or child’s tunnel
  • Other:  Handler’s choice:_______________________
  • If you have a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certificate or title on record at AKC, you may count the CGC as 5 of the required tricks for the NOVICE TRICK DOG TITLE!

The AKC Trick Dog Novice is a 6 week program at $175 per dog. Classes meet once per week. Payment in full is due at the time of registration.   All pups must be up to date on vaccines in accordance with The Town’s policy.  The test will be held on the last session of class.   Space is limited to 8 pups – reserve NOW to secure your spot.

Click HERE to Set Up Your Dog’s Profile With Us and To Request Training Services.

All graduates receive a personalized diploma PLUS a certificate for one full day of daycare with us (a $30 value!)