Check out our upcoming classes by following this link: Oct/Nov 2022 Puppy, Level 1, Level 2, & CGC Prep. Dog Training Classes
Check out this link for more info on my upcoming classes!
Training opens up a world of pawsibilities!
Temperament tests and/or evaluations are just as important as studying overall breed temperaments to determine the suitability of a new pet, whether for show, competition sports or a family companion.
Did you know that a good reputable breeder will help the new puppies with early critical socialization skills and they won’t breed dogs with bad temperaments.
This is an interesting resource from AKC on various organizations and breed groups that offer temperament tests. AKC is now offering Temperament Testing as well.
Here’s the link:
TWO FULL DAYS OF AKC PERFORMANCE EVENTS
Dates: Sept 28 & 29, 2019
Location: The Smith Ranch: 11970 E. Stillwater Way, Redding CA 96003
Fast CAT Lure Coursing
This is a 100 yard dash for your dog. Your dog runs alone on the course and chases a lure tied to a motorized pulley. Great fun for you and your dog! Waiting dogs must be crated when not running. It will be hot so bring shade for you and your dog. For complete rules and entry please visit Shasta Kennel Club’s Website under the Fast CAT tab, click on the green Premium word. Pre-enter to save $$$.
Farm Dog Certification
Get Your Title in a Weekend!!! (2 Legs) 40 tests per day. Judges: Jacquie Brown, Kathy Bogue, Candi Barner, & Valerie Stevenson. See Premium under the Fast Cat tab at: Shasta Kennel Club’s Website. Scroll down to Farm Dog Certified and click on green Premium.
AKC’s CGC – Canine Good Citizen:
Get your Title/Certificate in one test; 25 tests per day.
AKC’s Community Canine CGC-A:
Get your Title in one test; 25 tests per day.
Trick Dog Titles for Novice, Intermediate and Advanced Titles:
total of 25 tests per day: Get your Title in one test! See title and trick lists online at www.akc.org/sports/trickdog and PLEASE bring your own props for tricks! We will have some items available but not all.
Intro to Hay Stack Hunting with your dog
Saturday Only from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Shasta Dogs will be doing “Hay Stack” which is a fun run for a rat hunt with rats safely in tubes hid in the hay. Dogs LOVE it! No title offered but fun run is great fun and practice. Learn how to read your dogs subtle cues.
CGC Testing, Trick Dog Testing, Farm Dog Certificate Testing, Fast CAT, Hay Stack Hunt, Therapy Dog Evaluation and more!
I am now an AKC Judge for Farm Dog Certificate Testing and Farm Dog Certificate Testing will be offered in coordination with Shasta Dogs at the Shasta Kennel Club’s Fast CAT racing event. I will be offering Farm Dog Testing, CGC Testing and Trick Dog Testing from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. on June 1st and June 2nd. Candice Barner, another AKC CGC evaluator and Farm Dog Judge. Check out the video below on the AKC Farm Dog Certified Test:
And because we now have 2 Farm Dog Judges, we are so excited to offer this new opportunity in our area for you to get your Farm Dog Certificate Title. For this title, each dog must do the Farm Dog Test twice, under 2 different judges, so it is feasible to get your Farm Dog Certificate Title at this event!
Here is a link to AKC’s Farm Dog Information and a brief video of a sample Farm Dog Test: https://www.akc.org/sports/herding/farm-dog-certified-test/
- Location: Tyson Ranch
- Address: 19270 Eighmy, Cottonwood CA 96022
- Directions: Take I5 to Bowman Road, go 3 miles west, right on Evergreen and left on Eighmy. 1.5 miles on the left is a large gate with Tyson Ranch name on it….follow signs and balloons mark the gate.
The main activity on this day is the AKC sport: Fast CAT racing. The Shasta Kennel Club is excited to announce they are offering two days of AKC Stand Alone Fast CAT racing event on June 1st and June 2nd 2019! Fast CAT is a new venue for the AKC in which your dog is timed on a 100 yard dash and you are scored based on your dogs’ speed! (Don’t worry, there are different height divisions). This fun new event is open to all AKC breeds as well as Canine Partners. There will be dry camping available for $12.00 per night. There is NO power, water or septic available at this site, there will be porta potties. For more event info: shastakennelclub.com
Shasta Dogs also has Straw bales ready to go for their… Haystack Hunt at this event. Haystack hunting each day will be 9:00-12:00 and 3:00-5:00. Dogs and handlers work as a team to locate rats (which are always safely held in aerated tubes) hidden in a maze of straw or hay bales. As long as your dog can fit through an 18″ wide by bale-height tall tunnel, he’s eligible!
AND are you interested in visiting patients & schools with your pet? Is your pet reliable, controllable and predictable? Are you friendly and enjoy visiting with people? Then you could make an excellent handler, therapy team and volunteer! Therapy Dogs of Redding has also been invited to provide a FREE therapy dog assessments at this SKC event on Sat 6/1. Check in at 12:30 pm with your dogs Rabies Cert for the group assessment starting at 1:00 pm. For FREE assessment information contact donnaconrad at shasta dot com or give her a call at (530) 276-9164. Join TAR in the first step to becoming a Pet Therapy Team.
Looking forward to seeing you and your pups soon. In the meantime, remember to dream about unleashing your dog’s pawsibilities!