Spot On K9 Sports

Fun activities for all dogs

Class Schedule

* PLEASE NOTE: Classes are held in two locations. To register, please fill out online student application. Thanks! *

SUNDAY
10am Beginner Obedience (South Town Animal Hospital, South Elgin)
Introduce or refresh basic obedience skills (sit, down, come, stay), heel position, plus loose leash walking, polite greetings of people and other dogs, and go to place/mat.
START: March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 19, 26 
COST: $125/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane

11:15am Beginner Obedience (South Town Animal Hospital, South Elgin)
Introduce or refresh basic obedience skills (sit, down, come, stay), heel position, plus loose leash walking, polite greetings of people and other dogs, and go to place/mat.
START: March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 19, 26
COST: $125/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane

12:30pm Fun Tricks (South Town Animal Hospital, South Elgin)
A favorite class for dogs of all ages! Dogs learn how to shake paw, spin left & right, go to mat/place, roll over, sit pretty (beg), and much more. Your dog can even earn trick titles, Novice through Expert levels!
START: March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 19, 26
COST: $125/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane

4:45pm Intermediate Agility (Agility at the Farm, Campton Hills)
For teams that are learning full-height obstacles such as dog walk, teeter & Aframe, continuing weave pole training & handling skills such as front crosses, rear crosses and blind crosses on short sequences.
PREREQUISITE: Beginner Agility or instructor approval.
START: March 1, 15, 22, 29
COST: $84/four weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane
NEXT SESSION: April 5, 19, 26 ($63/three weeks)

6pm Advanced Agility (Agility at the Farm, Campton Hills)
For teams that can run a Novice-level competition course, plus focus on handling skills and strategy.
PREREQUISITE: Intermediate Agility or instructor approval.
START: March 1, 15, 22, 29
COST: $84/four weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane
NEXT SESSION: April 5, 19, 26 ($63/three weeks):

MONDAY

Jolie the Dalmatian heels as part of a Rally station.

Jolie the Dalmatian heels as part of a Rally station.

1:15pm Rally Obedience (South Town Animal Hospital, South Elgin)
Rally is a combination of obedience and agility where your dog performs obedience skills such as sit, down, stand, stay, come, and a variety of tricks as part of numbered stations on a course. Handlers heel dogs from station to station using praise, treats and toys. Lots of fun for dogs and their people!
START: Weekly; NO Rally class Feb. 23
COST: $20/drop in
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane

 

TUESDAY

Puppies play and learn in Kindergarten!

Puppies play and learn in Kindergarten!

6pm Puppy Kindergarten
Puppies are introduced to basic obedience skills, socialize off leash with other puppies, and build confidence on baby agility obstacles.
START: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7
COST: $125/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Donna Orlowski
NEXT SESSION: April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26

7:15pm Beginner Obedience
Introduce or refresh basic obedience skills (sit, down, come, stay), heel position, plus loose leash walking, polite greetings of people and other dogs, and go to place/mat.
START: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7
COST: $125/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Donna Orlowski
NEXT SESSION: April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26

6pm Rally Obedience (South Town Animal Hospital, South Elgin)
Rally is a combination of obedience and agility where your dog performs obedience skills such as sit, down, stand, stay, come, and a variety of tricks as part of numbered stations on a course. Handlers heel dogs from station to station using praise, treats and toys. Lots of fun for dogs and their people!
START: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7
COST: $125/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane
NEXT SESSION: April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26

AKC now recognizes CGC as a title after your dog’s name!

7:15pm Canine Good Citizen (South Town Animal Hospital, South Elgin)
Advanced obedience skills are required for passing Canine Good Citizen test (see http://www.akc.org for more info) and preparing to be a certified Therapy Dog. They include sit politely for petting, nicely greet another dog, loose leash walking, advanced stays and recalls.
START: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7
COST: $135/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane
NEXT SESSION: April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26

WEDNESDAY
6pm Foundation Agility (South Town Animal Hospital, South Elgin)
Dogs ages 6 months and older zoom through the tunnel and chute, climb a baby Aframe, walk the plank, jump over bars and through tires! Prerequisite for all agility classes.
START: March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8
COST: $125/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Donna Orlowski
NEXT SESSION: April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27

7:15pm Beginner Agility (South Town Animal Hospital, South Elgin)
For graduates of Foundation Agility or equivalent, dogs continue to build confidence on obstacles, introducing baby dogwalk, low teeter totter, and weave poles, plus working short sequences off leash.
PREREQUISTE: Foundation Agility or instructor approval.
START: March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8
COST: $125/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Donna Orlowski
NEXT SESSION DATES: April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27

Ginger Peach searches vehicles at NACSW Nose Work I trial.


THURSDAY

10am Nose Work (South Town Animal Hospital, South Elgin)
Ever wonder how drug detection or bomb detection dogs know what to search for? Nose work is a recreational version of what police and military dogs do! Teach your dog to search for and alert on odor (specific essential oils). Extra challenges include elevated hides, food or toy distractions, and more.
START: Weekly
WEEKLY: $22/class
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane

7pm Advanced Agility (Agility at the Farm, Campton Hills)
8:15pm Masters Agility
START: Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26
COST: $84/four weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane
NEXT SESSION DATES: March 5, 12, 19, 26 ($84/four weeks)

SATURDAY
10am Downtown Hound (weekly field trips, Geneva, St. Charles & South Elgin)
Need to polish your dog’s manners in a real-world setting? Each week, we meet in a different location, from parks to Geneva Commons outdoor shopping mall to ice cream in downtown St. Charles, and learn how to help our dogs work through distractions, such as people, other dogs, and new environments.
PREREQUISITE: Beginner Obedience or instructor approval.
START: Spring 2015
COST: $140/six weeks
INSTRUCTOR: Julia Lane


20 responses to “Class Schedule

  1. Lisa Clark says:

    Hi Julia,

    Maya Clark (black and white border) did agility with Samantha. My husband, John is considering working with her now. Where is the location for intermediate agility on Thursday nights? Is there a session start date or how does that work?

    Thanks,
    Lisa Clark

    • Hi Lisa, I’d love to have John & Maya in agility class! There’s an opening in the 7pm Thu Intermediate Agility class which begins tomorrow night (Feb. 23). Location is Agility at the Farm, 8N861 Burlington Road, Campton Hills, IL 60140. Will email you privately with more info. Thx, Julia

  2. Kristen Brubach says:

    Hi Julia! I would love to bring Josie to the Thursday Downtown Hound class, but I can’t make it tomorrow when it starts. Can we jump in next week? Also, do I need to fill out an application or anything? Just let me know!! Kristen and Josie :-))

  3. Maria Buchen says:

    Hi Julia! Would like to put our new puppy in the obedience class starting this Saturday, is there still space in the class? He desperately needs some manners :-) Thanks, Maria and Blaze

  4. randi gauthier says:

    HI Julia,

    I have a bernese mtn dog, she will be 5 months old on the 8th…When will you have a new start date for the puppy obedience class? We go to south town animal hospital and they recommended you.

  5. Ned says:

    Hi Julia, Do you know where the registration form for the “Do More With Your Dog” dog camp at Campton HIlls (end of Oct) is posted? I got an email from DMWYD and a link to Agility at the Farm, but don’t see the event posted on their event webpage. Maybe its too early??

  6. Stella says:

    Hi: When new class schedule will be posted? I have Yorkie, male, 10 months old and he needs socialize with other dogs and human. I am interested in enroll my dog in Beginner Obedience, Canine Good Citizen, Beginner K9 Nose Work, Beginner Obedience and Beginner Agility. Not necessarily in this order.
    Oh, We are in South Elgin, so, I am interested in South Elgin location.

    • Hi Stella, the new class session starts in January. For your young Yorkie, I recommend Beginner Obedience, which begins Tue., Jan. 8 from 7:15pm-8:15pm at the South Elgin location. To register, please fill out the online student application at http://www.SpotOnK9Sports.com. Once I receive your app, I’ll email you a welcome letter with more info. Thx, Julia

  7. sheshica14@yahoo.com says:

    When do the next classes start? I am interested in beginner classes for my GSD mix

  8. Rene Ulreich says:

    Hi,
    I am interested in therapy training for my golden retriever. Is there availability in the March class? I talked to and met Delilah’s owner today and we talked about your training program
    Thanks,
    Rene

  9. Carol Aalund says:

    Hi Julia and Donna,
    I just wanted to drop you a note to tell you we are interested in enrolling our Border Collie, Kaylie, in a foundation agility course sometime after the end of her current beginner obedience class that she is in. She’ll be 6 months old April 1st.
    Any idea when you will be offering it again?
    Carol :)

    • Hi Carol, sorry I didn’t respond sooner. Has been a little hectic with the new baby! Foundation Agility starts 6pm-7pm April 16. I’ll email you a Welcome Letter with more details! – Julia

  10. Kim Bosch says:

    Hi, Julia! My dog Hershey and I took Donna’s foundation agility class awhile ago and I filled out an application then. I’m now interested in the Rally (drop in) class at 1:15 on Mondays. Is there anything I need to do other than simply show up?
    Thanks, Kim

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