1400 Regine Ave, Wasilla, Alaska  99654      (907) 357-2521

Tricks Classes

Trick Dog Class:
Show off the tricks your dog already knows and learn new tricks to earn a title! Our instructor can mark you off for tricks shown at class and you can earn a Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Expert Trick Title! What a fun way to improve your dog’s skills, focus and attention! Come with your puppy as early as 4 months of age.

Tricks ‘N Clicks Class:
Fun for any dog – and their people, too! We recommend your dog having been either through P1 + P2 or through FC, before teaching them more tricks. Improve your skills with the clicker (provided) to teach tricks like "Shake", "Roll Over", "Close the Door", "Bring the Remote", "Pick up that Glove", "Go to Your Spot", jumping through a hula hoop and lots more. We'll work on increasing the dog's creativity and channeling it for fun and useful tricks. Never have a boring rainy day again!

We will also teach YOU the “trick” of “shaping a behavior” you want your dog to repeat (leading to a trick!). Learn how to play ‘101 tricks’ with a cardboard box. It’s easier than you may think! Come and join the fun in a “Tricks & Clicks class!

20 Uses for Dog Tricks

  1. Tricks engage your dog's mind and provide mental exercise.
  2. Tricks are fun and make the learning process for children (and adults!) more enjoyable.
  3. Tricks can make breeds with a "bad reputation" look friendlier.
  4. Tricks can help make shelter dogs more adoptable.
  5. Tricks can be used to solve barking: A dog who barks at visitors could be taught to go get a toy and hold it in his mouth instead.
  6. Tricks can be used to solving jumping on people: A dog who jumps to greet people could be taught to sit and wave instead.
  7. Tricks are a great way to strengthen the dog-owner bond. People are relaxed when teaching tricks and it's great fun for dog and owner.
  8. Tricks add variety to training.
  9. Tricks allow you to "show off" what you've accomplished with your dog.
  10. Tricks can be practiced indoors or out, regardless of the weather.
  11. Tricks can be used to help endear your dog to someone not traditionally a dog lover.
  12. Tricks increase your dog’s repertoire of behaviors. The more your dog learns, the better your dog learns and the more mentally engaged he will be.
  13. Tricks are more fun to teach for people "put off" by obedience training: “Bang you’re dead” is the same behavior to your dog as “down”—but you have fun with it.
  14. Tricks provide a way to practice your dog’s “manners.”
  15. Tricks are entertaining and they can make people think you and your dog are both geniuses!
  16. Tricks can be useful. For example, teach your dog to get your slippers or bring in the newspaper on rainy days.
  17. Tricks engage the entire family, particularly children.
  18. Tricks make you laugh!
  19. Tricks can be entertaining for people on therapy visits at places like hospitals.
  20. Tricks can distract a reactive dog from something that scares him
Please check our pricing page (under classes) for the current fees.

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