Listed below is our upcoming class schedule.
Class dates are subject to change, please contact Debby for the latest information. Please take a few minutes to check out the directions on the Facility page to Dogwood before the first night of class and feel free to call for additional directions.
Due to the unpredictability in Houston weather, we reserve the right to cancel classes if there is dangerous weather in the area. Please call the Dogwood phone number, 713-849-9115 to check on class status.
Please review the prerequisites identified for a class before enrolling and read the course description for the PREREQUISITE class. If you believe your dog's current training meets the skills taught in our Basic Obedience Class, you may request an evaluation to assess proper placement in our classes. The evaluation fee with a Dogwood instructor is $40 and is payable in advance to the instructor. Evaluations are ONLY available to place out of Basic Obedience. All other pre-req classes must be taken via the Dogwood classes.
Sorry, no refunds can be made after the first class is completed or after the class has been filled.
Fun-damentals (for Rally/Obed/Agility)
This class is Part 1 of a 2 part class. Do you want a dog that is a happy worker, focused on you, has drive, attitude, and attention whether you are doing Rally, Obedience, or Agility? If so, join us for this fun foundation series. The skills and games in this class are valuable whether your plan is rally, obedience, and/or agility. Through this first 6 week series you will learn:
Start to build games to incorporate into training to keep your dog a happy, willing, focused, attentive worker!
Including skills that apply to agility circle/flat work. Learn games to build attention anytime you are leaving your dog whether doing a recall, agility lead-out, or sit/stand for exam. Begin on the foundations for the Novice obedience heeling exercises, recall, fronts, and finishes.
Start to learn the skills required for 20 of the signs in Rally Novice.
Your dog will be a happy, motivated worker no matter which venue you want to pursue.
Fun-damentals II (for Rally/Obed/Agility
This class is Part 2 of a 2 part class. This is the second set of classes to further improve and enhance your foundational skills to build a happy, willing, focused, attentive dog! Continue to build and teach:
- Skills that apply to agility circle/flat work,
- Games to build attention anytime you are leaving your dog whether doing a recall, agility lead-out, or sit/stand for exam.
- Foundations for the Novice obedience heeling exercises, recall, fronts, and finishes.
- The skills required for 20 of the signs in Rally Novice,
Your dog and you will love this class!
Classes cost $145 run for 6 weeks for one hour each week. Prerequisite: Fun-damentals class. Register online or call with questions: (713) 849-9115
This class is designed for everyone who is interested in training and competing in rally, agility or competition obedience. Games, surprises, spontaneity and solid foundation skills are the best way to teach and keep your dog’s focus on you! Keeping your dog wondering about what game you are going to play next will ensure he will never take his eyes off of you!! This class will significantly enhance your performance career with your dog. You will learn foundational skills, games to build and maintain focus, attention, and rapport and will introduce many great games for teaching your dog to play and tug. Join us to build great foundations to start your performance career with your partner. The class will provide you with methods and games to help your dog become a highly focused, confident, motivated, controlled and a driven partner.