Welcome to Trick Dog "U" K9 Training Academy's Training Page Here you can purchase Group Classes, Workshops or make an appointment for Private Behavior or Training Instruction. We limit our class size so you can get the individualized attention you need, once you have completed the check out process for group classes you have reserved your place in class and no one else can take it, therefore should you decide not to attend class or find it's not the class for you after participating, we will be happy to give you a full credit or pro-rated credit (depending on how many classes you did attend) towards other services.
Basic Pet Dog Manners & Obedience Skills
Our Basic Pet Dog Manners & Obedience class covers important behaviors such as sit, down, stay, stand, come when called, loose leash walking, leave it, off/no jumping on people, drop it/give it as well impulse control behaviors. Unlike your traditional obedience classes we incorporate interactive games into our classes to reinforce these behaviors and teach your dog how to work through distractions. This class meets weekly, each class is approximately one hour long for the duration of six weeks. Class sizes are limited so that each student gets the individual attention they need. 6 Week Instruction $120.00 Next Basic Obedience class begins Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at 11:00am. You can reserve your spot through our online Group Class Reservation Request under the Training Tab!
Advanced Pet Dog Manners & Obedience Skills
Our Advanced Pet Dog Manners & Obedience class takes our Basic Manners & Obedience to its highest level. We will continue to work on the skills learned in basics with a twist we will be switching up the training environment and adding a long line as well as some incredibly challenging distractions through interactive games to make sure your basic obedience cues are rock solid in any environment! We will meet at the Trick Dog U facility for the first class and will meet in local parks the following weeks. This class meets weekly each class is approximately one hour long for the duration of six weeks. Class size is limited so that each student gets the individual attention they need. 6 Week Instruction $120.00 New Group Class is on track for early April 2017,
Puppy Socialization & Good Manners Class
Our Puppy Class emphasizes socialization through fun games, we will also cover those problem puppy behaviors such as house training, chewing and whining. We will teach you how to crate train you puppy as well as basic manners skills for a polite puppy such as eye contact, sit, down, stay, loose leash walking, leave it, coming when called, off/no jumping and give it. This class meets weekly each class is approximately one hour long for the duration of six weeks. Upon completion of training your pup is eligible for the AKC STAR Puppy evaluation. 6 Week Instruction $120.00 Next Puppy Socialization & Good Manners Class Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 at 6:30pm. You can reserve your spot through our online Group Reservation Request under the Training Tab!
Dog Socialization Class
We offer socialization classes for under socialized, fearful and reactive dogs, whether your dog's triggers are men, women, children, other animals, automobiles, etc... This class will teach you how to manage and keep your dog under threshold during stressful situations as well as inform you how to read your dog's body language, we will teach you how to desensitize your dog through counter conditioning to help change your dogs feelings towards the stimuli he/she finds offensive. Class size is limited. 6 Week Instruction $135.00 Group Class is currently in progress, contact us for the next group class start date!
AKC Canine Good Citizen & Community Canine
We offer the AKC Canine Good Citizen & Community Canine class. Canine Good Citizen & Community Canine class is for responsible owners, well-mannered dogs. The AKC's Canine Good Citizen program is recognized as the gold standard for dog behavior. In CGC, dogs who pass the 10 step CGC test can earn a certificate and/or the official AKC CGC title. Dogs with the CGC title have the suffix, "CGC" after their names. The Dogs who pass the AKC Community Canine test earn the official AKC Community Canine title that is designated by the letters "CGCA" (Advanced CGC) on the dog's title record. We offer a structured class that covers both test items to evaluate your dog. This class meets weekly each class is approximately an hour long for the duration of six weeks. Class size is limited so that each student gets the individual attention they need. 6 Weeks Instruction $120.00 Contact us for the next group class start date!
Intro to Barn Hunt
Renovations are almost done for Barn Hunt, This is NOT a trial this is an introduction to the sport, during this class you and your dog will be introduced to the rat, you will learn the rules of Barn Hunt Instinct and Barn Hunt Novice while having the opportunity to experience what these runs would be like in an actual trial. For more information on the sport of Barn Hunt please visit their site: http://www.barnhunt.com/index.html We are taking reservations for Intro to Barn Hunt for Sunday April 29th at 4:00pm only 4 working spots available, please click the training link and fill out the group class reservation request to reserve your spot!
Parkour Dog Training
Dog parkour, sometimes known as urban agility, is a challenging, but fun, physical activity in which the dogs learn to interact with their environment. It is a great way to build confidence and socialize your dog to things in the environment. Titling in this non-competitive sport is available through http://www.dogparkour.org/ Next Intro to Doggie Parkour Class begins April 29th, 2017 at 5:30pm. You can reserve your spot through our online Group Reservation Request under the Training Tab!
Pet Therapy Prep
We can prepare you and your pet for the Pet Partners Pet Therapy test. Contact us for the next group class start date!
Scenting for Focus and Fun
Tricks For Fun, Therapy & Titling
Trick Dog "U" is a Do More with Your Dog Official Training & Testing Site. Our Tricks class is a great way to build your dog's confidence, mentally stimulate them and strengthen your relationship with each other. For the beginner student we offer structured tricks class that will teach you and your dog enough tricks to earn your Novice and possibly your Intermediate Trick Dog Title. For the more advanced student looking to obtain the Advanced, Expert or Trick Dog Champion Title we are available for private instruction as well as to witness your application. This class meets weekly each class is approximately one hour long for the duration of six weeks. Class size is limited so that each student gets the individual attention they need. 6 Week Instruction $135.00 Includes cost for one Do More With Your Dog Title & Title Ribbon. New Tricks Class starts Sunday, February 5th, 2017 at 4pm, you can reserve your spot through our online Group Class Reservation Request under our Training Tab!
Advanced Tricks Class
Already got your Do More With Your Dog Novice Tricks Title? Then this class is for you. Work on your next level tricks and earn your Intermediate, Advanced or Expert Trick Title. Contact us for the next group class start date!
We offer doggie dance classes, in this class you will learn basic Canine Freestyle moves, how to pick your music and how to choreograph your own dance routine with your dog. Like Tricks Class, Canine Freestyle is a great way to strengthen your relationship with your dog. This class meets weekly each class is approximately one hour long for the duration of six weeks. Class size is limited so that each student gets the individual attention they need. 6 Week Instruction $120.00 Contact us for the next group class start date!
Pedestal, Platform & Touch Pad Training
Pedestal, Platform and Touch Pad Training for Obedience, Distance Work, Trick Dogs, Canine Freestyle, Disc Dog and Multiple Dog Household Training. This is three hour workshop will introduce to the invaluable uses of pedestals, platforms and touch pads in your everyday training and sports training as well as it use for managing a multi-dog household. Contact us for the next workshop date!
Proofing Behaviors for the performance Dog
So you taught your dog some killer tricks, perhaps a cool canine freestyle routine, maybe you want to take your incredible disc dog to a new park and uh oh... your dog has stage fright! What do you do? This two hour long workshop will walk you through proofing your dogs behaviors in any environment and help you work through and recover your dogs confidence no matter how stressed the both of you are. Contact us for the next workshop date!
Includes all classes listed above plus, Service Dog Training, Dog Sports, Fitness training, Treadmill training and Stand Up Paddle Boarding. Private instruction is available by appointment, for your convenience you can schedule an appointment online or call us at 727-857-6028. Private instruction at our facility is $50.00 per hour or $60.00 per hour at your location, 1/2 lessons are also available at 1/2 the price.
Private Behavior Consulting & Modification
We offer Dog & Cat Behavior Consulting and Behavior Modification Programs by appointment only. We can help you with Dog Aggression Issues, Fear Aggression, Reactivity, Separation Anxiety, and other common behavioral concerns, we can also help you with your Cat Behavioral concerns such as Spraying and other Litter Box issues, Territorial Aggression, OCD's and more. Our rate for behavior consulting at our facility is $65.00 per hour, in home private consulting the rates are $75.00 per hour. All Cat Behavioral Clients are seen on an in home basis only. You can schedule your appointment online or call us at 727-857-6028.
Call us to discuss your needs at 727-857-6028!
Trick Dog "U" K9 Training Academy services Pasco, Hernando & North Pinellas Counties. We offer Group & Private dog & cat training classes at our location or In-home private dog & cat training as well as dog & cat behavior modification to Aripeka, Bayport, Bayonet Point, Elfers, Holiday, Homosassa Springs, Hudson, New Port Richey, Port Richey, Spring Hill &Tarpon Springs. We also offer Cat and Small Animal Boarding. Trick Dog"U" K9 Training Academy is Certified & Insured.