The Dirty Dog

We are EXTREMELY excited for the grand opening of The Dirty Dog on January 4th!

Argus Ranch's very own self serve dog wash! It is a fantastic place to groom your dog with affordable prices! 

We are offering a grand opening discount of a package of 4! Buy 4 self serve dog washes and get 20% off! You can schedule them at anytime!

Offer ends 1/14/21 so don't wait!

Welcome to Argus Ranch

Companion Dog Classes 

Puppy Kindergarten 

For all of you with new puppies ages 8 to 16 weeks. The class is an ongoing and rolling enrollment, meaning you can start at anytime. 

To read more about the class, click here.

Mondays at 7:45 pm will change to 6:30 pm as of 1/18

Rowdy to Well Mannered

Get your excitable dog focused so they can sit, down, walk on a leash, and more! 

Classes start:

Saturdays, January 30th - 9:00 AM

Tuesdays, February 16th - 6:15 PM

To read more about the class, click here.

Beyond Basics for Performance/Sport

This is ideal for dogs that already know the basics, but need to build the foundation skills necessary to pursue a competitive career in agility, flyball or other dog sports.    

Thursdays, January 21th - 3:30 PM 

To read more about the class, click here.

Classes Online

Perfect Nail Trims - Taught by Sarah Forde

Cost $47    

This class will go over the process of teaching your dog how to stay still during nail trims, how to trim nails correctly and safely, and how to teach your dog to actually enjoy nail trims. Many of the concepts from this class can be applied to other aspects of grooming as well, such as combing, tooth brushing, paw cleaning, and more! Sign me up!


Introduction to K9 Nose Work® - Taught by Kathy Weaver

Cost $175

Dogs investigate and understand the world through their incredible sense of smell. In our Introduction to K9 Nose Work® course, you will be starting your dog on a new and exciting journey using its nose for enrichment and reinforcement. You and your dog do not need previous training experience or special skills to start nose work. Our course is designed to make searching/hunting a rewarding activity for your dog, to increase its confidence and to introduce it to variety of the components of nose work. Introduction to Nose Work is for: Puppies, young dogs, dogs retired from physical activities, dogs needing an outlet for excess energy, sensitive and reactive dogs that are uncomfortable participating in group activities, handlers who want to try a new activity with their dogs, handlers who intend to ultimately compete in nose work.

Sign Me Up!


Get BACK in Shape! - Taught by Leslie Eide

Cost $47


Ready to get back in the game? The ongoing global pandemic has thrown everyone’s world upside down, including our dogs! Get (Back) In Shape will teach you a basic understanding of canine fitness and guide you step by step to get your dog ready to return to the games you both love. We will cover cardio, strength, balance, and flexibility. Learn from the best how to get your dog back in the game and stay in the game. Sign me up!

Companion Dog Manners - Basics 

This class is for dogs of all ages. This is a foundation/basic manners class. We will focus on teaching good manners and behaviors using reward and engagement. This is a great class for dogs of all ages, dogs that just need a refresher, or are new to your home. If you want to know more, click here


New Class - Thursdays, January 14th - 9:45 AM

New Class - Tuesdays, January 26th - 5:00 PM

New Class - Tuesdays, February 16th - 7:30 PM

New Class - Sundays, February 21st - 1:00 PM

New Class - Sundays, February 21st - 2:30 PM

New Class - Sundays, February 28th - 4:00 PM

New Class - Thursdays, March 4th - 9:45 PM

Shy / Small Dog Manners

Your dog overwhelmed or intimidated by larger dogs? Want them to be successful in the face of fear? Help your dog to be a garden flower, not a wallflower. 

Classes start:

Sundays, January 17th - 10:30 AM

Sundays, March 7th - 10:30 AM

To read more about the class, click here.

Private Lessons

Looks for one on one instruction, we offer private lesson for some of our classes.

Agility Private Lessons - Some of our instructors offer private agility lessons. Interested? Click here

Barn Hunt Private Lessons or Practice Time Set up a private lesson or supervised practice time for barn hunt, click here.

Practice Rentals

Competition Arena practice rental - To book either ring 1 or ring 2 in the competition arena to practice on your own, click here. This is ONLY available for current Argus Ranch students in our agility classes, otherwise you need pre-approval before signing up. 

Zanee Arena practice rental - If you would like to book time in the Zanee arena to practice agility, click here. 


Field Rentals - Rent the BIG Field to run your dogs, click here.

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About Us

Our Services


Argus Ranch Dog Sports and Training Center is located in Auburn, WA. On our 20 acres we offer classes, seminars, workshops, and dog event hosting. With two large arenas, RV, camping, a large old barn with bedrooms, and a place for judges to stay, we are the premier place to train and play!


   - Agility

   - Barn Hunt

   - Companion Dog

   - Disc Dog

   - Flyball

   - Nosework

   - Tricks (fun & sport)


Event Hosting

     - Agility

     - Barn Hunt

     - Conformation

     - Lure Coursing

     - Nosework

     - Obedience

     - Rally

     - Seminars
     - Tracking

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