Welcome to Argus Ranch
Companion Dog Classes
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.
As of April 18th the 1:15 PM class on Sunday moves to 11:30 AM
Rowdy to Well Mannered
Get your excitable dog focused so they can sit, down, walk on a leash, and more!
Tuesdays, March 30 - 6:15 PM
To read more about the class, click here.
Seriouslee & Friends Training Chronicles - Taught by Jordan Biggs
Follow along with Jordan as she trains tricks, shaping, fitness, verbals, running contacts and more with her new puppy Seriouslee and her puppy friends! Sign me up!
Seriouslee & Friends Agility Chronicles - Taught by Jordan Biggs
Follow along with Jordan through Seriee's agility foundation training! Now that she has built a strong foundation for working together through distractions in any new environment you can follow along as she trains all the agility skills needed for an amazing agility dog!
Two sign up options! One-time payment of $150 for 6 months of material and lifetime access or monthly subscription for $30 a month - cancel at any time. Upgrade at any time.
Verbals for Agility - Taught by Jordan Biggs
Cost $47 (curriculum only)
This course will walk you through how you can teach your dog to UNDERSTAND verbals. It will help you and your dog master all the skills needed to have consistent verbal understanding in any situation.
Your dog will learn - Verbal discriminations; The value of your verbals; Verbals with handler motion; Breaking naughty equipment self rewarding habits; How to truly understand each of your verbals. Sign me up!
Nail Trimming - Taught by Sarah Forde
Cost $47 (Materials only)
Does your dog panic when the nail clippers or dremel come out? Are you nervous about potentially cutting the quick? Do you want nail trims to be easy, stress-free, and fun for both you and your dog? In this online class, we'll be going over how to safely clip and dremel light or dark nails without hitting the quick, how to teach a consent behavior so your dog can say "yes please!" to nail trims, how to teach dogs to enjoy and relax during nail trim time, how to make and use a scratchboard, and more! Class is 4 weeks long with 3-5 videos and lessons per week. The material never expires so you can take it at your own pace. Sign me up!
Introduction to K9 Nose Work® - Taught by Kathy Weaver
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.
Get BACK in Shape! - Taught by Leslie Eide
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 - Sundays, April 25th - 4:00 PM
New Class - Thursdays, May 6th - 4:45 PM
Looking 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
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.