Argus Ranch Online
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Online/Virtual Class Refund Policy
We offer a 90% refund for the class if you request a cancellation at least 5 days before the class begins. There are no refunds once the course has started. We suggest that you read the information provided carefully before making your purchase. If you have any questions about whether the content is right for you, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Introduction to K9 Nose Work®
Instructor - Kathy Weaver
On Demand - Start when you like
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.
Perfect Nail Trims
Instructor - Sarah Forde
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!
Instructor - Sarah Forde
Does your dog pull like a freight train on leash? Lunge towards squirrels and anything else that catches his interest? Plop down and refuse to go forward? This class will teach you and your dog how to walk with ease - no pulling, no stress, no worries. We will go over common mistakes, easy changes to set your dog up for success, ways to reinforce your dog for good walking without needing to always carry treats, games and exercises to teach good leash manners, and more! This class uses positive reinforcement to teach our dogs what appropriate leash walking looks like, as well as management to prevent our dogs from practicing bad behaviors.
Get BACK in Shape!
Instructor - 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.