Argus Ranch Online

Here are the classes that are currently available. Let us know if you have any questions by clicking on the paper airplane. 

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

Fantastic Foundations For Running Contacts Class

Instructor - Jordan Biggs

You will learn -

  • How to introduce the Treat & Train in your training

  • Foundation behaviors needed for success in running contacts (such as driving to a wing without help or handler motion)

  • Shaping and rear-foot tricks that help your dog understand how to independently move his rear feet for a reward

  • Building verbals specifically to build understanding for foundation behaviors for running contacts and foundation agility

  • and more!


Note: The skills taught in the course are a pre-requisite for Jordan's Fantastic Running Contacts course, which will be offered in February.

Class starts January 7th! 4 week class.

Verbals for Agility

Instructor - Jordan Biggs

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.

Seriouslee & Friends Training Chronicles 

Instructor - 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!

Seriouslee & Friends Training Chronicles 

Instructor - 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!

Nail Trimming

Instructor - Sarah Forde

On Demand - Start when you like

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. 

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.

Wonderful Walking

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.