Our Members at the Academy

Who might you see wandering around at the Academy?

 

Obedience Show-N-Gos and Agility Run Thrus

We look forward to seeing you at our next Show-N-Gos in 2016:

Open and Utility Obedience at 9 AM, Rally and Novice Obedience at 12 Noon: November 27th, December 18th

Come out and practice with your dog as you enjoy the camaraderie at the Academy!

The Academy Gets Social

The Academy Times

 

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Click to join ADTAAgility

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Association of Professional Dog Trainers - Dog Training Professionals

What's New at the Academy

Our next session of classes will begin the week of January 2nd, 2017.

Click Here to View the Class Schedule:

Obedience

Agility

Showing Handling/Conformation

Puppy Head Start

Focus on Practical Tricks Class

Canine Good Citizen

Nose Work Classes



Swimming Paws

Do to the OVERWHELMING Positive Response we are forced to stop taking anymore evaluations at this time. If you have already signed up or called YOU ARE STILL ON THE WAITLIST. The waitlist has grown to 2-3 months back log. We have only 4 evaluation/lesson slots available per week. The rest of our slots are filled with existing clientele of independent swimmers.  Please check back in the summer months to see if we have more slots available. Thank you for your interest and support.

The Swimming Paws is Getting Dogs Wet

Taking Reservations, Call
302-588-POOL (302-588-7665)
Check out the latest reasons and videos why dogs enjoy Swimming Paws!

The Swimming Paws Canine Swim Club is getting many breeds into the water, helping the dogs with cardiovascular conditioning and even conditioning their coat and skin. 

Call 302-588-7665 or fill out our online Sigh Up Form to schedule a swim evaluation, and Carrie will help teach your dog how much fun swimming can be!

Latest at the Academy

Our next session of classes will begin the week of January 2nd, 2017.

Click Here to View the Class Schedule:

Obedience

Agility

Showing Handling/Conformation

Puppy Head Start

Focus on Practical Tricks Class

Canine Good Citizen

Canine Good Citizen Advanced

Nose Work Classes

We Need a Few Good People

The Academy needs a few well qualified people to aid in group instruction in Obedience, Agility and all other classes we provide.

WELL QUALIFIED MEANS: EXPERIENCE IN COMPETITION OBEDIENCE, CD AND CDX, ETC.RALLY OBEDIENCE, TREIBBALL, NOSEWORK, ANY OR ALL OF THE ABOVE, GREAT PEOPLE SKILLS, PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE A BIG PLUS ALL ACADEMY STAFF PERKS WILL BE PROVIDED- EG. FREE CLUB MEMBERSHIP, CLOTHING, SWIMMING, CLASSES PRE-APPROVED SEMINAR FEES IN RELATED CLASSES, TRAVEL COMPENSATION FOR CLASS TIME

Please call Don Brown ast 302-588-4636 for initial phone interview and possible meeting for further selection.

 

Candid Photos of Our Academy Members And Their Brags


Peggy Udinski - One word Mr. Don Brown: Confidence! Thank you

 

 One word Mr. Don Brown: Confidence! Thank you

Peggy Udinski


 My twelve-plus year old basset hound, Miss Daisy Mae-hem, earned her NADAC Elite Regular agility title this past Sunday and is now officially retired. Thank you to the Academy and all of the friends we've made there for all of the support and encouragement over the years. We couldn't have done it without ya'll!

Jeff Kase


 

Julie Miller - Wanted to share our rally Q in Rally Novice B Friday night.

 

Wanted to share our rally Q in Rally Novice B Friday night. Out of a possible 100 points, Shelby received 94!! I'm so proud of my little rescue girl! She's come a long way!! Thank you Donald Brown, for all of your rally advice!!

Julie Miller


 

Jack the Extraordinary Giant Schnauzer

GCH CH Bear Creek Jack O Lantern, CDX, CD, CGC

Owner's Name:  William B Algee

Handled by Margery Good

Dog's Date of birth:  10/27/08

Jack is an extraordinary Giant Schnauzer.  He is the first Giant Schnauzer to have both titles; GCH and CDX.  Jack was awarded the 2011 performance achievement award and the 2011 outstanding Giant Schnauzer award at the Giant Schnauzer Club America 2012 National Specialty .  He has already earned his first leg for the UD title


 

BOW at the Chesapeake Bay Retriever National Specialty

Beverly with Doots, winning Best of Winners


 

Our 8pm Agility Class Waiting Their Turn!

Our 8 PM Agility class waiting their turn!


 

Leia the American Eskimo dog who is 14 years old

This is Leia the American Eskimo dog who is 14 years old today.  This time last year we didn't know if she was going to be here for her 14th.  She is owned by Jennifer Slivka, one of our agility students.

 

Michael Specht with Daisy, winning Best Combined Score at the Academy Obedience Trial

Michael Specht and Daisy winning High Combined in Trial at the Delaware Valley Chinese Crested Club Obedience Trial



Jeff and Sabrina

Jeff with Sabrina



Gail with Katie

Gail with Katie


Erin G & Friend


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How to Join the Academy Club

The best teams develop when aided by training and practice.

The “Academy Club” provides:

  • Indoor all weather training facility

  • Agility and Obedience Equipment on premises

  • 24/7 facility access

Of course there is no member access to the building during formal classes.

The Academy Club offers handlers and their dogs a place to practice.  It is set up for advanced obedience and agility handlers and their dogs.  You must presently be in advanced classes at the Academy.  The Academy Club is $200.00 for a year's membership.

Click Here to sign up for a Club Membership with our online Class / Club Registration

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

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