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Tricks for Treats Workshop, 1.5 Hours
Beginning & Advanced
Earn an optional AKC Novice Trick Dog™ Title
$85

WHO
You! As long as your dog will do okay in a classroom setting, you’re welcome to join.
The prerequisite for the Advanced Tricks for Treats workshop is our Beginning Tricks for Treats Workshop

WHEN
Varies – click here for the schedule and to register.

WHERE
Happy Dog Institute Headquarters
7924 Sweet Iron Ct SE, Suite 109, Olympia WA 98501

WHAT
Have some fun with Heather and Paul of Happy Dog Institute, and (optionally) earn your AKC Novice Trick Dog™ Title in the process!

You’ll work through tricks like Fetch It, Find It, Get in a Box, Sit in a Box, hand signals, platform work, Paws Up and more. If you are working towards the Do More With Your Dog!™ (DMWYD) certification, you’ll need to videotape your dog’s tricks during this workshop, and bring a helper to do the recording.

**If you’ve already taken the first Tricks for Treats Workshop, then go ahead and enroll in our Advanced Tricks for Treats Workshop!

Canine Good Citizen™ (CGC) Testing Day
$35

WHO
If you’ve been preparing for your CGC Title, then come on down! You’ll need to be registered with the AKC to complete this and make sure you’ve done plenty of practice before going through the testing process.

WHEN
Saturday, January 15th. Click here to register.

WHERE
Happy Dog Institute Headquarters
7924 Sweet Iron Ct SE, Suite 109, Olympia WA 98501

WHAT
We are offering a day of AKC Canine Good Citizen™ (CGC) Testing! AKC’s CGC program is a ten-skill training program that’s open to all dogs–purebred and mixed breed. CGC focuses on teaching the basics of good manners and obedience, instilling the values of responsible ownership, and strengthening the bond between you and your dog at home and out in the community. Please note that you will need to register with the AKC.

The workshop will include a 15 minute test. Please be prepared to show up five minutes early to prepare.