Fusion Pet Retreat offers a wide range of dog training from puppy, obedience and citizenship to agility and scent training, all in the comfort of our climate controlled 11,000 sq. ft. indoor training facility.
Kindergarten is for puppies 3 to 9 months old. Here we teach YOU to teach your puppy the basic commands including, “come,” “sit,” “down,” “stay” and walking nicely on leash. The class features discussions on puppy behavior including separation anxiety, potty training, tooth brushing and grooming. This class is a MUST for every new puppy and owner.
S.T.A.R. is for puppies that have completed Kindergarten, or are between 4 months to 1 year old. The course covers walking nicely on a leash, sits, downs, comes, reaction to distractions, staying on leash with persons other than owner or family member and owner responsibilities. This class is preparation for Novice Obedience Training. Puppies do not need to be AKC registered.
ScentWork is for dogs of all ages, shapes, sizes, and temperaments – even non-social (but human friendly) dogs. This fun game offers lots of mental stimulation while building confidence working around obstacles in various environments. With only one dog in the ring at a time each dog searches for a hidden treat without human prompting. Upon completion, dogs are ready for ScentWork training.
ScentWork trains dogs to use their noses to search for and find specific scents such as Birch, Anise and Cloves. During ScentWork each dog is alone in the ring while the other dogs crated. Completing this class prepares you and your dog to compete in ScentWork events. Even if you do not wish to compete, you and your dog will have a great time bonding and enjoying this fun and rewarding game.
Beginner’s Obedience training is for all dogs ages 9 months and older. This course teaches you to teach your dog the basic commands; “sit,” “stay,” “down,” “stand,” “walk” nicely on a leash, “leave it” and “give.” In this class obedience is learned through lots of love, patience and positive reinforcement.
Intermediate Obedience continues where Novice Obedience leaves off. It teaches you how to teach your dog the commands, “sit,” “down” and “stay” for much longer periods of time. This course prepares you and your dog to pass the C.G.C. (Canine Good Citizen) test.
This class is for those who wish to continue to work and bond with their dogs as well as prepare to compete in obedience trials. Advanced Obedience works on heeling, recalls, distractions, post turns, stays, retrieving articles, stand for exam, moving stands, figure 8’s as may be required for competition.
Here’s a fun class to teach your dog or puppy a variety tricks that will entertain you, your friends and your family. If you have a special trick in mind or would like to teach your dog to do something unique, this is a class both of you will love.
This 8-week class focuses on agility fundamentals. Using fun games and tug play, your puppy will work with different equipment such as wobble boards, tunnels, targets and cones. Each piece of agility equipment is specially selected to build drive, focus and motivation in your pup without hurting their young joints. Toys, treats and lots of praise will motivate your puppy throughout the class.
In this class your dog will build confidence and develop the strong foundation of skills to become an agility superstar. Your dog will learn rear-end awareness, targeting and basic performance with all pieces of agility equipment. This class is a three (3) part series.
Intermediate agility training is where your dog learns to improve his or her abilities on all pieces of agility equipment while you hone your handling skills. This class runs you and your dog through repeated short fun courses to prepare the two of you to participate in Novice Agility level competition.
This class will continue to build you and your dog’s skills as a team to sequence longer courses and get you ready for the Open/Excellent Level Competition.
This class is designed for dog/handler teams that are looking to continue to add more handling skills to their toolbox. Longer coursework will be the focus of this class.