If you're looking for a fun, inexpensive activity to do with your dog, whether just for fun and exercise in your backyard or for competition, give disc a try.
Katherine Ferger has achieved many titles in the sport of Disc Dog and is an accomplished dog trainer. Check out her bio here http://highflyingcanines.com/website-katherine-ferger-silvester/
Katherine is a fabulous instructor; not only does she know disc inside and out but she is awesome at tailoring instruction to the individual dog/handler team.
Seminars earlier this summer filled quickly and participants gave it rave reviews.
For more information on the sport of disc dog and to read Katherine's post on Conditioning your Disc Dog click http://highflyingcanines.com/conditioning-your-disc-dog/
Date: Saturday,Oct 13 , 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Location: Details Dog Training, St. Thomas
Cost: $130/working spot, $30/auditing spot (lunch included)
We are thrilled that Katherine Ferger, Disc Dog World Champion, will be presenting an Introduction to Disc Dog and Disc Dog Tricks workshop at Details on Saturday,Oct 13 , 2012!
In this beginner clinic you will be introduced to the building blocks of playing the sport of disc dog safely with your dog. You’ll learn about:
- Conditioning for both dog and handler.
- Developing handler skills and dog safety.
- Correct throwing technique and two popular throw types.
- Motivating your dog for fast and reliable retrieves.
- Foundation for disc tricks.
- Basic disc tricks.
- Playing both with one disc as well as multiple discs.
There will be a combination of lecture and hands on working time both with and without your dog.
This clinic is tons of fun for both dog and handler and suitable for everyone, whether you are a backyard player or hoping to compete in the sport of disc dog! Even small dogs can play! There’s a ‘micro dog’ division and smaller discs for the little ones.
Preregistration is mandatory. Working spots for this workshop are very limited. Auditing spots are unlimited.
A registration form can be found at http://www.detailsdt.com/discdog.cfm
Lecture portion of the day may be held indoors if the weather is un-cooperative. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us. Feel free to crosspost. We hope you can join us!
Sarah, Keaton, Dillan and Allie