Group Agility classes are held year
round. Whether your dog has never
seen agility equipment or is a
seasoned competitor, these classes
are targeted to meet all of you and
your dogs needs. Agility Introduction-Whether you
are new to agility or you have a new
agility dog, this is the place to start.
These classes are designed for dogs
new to agility and are close to one
year old minimum. Agility
equipment is introduced in a safe,
stress free way. Dogs (and owners)
build confidence and skills. This
class includes focus work, handling
basics, stationary exercises, and
introduction to most of the approved
agility equipment pieces. Group
warm ups are done for stretching,
focus and stationary skills. THESE
CLASSES ARE ON MONDAY
NIGHTS 6:45 DAY CLASSES are
FRIDAYS at 9 AM. Level 1-These classes are for those
who have graduated from our
Agility Introduction Program. More
sequencing and handling is
introduced. Contact work,
motivation and handler/ obstacle
skills are introduced. Group
warm-up for stretching, focus and
motion exercises. THESE CLASSES
ARE ON MONDAY NIGHTS -8PM
AND DAYS ON FRIDAY 11:15AM
-DAY CLASSES are FRIDAY AT
10:10AM. Level 2These classes are for those
who have graduated from Level 1
Program. More sequencing and
handling, contact work, and the
teeter is introduced. Group
warm-up for stretching, focus and
THESE CLASSES ARE ON
THURSDAY NIGHTS -8:00PM .
Day Classes are Fridays at
11:20AM. Level 3- These classes are for those
who have graduated from our Level
2 Program. Handling and
sequencing drills increase in degree
of difficulty, as well as distance
work. Group warm-up for
stretching, focus and Stationary
exercises. THURS. NIGHTS
-6:45PM Day Classes are Fridays at
11:20AM. Level 4 These classes are for those who have
graduated our Agility Level 3
program and/or who are competing
at the Advanced level. Obstacle
discrimination, handling of courses
at the Masters level is covered.
Games and rules are explained.
Tough sequencing using all the
latest methods of handling. TUES.
NIGHTS 6:45 and 8 PM . Day
Classes are Fridays at 11:20AM. Elite/Masters - These classes are for
those who have graduated our Level
4 Agility program or who are
competing at the advanced levels.
Obstacle discrimination and
handling of courses at the Masters
level is covered. Games and rules
are explained. Complex sequencing
is done using all the latest methods
of handling. Students in this class
are competing in agility events.
WED. NIGHTS. 6:45 and 8 PM Each Session is 6 weeks- one
hour each session. - Cost:
$130.00 (incl HST)
Agile Puppy- 15 Weeks to 10
This training introduces puppy to
basic manner's and includes tunnels
and boards to work puppies balance.
There is no better time to start
training your puppy to build
confidence and good skills.
Emphasis on a fun, positive learning
environment. Due to the fluctuating
ages of puppies, we are glad to offer
training on a one-to-one basis with
Some of these may include basic
handling,fun-tunnels, touch target
training and wobble-boards. These
develop motor skills, confidence,
and a willingness to work for the
dogs and thier owners.
We recommend a basic puppy class
to get your dog familiarized with
working in the presence of younger
dogs when you puppy is young.
Agility Classes with
At AVID, we provide Private
Training. This is by far the best way
to learn how to train your dog.
Having your own private coach to
teach you to make the necessary
modifications to your training will
ensure that you get the results you
desire. The two main advantages
with private lessons are: 1/we can
concentrate the entire lesson on you
and your dog, customizing the
training to meet your needs. 2/We
can schedule your lessons anytime
during the week day or on some
weekends. We can work all aspects
of agility training with fully
approved agility equipment
including handling, focus work,
motivation, games, contacts,
Cost is25 Mins- $34.00 or 55
Mins-$68.00 - up to four dogs).
Above Prices including HST 12%.
All the training takes place at the
Academy Centre, our new full-sized
indoor Arena on 1415 McTavish Rd.
North Saanich V8L 5T3-(Google
Agility: All levels , all classes,
privates, group lessons. Motivation:
Food and toys are welcome.
Training is done in a safe and quiet
environment free of distractions
using positive operative