Group Agility classes are held
year round. First timers or if you
area 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. Starters-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. Advanced These classes are for those who
have graduated our
Startersprogram 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. 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.
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 private
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 AVID
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,
We hold agility classes weekly int he Agriplex at the Saanich Fairgrounds.
1528 Stelly's X Rd. Saanichton BC V8M 1S8 on Thursday nights.
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 re-inforcement.
We currently have a wait list for introduction agility. (email France)