Aireborne Dog Agility/ Dog Training

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Create a Stronger Bond with your Dog

At Aireborne Dog Agility/Dog Training in Georgetown, Texas, we love dogs. It's as simple as that. We want your dogs whether puppies or adults, to become all they can be. All instruction, whether in classes, private sessions, or in your home, is personalized for you and your dog. We do not believe in a "one size fits all" concept. Our class enrollment is limited to 6 students. We work to understand and utilize your personal goals to adjust our curriculum and help you achieve those goals.

Enroll today in our Obedience classes, agility classes or schedule private lessons or in-home instruction.

Aireborne does not allow dogs which exhibit aggression toward people or dogs at any time to be enrolled in classes, private lessons or workshops. Should your dog be excused from training, no refunds will be given. 

Obedience/Manners Classes

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Class - Socialization, Training, Activity, Responsibility

The AKC S.T.A.R. puppy program is designed to get you and your new family member off to a great start. Puppies come into this world ready to learn, and under our trainer's guidance your puppy will learn in a positive environment.

 People with Dogs

AKC Canine Good Citizen Class

This class will show you how to teach your dog the ten essential skills every well-mannered dog should know. In addition, the CGC title is a pre-requisite for earning both AKC Community Canine and AKC Urban Canine titles.


Class Schedule:

• Class Starting - Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time - 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
• Class Starting - Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Private Lessons Available: 30 Minutes - $60
Classes taught climate controlled building Leander, TX
Classes are 8 weeks long and cost $195
Contact Cheryl Karnes (425) 698-2130 for more information.

New AKC Instruction and Titles:
Community Canine, Urban Canine, and Trick Dog

Community Canine Instruction and Evaluation

Community Canine Instruction and Evaluation teaches advanced skills beyond Canine Good Citizen. Some instruction, as well as evaluation, may be performed in "real" community settings i.e. local malls, pet stores, parks, etc. To take the Community Canine Evaluation, your dog must have an AKC Canine Good Citizen Title on record with AKC. Dogs with a CGC title may take the Community Canine Evaluation without completing a class. Contact Cheryl Karnes (425) 698-2130 for more information.

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AKC Urban Dog Classes

This class teaches and evaluates practical day to day behaviors a dog should be able to perform in a suburban and urban setting. Some instruction, as well as evaluation, is performed in "real life" settings i.e. taking your dog for a walk in a downtown area or shopping center. You may request an evaluation for the Urban Dog title without completing classes. To take an evaluation, a dog must have the Canine Good Citizen title on record with AKC. Contact Cheryl Karnes (425) 698-2130 for more information.

People Walking Dogs

Trick Dog Class

Trick Dog Classes teach the skill of trick dog training and provides the opportunity for your dog to earn four levels of AKC Trick Dog titles:
Contact Cheryl Karnes (425) 698-2130 for more information.

  • AKC Novice Trick Dog (TKN)
    Dogs with Canine Good Citizen titles on record are required to demonstrate five tricks to earn this title. Dogs without Canine Good Citizen titles must demonstrate 10 tricks to earn this title.

  • AKC Intermediate Trick Dog (TKI)
    To earn this title, dogs must perform 10 tricks from the Intermediate Trick Dogs list. 

  • AKC Advanced Trick Dog (TKA)
    To earn this title, dogs must perform 10 tricks from the Advanced Trick Dogs list

  • AKC Trick Dog Performer (TKP)
    To earn this title, dogs must perform 10 tricks. At least 3 tricks must be from the performer level. The remaining tricks may be from Performer, Advanced or Intermediate. These tricks must be tricks not previously submitted for other titles. Also, at least 3 tricks must use props. 
  • AKC Trick Dog Elite Performer (TKEP)
    To earn this title, dogs must perform 10 tricks, at least 5 from performer level. Dogs must also perform at least 5 tricks with props. All 10 tricks must be part of a script/story. Elite Performer is evaluated by AKC by video link sent in with application. 
Dog Balancing Treat on Nose Dog Leaping Through Arm Loop Puppy High-Five

In-Home Dog Training

Whether you have an older dog with some habits you would like to change or a new puppy in your life, we can help. In-home sessions are available in the Georgetown, Texas, area and focus on improving the nature of your relationship with your dog. When calling, ask about our "Sun City Discount." Contact Cheryl Karnes (425) 698-2130 for more information.


Agility Training

Goals of Aireborne Agility Instruction:

•Teach you your dog's perspective and how it affects your handling

•Teach you the mechanics of handling techniques

•Teach you to effectively communicate handling techniques to your dog

•Teach you to create mutual understanding between you/your dog resulting in true teamwork



Pre-Agility Class

Pre-Agility teaches you how to create and maintain teamwork with your dog as you develop basic agility handling skills while your dog learns about select agility obstacles. This class is an essential first step for beginning agility handlers or newbie agility dogs and puppies.

Class Content:
Use of clicker to mark and train desired behaviors
Introduction to cueing side changes: front cross, rear cross, blind cross
How to use "stationary" and "on the move" come to heel body cues
Lead hand following
Dogs learn: tunnels, hoops, walking plank, low teeter, cones
And much more!

Dog Running through Weave Poles

Class Schedule:

• Class Starting - Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Time - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
• Class Starting - Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 
Private Lessons Available: 30 Min - $60
Classes taught in climate controlled building in Leander, TX
Class 8 weeks long cost $195
Contact Cheryl Karnes (425) 698-2130 for more information.


Serving Your Full Agility Training Needs
Classes Begin September 17, 2018 

Agility Training

Beginner Agility 

When: Monday, September 17, 2018 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Where: Liberty Hill, TX, Lighted Outdoor Facility off Highway 29
Class Size: Limited to 4
Duration: 6 Weeks
Fee: $120.00
Class Content: This is the entry level class for dogs with no previous agility obstacle training. The focus of this class introducing the dog/handler to the correct performance of each agility obstacle. Short sequences of obstacles will be used to teach basic handling skills and side changes such as front cross, rear cross and blind cross.

Dog Jumping over Obstacles

Intermediate Agility 

When: Monday, September 17, 2018 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Liberty Hill, TX, Lighted Outdoor Facility off Highway 29
Class Size: Limited to 4
Duration: 6 Weeks
Fee: $120.00
Class Content: This class takes your basic training of individual obstacles and short sequences to the next level for preparation of agility competition.

Weave Poles

Advanced Agility 

When: Monday, September 17, 2018 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Where: Liberty Hill, TX, Lighted Outdoor Facility off Highway 29
Class Size: Limited to 4
Duration: 6 Weeks
Fee: $120.00
Class Content: This class is designed for teams that are competition ready and/or have some experience in agility competition. The focus of this class is to provide handlers the opportunity to improve upon and add to their handling techniques as well as further their dogs understanding of obstacle performance. Time will be provided for course analysis to increase understanding of where and when to use certain handling techniques on course.

Dog Jumping Through Hoop

Private/Semi-Private Agility Instructions 

When: Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Where: Liberty Hill, TX, Lighted Outdoor Facility off Highway 29
Class Size: 1 to 2
Duration: 1 Hour
Fee: $90.00 per hour (ask about series discount)

Dog running

Mini-Agility Handling Workshops

When: Monthly, 8:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Liberty Hill, TX, Lighted Outdoor Facility off Highway 29
Class Size: 4 teams each session 
Duration: 2 Hour
Fee: $60.00 per session (working spot), $30.00 (audit spot)
Content: 

Saturday, September 8, 2018 "Putting Your Dog's Best Paw Forward"
Do you understand what the term lead change means? Do you understad how to cue your dog to be on the corrrect lead? Do you understand how cueing correct lead changes helps prevent dropped bars? A handler who can answer yes to these questions has the advangeage when guiding a dog through an agility course. This workshop will help you gain that advantage by teaching you to recognize what lead your dog should be on at each part of an agility course. 

Saturday October 20, 2018 "Handle Lines Not Obstacles"
Understanding your dog's optimal path from start line to finish line is a critical skill for a handler to possess. Handlers who handle lines not individual obstacles are more likely to have more fast clean runs and more productive training sessions. This workshop will teach you to imagine your dog's ideal path and how to handle in such a way as to keep your dog on that path from start to finish on an agility course.