News: New Beginner Agility classes starting, call 631-968-7972 to enroll. SOTC AKC Agility Trial April 22 & 23, 2017

Agility Classes

Training Class Schedule. download here the sign up sheet. word pdf Sessions are 6 weeks long, unless noted on schedule ALL CLASSES MUST BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF THE NEW SESSION. ****There will be no refunds after the first class of the session****

Agility Class Evaluations $25 for a half hour, if you sign up for a class that fee will be applied to your class enrollment fee.

Puppy Agility 1: For puppies 3 months-8 months. An introduction to agility flatwork working on baby agility equipment. Focusing on developing the handler/puppy team. Will include some basic obedience.

Puppy Agility 2: A continuation of Puppy Agility1 where we introduce the small agility equipment and start working on straight line handling. For puppies who have completed Puppy Agility 1 and with instructor approval

Puppy Agility 3: A continuation of Puppy Agility2 where we focus more on handling skills and start introducing turns and distance. For puppies who have completed Puppy Agility 2 and with instructor approval

TimeDayCurrent Session DatesFeesInstructor
Puppy Agility7:30 PMTuesdaycall for more info$150/ $135Teri Nolan
Puppy Agility 18:30 PMTuesdaycall for more info$150/ $135Teri Nolan

Beginner– This is the place start learning about agility.  Obstacle performance and teaching each obstacle carefully will be done.  Foundation of understanding teamwork, how to get our dog to focus on you, teaching the human to be a good agility partner.

TimeDayCurrent Session DatesFeesInstructor
Beginner Agility12:00 PMMondayMarch 27 - May 1$160Ginny Anziani
7:00 PM Wednesdaycall for start date 631-968-7972$160Teri Nolan
8:00 PMWednesdaycall for start date 631-968-7972$160Teri Nolan
8:30 PMThursdaycall for start date 631-968-7972$160Rolissa Nash
12:00 PMFridaycall for start date 631-968-7972$160Ginny Anzaini
Agility for Fun - Beginners6:00 PMFridayMay 19$160Ginny Anziani
Agility for Fun - Beginners7:00 PMFridayMay 19$160Ginny Anziani
11:30 AMSaturdayMay 6$160Joanne Contegiacomo
12:30 PMSaturdayMay 6$160Joanne Contegiacomo

Advanced – After we have done beginners, we now explore further the obstacles  and the performance of them.  Adding new obstacles, working more off the leash and  doing a few obstacle in sequence.  You will learn about handling and how important both parts of the team are to agility.

TimeDayCurrent Session DatesFeesInstructor
Advanced Beginner7:30 PMTuesday$150/$135Teri Nolan
8:30 PMTuesday$150/$135Teri Nolan
10:30 AMFriday$150/$135Rolissa Nash

Pre-Competition–   In this class dogs and handlers are doing more complex sequences ob obstacles.  Sequences you will see in competition will begin to be introduced to dogs and handlers.  We will learn how to navigate around the courses.  One of the biggest parts of agility is to learn to walk courses, follow numbers and plan handling strategies, this will be explored in these classes.

TimeDayCurrent Session DatesFeesInstructor
Pre Competition Agility10:45 AMMonday$150/$135Ginny Anziani
3:00 PMMonday$150/$135Dawn Fillips
8:30 PMMondayMarch 27 - May 1$150/$135Teri Nolan
6:00 PMTuesday$150/$135Teri Nolan

Competition 1/2 Floor–  Competition course with advanced skills, drills, distance, difficult weave entries are among the things we will work on.  Numbered courses will be walked, handling strategies still will be worked on.  Discussing the pros and cons of ways that sequences can be handled. Advanced handling techniques will be explored and worked on.

TimeDayCurrent Session DatesFeesInstructor
Novice Competition Agility 5:00 PMMondayMarch 20 - May 1$150/$135Dawn Fillips
6:15 PMMondayApril 3 - May 8$150/ $135Teri Nolan
2:00 PMTuesdayApril 4 - May 9$150/ $135Louise Wetzel
5:00 PMTuesdayMarch 27 - May 1$150/ $135Teri Nolan
6:00 PMTuesdayMarch 28 - May 2$150/ $135Teri Nolan
7:00 PMTuesdayApril 11 -May 16$150/ $135Louise Wetzel
8:00 PMTuesdayMarch 7 - April 18$150/ $135Louise Wetzel
10:00 AMSaturdayMay 6$150/ $135Joanne Contegiacomo

Competition Floor– In this class we will use a bigger floor space, doing competition courses with advanced handling techniques.  Difficult sequences of obstacles that you may see on an agility course will be presented and worked on.  We will walk courses, a standard course and a jumpers exercise will be run each class.

TimeDayCurrent Session DatesFeesInstructor
Competition Agility1:00 PM WednesdayApril 12 - May 17$165/ $150Louise Wetzel
5:30 PM WednesdayApril 12 - May 17$165/ $150Louise Wetzel
7:00 PM WednesdayApril 19 - May 24$165/ $150Louise Wetzel
8:15 PM WednesdayApril 12 - May 17$165 / $150Louise Wetzel
11:00 AM ThursdayApril 6 - May 11$165/ $150Teri Nolan
1:00 PM ThursdayMarch 16 - April 20 $165/ $150Louise Wetzel
4:30 PM ThursdayMarch 9 - April 13$165/ $150Teri Nolan
6:00 PM ThursdayMarch 30 - May 4$165/ $150Louise Wetzel
7:00 PM ThursdayMarch 30 - May 4$165/ $150Louise Wetzel

Agility Skills– In this class you will be taught the why and where to’s of distance training. How to move away from your dog on the obstacles, get independent obstacle performance. The “In’s” and “Outs” of verbal commands when you are not close to your dog. Gamblers and Jackpot skills will be addressed.  Obstacle discrimination and difficult weaves entries and exits will also be explored.

Introduction to Competition Agility-Preparation for you and your dog for competing in agility. Work on the agility equipment as you work on mastering handling techniques and learn to maneuver through the course in this active sport!

TimeDayCurrent Session DatesFeesInstructor
Agility Skills11:30 AM WednesdayApril 12 - May 17$150/ $135Louise Wetzel
Intro to Competition 11:00 PMWednesdayJanuary 4 - February 8 New session start Feb. 15$150/ $135Dawn Fillips

Introduction to Agility 1 – You have decided to see what this sport of agility is about!  Welcome, come down and try it out with your canine friend.

TimeDayNew Session Start DateFeesInstructor
Intro to Agility #1 8 months or older 11:00 AMSundayCall for start date 631-968-7972$15 a dogJoanne Contegiacomo

Introduction to Agility 2–  This is a drop in class for dogs who have taken agility classes before or the instructor has moved them to this level.

TimeDayNew Session Start DateFeesInstructor
Advanced Agility Drop In 8 months or older 1:00 PMSundayCall for start date 631-968-7972$15 a dogJoanne Contegiacomo


Room Rental Fees1 HOUR 1/2 HOUR
OBEDIENCE Member $30 $20
Non-member$35 $25
AGILITYMember $40 $20
Non-member$45 $25
Non-Member $75 $45
*** Covers 1-2 People***
** Additional Persons $10 Each **

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  • About our Facility

    Doggie U has rental space available on a daily, weekly, monthly or special event basis to clubs, trainers, students or individuals. Our space is available for shows, agility trials, special events, match shows and other dog events. Our facility is also available for non-doggy events. The facility main room is large enough to hold obedience trials with multiple rings, agility trials and conformation shows. The flooring is a rubber matted floor. The facility is fully heated and air conditioned.

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    Contact Info

    Doggie “U” K9 Academy
    1515D Fifth Industrial Court
    Bay Shore NY 11706

    For more info call: 631-968-7972

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