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Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Preparation Course

By |2020-10-26T13:07:50-05:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Class Information, News|

This Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Preparation Course will review and practice the 10 evaluation elements of the AKC Canine Good Citizen test.  At the conclusion of the course, a CGC evaluation will be administered and is included in the course fee.  Successful students will be able to submit the paperwork to the AKC for the recording [...]

Beyond Basic Course

By |2020-10-26T13:06:02-05:00October 26th, 2020|Categories: Class Information, News|

The Beyond Basic course is a follow on course for those who have taken a puppy or basic obedience class and who wish to practice prior basic skills learned.  You will build off these basic skills and continue to add more difficulty and distraction.  This is a good class for students who did not feel great [...]

Introduction to Rally Course

By |2020-10-10T09:07:38-05:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Class Information, News|

Introduction to Rally Don’t know where to start with the sport of rally? This 6-week course will get you starting out on the right foot and is designed for handlers and their dogs who have taken basic obedience. Students will learn about the sport of rally and all levels of rally signs—what they mean and how [...]

Introduction to Dog Nosework Starting 9/29/2020

By |2020-09-16T12:29:15-05:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Class Information, News|Tags: , , |

The goal of this eight-week Introduction to Nosework course is to lay a solid foundation and an indication of the target odors. Whether your plan is to compete or to build a stronger bond between you and your dog; a solid indication is the most important factor in achieving success in this sport. Eight week [...]

New Saturday Advanced Dog Obedience Course

By |2020-08-28T13:04:54-05:00August 27th, 2020|Categories: Class Information, News|

For dog/handler teams that have had basic obedience with Alex, and you want to continue training your dog, we are starting a Saturday 8 week Advanced Obedience Course 9/12/20. The course will be from 11 am to 12 pm and will focus on increased difficulty, stand and stand stay, leave it, long stays with distractions, passing [...]

New Puppy and Basic Dog Obedience Courses

By |2020-07-20T14:19:40-05:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Class Information, News|

We have scheduled new puppy and basic dog obedience courses starting in August and September as follows: Puppy (12 weeks to 6 months of age): Tuesdays, beginning September 1, 6 pm to 7 pm Saturdays, beginning September 12, 12 pm to 1 pm Basic (over 6 months of age): Wednesdays, beginning August 5, 7 pm to [...]

New Saturday Dog Obedience Class

By |2020-07-03T14:42:17-05:00July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Class Information, News|

We have a new 8-week dog obedience class starting Saturday 7/18 at 11am! You can find a class description and enrollment form here https://www.austincaninecentral.com/training/   Payment for the class is here https://www.austincaninecentral.com/shop/classes-clinics-and-seminars/basic-obedience-class-saturday/ The class size is limited.  Masks and social distancing are required. Have fun training your dog on the 4000 square foot air-conditioned training floor!

Handling 101 (Agility 2) starting 4/02/20

By |2020-02-20T10:44:54-06:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Class Information, News|Tags: , |

Agility 2 – Handling 101: Thursdays beginning April 2, 2020, 8:00pm to 9:00pm for 6 weeks (4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, & 5/7) We will use jumps and tunnels to teach you and your dog foundation handling (steering) concepts in a fun environment that encourages your understanding and your dog’s enthusiasm for the game. You [...]

Pre-Agility Fundamentals Class (Agility 0) Starting 02/27/20 & 3/27/20

By |2020-02-19T10:10:18-06:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Class Information, News|Tags: , |

    Learn the fundamental skills necessary for agility and other dog sports, including focus, motivation, shaping new behaviors, and body awareness. Use these skills to introduce your dogs to jumps and tunnels. Instructor - Joy Mercier Prerequisites:  Completion of manners or basic obedience class Length of Class: 4 weeks Cost: $85 per dog and handler [...]

Intro to Agility (Agility 1A) Starting 2/27/20 & 4/2/20

By |2020-02-19T10:00:54-06:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Class Information, News|Tags: , |

Introduction to Agility (Agility 1A) Thursdays beginning February 27, 2020, 8:00pm to 9:00pm for 4 weeks (2/27, 3/5, 3/19, & 3/26) and Thursdays beginning April 2, 2020, 6:45pm to 7:45pm for 6 weeks (4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23 & 4/30 & 5/7) You and your dog will play fun games while introducing your dog to jumps, [...]

Classes suspended

DUE TO THE AUSTIN SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER ISSUED TODAY 3/24/2020, ALL CLASSES ARE SUSPENDED BEGINNING 3/25/2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Support Local – Food and Treats Still Available

During Austin’s Shelter in Place, Austin Canine Central will continue to sell food and treats.  Please call us at 512.458.8800 to tell us how we can help you and your dog or cat!

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