Delmyra offers both indoor and outdoor training
accommodations. The indoor, 1600 square foot training hall is fully
matted and air conditioned. The outdoor, 5000 sq.ft. grass ring is
completely surrounded with fencing and meticulously landscaped. These
facilities are also available to rent for private training or special
We strive to provide continuing education for the
pet owner and their pets. Our instructors represent the areas’ finest
in dog training talent, as well as experience. Training classes are for
the ENTIRE family. It is just as important for children to learn how to
handle your pet as it is for you to know the commands. The entire
family is welcome to participate in training. Conformation handling
classes are also available on a regular basis.
Upcoming Training Classes & Programs
Call Us - (401) 294-3247, or
EDUCATION FOR THE PET OWNER……
Delmyra Training Classes are
for the ENTIRE FAMILY. It is just as important for the children
to learn how to handle your pet as it is for you to know the commands.
The entire family is welcome to participate in training your pet.
handling, and pre-agility classes are held in the 2nd
floor training room; agility classes are held outdoors in a fenced,
grassy area located behind the main kennel. Pre-registration is
required for all classes except designated drop-in sessions.
is done with positive reinforcement and motivational methods.
Motivators can be food, toys, praise or whatever your dog is crazy
for. Whether you’d like to compete or just play,
it’s a fun way
to train that both you and your dog will enjoy. More levels of
competitive training will be offered on basis of interest.
Beginner - This class
is for those who have not mastered basic obedience skills. The class
focuses on skills such as sit, down, stay, walking on a loose leash,
and coming when called. Heeling, as well as a variety of good canine
manners (e.g., four
on the floor when greeting people), are introduced.
Emphasis is placed on helping the owner learn how to get their
dog’s focus and establish the leadership and trust needed to
be successful. Techniques and tips for eliminating common problem
behaviors at home are also covered.
This class will build on what was learned in
beginner obedience, adding distractions, duration, and distance
control. Hand signals and the down on recall are
introduced. Students are challenged with fun exercises designed to
reinforce skills taught to date.
Novice Drop-In Session
- Drop-in on
Saturday afternoons to continue training on a more advanced level. The
focus is on heeling, out of sight stays, distractions, and proofing.
Challenging exercises and fun training games are incorporated into each
O Drop-In Session
- Drop in on Saturday afternoons for an obedience
class that is all about having fun and improving teamwork. In Rally O,
the handler and dog heel together through a course of numbered signs.
Each sign describes a different obedience maneuver to perform before
moving on. Most experienced handlers like to start their dog in this
fun sport as a first step toward competing in regular obedience trials.
I - The purpose of this class is to introduce you and
your pet to open obedience. Included are training your dog to jump
properly and safely, retrieve, broad jump, high jump and the
II - The
purpose of this class is to broaden what was learned in Level I.
Included are retrieving over the high jump, out of sight stays and show
class introduces the various obstacles and basic handling skills used
in the fun sport of agility. The student learns how to connect and stay
connected with their dog through flatwork, mental and physical
exercises, and confidence building. All of the obstacles are kept low
to build a good foundation. This is the only agility class held indoors.
Advanced - This
class builds on the basic skills learned in the beginner session.
Obstacles are performed at full competition height and in short
sequences. Students are introduced to more complex handling maneuvers,
including jump threadles and serpentines, and are challenged with a
full set of twelve weave poles. Dogs must have a reliable recall to be
in this class.
- Drop in on
Saturday afternoons during the summer to train at a higher level.
Handler/dog team must be proficient and either getting ready to trial,
or already trialing, to participate.
- work privately on
specific issues (i.e., noise phobias, shyness, etc.), conduct
behavioral evaluations, or provide personalized training. For more
information or to schedule an appointment, call Delmyra for more