Specialty Classes

Scent Work Classes

This sport uses your dog’s natural instincts to use his nose in a structured, fun, and rewarding way!

Scent Work Foundations Classes: Learn the skills required to teach your dog the fun and rewarding sport of Scent Work! Your dog will learn to search for common scents used in the sport, discover how to search for a scent, and learn the first steps to a clear indication when a scent is found.

  • Wednesdays at 9:00 am starting on January 17th
  • Fridays at 1:15 pm starting on January 19th

Scent Work Intermediate Class: Continue working on the skills needed to teach your dog the fun and rewarding sport of Scent Work! Your dog will continue learning to search for common scents used in the sport, and you will work on your observational skills to learn how to read your dog’s communication when a scent is found.

  • Fridays at 2:15 pm starting on January 19th

Rally

Come join us for 6 weeks of rally fun. Learn more about the sport of Rally and teach your dog some of the behaviors used in the sport. Whether you want to compete in the future, or simply learn more tricks to teach your dog, this is a great class for you.

6 week Rally class: In this class you will learn what the signs mean and how to teach your dog to perform them and then put it all together by running courses with your dog.

  • Fridays at 3:15 pm starting on January 19th

Drop-in Rally Run Thrus: This is an advanced class for people who have taken a rally class, either at BlueDog or another location, and are working towards trialing. Each week courses will be set up for you to practice with your dog and feedback will be given. Each week is limited to 6 participants.

  • Wednesdays at 10:00 am at Stadium Plaza starting January 31st

To sign up:

If you are New to BlueDog the first time you sign up for run thrus you’ll need to do it on the website so you can create a log in profile. Or if you prefer you can contact us at either [email protected] or 978-208-7933 and we will help create a profile for you.

  • To reserve a spot using the BlueDog website
    • Choose the calendar (https://www.bluedogpetcare.com/calendar/)
    • Select the date and Rally Run Thrus you want to reserve
      • If you have a log in at BlueDog, log in under “Been Here Before?”
        • Choose drop in register to pay for the class
      • If you don’t have a log in go to “New Here” and choose Sign Up
        • Next to drop in choose register
        • Fill out the profile information
  • To reserve a spot using the ZenPlanner Members App
    • Once you have created a profile and have a log in you can sign up for classes using the Zen Planner App
    • Choose the date on the calendar you want to register for
    • Select drop in from the top right of the app
    • Select Rally Run Thrus
    • Register using your BlueDog login

Prerequisite for these classes are BlueDog students that are in middle school or higher or if you are new to BlueDog contact us to see which classes are the best fit for you and your dog at [email protected] or 978-208-7933