Classes

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Foundation Class

 This 5 week course is for the beginner handler just getting started. Learn the skills to be successful in future Agility, Obedience, Rally, Therapy Dog classes. Works on Dog Focus, Impulse Control, Drive, Body Awareness, Basic Obedience and Agility skills. If in an environment with distractions, you have to pull, tug, yank on your dog's leash and repeatedly call your dog's name to get his attention; this class is for you. 

Instructor: Rebecca Fields, Classes held in McMillan Mesa

  • Sunday's  4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • 5 weeks, June 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30th
  • $105 for SHJ Club Members; $115 for non-members

Basics For Agility 1

This 4-week class is a fun, on-leash, introduction to some of the basics needed for agility training. The class will help build your dog's confidence while strengthening the bond between you and your dog. This is one of our entry-level agility class and for first time handlers/dogs before advancing into other classes. It is also appropriate for dogs who took Basic classes in the past and who would like a refresher class.

  • Mondays 5:40 – 6:40 pm
  • 4 weeks of class, June 3, 10, 17 and 24th
  • Instructor: Rebecca Fields
  • Classes held in Mcmillan Mesa
  • $85 for SHJ Club Members; $95 for non-members

Intro to Rally Class

This 4 week class is all about team work.  It is a fun, on-leash, introduction to some of the basics you will need to know for the sport of Rally.  The class will help develop better teamwork between you and your dog while sharpening your dogs obedience skills and behavior. This Rally class is designed for those who are new to Rally and have never taken a Rally Class before.   

 Fridays: 4:30– 5:30 PM  

 May 31, June 7, 21 & 28 

  • 4 weeks of class
  • Instructor: Cinda Sawyer
  • Classes held in Doney Park
  • $85 for SHJ Club Members; $95 for non-members
  • Please contact Cinda for more information or to register: 928-607-3539 or  Lsangelbug@yahoo.com  

Advanced Foundation and Basics for Agility

 This class is for dogs thinking about doing agility. We will cover recalls, impulse control, working in arousal, obstacle commitment, obedience for agility, contacts, targeting, shadow handling, groundwork for front, rear and blind crosses, directional cues (left/right), tricks for agility (back up, rear foot awareness, weave legs, wave, balance board games, bang game).

·  Wednesdays: 6:15 – 7:15 PM

  • May 22, 29, June 19, 26, July 10, 17: 6 weeks of class
  • Instructor: Monica Bush
  • Classes held in Doney Park
  • $125 for SHJ Club Members; $135 for non-members

Foundation Class

 This 5 week course is for the beginner handler just getting started. Learn the skills to be successful in future Agility, Obedience, Rally, Therapy Dog classes. Works on Dog Focus, Impulse Control, Drive, Body Awareness, Basic Obedience and Agility skills. If in an environment with distractions, you have to pull, tug, yank on your dog's leash and repeatedly call your dog's name to get his attention; this class is for you. 

Instructor: Rebecca Fields, Classes held in McMillan Mesa

  • Tuesday's 5:40 - 6:40pm
  • 5 weeks, June 4, 11, 18, 25, and July 2nd
  • $105 for SHJ Club Members; $115 for non-members

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Basic I Obedience


 This class is reward based with built in games that will help build a positive working relationship between you and your dog. It will teach your dog to focus on you while teaching your dog to sit, down, stay/come and walk on a loose leash.  It will start you and your dog out with the basics skills needed for agility, show obedience, therapy dog work or as an intro for the C.L.A.S.S. Program.  

Does your dog have C.L.A.S.S.? (Canine Life and Social Skills)C.L.A.S.S. is a fairly new program designed by the APDT (Association of Professional Dog Trainers).  This new program offers three different levels of obedience certifications for your dog. In this obedience class, we will discuss more in-depth about what C.L.A.S.S. is all about.

 Mondays: 6:00– 7:00 PM  

  • June 3,10,17,24 July 1,& 8
  • 6 weeks of class
  • Instructor: Cinda Sawyer
  • Classes held in Doney Park
  • $125 for SHJ Club Members; $135 for non-members
  • Please contact Cinda for more information or to register: 928-607-3539 or  Lsangelbug@yahoo.com