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Special Saturday Classes for You and Your Dog at Breeze Thru. Variety Pack Try-it Class & Canine Good Citizen Class

Variety Pack Try-it Class includes Rally, Agility and Tricks OH MY!
Come try some of the most popular dog sports around! Dogs will work on foundation Rally Obedience behaviors, be introduced to dog agility, working up to doing short sequences, and learn enough tricks to earn a Novice Trick Dog Title (see Kyra Sundance’s program at: We will put it all together for a fun course/trick show at the end of the class session. This class is a blast!
Class pre-requisite: Dogs enrolling in this class must have taken at least a beginner level good manners class and may not be people or dog aggressive.
NEXT SCHEDULED SESSION: Meeting for 4 weeks starting Saturday, February 7th, 4pm.

Canine Good Citizen Class
This is a four-week class that focuses on all of the 10 skills that are tested in the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. The CGC program stresses responsible pet ownership for the handlers and basic good manners for the dogs. This class will help teams work through the distractions of other people and dogs while doing calm greetings, downs, stays, recalls and more.
Skills that are included on the test and which will be worked on during the CGC classes include loose leash walking, sitting politely for petting, accepting a friendly stranger, sit, down, stay and recalls as well as the ability to remain calm with another dog nearby on leash.
Working toward the CGC test is an excellent format for training your dog. The official CGC test will be scheduled at Breeze Thru several weeks after the conclusion of this class. All dogs that pass the 10-step CGC test will earn the CGC title and receive a certificate from the AKC. For more information on CGC go to:
Class pre-requisite: Dogs enrolling in this classes must have taken at least a beginner level good manners class and may not be people or dog aggressive.
NEXT SCHEDULED SESSION: Meeting for 4 weeks starting Saturday February 7th, 5:15pm.

Both held at Breeze Thru Agility, 30 Bradford Drive, Brattleboro.
Contact Elise to sign up or for more information: 802-463-1084 or

Saturday classes taught by Erica Marshall, CPDT-KA
Erica is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT) through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers, a professional member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT) and a Canine Good Citizen evaluator through the American Kennel Club. She has been working with animals for over 15 years and worn many hats in the animal field including stints in veterinary clinics, at boarding kennels and humane societies.
Erica’s passion has always been dog behavior and training and she is most excited about helping the bond develop between owner and dog as they learn to better communicate through positive training and interactions. She trains and competes her own dogs,a Pyrenees, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a Terrier mix, in Rally obedience, Agility and good public manners. She lives in Peterborough, NH, with her 3 dogs, 3 cats, 2 children, and one very understanding husband. For more information about Erica and her dog training business in New Hampshire, go to