6 week classes starting soon:
Canine Sports Sampler class Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 pm starting today
Head Start Puppy class Tuesdays 7:15-8:15 pm starting today
Foundations for Agility class Sundays 6:30-7:30 pm starting April 29th
Upcoming workshops:
Canine Conditioning and Fitness – Focused on the Canine Athlete: Sunday, May 6th from 9:30 am-1:30 pm
****ALSO LET US KNOW if you would be interested in a Canine Good Citizen class or a Reactive Rover class on Thursday or Friday evenings starting soon****
On-going classes:
Tuesday 7:15 pm: Conformation training
Saturdays mornings: Obedience & Rally Competition training
Mondays & Wednesdays: Agility: Pre-Novice thru Masters Agility Skills & Sequences
To enroll any of the classes below, you can sign-up on-line or contact us at 305.251.5867 or email InfoPawsMiami@gmail.com.
Read on for descriptions of these classes:
FOUNDATIONS for AGILITY: Sunday 6:30-7:30 pm starting April 29thSix-week course, $125. 
This is the pre-requisite class for BEGINNING OBSTACLES. FOUNDATIONS for AGILITY covers groundwork exercises for agility, such as fast downs, recalls, side changes, targeting, self-control exercises, parallel movement at speed and many other concepts that are essential for the development of a successful agility team. It also includes an introduction to jumping foundation work. Instructor: Andrea Atkinson

CANINE SPORTS SAMPLER CLASS: Tuesdays 6:00-7:00 pm. 


Starting April 17th. Six-week course, $125; 

Do you have an active dog that’s need an outlet for his energy?
Do you have a dog that needs a confidence boost?
Do you want to deepen the bond between you & your four-legged best friend?
Not sure if you or your dog will like a particular sport?
Come & try out six different activities (one each week) and see what they are all about: Tricks, Agility, Rally-O, Balance & Conditioning, Treiball and Scent Games & Tracking.

This is a very stimulating & enriching class and is great for all dogs!
-those that need a challenge mentally &/or physically;
-those that need to gain confidence by gaining skill and trust in their partners;
-young dogs just learning their potential;
-even the senior dogs that still want something to do, but need a little less physically demanding activities can find enrichment in these activities. Agility obstacles will be kept low or limited to avoid over-exertion for our seniors.

Instructor: Tracy Hanna

HEAD START PUPPY CLASS: Tuesdays 7:15-8:15 pm. Starting April 17th. Six-week course, $125  

Help your pup develop into a calm, capable adult through training in self-control, drive-building, basic obedience and exposure to new sounds, surfaces, objects, people and dogs.  First class is an orientation for the humans (no dogs).  Next 5 classes are for humans & dogs.  Household members are welcome as well. Not your typical puppy class! It’s packed with content and activity to get your puppy started right.  Class includes basic Obedience (Sit, Down, Stand, Stay, Come, Leave It, Walking On Lead and developing Attention) as well as an introduction to a few agility obstacles and other objects.  The Orientation prepares you for the training that will begin at home & continue in class starting week 2 & is your opportunity to ask questions about problem issues like jumping, barking, chewing & housebreaking.
Instructor: Tracy Hanna
CANINE GOOD CITIZEN AND THERAPY SKILLS:  to be scheduled soon – contact us if you are interested.
The CGC test is offered by the AKC and requires dogs to pass a 10 part examination, demonstrating their obedience skills and tolerance to handling and strangers. The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass a 10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club. Many dog owners choose Canine Good Citizen training as the first step in training their dogs. The Canine Good Citizen Program lays the foundation for other AKC activities such as obedience, agility, tracking, and performance events and trains skills such as polite greeting, sit, down, come, stay, polite walking on leash, dealing with distractions and more. 
Therapy dogs are dogs that visit schools, nursing homes, and hospitals bringing a message of love and cheer. They should have proper greeting manners, leash manners and be able to tolerate dogs and strangers in their environment as well as some vigorous body handling. To work as therapy dogs, most organizations require teams to pass an evaluation or pass the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification. Come learn the requirements for each of these examinations and hone your skills in preparation for them or just to practice good manners so your dog is welcome in the community.  Instructor: Linda Greenfield
Canine Conditioning and Fitness – Focused on the Canine Athlete: Sunday, May 6th from 9:30 am-1:30 pm
This seminar is for owners and their sports dogs that want to understand the basics of canine conditioning and learn dynamic and challenging exercises to improve strength, balance, and flexibility for their canine athletes as well as understand how to develop a balanced cross training plan. We will focus on exercises that strengthen shoulders, core and hind limb muscles including the iliopsoas. Strengthening these muscle groups will significantly improve performance as well as help reduce chances of common sports injuries in the shoulders and iliopsoas. We will utilize a variety of FitPAWS equipment. If you don’t have FitPAWs equipment at home – I will give suggestions on using household items to substitute. We also will review foundation and form, biomechanics of jumping, discuss signs of fatigue, proper warm-up and cool down, and how to perform range of motion. We will discuss how to develop a balanced cross training plan that utilizes all five Canine Total Health areas and utilizes all planes of motion. 
This seminar is for healthy sound dogs – and not for dogs rehabilitating from an injury without permission from your rehab professional. 
About the Presenter:  Tracie is a Certified Canine Fitness Trainer through FitPAWs and the University of Tennessee and a FitPAWs Master Trainer. Her business Core K-9 Athlete has been in existence for 4 years. She has worked with the top Fitness professionals in the US including Bobbie Lyons and Robert Porter as well as local rehab vet professionals. Tracie has been training and competing with her dogs for over 10 years and has titled in herding, rally, obedience, barn hunt, agility, AKC tricks, and dock diving.  
Cost is $80 for a working spot or $45 for Auditing.  Minimum of 6, maximum of 10 working spots.
OBEDIENCE CLASSES: Saturdays starting mid to late May, Six-week course, $125.
Whether you just want your dog to be a great companion or hope to start him on the road to competitive dog sports, you’ll need the Basics & more. Encourage your friends and neighbors to train their dogs.  It makes for a nice canine community as well as enriching the lives of both human & canine.
BASIC OBEDIENCE (includes Sit, Down, Stand, Stay, Come, Walk on lead, Leave it & Take it Nicely and basic house manners)  Saturdays, 2:30-3:30 pm 
BEYOND BASIC (includes practicing above skills adding duration, distractions & distance, plus Heeling, Fronts, Finishes and introduction to off-leash work) Saturdays 4:00 – 5:00 pm 
LEVEL 3 OBEDIENCE (includes preparation for Obedience & Rally competition. Instructor approval required) Saturdays 5:00 – 6:00 pm 
Instructor: Trish Swinney
Also, these classes are on-going:

Most Saturdays: Utility Practice (8:00 – 9:00 am) Open Competition Prep (9:30-10:30 am); Novice Obedience Competition Prep (10:30-11:30 am); Rally Coursework (11:30 am-12:30 pm) $15 for one class or two with one dog for $25 (discount not available for Utility). Reservations required.  Email for more information

Instructor: Jackie Kurzban

Tuesdays: CONFORMATION HANDLING: 7:15 – 8:15 pm – $10 pay as you go.  No reservations required, but call or email if attending your first time.  Learn ring procedure, handling tips and how to emphasize your dog’s best traits as your dog gets accustomed to the conformation environment.  George loves to work with new handlers and dogs to teach them how to show well & with joy!  He is very good at bringing out the best in dogs & handlers. Instructor:  George Griffin

Agility: Pre-Novice thru Masters Agility Skills & Sequences: On-going Monday & Wednesday mornings & evenings (varied times). Cost $21-25 per class.  Whether you are already showing with your dog, getting ready for trials or just want to have fun, there’s always Agility classes going on weekly.  Join a class and test yourself and your dog with the challenge of the week.  We will be reviewing foundation obstacle & handling skills and putting them together in longer sequences.  Instructor approval required.    Instructor: Tracy Hanna


To enroll in any of these classes or workshops, you can sign-up on-line or contact us at 305.251.5867 or email InfoPawsMiami@gmail.com.  Spaces in all classes are limited, so don’t delay as some classes will fill quickly.  If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.
Tracy Hanna
Paws in Motion
8935 SW 129 Street, Miami 33176