Vicky's Pet Services

Foundation Agility

Are you interested in the dog sport, agility?

Not sure what it's all about and whether it's for you and your pooch?

This gentle introduction over 4 weeks will provide an overview of the various stages that agility has to offer; from 'Just for fun' through to competition level, Crufts and beyond! We will teach you the key foundation exercises that are essential before developing further skills at an agility club.

This course is suitable for young puppies up to dogs of all ages and all breeds, as long as they have previously completed a basic training course and are sociable with people and other dogs. (Please note all exercises are low impact and safe for young puppies). Limited to just 6 puppies/dogs per course. 

Once completed, this course will enable you to continue ongoing classes with us in your chosen discipline of Agility or Hoopers. 

What will be covered?
  • A series of balance exercises to help your dogs confidence of new and novel objects and surfaces
  • Introducing directional cues
  • How to gain successful drive and focus using toys and food
  • Paw targets to help with contacts on equipment
  • Self control exercises to help at queues and at the start line
  • Introduction to the newest dog sport - Hoopers
  • Learning the technique of 'Shaping' to introduce new equipment and more...

How long is the course?

4 weeks x one hour sessions

Where is the course location?

Dog training field @ 1st Redditch Scout Hut. B97 5BU. Click here for more info.

How much does the course cost?

£50.00 for the 4 week course including weekly handouts via email

When does the next course start? 


Please note this course will be held outside so suitable outdoor clothing is necessary 

How do I book a place?

1. Complete booking form below. Booking will initially be provisional.

2. An invoice will be sent via email to pay and confirm place on the course.

3. Payment must be received in full within 48 hours of invoice receipt otherwise      place will be released back onto website.   

4. A confirmation email along with important information to prepare for the course    will be sent before course starts.

Puppy/ foundation agility course

T's & C's

*Full refunds can only be given for cancellations giving at least 7 days notice prior to course start date. Cancellations within 7 days of start date will be subject to a charge of 100 % of fees paid unless place is re-filled up to 48 hours prior to start date, in which case a full refund will be given. 

*Course fees are not refundable for non-attendance. 

*COVID 19- Refunds will not be given for those needing to quarantine/self-isolate if notified within 7 days of course start date. Places also cannot be transferred to a later course unless re-booked and paid for again.

*We try to continue training whatever the weather unless extreme, so please be prepared for this when signing up.