Classes and Training Schedule

Class List and Calendar below

 

Clicking on class with purple underlined​ class titles you will be routed the instructor website for details and enrollment. Other classes have contact provided to enroll with class time/dates below.


Classes

STAR Puppy Class - TBD Coming End of April date to be posted
6 weekly sessions.  Cost $130
Designed to get you and your puppy off to the best start covering simple obedience cues like sit, down, come, stay, no jumping and watch me and much more.

Date/Time:  Mondays 6:00 p.m.; Starts 2/12/24 ends 3/18/24
​Click on class name in purple font above to go to instructors' site to enroll.

Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 if you need assistance.


Canine Good Citizen - New Class
6 weekly sessions. Cost $130
GCC is a 10-skill program focused on good manners. Skills include social behaviors, obedience, walking skills, and confidence.

​Date/Time: Starts 4/9/24; Tuesdays 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. - new
Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 if you need assistance.


Agility Pre-Foundations - In Progress until 4/21

We will explore the power of play, focus, impulse control, flatwork games, walking on the handler’s left and right sides, go out/around, and stand/stay, and much more ...

Class Options: 6 Weekly Sessions. Cost $125 

Dates/Times: S​tarts 3/3 - 4/21; Sundays 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. 

Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 for info or to enroll; Please include class name in email/text.


Agility Foundations- In Progress until 4/21

In this class we continue to concentrate on your relationship with your dog and build drive and motivation. You will continue introducing handling techniques and your dog will be introduced to targeting, board work and short sequences. 

Class Options: 6 Weekly Sessions. Cost $125 

Dates/Times:  Starts 3/3 - 4/21; Sundays 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. 

Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 for info or to enroll; Please include class name in email/text.


Rally - New Class

Rally is all about teamwork. You move through a course with signs where you perform different exercises.

Class Options6 Weekly Sessions. Cost $100

Date/Time: Starts 4/9/24; Tuesdays 1:45 - 2:45 p.m. - new

Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 for info or to enroll; Please include class name in email/text.


Scent Work! - New Class

In this class your pup finally gets to sniff to their hearts content! You will gain understanding of the world of odor detection and how to know when your dog locates a scent and how they communicate to you that the scent has been found.  

Class Options:   6 Weekly Sessions. Cost $150

Date/Time:

​Starts 4/9/24; Tuesdays 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. - new

​Starts 4/12/24; Fridays 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. (Advanced Level only) - new

In progress:  3/3 - 4/7; Sundays 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 for info or to enroll; Please include class name in email/text.


Parkour - In Progress

Link to AKC site about Parkour 

You’ll be asking your dog to do various tricks and behaviors on and around an obstacle, often involving balancing, jumping, and crawling. The low-impact sport allows dogs of any age or ability to participate.  We adjust elements to accommodate puppies, senior dogs, and disabled dogs. 

Class Options: 6 Weekly Sessions. Cost $150

Starts 4/6/24; Saturdays 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. 

Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 for info or to enroll; Please include class name in email/text.


AKC Canine Good Citizen Advanced/Urban - New Class

Take your Canine Good Citizen skills to the next level by obtaining your CGCA and/or CGCU certificationCGC Urban requires that the dog demonstrate CGC skills and beyond in an urban setting.​ GGC or equivalent is pre-requisite for this class. 

Class Options: 6 Weekly Sessions. Cost $150

Starts 3/30/24; Saturdays 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.   In progress 

Starts 4/9/24; Tuesdays 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.  - new

Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 for info or to enroll; Please include class name in email/text.


Tracking -New Classes
Got a nosey dog? Get them involved in Tracking where they can sniff to their heart's content and demonstrate their natural ability to follow a scent.

Class Options: 6 Weekly Sessions. Cost $150

Date/Time: 

Starts 4/9/24; Mondays 12:00 noon (Intermediate/advanced level)

Starts 4/9/24; Mondays 2:00 p.m. (Intro)

​​Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 for info or to enroll; Please include class name in email/text.


I'm So Excited! New Class
Weekly classes for dogs that becomes overly excited when introduced to new people, dogs, places or activities.
Class Options: 6 Weekly Sessions. Cost $125
Date/Time: Starts 4/12/24; Fridays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
​Contact gpcdfa@gmail.com/850-276-3777 for info or to enroll; Please include class name in email/text.


Conformation Handling 

Ongoing Weekly Sessions - current schedule reflected on events calendar.

Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.mEmail gpcdfa@gmail.com for info to get involved with this group. 

Intro Agility
On going sessions
Saturdays & Sundays - current schedule reflected on events calendar.  
Email gpcdfa@gmail.com for info on how to join and schedule time. 





For external led classes register at the website to which you will be redirected when class link is selected. External led classes are those in right table with Purple Font and underline.

Greater Panama City Dog Fanciers’ Association

(GPCDFA)

Class Schedule


Dog Sports Activities

 

Event Calendar



Scent Work & Tracking