RUFFresher Lessons

RUFFreshers currently on hold due to COVID-19

FREE when you complete training with us!

What is a Ruffresher? 
Our vision is for Ruffreshers (refreshers) to be like an “open gym” of sorts for dogs who have completed a certain level of training with us.  Our primary goal and focus will be on walking and leash manners with distractions, and we plan to meet outside at the Greenway as often as weather/daylight will allow.  When weather/daylight does not allow, we will meet at our shop on the 105 Bypass and modify our plan for inside.

Can my dog come?
All client dogs, past and present, who have either completed a private training program or class (higher than Puppy Preschool) are welcome to attend.  If you are unsure if your dog would be a good fit for a Ruff-resher lesson, please don’t hesitate to ask!

When are the lessons?
With a few exceptions, lessons will be on the 1st and 3rd Saturday mornings of the month at 9 AM – but please check the exact dates below often as dates are subject to change without notice.  All changes will be updated here and posted on our Facebook page at our earliest convenience.

2020 Current dates/times are as follows:
January – 4th and 18th
February – 1st and 15th and 29th
March – 7th and 21st 
April – 4th and 18th
May – 2nd and 16th
June – 6th and 20th
July – 11th and 18th
August – 1st and 15th
September – 5th and 19th
October – 3rd and 17th
November – 7th and 21st
December – 5th and 19th

How do I sign up? 
You don’t!  We know everyone’s schedule is a moving target these days, so we will not be requiring advance commitment – come when you can!

How do I find out about the location? 
Our default meeting location will be at the Greenway – please meet by the picnic tables at the Hunting Hills Lane entrance.  This is the entrance across from the Armory and down the road from the Watauga Swim Complex.   We always post the location the Friday afternoon before ON FACEBOOK.  If you do not have a Facebook account and wish to receive an email notification, please let us know.  If we need to cancel a lesson for some reason, the cancellation will also be posted on Facebook.


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