Conformation Class

Conformation Class is an essential class for those that want to show their dogs in conformation competitions.

Description

This class is great to help people new to the conformation ring, not only learn the process but learn everything that goes into owning and working with a show dog. This class is also helpful for teams that aren’t as novice but are looking for a few tips to help fine tune their team. 

About The Trainer : 

Kasey Von Engel

Dogs have always been my life. I was born into a dog show family, So I have been showing dogs since I was 4 Years old. After high school I finished several champions as well as began working for numerous handlers to learn additional breeds. A few years later, I began handling other breeds for people and eventually transitioned into all-breed Handler, focusing mainly on Working & Sporting breeds. One of the most successful dogs I have shown was a dog my mother and I bred & owned together. AKC Grand Champion Gold Von Engels Designated Driver from Indian Hill. He was a top Berner for 2 consecutive years and won Back to back Best of breeds at the prestigious Westminster kennel Club as well as the National championship presented by Royal Canin.

Curriculum

Policies

  • Gaiting

  • Working Around Distractions

  • Showing Expression

  • Free-Stacking

  • Hand/Hard-Stacking

  • Posing for Win Photos

  • Examination

  • Baiting

  • Leash/Collar Handling Skills

Dogs should have absolutely no aggression history. If you aren’t sure what this means, please contact us.

 

The course meets for six consecutive (unless a skip date is noted on the schedule) one hour classes. Full attendance is mandatory for Puppy and Basic Obedience.

 

If you cancel or reschedule prior to the start of class, there is a $5.00 cancellation fee. Please note that once class has begun, the class fee is non-refundable, non-transferable, and there are no make-up classes. Keep in mind these policies when you sign up for a class and please do not request an exception to the stated policies.

 

Proof of Vaccine Requirements: For dogs 16 weeks and older a record of their vaccinations must be signed by your veterinarian and include vaccine for: rabies, distemper/parvovirus, and bordetella. If your veterinarian chooses not to give your pup one or more of these vaccines at the time of class, we must have a signed letter from them stating that it is contraindicated. Dogs must be on flea & tick preventative to enter the facility.