At Western Pennsylvania Search & Rescue, our facility hosts dog trainings that ranges from beginner to advanced by licensed trainer, Susan Bac, of the Bac Training Academy
Agility training is provided by Cindi Garfold, Director of WPSARDC, and provides training for home and real life rescue situations.
Contact us today and stop back often for calendar updates.
We are now on SniffSpot!!! Reserve your times and come and have fun. Run the course yourself or we can assist, your choice!
BAC Training Classes
Please visit BAC Training Academy's training schedule for location and availability
This is where the dogs learn all acceptable behaviors. This class is for the owner who is just starting out and wants to gain control of their dog and is where behavior issues are addressed. New owners gain a better understanding of dog behavior and why dog's have some behaviors we think are unacceptable
Classes are for dogs 16 weeks and over, lasts for 6 weeks with the first lesson being orientation, where there are NO DOGS!
Classes run monthly
CGC/Therapy Dog Training
The classes run 6 weeks and are for owners that want to train their dog for therapy. This training course will allow owner/dog teams to be tested so they are able to visit hospitals, nursing homes and any facility that want dogs to be used in helping patients improve recovery.
Advanced Novice Course
This class is for the dogs that have completed a basic class and wants to continue to socialize the dog with different dogs and people.
This class is also for the person who wants to practice and improve handling skills and getting ready for the show ring
This class is where the dogs learn jumping, retrieving and scent discrimination
This course is for the dog that has received the CD title or has trained to the CD level.
Nose Work / Scent Discrimination
Please inquire for schedule
NEW!!! On-Line Courses Available
These weekly instruction and visual aid classes are for the owners who would like to work their dogs at home for various reasons. These classes are set up as a webinar and done weekly as if you were training in a class. Call or e-mail us today to find out more!