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Monday, May 20, 2013

Upcoming Classes at Stay N Play Pet Ranch

Upcoming Dog School Austin Classes at Stay N Play Pet Ranch:  
Classes focus on real life training so that your dog quickly learns that training is not just in a classroom environment, it’s part of your everyday routine.  

Puppy Beginnings - Get started on the right paw with you new puppy with this fun and informative class! Learn how to effectively communicate with your puppy and begin building a lifelong relationship. Classes include socialization with people and dogs, problem prevention, introduction to obedience and behavior solutions. Plus fun games to help you and your puppy keep learning fun!
Once a week for 6 weeks.
Class Length: 1hr
Next Class Start Dates:
Saturday May 25th 2:00p
Thursday June 13th 7:45p  

Basic 101 - Learn how to effectively communicate with your dog what is expected of him through training. We use reward based motivational training to help you bring out the best in your best friend. Class includes practical exercises such as come back when called, walk on a loose leash, sit-stay, down-stay, place (boundary-stay), and behavior solutions.
Once a week for 6 weeks.
Class Length: 1hr
Next Class Start Dates: 
Saturday May 25th 12:30p
Thursday June 13th 6:30p  

Fungility - Have you ever wanted to try out Agility with your dog? Are you feeling good with your dog’s skills and are ready for the next fun challenge? This is the class for you! We will be introducing each obstacle on an agility course while also practicing obedience skills and playing games. Drop in class call ahead to enroll.
Class Length: 1hr
Class Dates: Every Saturday at 11:00a  

Therapy Dog Prep - Therapy Dog Preparation Training will include a Canine Good Citizen Certificate and will prepare the pet and the handler for many opportunities going forward within the Pet Therapy arena. The CGC certificate is acknowledged by the American Kennel Club. After completion of this class the client should be prepared to complete any testing curriculum required by the many pet therapy groups within the local area.
Once a week for 6 weeks.
Class Length:1hr
Next Class Start Dates: 
Tuesday May 21st at 10:30a  

To sign up for a class or to learn more, contact the office at (512) 894-7387.

AND we also have more Doga with Darla! Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 6:30pm 
Only $22 for the 2 of you! (You and your dog). Register and learn more by calling the office at 512-894-7387. Stay N Play will provide yoga mats, you just need to bring yourself and your dog. Did you know that the word "yoga" actually means "to yoke" or "union" in Sanskrit. So practicing yoga with your dog is more about bonding and being together as one. However, there are many other benefits, like flexibility for both you and your pet. It's also a perfect opportunity to touch your pet. Moving your hands on them and doing a basic health check. Or just allowing them to get used to having their paws touched. Yoga is about breathing, too. So just lying with your dog and breathing together is truly relaxing for both of you. Thank goodness, it's not about either of you ending up standing on your head!

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Happy May Day!

Happy May Day! When the world is fresh and green! And speaking of which...we are very proud to announce we have been awarded the GreenPeople Seal of Approval! The process included providing in-depth information on everything at Stay N Play from our food to our cleaning agents to our procedures. This seal of approval helps assure consumers that we are green, eco-friendly, and a provider or healthy products and services!