Introduction to Tracking Workshop with Vita Allison, 6/16, 9am-12pm
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Jump Start Dog Sports is pleased to announce we will be hosting a new workshop called “Introduction to Tracking” featuring Vita Allison. Date/Time: Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (held in the back field at Jump … Read More

Understanding Your Puppy’s Instincts (Part 4 of 5)
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Understanding Your Puppy’s Instincts (Part 4 of 5): The Desire to Chase after Prey Dogs were domesticated originally to work for us particularly in the area of hunting. People gradually were able to redirect the dog’s wolf- like instinct to … Read More

Understanding Your Puppy’s Instincts (Part 3 of 5)
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Understanding Your Puppy’s Instincts (Part 3 of 5): Remember too that dogs can get injured when they attempt to chase something inappropriately. Some dogs are prone to chasing cars. When in public for your dog’s safety, always keep him on … Read More

May 24th Breed Handling Class Cancelled
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Due to a conflict with the Mission Circuit Dog Show, the May 24th Breed Handling class will be cancelled.

Understanding Your Puppy’s Instincts (Part 2 of 5)
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Understanding Your Puppy’s Instincts (Part 2 of 5) The Desire to Chase Chasing is fun for dogs; it’s part of what makes up a dog. Your puppy might not be interested in chasing a ball but make it fun with … Read More

Children and Dogs (Part 2 of 5)
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Children and Dogs (Part 2 of 5): Dogs and children can be the best of friends; however, good relationships between dogs and children are not automatic. Puppies have sharp teeth and small children have delicate skin. It’s a fact of … Read More

Children and Dogs (Part 1 of 5)
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Children and Dogs (Part 1 of 5): Parents may think about getting a dog because their children enjoy meeting dogs and reading stories about animals. However, no child under 12 years can take on the responsibility of adequately caring for … Read More

Caring for Your New Puppy (Part 6 of 6)
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Caring for Your New Puppy (Part 6 of 6): On the other hand, you may have to administer other medications that your puppy may find distasteful. Because you have held her and touched her mouth as part of her training, … Read More

Tricks Testing Offered at Agility Show-n-Go, May 4th, 5-8pm!
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NEW – NEW – NEW!! AKC Tricks Testing will be offered at this Show-n-Go!!! Bring those tricky dogs and get them tested at $10 (Cash only) / dog / level!!! No pre-registration required. Come on down!!! 4 NEW AMERICAN KENNEL … Read More

NEW-Tricks Testing Offered at Agility Show-n-Go, May 4th, 5-8pm!
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NEW – NEW – NEW!! AKC Tricks Testing will be offered at this Show-n-Go!!! Bring those tricky dogs and get them tested at $10 (Cash only) / dog / level!!! No pre-registration required. Come on down!!! 4 NEW AMERICAN KENNEL … Read More

Grooming Your New Puppy (Part 1 of 8)
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Grooming Your New Puppy (Part 1 of 8): All dogs need to be brushed. Brushing helps the skin as well as the hair stay healthy. Have your puppy get used to a daily brushing by simply petting her each day. … Read More

Crate Training Your Puppy (Part 5 of 7)
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Crate Training Your Puppy (Part 5 of 7): A good way to start puppies on crate training is to feed them in the crate. Another idea is to give them a cookie when they go in on command. Leave the … Read More

Crate Training Your Puppy (Part 4 of 7)
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Crate Training Your Puppy (Part 4 of 7): Puppies can be left in their crates for as many hours as they are months old plus one. So, a two month old puppy can be in his crate for three hours; … Read More

Workshop Update: Sunday’s Weather Predicted to Be Clear and Sunny
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To all attending our Workshop this Sunday called “Taking the Mystery Out of the New AKC Rally Master Level Signs”: Sunday’s weather is predicted to be clear and crisp!  If anything changes and it rains early Sunday morning, I will … Read More

Crate Training Your Puppy (Part 1 of 7)
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Crate Training Your Puppy (Part 1 of 7): A baby is safer in a crib or playpen, and your puppy is safer in a confined area such as a pen or crate. You enjoy sitting in your favorite chair, just … Read More

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