More Space equals More Fun!
Dog-Gone Fun has opened a new training center adjacent to our current location! With our new space we can now offer more training classes and private lessons during daytime and evening hours.
While you’re making plans for holiday fun don’t forget to make your dog’s vacation reservations! Holiday reservations fill fast. If you are looking to board with us for the first time, please see our Getting Started Boarding page for more details on how to get started.
Have you spotted us out and about?
AKC Responsible Dog Owners Day September 29
Dog-Gone Fun could be found out and about at AKC Responsible Dog Owners Day September 29 at Miller Park in Winston-Salem, NC where we provided agility and K9 Nose Work® demos to some new furry friends.
Pitbulls and Parolees (air date TBD)
Animal Planet filmed a segment for Pitbulls and Parolees at Dog-Gone Fun to air in December. Jan Wilson, CPDT, was glad to assist the TV show with some training demos on the agility field.
Agility: Dog-Gone Fun agility class dogs will soon be competing at several trials this Fall and Winter in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Florida. Agility teams are looking forward to the USDAA 2013 Nationals October 23-27, US Open November 1-3, and the 2013 AKC Agility Invitational December 14-15.
K9 Nose Work®: Dogs will be traveling to Winchester,VA on November 16 – 17th to compete in a K9 Nose Work® Trial sponsored by NACSW (National Association of Canine Scent Work ). Dogs will compete in four searches: containers, interior room, exterior area and vehicles.
Good Luck to all our Agility and K9 Nose Work® participants!
K9 Nose Work®: Traveled to Mebane, NC on July 14th to take Odor Recognition Tests (ORT). Birch, Anise and Clove were the odors tested.
Congratulations to the teams that passed the birch ORT !
Finley and Lisa Busko, Jake and Marty Cogswell, Tyler and Barbara Hook, Charlie Brown and Robin Setzer, Ed and Jessica Scheurmann, Truman and Lori Worley.
Congratulations to the teams that passed the anise ORT !
Lacey and Barbara Hook, Breeze and Cheri Moore.
Agility Kudos : Dog-Gone Fun dogs competed at a Canine Performance Event in Mebane, NC August 23-24. Also several teams competed in an AKC Agility Trial in Concord, NC August 11 and the 2013 CPE Nationals in June.
Lucky and Robin Sowell in Fullhouse Level 1 earned a qualifying score and 4th place.
Razzle and Mary Rizzolo earned 5/5 qualifying scores. Mary and Razzle competed at CPE 2013 Nationals in June.
Kodi and Debbie Crews in Jackpot earned a qualifying score and placed 2nd. Kodi also finished her AKC Novice Agility title August 11 in Concord, NC !!!
Bella and Robin Foster finished her AKC OAJ title in Concord, NC. Bella placed 1st in AKC Excellent Jumpers and earned a qualifying score. Bella competed at the 2013 CPE Nationals in June placing 3rd in Jumpers and 2nd place in Colors !!!!
K9 Nose Work®: Traveled to South Carolina to compete in a K9 Nose Work® Trial sponsored by the NACSW (National Association of Canine Scent Work ). Dogs competed in four searches: containers, interior room, exterior area and vehicles. Four dogs attended and two titled in this
Congratulations to the new NW1 dogs Breeze with Cheri Moore, and Keller with Jan Wilson!