Guided Adventures

Are you looking to build your's and your dog's bond, keep the day fun, and train in real-world environments? Our Guided Adventures are perfect for you!  

Whether we're embarking on a hike or having a meet-and-greet at a dog-friendly restaurant, our trainers here at Venture Dog Training are committed to bringing adventure to your training lesson.

These events are for advanced handler/dog teams who are looking to incorporate real-world stimuli into their lessons while learning how to safely navigate in public and group settings. 

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Safety Guidelines:

All dogs must pass a thorough behavior and medical evaluation before joining our program. The handler must provide 6 long-leash, treats, and a water bowl, and any other necessary items, and maintain general guidance with their dog on a walk. 

We abide by COVID-19 safety requirements.

Dates:

The dates of our four advanced yearly tours will be announced in January. If you are interested in our mini-tours please contact us directly.

Live Webinar Dates:

Stay tuned for our live Zoom sessions where we will go over hike prep, finding trails, and equipping us and our pet with essential gear and dog safety!

Your dog will work on the following:

  • Public Manners

  • Stranger/Dog Interaction

  • Focus

  • Stay (Long Duration)

  • Place (Long Duration)

  • Wait at all doors and gates

  • Recall Away from Distractions

  • Loose Leash Walking

  • Sit/Down with distractions

  • How to safely navigate around real-world obstacles

Prices:

We will have mini guided tours with small groups throughout the year and 4 yearly advanced tours with larger groups. Mini guided tours are $20 per team. The advanced tours are $50.

Credentials and Continuing Education:

As pet parents take part in our adventures, they will be eligible to take the AKC Urban Canine Good Citizen Test. AKC Urban CGC requires that the dog demonstrate CGC skills and beyond in a setting that includes traffic, crowds, noises, smells and other distractions that are present in a city or town. The processing fee is $20.