Dog Agility 101
Agility 101 is available for spectators to give agility a try. Under the supervision of expert trainers, you and your dog will be guided through some basic agility obstacles, and learn how fun the sport can be.
Cost: $5 per turn, proceeds benefit Aussie and Friends Rescue 501(c)3
Thursday-Saturday: 10am to 4pm
Sunday: 10am to 3pm
Dock Jumping – Splash Dogs
Most dogs love water, especially if they can jump or launch into it! Dock Jumping is a competitive sport and it can also be done for fun. Come watch dogs make a big splash as they run down the pier and leap as far as they can into the water. You and your dog are welcome to give it a try.
Cost: Free to watch, $25 to participate
Please visit www.splashdogs.com for more information
Herding Instinct Testing
Curious about how dogs learn to work stock? Enroll in a one-on-one private session with expert trainer, Cathy Sumeracki, and carefully introduce your dog to a small flock of sheep that are accustomed to working with dogs. In this 10-15 minute session, Cathy will test your dog’s herding aptitude, and can answer questions about the training needed to develop this natural skill further. Open to all dogs. Learn more about Cathy at www.summernyranch.com
Cost: $30 per session, You can pre-register for your session, or sign up at the event
Thursday-Saturday: 8am to 5pm
IFCS Schooling Ring
You can help support the 2019 IFCS Team and fine-tune your teamwork at Cynosport®.
The IFCS Team members will be hosting a practice ring Wednesday through Sunday for competitors. The ring will open at 7am and will remain open until 5pm (or later) as long as there is light, the rings are staffed and people are waiting. When possible, preference for early morning slots will be given to those who run first thing.
All contributions to this activity are tax deductible and will be contributed to United States Association of Cynological Sports (USACS), a nonprofit corporation supporting amateur sport. Proceeds will be used to help cover travel expenses for the team to participate in future IFCS events.
Cost: $5 per minute or $100 for a 5-day pass (5 minutes per day)
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday. Please visit the IFCS Schooling Ring page for complete details.
Vendor Trade Fair & Expo
It’s a dog-lovers shopping extravaganza! Check out dozens of vendors and exhibits to find what’s available in the dog world, your favorite craft, or what services may be available to you and your family pet. Start your holiday season shopping early!