Ready for some impressive tricks?

This Advanced Trick Dog Course is structured after the AKC’s Advanced Trick test. This self-study class will give you all the pro tips needed to train some awesome tricks! You’ll have the opportunity to earn your AKC Advanced Trick Dog title. Upon enrollment, you’ll gain immediate access to all the detailed demonstration videos which will guide you as you train each trick. 
Students typically take about 6 weeks to work their way through all the exercises. At the
You’ll have 90 days from the date of enrollment to send in your video demonstrating the tricks you’ve trained.  
If you are able to complete videos of 10 of the required tricks by the end of class, you’ll earn your official AKC Trick Dog Intermediate title! We’ll provide the official AKC verification form and a gorgeous ribbon!
If you are able to complete a graduation video showing 10 of the required tricks by the end of class, you’ll earn your official AKC Trick Dog Advanced title! We’ll provide your official AKC verification form and a gorgeous ribbon!
  • Novice and Intermediate level tricks skills
  • Class Fee – $84
  • Immediately after enrolling you’ll have access to the full online course.
  • Includes video submission for one dog – instructor will verify additional dogs for $25 each.
  • Note: this self-study class does not include coaching or feedback. Virtual private lessons are available, if needed. 

PLEASE NOTE: You will have separate logins for our Online Learning platform and our In-Facility Programs. 

Course Curriculum


Get Ready to Train!

Back Up

Circle Right / Circle Left

Head Down

Go Hide


Walking Leg Weave 


Intro Pivot

Intro Play Dead

Walk on Hind Legs

Intro Flat Item Fetch

Continue Back Up

Continue Pivot

Treat on Nose


Flat Item Retrieve

Continue Dance

Sit or Down at 15 Feet

Toys to Box

Touch Light

Revisit Say Your Prayers

Revisit Play Dead

Fetch Tissue

Retrieve Flat Item

Pay for It!

Revisit Leg Weaves

Final Leg Weaves

Final Pivot!

Your Instructor

  • Victoria Johnson
    Victoria is a trainer for Manners classes, Puppy Preschool, Barn Hunt and private lessons at our Richardson location.  After joining the WAGD team in 2020, she completed WAGD’s Trainer Education Program and the Karen Pryor Academy Foundations course.  Absolute Dogs’ Pro Dog Trainer and Pro Dog Trainer Geek programs were completed in 2021 and she is enrolled in their ongoing […]