Rally Foundations Classes Starting Soon!

This introductory class presents the basic skills needed for success in the Rally ring, including attentive heeling, pace changes, cone work, call fronts and finishes.  Using positive training techniques, the class will help build teamwork between handler and dog in a supportive environment.

If you’re ready to get started, but you’re not finding a group Rally Foundation Skills on our schedule, you may book Private Lessons to work through the same material.

  • Successful completion of Manners 2
  • Enrollment – four consecutive weekly 50-minute class meetings at your designated day/time.
  • Make-ups for missed classes are available as private lessons for an additional fee ($50 / half hour).
  • Class Fee – $112
  • Note:  This class will typically promote through the levels in this same time slot.

After enrollment, watch for a confirmation email with important details.

Your Instructors

  • Head Pet Manners Trainer

    Ashley Johnson, KPA-CTP
    Ashley joined the What a Great Dog! staff in February 2013. She is the Head Trainer for WAGD’s Pet Manners program. Ashley is a Senior Trainer, teaching Pet Manners and Rally. Ashley is a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner and an AKC CGC Evaluator. She utilizes positive, science-based training techniques for both dogs and people! Ashley is a key […]
  • Specialty & Pet Manners Trainer

    Gabi Vannini
    Gabi Vannini joined the WAGD staff in fall 2018. She teaches agility, obedience, rally, and tricks. She is an AKC CGC and Trick evaluator. Gabi is certified in dog training through CATCH Canine Trainer’s Academy. Gabi competes with her own dogs and has titled in obedience, agility, rally, conformation, lure coursing, dock diving, barn hunt, tricks and herding. She has […]