Rally Novice Polish (Ongoing)

This ongoing class will cover Novice, competition level courses with each handler’s run critiqued and suggestions offered on improving performances. Focus will be placed on developing your teamwork with your dog to produce an enthusiastic and high scoring Rally performance!

The requirement for taking this class is the completion of Rally Novice Skills 2 and Instructor Approval. 

Rally Advanced / Excellent Polish (Ongoing)

This ongoing class will cover nested Advanced and Excellent, competition level courses with each handler’s run critiqued and suggestions offered on improving performances.  This class is structured to flex each run based on each dog’s working level.  Focus will be placed on developing your teamwork with your dog to produce an enthusiastic and high scoring Rally performance!

The requirement for taking this class is the completion of Rally Advanced Skills 2 and Instructor Approval. 

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 […]