Your dog thanks you for the time & energy you’ve invested in your learning. 🙏💗🐕

Reminder, until your behavior has changed you cannot say you’ve learned.

For those interested in continued learning & practice at SMART DOGS Registration for Fall 2021 CONTINUING, FITNESS & DOGSPORT now open.



Continuing, Fitness & DogSport Class will help build the skills you need to move closer to your goals. 

Class is taught at introductory, continuing or advanced level depending on your current skills

This class will help you improve your Life With Dogs skills for Connection, Communication & Harmonious Daily Life.

This class will improve your skills toward possible Therapy Dog work – for those with suitable dog.

This class will help you learn or improve Fitness & Dog Sport skills for Wellness, Confidence, Connection & Fun and, yes, also for Titles.

RE RALLY – If you began sequencing Rally stations in a previous Fitness & DogSports class, your tuition includes setup and video for 1 Rally Entry when you’re ready to trial, dates TBD.

RE REACTIVITY, STRESS, FEAR, OVER AROUSAL – your tuition includes opportunity to practice & strengthen counter-conditioning skills under my guidance with your supportive classmates as training aids. Practice of pre-requisite LWD skills required.


Sessions resume SAT & SUN OCT 30 & 31, run 7 consecutive weeks ending DEC 12.

At time of registration, if majority have conflict with Thanksgiving weekend we will skip that weekend and extend to DEC 19.


Scheduling is the hard part due to schedule conflicts and also grouping you by skill. LMK if you’re flexible and thank you in advance.

Tell me your top 4 choices OR tell me the blocks you’re unavailable.

SATURDAY block 1 start times between 10am – 1pm
SATURDAY block 2 start times between 2pm – 5pm
SATURDAY block 3 start times between 6pm – 8pm

SUNDAY block 1 start times between 10am – 1pm
SUNDAY block 2 start times between 2pm – 5pm
SUNDAY block 3 start times between 6pm – 8pm


  • Tuition is $325*
  • 7 x 1 hour in-person sessions
  • Unlimited access to growing body on online content in LWD and also Fitness & DogSport Classrooms 
  • Unlimited access to growing body of posts in SD Private Blog
  • Assistance from me on up to 3 video clips a week on class homework topics. Each clip 30-60 seconds duration, human & dog both in frame. 1 clip may be shared directly to me, the other 2 clips privately shared with SD Community in SD Online or SD private fb group.
  • Access to me by email, text and SD online
  • Rally – video & coaching for 1 Rally Entry / Trial
  • Reactivity – opportunity to counter-condition if pre-requisite skills on board

*$400 for those approved for Double Dog (bringing 2 dogs at same time).


$75 deposit will secure your place. Remaining balance due by 4th week of class / Nov 21.

At your earliest convenience and if possible no later than Sept 25 text or email me your top 4-5 choices OR tell me the blocks you’re unavailable. If you’re flexible thank you in advance.

Once all replies are in, I’ll follow up with a schedule for your approval.

If you’re comfortable paying your deposit prior to the schedule solidifying, click here to pay online ($75 deposit or $325 in full) SMART DOGS’ PayPal account or you may mail a check payable to SMART DOGS (347 W. Plumwood Road Van Buren, AR 72956).  

Deposit is non-refundable, non-transferrable after Sept 25 2021.

Any Qs LMK by text, email or login & comment below.


Continue your learning virtually at SMART DOGS Online. Membership includes:

  • help from me on up to 3 questions / video clips a month for each month of membership.
  • access to Life With Dogs Online Classroom
  • grads of in-person DogSport & Fitness, your membership also includes access to the DogSport & FitnessClassroom.
  • access to growing body of Private Blog Posts
  • unlimited posting on your progress, eureka moments, goals and other comments.
  • starting Jan 2022 memberships include discounts on workshops, courses & special events.


You may post up to 3 questions or video clips a month in SMART DOGS Online.

You will post your questions and/or link to video clip in the “comments” section at the bottom of any relevant page. Comments are private, viewable only by logged-in SD students. Comments are not viewable by the public.

Each video clip 30-60 seconds duration, human & dog both in frame.

Topics – Life With Dogs foundation training or, if applicable, DogSport & Fitness training.

Sending questions & clips to me by text or email are not included at this time with online membership.


Share your learning, realizations, progress, goals. Inspire & support your SD mates. Unlimited posting of these in the “comments” section at the bottom of any relevant page.


3 month, 6 month & 12 month membership options coming JAN 2022.

  • 1 Month – Nov OR Dec $75 Nov access begins Oct 20, 11 free days
  • 2 Months – Nov & Dec $140 Access begins Oct 20, 11 free days

Summer grads, Nov access begins when tuition is received. Up to 1+ month free


Zoom Sessions are currently full.

Let me know if you’d like to be placed on the waiting list.

Whether at SMART DOGS or on your own, continue to learn, practice & enjoy Life With Dogs 🐕💗☮️


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