Dog Tricks

Dog Tricks

Description: This class, taught by a certified Trick Dog Instructor, will introduce you and your dog to more then 30 fun and unusual tricks. Trick training provides physical and mental challenges for your dog and a rewarding experience for you. Teaching tricks can: keep your dog busy and active, make your therapy dog’s visit more entertaining and add enthusiasm to your obedience dog’s performances. But most of all, dog tricks are a lot of fun!

Make sure to ask our certified Trick Dog Instructor about obtaining a Trick Dog title. This versatile title allows you to select 15 tricks (from a list of over 100 tricks) to perform like: ring a bell, back up, leg weave, spin circles, pick up toys, sit, come, leave it, soccer, shell game, peekaboo or close a door.

Requirements: Dogs 4 months and older. Dogs must be in your care for at least 3 weeks.

Length: 4 weeks

Cost: $85

Time: Tuesdays, 5:45 pm

Instructor: Ethel Mercer, (310) 326-3266

2017 Beginning Dates: January 17, March 14, May 9, July (no class), September 12, November 14

Location: Lomita Park, Parking Lot – North, 24428 Eshelman Ave, Lomita, CA, 90717 (map).


Registration: Sign up at the Lomita Park office located at 24428 Eshelman Avenue (map) or online.

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Sign up in person at Lomita Park:
24428 Eshelman Ave (map)
or online.

What to Bring

  • Receipt from park for proof of payment.
  • A proof of vaccinations in the form of your most recent vet receipt or a printout stating type and date of the vaccine the dog has been given. All adult dogs must have distemper and parvo and meet rabies requirements. Puppies need to have started and be up to date on the immunization process. Rabies is not required for very young puppies.
  • A well fitting collar and a 4’ to 6’ leather or nylon leash with nothing attached. No retractable or flexi leashes.
  • Bring lots of tiny treats to train your dog with. Make sure that your dog is hungry and that he loves the treats. Cheese, hot dogs, chicken, etc. work well.