Classes are available year round to teach all breeds of dogs how to herd sheep. Jerome Stewart teaches class once a week in Long Beach.
Dog Sports & Fitness
Treibball is a reward-based communication game between dog and handler which uses a combination of classic obedience and herding cues.
Regular practice sessions, mentoring program, workshops and seminars, lending library, and annual AKC, USDAA and CPE competitions.
D2ISC organizes a series of informal play days/clinics for members and prospective members. They also run disc-dog competitions throughout the year, which are open to both club members and non-club members alike.
Classes may include recreational and competition agility, Frisbee, obedience, rally, conformation, musical freestyle, K9 nose work, flyball and treibball.
Visit the website, type “dog walk” in the interest area and your zip code for a list of groups you can join.
A list of local flyball teams and leagues.
Does your pooch never seem to run out of energy? The fitness center at Paws Chateau provides fun and exercise for dogs with one-on-one playtime, a treadmill and a Pit-Ball.
Do you own a pool? Does your dog “run around” the pool, barking at everyone because he or she is afraid of the water? Have a performance or service dog?
Mushing-type activities include dog scootering, carting, bikejoring, canicross, skijoring, weight-pulling and dogsledding.