Dogs with RATtidue
Dogs with RATtitude is the rat sports club for Dodgers's Paws!
We are a positive reinforcement based training facility and will help you and your dog learn how to have fun hunting for the rats. Some dogs have a natural sense of what to do and others need a little help to realize exactly how fun the game can be! We will go at your dog's pace!
We will help prepare you to compete in Barn Hunt (www.barnhunt.com) and the various games they have available. (Crazy 8's & Line Drive). We will also help prepare you to compete in NASDA (North American Sport Dog Association (Nasda.dog) games such as Urban Locating & Lost Item Recovery.
Click here to go to our calendar of events - https://dodgerspaws.com/dogswithrattitude#calendar-of-events
The rats are our family members, they are cared for with the same level of compassion and love that our dogs receive. They have large homes that have a variety of enrichment puzzles and places for them to hang out. We take the care of our rats very seriously and will always put their health and safety first.
Classes meet for 1 hour each week over the course of 6 weeks. If a class needs to skip due to heat, trainer prior engagement or an emergency, that missed week will be made up.
Is your dog obsessed with squirrels? Does he need an outlet for his pent-up energy?
Are you just looking for a fun and different activity to do with your dog?
If you answered yes to any of these, then Barn Hunt may be for you!
This growing dog sport allows dogs to safely use their nose to search for and find rats hidden in a straw bale maze.
Rats are handled and hidden safely in specialized, bite-proof containers by your instructor. Dogs only have protected contact with our healthy, bred-for Barn Hunt, pet rats.
Our rats love working with the dogs and have been trained for this work since they were babies! They are beloved pets and very well cared for under strict Barn Hunt Association rules.
Learn about preparing for competition or just come and play for fun!
Dogs must be able to handle confinement in a crate inside a car or properly equipped vehicle between turns. As the weather gets warmer come prepared with water, fans and shade covers.
Proof of DHPP and Rabies are required.
Our classes are quite popular and we do our best to get as many people into classes as possible. Click the link below to be added to our interest list and you will be notified whenever there is space in an upcoming class.
Calendar of upcoming Dogs with Rattitude Barn Hunt & NASDA Trials
We are testing out this calendar widget to see if this helps keep a more updated calendar of events!
We will work on adding links to premiums and entry forms to each event whenever possible.