AKC Trick Dog Prep and Test

Learning tricks is a great for building your dog's confidence, enhancing your teamwork as well as stretching their mind past the ever-so-important foundational obedience skills. Not to mention bragging rights when your dog comes home with their Trick Dog title! The series will prepare your dog to qualify for the AKC Novice Trick Dog title and give them a head start on the AKC Intermediate Trick Dog title.

Class Details:

  • Prerequisites: Family Dog Foundation skills or equivalent experience
  • Length: This class meets for one hour, once per week for six weeks with the sixth class being the AKC Trick Dog evaluation test
  • Cost: $165 plus CT sales tax


What you need to bring to class:

  • A clicker
  • A few different types of treats that your dog finds rewarding. They should be soft, small (think "pea" sized) and a little stinky
  • Optional: A mat for your dog to relax on

Cancellation Policy

There is a 48 hour cancellation policy in effect for training services. With more than 48 hours notice prior to the start of the first class within a series, you may reschedule or obtain a refund. Once you've started in a series of classes, there is no credit, refund, or rescheduling available.


Click on a class title below to schedule

If there are no classes listed, please send an email indicating which class you are interested in to get on our waiting list. Email to info@npdogs.com