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Upcoming Dog Activity Options in Ventura: Mutt March Madness Headed our Way

February 28, 2010

This March brings lots of fun choices for you and your dog. The Inquisitive Canine will start it off with a dog social for your puppy or younger smaller dog (up to 12 months and 25 pounds), followed by a leash walking workshop for dogs of all ages. Then there’s our popular Canine College for learning good manners, and finally the St. Patrick’s Parade Ventura Dog Mile event in downtown Ventura!

Each one provides mental and physical stimulation, so come join in for one or for all of these fun and rewarding activities! Here’s a little breakdown of each one:

Sunday March 7th, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Puppies learn by exploring their environments and by being exposed to new stimuli – including people and other dogs. While it is important to introduce your puppy to new situations and encourage social behavior, it is also important to provide positive and pleasant experiences that won’t overwhelm and stress out your dog. Puppy Play Groups help you raise a well-adjusted and healthy dog by providing a safe and relaxed environment for your young pup to socialize and play. Your puppy will burn energy while learning how to make friends and investigating new sights, sounds, and smells. The positive experiences that your puppy has during this critical socialization period will have a long-lasting influence on your  dog’s developing confidence and sociable temperament.

Puppy Socials are for all puppies 10 weeks to 5 months old. However, small dogs up to 25 pounds and 12 months in age are also welcome.Cost: $10.00 advanced registration (by Thursday March 4th) $15.00 at door. Social is one hour. See our website to register, and for policies and safety guidelines. You may contact us directly for additional information.

Please provide us with current copy of vaccination records if you are a new student. You may fax a copy to our office: 805.650.8501 or bring with you.

Girls just wanna have fun!

Teach Your Dog to Walk Nicely on Leash

Sunday March 7th, 3:00 – 4:15 PM

This 75 minute workshop for you and your dog covers everything from equipment, simple techniques and training steps that will make walking your dog more enjoyable for everyone.

Cost: $20.00 per dog if registered by Thursday March 4th, $25.00 thereafter. $30.00 same-day registration.Workshop is for all dogs who are comfortable around other dogs and people while on leash.*Perfect class to get your dog ready for the Ventura Downtown Green Mile on March 13th! A current copy of your dogs vaccination records is required at the time of sign-up. You may fax a copy to our office: 805.650.8501 or bring with you.

FerrisSt. Patrick’s Day Parade Dog Mile Run/Walk

An exciting mile run or walk event in Downtown Ventura taking place on Saturday March 13th before the St. Patricks Day Parade. To register for event, please see the Ventura Mile website. For additional information on this fun and exciting event, please click here! (Our Loose Leash Walking workshop on March 7th is the perfect way to prep your pooch for this event!)

Canine College


With Ventura College Community Education

Class is filling quickly ~ Register now!
  • Day of week: Tuesdays
  • Time: 5:30 – 6:30 PM
  • Dates: March 16, 2010 – April 27, 2010 (note: no class April 20th!)
  • Cost: $69.00 for series
  • Location: 71 Day Road – patio area
  • Registration is directly through Ventura College Community Ed online or call (805) 654-6459

Contact Ventura College or The Inquisitive Canine for additional information.


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