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Training in Alaska

Tempo in ObedienceAlaska has numerous training facilities for you and your Aussie. Even just a basic level of training can greatly improve your relationship with your loving bundle of fur. Here is a sampling of canine training facilities offering classes in Alaska:

(Please note: AASC does not necessarily endorse any of the following organizations. It is advised that you do your own research and see which facility best meets your needs.)

Anchorage: Alyeska Canine Trainers, Dog Obedience Training Club of Anchorage, Alaska Dog Sports, Obedience Training Club of Chugiak

Wasilla: Cook Inlet Kennel Club, The Better Companion

Soldotna: Kenai Kennel Club, PenDog

Sterling: Alaska Dog Works

Juneau: Capital Kennel Club of Juneau

Fairbanks: Tanana Valley Kennel Club

Links to these facilities and more can be found on our Resources page.

Activities to do with your Aussie

Sunset backcountry skiing with AussiesThe Australian Shepherd is a herding breed, originally bred to work long hours on ranches and farms. The Aussie is intelligent, high energy, loyal and biddable. Aussies need to be exercised, both physically and mentally, on a regular basis. There are many activities you can do with your Aussie here in Alaska.

Max skijoringAside from the numerous outdoor activities awaiting you and your Aussie, such as hiking, biking, running, camping, skiing, etc, Aussies excel in organized canine events and competitions.

Here is a sampling of possible AlaskaThunder herding ducks activities:

Agility, Rally, Obedience, Conformation, Stockdog, Flyball, Frisbee, Tracking, Lure Coursing, Barn Hunt, Nosework, Skijoring ...

Please visit our Resources page for links to local organizations.

CHUGIAK (CBA) FIELD INFO:

The Alaska Australian Shepherd Club rents the Chugiak Benefits Assoc. (CBA) field in the summer for agility run-thrus.
Calendar of Events sponsored by AASC
February 28 ASCA Obedience Trial Anchorage (at ACT) Closes Feb 15 Premium
March 1 ASCA Obedience Trial Anchorage (at ACT) Closes Feb 15 Premium
June 6-7 NADAC Agility Trial Chugiak Lorelei Purdy Premium
July 3 ASCA Stock Trial Wasilla Judge Dana Mackenzie  
August 1-2 ASCA Agility Trial Chugiak Judge Richard Pittman  

AK ASC events are held in accordance with the Australian Shepherd Club of America (ASCA) rules. Australian Shepherds, as well as other breeds, may participate in Agility, Obedience, and Rally. All recognized herding breeds may compete in Stockdog trials. Details about ASCA rules for each program can be found on ASCA's website.

 

Photos of Past Events

ASCA Rally Trial, March 2013

  • Julia and Tank at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Ellen and Denali at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Rebecca and Copper at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Ellen and Party at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Rose and her lab at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Rumor at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Haley at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Indy at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Lynda's chessies at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Rose's labs at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Judge Debora awards Noelle 1st place at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Indy and Tempo at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Rebecca, HIT, at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Haley and Skyler at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)

 

  • Karen and Haley at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Mary and Gala, HIT, at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Jenni and Chevy at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Rebedda and Copper at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Patty and JJ at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Lynda at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Mary and Tempo at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Karen and Skyler at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Patty and Rumor at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Patty and Rumor at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Noelle and Indy at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Indy at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Julia and Tank at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)
  • Julia and Tank at the ASCA Rally Trial (photo by Christine Tait)

 

ASCA Obedience Trial, March 2013
  • Mary and Gala at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Jenni and Chevy at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Jenni and Chevy at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Julia and Tank at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Noelle and Indy at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Gala at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Rose at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Ellen and Party at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Claire and Spirit at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Me2 at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Terry and Me2 at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Mary and Marque at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • HIT at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Rebecca and Copper at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Rebecca and Copper at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Ziva in a sit-stay at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Thank you, Mary, for all you do for our AK Aussie Club! (Photo by Christine Tait)

 

  • Rebecca and Copper at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Julia and Tank at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Down-stay at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • HIT, Harriet and Ziva at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Chevy at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Gala at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Terry and Me2 at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • HIT winners at the ASCA Obedience Trial (Photo by Christine Tait)
  • Thank you judges Lynda and Debora, and Mary, for all your devotion to our club!