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SureFire Dogs Training Center Covid-19 Guidelines

 

General Guidelines/Restrictions   

  • Only CASH OR CHECKS allowed for payment on site, Credit Cards for class online only.
  • Between each class we will be sanitizing our entire facility's communal areas, door handles, counter tops etc.
  • Clear Safety Shield at our Front Desk.
  • Hand sanitizer available at doors and various areas of the facility.
  • We request that upon entry, you please sanitize your hands.
  • Everyone entering our facility must wear a Mask.
  • Everyone please practice Social Distancing, we have placed Blue marks on the floor to help you.
  • We request that any employee, trainer or client feeling ill to stay home.
  • PRIOR to entering the building, all employees, trainers & clients please READ and be able to answer "NO" to the COVID-19 Questionnaire posted on our doors
  • All classes will be off-set by 10 minutes.
  • TRAINING TREATS – Please bring your own training treats, we will also have treats available for purchase.

 Specific Class Guidelines

Stay Well and Healthy,

SureFire Dogs Training Center

 

Agility Trials at SureFire Dogs!

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AKC Agility

  •  October 10/11

Hosted by Teamwork Agility Club of Central Massachusetts 

  • October 31-November 1

Hosted by Eastern English Springer Spaniel Club

  • November 28/29

Hosted by Colonial Shetland Sheepdog Club.

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Visit Our Training Center

SureFire Dogs, Inc.
57 Brigham Street
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581
Tel: (508) 836-DOGS
       (508) 836 3647
info@surefiredogs.com
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Office Hours:

  • Monday and Wednesday 11AM - 7PM
  • Tuesday 10AM - 7PM
  • Thursday 1PM - 7PM
  • No office hours Friday - Sunday

Training Space

Visit us in our clean, bright dog training center! We're conveniently located in central Massachusetts, at the Rt. 135/Rt. 30 rotary, in Westborough -- a stone's throw from Rts. 9 and 495.

Our Office Hours: 

  • Monday and Wednesday 11AM - 7PM
  • Tuesday 10AM - 7PM
  • Thursday 1PM-7PM.
  • (No office hours Friday - Sunday)

14,000-square foot training facility with 3 fully matted, gated rings, offers plenty of room for obedience, agility and a variety of events.

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Highlights

  • Obedience dog training classes for all dogs!
  • All our agility equipment features rubberized surface on contacts
  • All levels of dog agility training instruction
  • Refer a friend! Get $10 off your next class (see general information for details).

 Covid Class Specific Guidelines

Companion Dog Classes

  • All students must wear a MASK.
  • Class sizes limited to allow adherence to state regulations.
  • Only 1 handler & 1 dog may attend class, no family and/or guests are allowed in the building during class.
  • Please use the FRONT door & wait in the parking lot until your instructor invites your class into the building.
  • No Dog to Dog(including Dog to Dog greetings), Person to Dog or Person to Person contact during class. All demonstrations will be done with the trainers’ dogs.
  • While in Class, dog & handler must stay in their Social Distance spot taped out on the floor.
  • No nametags will be given out, please help us remember your name and your dogs name!  Your homework and handouts will be emailed to you each week.
  • TRAINING TREATS – Please bring your own training treats, we also will have treats available for purchase.
  • Once your class is over, Exit through the FRONT door, we ask that you do not loiter in or around the facility.

Obedience and TDI Classes

  • All students must wear a MASK.
  • Only 1 Handler & entered dog(s) may attend class, no family and/or guests allowed during class, any plus one dogs must remain in the car.
  • Please use the FRONT door & wait in the parking lot until your instructor invites your class into the building.
  • No Dog to dog, Person to Dog or Person to Person contact.
  • If you need to crate your dog, you must crate out of your car.
  • Any exercises that would normally require Person to dog contact, or Persons in proximity will be adapted.
  • While in Class, dog & handler must stay in their Social Distance spot taped out on the floor.
  • No nametags will be given out, please help us remember your name and your dog’s name!  Your homework and handouts will be emailed to you each week.
  • TRAINING TREATS – Please bring your own training treats, we will have treats available for purchase.
  • Once your class is over, Exit through the FRONT door, we ask that you do not loiter in or around the facility.

Agility Training Classes

  • All students must wear a MASK.
  • Use of BACK door ONLY- please wait in your car until your instructor invites your class into the building.
  • Weekly maps are available on our website under the training menu, for printing or viewing on your phone. There will be class maps posted on the wall.
  • Only 1 Handler & entered dog may be in the building at a time. Multiple entered dogs must be crated in the car.
  • No family and/or guests allowed during class,
  • No guest crates will be available - if crating, you MUST crate out of your car.
  • When not running, you must stay in your Social Distance area marked on the floor- there will be sanitizer available.
  • Your Instructor will set bars & equipment as well as determining the running order.
  • Students must wear a MASK when walking a sequence and respect the social distance of your classmates.
  • TRAINING TREATS – Please bring your own training treats, we will also have treats available for purchase.
  • Once your class is over, we ask that you do not loiter in or around the facility.

Nosework Training Classes

  • All students must wear a MASK.
  • Only 1 Handler & entered dog(s) may attend class, no family and/or guests allowed during class.
  • Use of FRONT door ONLY- please wait in your car until your instructor invites your class into the building.  Outdoor classes wait in your car, your instructor will invite you out.
  • You MUST crate out of your car. Dogs must be crated at all times unless working or next in line. 
  • Due to working out of your car, please social distance your cars from fellow classmates.
  • When not working your dog inside, chairs are available in the seating area please maintain social distancing of 6 feet or more between chairs- sanitizer will be available.
  • No Dog to dog, Person to Dog or Person to Person contact.
  • Your Instructor will set and move all equipment as well as determining the running order.
  • Students must always wear a MASK and respect the social distance of your classmates.
  • TRAINING TREATS – Please bring your own training treats, we will have treats available for purchase.
  • Once your class is over, we ask that you do not loiter in or around the facility or outside search areas.

Rally Training Classes

  • All students must wear a MASK.
  • Only 1 Handler & entered dog(s) may attend class, no family and/or guests allowed during class, any plus one dogs must remain in the car.
  • Use of FRONT door ONLY- please wait in your car until your instructor invites your class into the building.
  • No crating in the building - if crating, you MUST crate out of your car.
  • When not working your dog, chairs are available in the seating area please maintain social distancing of 6 feet or more between chairs- sanitizer will be available.
  • No Dog to dog, Person to Dog or Person to Person contact.
  • Any exercises that would normally require Person to dog contact, or Persons in proximity will be adapted.
  • Your Instructor will set and move all equipment as well as determining the running order.
  • Students must always wear a MASK and respect the social distance of your classmates.
  • TRAINING TREATS – Please bring your own training treats, we will have treats available for purchase.
  • Once your class is over, we ask that you do not loiter in or around the facility.