Lisa Benoit  * Cumberland, RI

(401) 639-2610   lisa@k9underground.com
                                                         
Welcome to K9 Underground!         ** Go To Ground practice postponed until after the holidays!

K9 Underground is an exciting Earthdog training company!  In a simulated hunting environment, we incorporate your dog's hunt drive and keen sense of smell to teach the dog how to transverse a maze of above ground tunnels to reach the quarry. Dogs most suited to earth work are: Dachshunds, Jack Russell Terriers, Border Terriers, and other small terrier breeds. That is not to say your squirrel-hunting, chipmunk-chasing canine would not make a great earth dog!

Commonly called Go To Ground, the event was originally designed to simulate real hunting and to test a terrier's ability to work and hunt quarry underground. As field hunting is not everyone's cup of tea, tunnel work is the next best thing. Although it really is more or less a game for the dogs, go to ground is a good training step toward the day your dog may do real earthwork. It stimulates the natural instinct to do what they were bred for - to hunt!

Traditional hunting quarry include fox, raccoon, groundhog, badger and opossum. For go-to-ground training, we use our own homegrown rats as quarry. Our rats have trained a lot of dogs, are comfortable with crazy barking, and are always housed in a safe, wire cage.

Let your dog burn off some excess energy, meet some new "hunting" friends and learn a game that is bold and exciting!

                      All classes at K9 Underground will be taught at:

                                     AlphaDog K9 Training
                                     4 Main Street, Unit E
                                      Medway, MA 02053
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I am available for private lessons and off-site clinics. Please contact me for details... lisa@k9underground.com
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