Trick Dog Training
Our founder, Captain Haggerty, wrote the first comprehensive trick training book with co-author, Carol Benjamin, in 1977. Dog Tricks is still a perennial best seller.
Haggerty Dog Training’s first trick class was taught in North Palm Beach, Florida, in 1997. We have always incorporated our classes with the information you need to get your pet into show business based upon Captain Haggerty’s book, How to Get Your Pet Into Show Business.
Our trick training students have appeared opposite Colin Farrell, Christopher Walken, Tina Fey, Robert DeNiro and starred in commercials for Chase Bank, Master Card, Bounty Paper Towels and so many more!
Our basic courses are taught in two separate formats: a workshop and a seven week course. Both prepare you for more advanced and useful tricks such as sorting the laundry and finding your keys and cell phone.
Our six week training class is designed to make your dog useful, fun and entertaining while developing your relationship with your once in a lifetime dog.
Three hour trick training workshop will get your dog started on at least six tricks. We will even work on tricks that your dog already knows. At the conclusion of the workshop your dog’s photo will be taken and sent to Dawn Wolfe’s Animal Actor Agency for possible theatrical work. This workshop is taught by Babette Haggerty, IACP CDT. Babette trained Jack Nicklaus’ Golden Retriever to bark the number of his major tournament wins on command, Curt Gowdy’s Rottweiler to say, “Go Reds” and Jimmy Buffet’s Maltese to dance on cue to “Margaritaville”. Basic obedience recommended.
Our four week training class is designed to make your dog useful, fun and entertaining while developing your relationship with your once in a lifetime dog.
The four week course includes: “speak”, crawl, hand signals, high five, jump through a hoop, kiss, paws up, shake, spin, touch it, take a bow.