Workshop: Urgent Care for Dogs: To Vet, or not to Vet?

Ever felt like you’d love to take a crash course in veterinary medicine?  Wondered whether your dog needs to go to the vet now, or if it can wait? We’ve got the class for you! Part first aid course, part general medicine, part urgent care, this is the most comprehensive, educational, and fun first aid […]

K9 Nose Work(R) Trial!

Fur and Feather Works is proud to be hosting an NACSW sanctioned K9 Nose Work(R) NW2/NW3 trial on October 15 and 16th, 2016! Details and premium will be posted as soon as we can.  Until then, keep practicing!  And if you’d like to volunteer, please let us know – we will need lots of help!

Hiking With Dogs Class!

Safety, Etiquette, Training, and Gear! Fur and Feather Works is proud to partner with REI of Reno to present this free workshop! In this class, you’ll learn about: – Leash laws: when you have to use a leash, and when you can skip it – How to deal with other people’s loose dogs (or children) […]

Join us for our Grand Opening Celebration!

Join us for our GRAND OPENING Education Celebration!  Now that we’re all moved in, it’s time to thank our loyal clients for their support! Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks while socializing with like-minded people, tour the new training center, pick your favorite trainer’s brain, and enjoy our featured speakers. When: Saturday, Apr. 16 from 1pm […]

Racist Dogs

There are lots of animals out there with obvious prejudices against one type of person, or another.  This is especially common in our pet dogs, because they’re so intimately tied up in our social lives.  It’s very common for us dog trainers to meet dogs who particularly despise African Americans, or Asians, or Latinos, or […]

3 Things I learned at the CNCA/NACSW Conference

Last week, I attended the joint symposium of the California Narcotic Canine Association and the National Association of Canine Scent Work in San Diego, CA. It was a wonderful opportunity to network, share ideas, and learn about K9 Nose Work’s older, more serious sibling: detection work for law enforcement. Professional K9 Handlers and trainers, animal […]

Fur and Feather Works is moving to a new home!

We’ve outgrown our old home at The Dog Park! Dog Daycare (and we’re so grateful to them for their partnership for the past 5 years), so we’re moving to a bigger, better facility! Beginning in late January or early February (depending on when the renovations will be done), group classes and in-facility private lessons will […]

In this quarter’s newsletter:

In this quarter’s Tails and Trends: Meet our new trainer, how dogs improve our health, and which types of play are dangerous. Read and sign up for your own copy here!

Gift Certificates Available!

Know what makes a great gift for the animal lover in your life? Gift certificates for fun training! Any class, any private training, any amount. Maybe for our Learn to Speak Dog workshop? What a thoughtful gift, you wonderful human being, you.

Learn to Speak Dog: A Body Language Workshop

Ever wanted to have a conversation with your dog?  Wonder what they’re thinking? Do you want to know how to tell what are good, safe social interactions, and what’s going to end badly? Dogs spend their whole lives learning to speak “human.” Maybe it’s time we humans learned to speak dog. Back by popular demand, […]

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