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We Are the Champions!

Dear Pet Parents,

Get ready for an exciting summer at A Walk in the Park! While the world turns its eyes to Paris for the Olympic Games, we're thrilled to announce our very own Pawlympic Games, set to take place at the end of July. This special event is a fantastic opportunity for your furry friends to engage in fun and enriching activities, enhancing their training and skills.

Pawlympic Events

We have four exciting competitions designed to challenge and train your dogs in various skills:

  1. Recall Speed: This event focuses on training your dog to consistently come back to you when called.
  2. Water Fetch: Perfect for water-loving dogs, this event helps train the fetch and 'drop it' cues.
  3. Obstacle Course: A fun way to improve leash walking skills and agility.
  4. Puzzle Games: This event will work on 'wait' and 'leave it' cues, promoting patience and control.

Training for the Pawlympics

To make this event even more special, we're offering a unique training program at an introductory rate! Our day school training program will work with your dog three times a day for 10 minutes, focusing on the event of your choice. We recommend selecting one event to ensure your dog gets the most out of the training. Additionally, we will provide you with instructions on how to practice at home.

Why Training Matters

Effective training encourages dogs to make the choices we want them to make, by rewarding those behaviors consistently. For example, when calling your dog back to you, always praise them for coming back, even if they initially ran away. This positive reinforcement strengthens the neural links in their brain, making it more likely they'll repeat the desired behavior.

Training Packages

Training packages get added on to daycare reservations. We have several training packages available:

  • One Day of Training: $30 (a discount of $20 over our normal rate)
  • Four-Week Package: $114 for Value Members, $318 for Premium Members
  • Six-Week Package: $165 for Value Members, $450 for Premium Members

You can sign up through your Gingr account or by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we can sign your dog up for you. For the Four-Week package, you need to sign up no later than Sunday June 30th, for the Six-Week package you need to sign up no later than Sunday June 16th.

Training is not just about the end result; it's about building a strong bond with your dog. Dogs are social creatures, and working together to achieve success is incredibly fulfilling and enriching for them.

Join us this summer for the Pawlympic Games and make unforgettable memories with your furry friend. Happy training!

Warm regards,

The A Walk in the Park Team

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