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Richmond SPCA

Robins-Starr
Humane Center

2519 Hermitage Road
Richmond, VA 23220
804-521-1300

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Mon. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tue. - Fri. 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
 
Lora Robins Gift Shop Hours
Mon. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Tue. - Fri. 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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Mon. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tue. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sat. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sun. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Susan M. Markel
Veterinary Hospital

Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admissions Hours
Mon. - Fri. by appointment.

Administrative Hours
Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Please note: You may register for more than one class at a time using this registration form.

  • If you would like to learn more about these classes before signing up, please visit www.richmondspca.org/classes and search for classes and descriptions on our calendar.
  • If you have questions about the registration process, please call 804-521-1332 or e-mail info@richmondspca.org and we will do our absolute best to assist you within one business day (Monday through Friday).
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Instructors: Sarah Babcock. Dogs must have completed, at least, one Agility B class and need to solidify their performance on all the various pieces of agility equipment. Students will continue to improve their handling skills (turns/crosses/jump sequences) over jumps and tunnels --- and to improve their performance of the teeter, a-frame and dog walk. Contact obstacle heights will be adjusted in class and instructors can discuss both 2-on-2-off and running contact strategies. Students will get additional exposure to weave poles and given suggestions for how to create practice poles for additional work at home. Note that most dogs and handlers take Agility B several times in order to polish all of the various equipment skills. Please Note: there will be no class on December 23 and December 30. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/2/2018 and ending 1/27/2019 at 10:15AM
Instructors: Sarah Babcock. Dogs must have completed, at least, one Agility B class and need to solidify their performance on all the various pieces of agility equipment. Students will continue to improve their handling skills (turns/crosses/jump sequences) over jumps and tunnels --- and to improve their performance of the teeter, a-frame and dog walk. Contact obstacle heights will be adjusted in class and instructors can discuss both 2-on-2-off and running contact strategies. Students will get additional exposure to weave poles and given suggestions for how to create practice poles for additional work at home. Note that most dogs and handlers take Agility B several times in order to polish all of the various equipment skills. Please Note: there will be no class on December 23 and December 30. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/2/2018 and ending 1/27/2019 at 11:45AM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock- For dogs and handlers who have completed Agility A (or equivalent), but need to solidify their performance on all the various pieces of agility equipment. Students will continue to improve their handling skills (turns/crosses/jump sequences) over jumps and tunnels --- and will also get plenty of opportunity to improve their performance of the teeter, a-frame and dog walk. Contact obstacle heights will be adjusted in class and instructors can discuss both 2-on-2-off and running contact strategies. Students will get additional exposure to weave poles and given suggestions for how to create practice poles for additional work at home. Dogs and handlers will gain more experience in sequences. Note that most dogs and handlers take Agility B/C several times in order to polish all of the various equipment skills. Please note: There will be no class held on October 16 and November 20. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/4/2018 and ending 1/29/2019 at 8:30PM
Instructors: Sarah Babcock. Agility C: Sequences - For dogs and handlers who have completed Agility B and have a good handle on equipment skills and turns/crosses. Students will get to run sequences of obstacles and (as appropriate) put them together into longer courses once the individual parts are mastered. Please note: There will be no class on December 25 or January 1. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/4/2018 and ending 1/29/2019 at 4:30PM
Instructors: Sarah Babcock. Agility C: Sequences - For dogs and handlers who have completed Agility B and have a good handle on equipment skills and turns/crosses. Students will get to run sequences of obstacles and (as appropriate) put them together into longer courses once the individual parts are mastered. Please note: There will be no class on December 25 or January 1. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/4/2018 and ending 1/29/2019 at 6:00PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility C/D: Sequences and advanced skills - For dogs and handlers who have completed Agility B/C and have a good handle on equipment skills and turns/crosses. Students will get to run sequences of obstacles and (as appropriate) put them together into longer courses once the individual parts are mastered. Focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan). Please note: There will be no class on December 24 or December 31. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/3/2018 and ending 1/28/2019 at 8:30PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no class on December 23 or December 30. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/2/2018 and ending 1/27/2019 at 8:45AM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent).
Please Note: there will be no class on December 24 and December 31. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/3/2018 and ending 1/28/2019 at 3:00PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent).
Please Note: there will be no class on December 24 and December 31. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/3/2018 and ending 1/28/2019 at 4:30PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent).
Please Note: there will be no class on December 24 and December 31. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/3/2018 and ending 1/28/2019 at 7:15PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no class on December 25 or January 1. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/4/2018 and ending 1/29/2019 at 3:00PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no class on December 25 or January 1. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/4/2018 and ending 1/29/2019 at 7:15PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no classes on December 26 or January 2. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/5/2018 and ending 1/30/2019 at 9:00AM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no classes on December 26 or January 2. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/5/2018 and ending 1/30/2019 at 10:30AM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no classes on December 26 or January 2. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/5/2018 and ending 1/30/2019 at 11:45AM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no classes on December 26 or January 2. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/5/2018 and ending 1/30/2019 at 4:45PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no classes on December 26 or January 2. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/5/2018 and ending 1/30/2019 at 6:00PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no classes on December 26 or January 2. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/5/2018 and ending 1/30/2019 at 7:15PM
Instructor: Sarah Babcock - Agility D: Course Analysis - Need help understanding agility courses and which turns/crosses to do where? Want to focus on the key skills for agility success (weave pole entries, contact skills with distance/distraction, planning and executing your course plan, etc)? Then, this is the place for you!! Join us for a fun 7-week class focused on running sequences and full courses. Open to dogs and handlers who are comfortable with all agility equipment (Agility C, D or equivalent). Please Note: there will be no classes on December 26 or January 2. Extra classes have been added to the schedule.
Irregular classes scheduled starting 12/5/2018 and ending 1/30/2019 at 8:30PM