About Stacy

Stacy Bols opened Proof Positive Dog Training in 2007. She has 20 years of dog training experience and more than 14 years of agility training experience. Stacy has competed successfully with both large and small dogs in various venues over the course of her competitive career and her students range from Border Collies to Labradors to Pugs and many in between.

Kermit is her newest agility dog, a miniature schnauzer imported from Russia. Just starting out in her agility career is already taking 4 venues by storm competing in AKC, USDAA, UKI and ASCA. So far in her young career she has achieved the following, 2017 USDAA Cynosports Grand Prix champion, 2017 USDAA Cynosports Steeplechase Finals 2nd place, completed her UKI championship, MACH4, ADCH, competed in the 2017 UKI US Open, 2018 AKC Agility Nationals in Reno, 2018 and 2019 AKC Agility Invitational.

Stacy’s 2nd agility dog, Krusher (miniature schnauzer), is a dual venue champion being the first miniature schnauzer in all of USDAA to achieve ADCh-Gold and LAA-Gold and has also completed his MACH7. Stacy and Krusher was a member of the 2014 IFCS World Team representing the United States in the Netherlands, 2011 AKC Agility Nationals 12” Finalist, the #6 Schnauzer in 2010 AKC TopDogs rankings and participated in the 2011 AKC Invitational also making the finals in Orlando, Florida. Krusher also attended the 2011 AKC World Team Tryouts. In 2012 we attended USDAA Cynosports Nationals and were a finalist in Performance Grand Prix finishing 4th overall. Krusher loss his battle to cancer in 2016.

Kassie, Stacy’s rescue Border Collie was a 2011 & 2013 AKC Agility National 20” Finalist, 2016 AKC Agility National P16" Challengers Round and a 2010/ 2012/2016 USDAA National Steeplechase semi-finalist, won gold in PVP Jumpers at 2016 Cynosports at 11 years old . Kassie is also a dual venue champion MACH2/PACH and an ADCh-Bronze LAA-Bronze/PDCH. Kassie now joins Krusher at the Rainbow Bridge.

Seminar topics! 

Distance Skills and Obstacle Commitment

Friday, July 2nd, 3:30 - 7:30 pm

**SEMINAR IS FULL - PLEASE EMAIL FOR WAITLIST**

**Dinner will be included

$135 per team ($5 discount for current KK9 students)

Using 3-5 obstacle drills with jumps and tunnels, teams will focus on obstacle commitment and the ability to set lines. Handlers will learn to trust their dog and learn where their commitment is and when to head to the next obstacle.  **Dogs should be able to sequence 5 obstacles in a row**

Speed up! Get more speed from your dog!

Saturday, July 3rd, 9 am - 12:30 pm

**SEMINAR IS FULL - PLEASE EMAIL FOR WAITLIST**

$130 per team ($5 discount for current KK9 students)

Using short drills with jumps and tunnels, teams will concentrate on getting the most speed out of their dog! Handlers will be given specific and personalized ideas on how to get the most speed out of their dogs.  If your dog needs to speed up, this is the perfect seminar for you! **dogs must be familiar with tunnels and jumps and able to sequence**

Tight Turns! 

Saturday, July 3rd, 1:30 - 5 pm

**SEMINAR IS FULL - PLEASE EMAIL FOR WAITLIST**

$130 per team ($5 discount for current KK9 Students)

Does your dog seem to not understand collection? Does your dog have a hard time with wraps, and turns? It might be possible your dog turns very wide on turns, or knocks bars. Maybe your dog turns but then is slow to come out of the turn. Using short drills with jumps and tunnels, teams will concentrate on cueing collection!  **dogs must be able to sequence jumps and tunnels**

Fancy Skills and Drills

Sunday, July 4th, 9 am - 12:30 pm

**SEMINAR IS FULL - PLEASE EMAIL FOR WAITLIST**

$130 per team ($5 discount for current KK9 students)

We will be working on building the handler’s confidence and dog’s understanding of backside jump sends with some fancy handling thrown in the mix! If you want to show in AKC premiere or International type courses, this is the workshop for you! **Dogs must be able to do jumps and tunnels and be showing or training at the open/masters level**