- Masks must be worn at all times
- Social distancing (6′ or 2m)
- Class sizes are limited
- Classes are held outside, when appropriate
- Nosework classes are live-streamed over Zoom when they are held indoors. You can watch from your car while you are not working your dog.
Dog Training Policies
Working spots in regular weekly classes go to students who enroll for a full 6-week session first. In the event there are still openings, working spots will be available on a “drop-in” basis at the cost of $35 per 1-hour class. Pre-registration is required for “drop-in” spots to ensure there is space available. Please email us to inquire about availability.
The cost for a 6-week session of weekly classes is $180. Classes with over 4 dogs will last about 1 hour. Classes with fewer than 4 dogs will last about 1/2 hour. Classes will have no more than 7 dogs.
The cost for private training is $45 per 30 minute block at our facility in Franklin, MA or online. We recommend scheduling 30 minutes per dog. If our trainer needs to travel to you or a location other than our facility, a travel fee will apply.
If a class, clinic or workshop is cancelled due to circumstances beyond the control of The Dog’s PACE LLC, a credit for the cost of the event will be assigned to the student.
If you are unable to attend for any reason, the refund policy applies.
Safety is a top priority at The Dog’s PACE. However, with students commuting to us from all over the region, it is impossible for us to say where road conditions are the worst. We cancel based on the weather at our location in Franklin, MA. The Dog’s PACE LLC leaves it up to the students to determine if travel conditions are safe for their personal travel. Regardless of whether or not classes are canceled, please keep your and your dog’s safety in mind when making this decision. The choice to commute or not is a personal one.
In light of current COVID-19 advisories, The Dog’s PACE LLC has taken all recommended precautions following the State and CDC recommendations.
The Dog’s PACE will announce cancellations on this website and the Follow They Nose Facebook page. Cancellations will be made by:
- 9 am for classes starting before 12 pm
- 11 am for classes starting 12 pm – 5 pm
- 3 pm for classes starting after 5 pm
Up to 14 days before the start of any class, clinic, intensive class, workshop, private lesson, or sniff through/mock trial, we will issue a full refund less a $10 processing fee.
No refunds will be issued less than 14 days prior to the start date.
Effective date: December 23, 2018
The Dog’s PACE, LLC (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.thedogspace.net website (the “Service”).
Information Collection And Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Phone number
- Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
- Cookies and Usage Data
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking & Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
The Dog’s PACE uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain the Service
- To notify you about changes to our Service
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
- To provide customer care and support
- To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
- To monitor the usage of the Service
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
Transfer Of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.
Disclosure Of Data
The Dog’s PACE may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To protect and defend the rights or property of The Dog’s PACE
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
- To protect against legal liability
Security Of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.