Dan Lindquist

Dan Lindquist has a strong background in the military and law enforcement. He spent many years working in k-9 training. He owned his own Investigations business and when he met Monica in 2012 he decided to join DGF. In 2014 they moved to a full time location in Spring TX and began to work towards the dream of building a family owned business dedicated to dog training.

Dan has always had a love of dogs and has owned Boxers and GSP’s most of his adult life. He is currently teaching scent work, rat classes as well as dock diving here at DGF.

Classes taught by Dan Lindquist

Dock 101

In this class teams will work at their own pace to learn confident swimming skills and then learn to jump off the dock. This is a 6 week class suitable for all dogs from those who have never swam before to dogs looking for a bit more pool time!

Dock Diving – Air Retrieve

Air Retrieve teaches your dog how to fly. AR is a dock game in which the dog knocks off or catches a suspended bumper from increasing distance. Not only is AR another fun dock game, but it can help improve your overall distance and pop. Dogs must be confidently jumping...

Super Swimmers: Doggie Swim Class

If you want to teach your dog to swim this is the class for you! In this class dogs will learn to love the water will be in taught how to safely enter and exit the pool and proper swimming techniques. Handler‘s will learn water safety skills such as wind/where...

Scent, Search, Find! Scent Work Foundations – 1 Hour Long

The sport of scent work is based on the work of professional detection dogs as dogs have a sense of smell that is up to 100,000 times better then ours! In sport scent work teams work together to find essential odors such as Birch, Anise, Clove, Cypress, and more. In...

Scent, Search, Find! Scent Work Foundations – 1.5 Hour Long

The sport of scent work is based on the work of professional detection dogs as dogs have a sense of smell that is up to 100,000 times better then ours! In sport scent work teams work together to find essential odors such as Birch, Anise, Clove, Cypress, and more. In...

Scentwork Advanced

This class is for dogs and their handlers that have been previously introduced to odor and have noticeable behavior change (or indication) for target odors. Distractions and different types of hides will be introduced for your dog, focusing on working comfortably in locations to increase confidence for searches. This class...

Urban Rats

A fun class for dogs that love to use their nose! Urban Rats will focus on introduction to rats used during sports like Happy Ratters and Barn Hunt. This environment will mimic a lot of what you see in an urban setting, encouraging the dogs to find rats. We welcome...

Mantrailing

Mantrailing is a fun sport teaching dogs to find hidden people by following their unique scent trail. All dog’s have a natural ability to hunt and therefore Mantrailing provides them with an outlet to do this in a safe, controlled and constructive way.