Victoria Frederick

Victoria has been training dogs for as long as she could remember. From years of borrowing her neighbor’s dogs to take on walks, her parents finally relented and got her a puppy, and soon she and her young border collie were inseparable. From early on Victoria was borderline obsessed with agility and dreamed of nothing more than trailing her dog. Of course they did all the standard obedience, CGC, herding, and rally classes, but agility was still a newer sport so she took all the information she could from one little dog agility magazine in her possession to learn.

So armed with several buckets for jumps, sticks for weaves, and various planks of wood she made her own course with which to train her dog (and all the other neighborhood dogs.) As the popularity grew, so did the availability of classes. Soon she was begging anyone she could to take her to seminars, trials, and events. At the age of 12 she was asked to host the dog agility portion of the summer community day where she ran her dogs as well as the fellow kids on her junior handler team. Since then Victoria has successfully shown five dogs in the agility ring both in and out of her home state of Pennsylvania.

Years have gone on, and although Victoria has put away the buckets and rudimentary sticks for training, her passion for training has never ceased. She is committed to teaching all dogs, no matter what breeds, breeding, age, and sharing her love for everything training to their owners. Her foundation of instruction is built on having the best relationship with your dog as you can, and letting that be the foundation for any type of training, sport, or activity you strive for.

On a personal level, Victoria is new(er) to Texas, having moved down from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania two years ago. She is a project manager for a group of engineers in Waller, TX. Outside of work she is very active and passionate about volunteering at a therapeutic riding barn in the area, and currently training for a half marathon in the fall. Along on this whole journey is her three year old border collie named Pilot. They live on the airport (just a happy coincidence.) He is her buddy and she is committed to filling his life with endless walks, lots of agility, and all the chick fil a runs he can handle!

Classes taught by Victoria Frederick

101 – AGILITY FOUNDATIONS

This foundation class covers all obstacle and handling skills needed for success in agility. Teams will learn fundamental games for proper jump performance, confident  contact behaviors, independent weave pole performance, and ring readiness.

This class is on-going so that you can join at anytime

102 – Learning Life

This course will cover Focus, attention, basic manners, cooperative care, stimulus control, shaping, drive building, toy play, decompression, and how to create a mentally stable working partner!! Please note that this class is appropriate for dogs and handlers of all ages! While this class is EXTREMELY helpful to dogs of...

103 – Brilliant Basics: Manners & Basic Obedience

This 6 week class is perfect for the beginner dog owner or for experienced owners with a new addition! Learn how to communicate better with your dog, establish a mat behavior, walk on a loose leash, and more. Dogs and handlers of all ages are welcome! This class is a...

104 – Canine Good Citizen (CGC)

The Canine Good Citizen program was created by the AKC to promote responsible dog ownership and encourage the training of well mannered dogs. The test itself is a series of ten skills that focus on making you and your canine partner just that…good citizens. In this class we will broaden...

105- Advanced Canine Good Citizen (CGCA)

Looking for something to do with your furry companion after you pass the AKC CGC test? What about increasing your dog’s level of basic obedience and manners within the community by learning skills for the Canine Good Citizen Advanced title? This too, is a 10-step test of skills that dogs...

Enrichment Palooza

In this 6 week course teams will learn games, activities, and puzzles that lead to a happy fully enriched dog! Enrichment training has been shown to have many mental and physical benefits for all dogs. From bouncy puppies, injured, reactive, fearful, overly excited, and aging dogs will all leave this...

Treibball 101

Treibball (‘try-ball’) is one of the newest activities in the dog sport circuit! Started in Germany, it has been deemed as simply “ball herding” or “dog soccer,” it has slowly made its way to the US and has been growing ever since. This sport is not exclusively for herding breeds, any breed...

Intro to Dog Sports! 2.0

Have an active dog that would excel at a sport or activity, but don’t know where to start? With so many different activities out there, it can be hard to decide which one (or more!) that’s a perfect fit for you both. Our Dog Sports 2.0 class is here to...

Shed Hunting

Shed Hunting is a dog sport that involves searching for antlers that have been naturally shed by deer or elk.  Dogs are trained to use their keen sense of smell to find these antlers in a way that provides mental and physical stimulation to the dog/handler team. This 4-week class...