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Poplar Street Bridge Construction until October 2021

In St. Louis, the Marion Street entrance ramp to northbound I-55 and the right lane of northbound I-55 approaching the Poplar Street Bridge will close. In addition, I-64 will be reduced to a single lane approaching the bridge.

On the Illinois side, the ramp to southbound Illinois 3 and southbound Tudor Avenue in East St. Louis will close.

The ramp from northbound Piggott Avenue in East St. Louis to eastbound I-55/64, which was closed on Feb. 22, will remain closed.

IDOT urges motorists to consider alternate routes, including the Interstate 70 Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge. Carpooling and using public transportation, following public health guidelines, are encouraged as well.

IDOT said the closures are necessary to replace the bridge decks on eastbound I-55/64.

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Welcome Back!

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be opening back up on May 1st! Please review our COVID19 policy before coming to class. During the stay at home order we’ve been adding new functionalities to our website to better serve you. We’ve added virtual training and behavior modification instruction. Private lessons can be booked online. And you can register for classes online with the option to pay by check, credit card, Paypal or Venmo (mobile only). Lastly, we’ve updated the look and design of our website so it’s easier to navigate and search for classes across all devices. We missed you and look forward to seeing you soon!

Triune Canine Training
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Open Practice February 20,2020

Open Agility Practice

Thursday, February 20, 2020

4:00-6:00 p.m. 

TRIUNE CANINE TRAINING AND EVENT CENTER 1903 E. EDWARDSVILLE ROAD

WOOD RIVER, IL 62095

Triune Canine Training AKC Agility

  • The cost to play is $10 per dog. (Cash or Check only) Fee includes 2 runs.
  • Agility Ring Practice is limited to 1 1/2 minutes per slot.
  • All dogs using the agility ring must be completely trained on all equipment and have off-leash control.
  • No prong collars, electronics or retractable leashes allowed in the building.
  • No obstacles may be worked on a leash.
  • Once you have completed your training slot, you can sign up again.
  • You may invite others into the ring to serve as help or distractions.
  • Treats will be allowed but during the show-n-go, only the following may be used:
    • Bite-size treats that are hard, dried or freeze-dried, or semi-dried are ok.
    • Examples of these treats would charlie bears (hard & crunchy), Zukes (semi-hard)
    • No string cheese, hotdogs, chicken or rolled dog food.
  • No food may be put on the obstacles.
  • There will be one standard course numbered or you can work what you’d like. The course will have a walkthrough at 3:50 p.m. and then later during the event if needed.

If you have any questions, contact Joan at triunecanine@gmail.com or 618-830-7216

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Distance Handling Workshop – January 25, 2020

Need Distance, we can help

Joan Meyer and Rai using the needed distance while Joan's neck is broken

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Joan Meyer and her sheltie, Rai, demonstrating the power of distance handling

Are you tired of being told you can’t keep up with your dog? Believe it or not, it’s actually a compliment!

The average dog’s speed is 15 – 20 mph. Some dogs can reach a speed of 45 mph over a short distance. The fastest human has clocked 28 mph but the fastest in a 5K run is only 6.42 mph. The following factors play a big role in every runner’s speed: gender, age, injuries, height, weight, and physical shape.

This workshop will teach you to overcome your human limitations by adding distance to your agility toolbox. Handling from a distance puts you in the right place at the right time without slowing down your dog.

Each session has room for 12 working teams and unlimited auditors. There are two sessions. Teams need to be competing to have a working spot.

Date: Saturday, January 25, 2020

Session 1: 9 am – 12 pm

Session 2: 1 pm – 4 pm

Cost: Working spot $75, Auditing spot $30

Location: Triune Canine Training and Event Center, 1903 E Edwardsville Road, Wood River, IL 62232. Indoors on Tex Turf

For more information please contact Joan at triunecanine@gmail.com or 618-830-7216. Please mail applications with payment to Triune Canine Training Center 1903 E Edwardsville Rd. Wood River, IL 62232 No refunds after January 18th unless there is a waitlist.

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December Agility Classes

Joan will be offering a 2-week session at the event center. Classes are on Wednesday evenings December 4th and 11th at 5, 6, 7, and 8 pm. The course will have nested elements, so the handler can choose which skill set they would like to work during the running of full courses. This gives them the opportunity to try different things in one class setting. The cost is $50.