MISSION & OBJECTIVES

 Canine Star Training Academy, Inc. (CSTA) shall not be conducted or operated for profit and no part of any profits or remainder or residue from training, fees or donations to CSTA shall inure to the benefit of any member or individual. 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

CSTA’s mission is to provide quality dog training classes giving dogs a solid foundation that are a joy to live with have good manners in the presence of people and other dogs fully enjoy the company of the owner who took the time to provide training, intellectual stimulation, and a high quality life as an all-around member of the family and/or for competition in rally, obedience, freestyle, agility, flyball and other performance events. All breeds, mixed or purebred and all ages, puppy through advance, are welcomed in a positive, fun environment.


OBJECTIVES OF CSTA 

  • To provide opportunities for its members to instruct dogs and dog owners in obedience, performance, and to hold interactive events that are in the interest of the members and the community
  • To protect and advance the interests of all dogs by offering classes to the community
  • To educate the community regarding responsible dog ownership
  • To offer national service organizations, national therapy dog organizations, and rescue organizations the options of training opportunities


CSTA OFFICERS AND BOARD MEMBERS

President:  Mary K Hartney

V. President:  Heather Bates

Secretary:  Barbara Reis

Treasurer:  Amy Reinhart

Board Member:  Johnann Goines

Board Member:  Ken Mattson

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CSTA is an AKC FIT Dog Club

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CSTA received approval for an AKC FIT Dog Club. 

Our AKC Urban class meets the minimum requirements.


More information from AKC 


Now more than ever, fitness is important for both dogs and people. The most commonly recommended exercise to improve fitness is walking. Walking is considered a safe activity that improves muscular strength, circulation, memory, weight loss, increases energy, helps with sleep, and reduces stress. The American Heart Association recommends walking a minimum of 150 minutes per week. Participation in the AKC FIT DOG program will bring health benefits to both you and your dog.