Begins or continues basic obedience: sit, down, come, stay, walk on a leash, stand, play scent work, retrieve & hand signals. Focus is on individual problems, leadership & communication with your dogs. Bring notebook and vaccination records to first class of the six week course.
Continuing Basic Obedience
For dogs who have completed beginning classes. Improve on what your dog has learned with new exercises and drills in an atmosphere of fun.
Advanced Obedience Class Descriptions
Continuing Basic Obedience / Obedience II
A challenging class to expand skill from Beginning Obedience during and introduction to Obedience II.
For dogs completing Obedience I. Includes off-leash control, hand signals, heeling, retrieving, scent work, introduction to low jumps & polishing lessons started in Puppy and Obedience I. Improving on come when called.
Obedience III / CD Combined
Polishes skills learned in Obedience I & II. This class works on advanced retrieving, jumping, heeling, advanced obedience, with concentration on exercises for the CD title in the obedience ring. Hand signals & off-leash work included.
Open / Utility Combined
CDX refers to the second level of obedience titles and Utility is the most advanced level of obedience. Dogs are taught to retrieve a dumbbell, as well as off leash heeling, down on recall, broad jumps, sit and down stays with the owner out of sight. We also work on Utility exercises such as scent work, signals, directed jumping and the "send away" exercises. Very challenging to teach a dog & useful for more than just obedience trials.