Requires a minimum of Basic Obedience training. Handler must have a good understanding of how to execute all Novice obedience commands. (Heel, halt, about turn, circle left/right, fast/slow, front, finish, stand your dog, and return to heel) Dogs MUST have a sound Sit & Down STAY as well as a sound Recall. Dogs with any aggressive or reactive tendencies must get prior permission from an instructor.
Dogs & handlers will learn the skills necessary to be ready to enter the obedience competition ring. Focus will be on perfecting each exercise at the Beginner Novice, Novice levels. There will be a strong focus on attention and heeling with engagement. Those who are ready will begin working on the Open Obedience exercises.
What to bring to class:
The following topics will be covered:
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