Prerequisite: Dogs should be able to sit, down and come as well as walk on a loose leash. Class is designed for owners and dogs who are serious about training and eventually want to compete in Obedience, Rally, Agility, Therapy Dog and Canine Freestyle. Class is also designed for dogs who want to go on to Canine Good Citizen, Canine Good Citizen Advanced, and Canine Good Citizen Urban. Dogs should not be shy, or aggressive towards people or other dogs. They should be able to have a sit stay and a down stay for at least 30 seconds. 6 Weeks on going for $120 or $90 Member
Class taught with operant food training reward system. Bring a hungry dog and plenty of treats. Dogs will learn to heel next to their owners, have a change of pace, do right, left and about turns, sit and stand for exam, figure 8 and recall. Their goal will be to sit for 1 minute with the owner on the other side of the room and down for 3 minutes. We will stress how your body language affects your performance. By then end of this class with practice dogs will be ready to show in the beginning level of any venue i.e. Beginner Novice AKC.
They will also be ready to go on and take the CGC courses with the confidence passing.