This is a basic survey class designed specifically for kids and for 4-H members who want to learn more about working with dogs and 4-H members preparing for the summer shows. They will be introduced to all disciplines including obedience, rally, agility and conformation. Upon completion of this class, all students will be invited to participate in Granny Rose’s annual Show ‘N Show Off day held each June (additional fees may apply). This event features full length obedience, rally, agility and conformation elements.
Please Note: Parental supervision may be required as deemed necessary by the instructor.
What you will learn:
This is a survey class that will introduce you to all facets of training including obedience, rally, agility and conformation. It is also designed to help your dog become a more integral part of your family. This is also the perfect class for those in 4-H wishing to prepare for 4-H shows.
What you will need:
- A collar (of any type) that will not slip over your dog’s head. For example, your dog should not be able to back up, and out, of his collar.
- A leash at least 6 foot in length (a leather leash is recommended for the owner’s comfort).
- If you are using treats as a means of positive reinforcement, they must be in the form of a NON-CRUNCHY variety.