This class is for the teams desiring to polish their Basic Obedience skills and/or in preparations for competition in AKC trials/shows. Prerequisites for this class is completion of the Basic Obedience class. Skills acquired in this class will be familiarization with ring etiquette, positioning skills, and tips from an experienced handler. Solidifying all novice exercises, heel on and off leash, one minute sit, three minute down, figure eight, and recall will be emphasized.
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.
- Satisfactory Completeion of Beginning Obedience Class or consent of instructor
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Beginner and Intermediate Obedience or Instructor Approval.