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Obedience                 

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Unless noted otherwise, classes run for 6 weeks one night a week.  Classes generally last one hour or less depending on class size, content and age of the dog. Cost is $100 for 6 week session.

  • Please be sure to bring the correct amount of cash ($100). We may not have change.
  • Proof of rabies vaccination from veterinarian required for entry into class (exception young puppies - puppies must have 2 sets of shots before taking classes).
 

Classes will be held at our indoor training facility located at 8175 S. Osage (just 1/4 mile north of Loop 335 and Osage).
Look for the property with red pipe fencing and follow the drive way up to the red hangar, enter the south hangar on the 
east side. (Drive-way has two reflectors)


           New Class Registration: January 16, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:00
Below is a list of the classes, dates and times being offered

 
Certificate of rabies vaccination must be presented.  NO DOGS AT REGISTRATION. 
Class sizes are limited to provide you with the best possible instruction.
    Class is held for approximately one hour.

We recommend bringing your dog to class on a regular collar and leash. Please bring lots of soft treats either store bought training treats or string cheese or hotdogs cut into small pieces 

 

Day Time Description Instructor

   
Monday:
begins 1/20
 (6 weeks)
 
       7:45pm                                         
   Basic obedience   
                  Jeri Berryman           
Thursday:
begins 1/23
(6 weeks)

      6:30pm    
  Puppy class
                 Jeri Berryman
 

   
                     

Friday:
Begins 1/10
(6 weeks)

 
        6:30pm                                     
  Rally practice

(for those showing in any level of Rally)
 
             Donna Johnson


                 
  
              
       
Saturday:
begins 1/18
(6 weeks)

        9:00am
 Foundation Competition  
            Teresa Tucker
       
Saturday 
begins 1/18 


        10:15am                     
   Show Practice  
       

Description of the classes:

PUPPY - This is a class limited only to puppies.  This is to help with the puppy woes and worries of teaching the simplest steps in getting your puppy out and about. This class will teach some basic commands of sit, down, stay and come when called and also consists of socialization and working on games to teach your puppy how to learn. For the safety of your puppy, she will need to have had at least her second set of puppy vaccinations to attend.
BASIC OBEDIENCE You and your dog will learn the basics of training and games to help improve your training skills. At the end of six weeks your dog will come when called, walk on a loose leash, sit, down and stay. There will also be information regarding socialization, grooming and health. 


 COMPETITION Foundation - For this class the dog needs to know all of the individual elements of Novice Obedience in the show ring. (Sit, stay, down, heel with attention, stand, come, and finish.) Work will be done on handling your dog in and out of the ring, setting up for exercises, building enthusiasm, attire, rules and regulations, proofing and polishing the exercises.
Instructor approval is required. 
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ADVANCED COMPETITION / SHOW PREP - Instructor approval is required. 

RALLY - AKC Rally is a successful stepping stone from the AKC Canine Good Citizen® program to the world of obedience or agility. This class will focus on preparing students for AKC Rally showing for all levels.  Prerequisite includes a Basic Obedience class.


FLATWORK Flatwork is the agility foundation, teaching you how to handle and how to make all your body language clear, consistent, coherent, and timely while teaching your dog how to take direction and stay on course!

RALLY ADVANCED & EXCELLENT - This class will focus on course work for the Advanced and Excellent levels of AKC Rally.

CLICKER - Any dog of any age interested in a beginning level of the exciting world of clicker.


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