Details: Classes meet for approximately 1 hour, once a week, on Wednesdays, for 3 weeks (a total of 3 sessions). This class is intended for dogs continuing on from a beginning obedience/manners class. Goals will include but not limited to:
Preparation for passing the Therapy Dog Test; Passing the AKC Canine Good Citizen test; Passing the AKC Advanced Canine Good Citizen test; Stand/Stay for Exam from 3-6 feet away, with Teacher briefly petting dog; Long sits and downs from 30 feet away and for some dogs handlers going out of sight!; Loose leash heeling with automatic sits (heel/sit) and for some dogs off-leash heeling!; We will incorporate some rally obedience maneuvers; Off leash recalls; Directed retrieve & directed retrieve over jumps (broad jump, high jump, panel jump); Some fun & games!
Class Prerequisites: Classes are for any dog over 6 months old and It is REQUIRED that you have had a beginning basic obedience/manners class with Cari Bowe, Kathy Dunn, or Chere McMillan or meet with Kathy to determine if this is the right class for your dog. Your dog must be well socialized and able to be in a room with other dogs without being stressed. All dogs should be able to do the basic obedience skills: sit, down, come, wait, brief stay, & walk/heel with a loose leash.
Classes Begin: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m
Class Location will be announced to registered participants.
Classes fill up FAST! SPACE IS LIMITED. So if you plan to join us, please RSVP ASAP!!!
Vaccinations Requested: DHLP-Parvo, Rabies & Bordetella (if you do titer testing please let me know)