Review Exercises from Responsible Dog Ownership Course:

  • Name recognition

  • Watch me

  • Heeling at all paces incorporating:

    • Sit (teaching automatic sits)

    • Stand

    • Drop

    • Right about turns

    • Left about turns

    • Left turn

    • Right turn

  • Sit Stay and return around your dog (20 sec)

  • Drop stay beside the handler

  • Stand stay beside the handler

  • Fronting your dog

  • Formal Recall with either handler stepping back into the heel position or sending their dog to heel.

Main focus on all exercises is to encourage or teach how to fade food lures.

Enrichment Exercise - Instructor’s choice of exercise(s) from:

  • Weaving between cones

  • Curving in close proximity to another dog

  • Leaving a food item in a container placed on the ground

  • Leaving a toy item placed on the ground

  • Café time: One handler sitting with their dog while another walks by with their dog (controlled safe distance)

  • Weaving between handlers and their dogs. Handler encouraged to reward their dogs when another passes without interaction (handlers whose dogs are reactive are exempt from participating in this exercise)

  • Showing handlers appropriate dog to dog greeting/interaction on lead (only for dogs that are not reactive and careful pairing of dogs by the instructor must be done) 

 

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Next Training Date

Sunday 30th June is an Adult Dog Joiner (dogs aged 6 months and older) for the Club's Responsible Dog Ownership (RDO) Course.

The next Puppy Joiner (dogs under 6 months of age) for our Puppy Classes is Sunday 7th July.

Please check registration and class times and arrive at least 15 minutes early.