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 and return around your dog (20 sec)

  • Stand stay and return around your dog (15 sec)

  • Stand for exam (aim for handler’s dog is not to jump up and show signs of aggression. Acceptable if dog moves) 

  • Fronting your dog

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.