In Obedience classes you and your dog will learn the basic commands, such as sit, down, off, come when called, settle on a mat and preliminary leash walking at the beginner level. You will learn to avoid common problem behaviours by developing your dog’s self control and ability to focus and respond to you around other dogs and people.
Once your dog has mastered some of the basics, they can move on to more difficult obedience and continue to create a happy and confident dog who understands what is expected of them.
Topics that will be covered include: name response, sit, down, stay, off, focus and teaching your dog to wait for a release. We also cover loose lead walking, impulse control and settle on a mat. All exercises are progressive and skills are built from the first class to the last.
Once you have mastered the basics, you can hone your skills through our intermediate level classes and be ready for some “extra curricular” activities such as: agility, disc dog, flyball, Rally Obedience, tricks or therapy work.