Advanced Obedience & rally skills
Requirements: Dog must walk on lead on the handler's left without excessive pulling, sit on verbal command in front and at heel, down on command, stay when handler is in front 6 ' away, and come when called from at least 6'.
Session Length: 6 weeks
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Content: This course advances the handler and dog in the fundamental skills for all Obedience and Rally exercises, including steps to attentive heeling, proper position for "fronts," proper position "at heel," increased distance for recalls and stays from heel position and increased distance. Dogs must be able to work in a group setting with other dogs present within close proximity as some work will be in groups inside one ring.
Prerequisites include requirements listed above plus the handler has taken a prior class in basic obedience or competed in obedience or rally. This class provides the opportunity to train your dog in a show-like environment with other dogs present and environmental distractions necessary to instill desired attention. Advanced Obedience and Rally Skills is appropriate for trainers with plans to compete in obedience and/or rally trials or trainers looking for a structured weekly class to keep their dog developing as a desirable companion dog.