Attention and Handling

Instructor: Ronnie Bizer

Who the class is for:

Attention and Handling is for dogs and puppies who have completed a basic obedience course and are preparing for AKC or UKC obedience competition at any level. Open to purebred and mixed breed dogs.

What you will learn :

The class focuses on perfection of the skills needed by dogs and handlers to compete successfully in the obedience ring at all levels. Includes work on all the exercises: heeling with pace changes, turns, and halts, off-lead heeling, formal recalls, retrieves, jumping, group sits and downs, with emphasis on keeping your dog’s attention while working. We emphasize training through praise and positive reinforcement.

For more information on obedience competition, visit http://www.akc.org/events/obedience/index.cfm or http://www.ukcdogs.com/dogevents.

What to bring:

  1. a collar,
  2. a leash,
  3. non-crunchy food treats, like hot dog slices or bits of cheese, and
  4. a favorite toy and a regulation obedience dumbbell.

How to sign up:

Return the Registration Form with your payment to reserve your place in the class.

The Vet Approval Form may be mailed with your registration or brought to the first night of class.

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