Attention: All Classes are currently postponed until April 13


Competition Obedience

Delve into the world of competition obedience with our various class levels designed to suit the needs of you and your dog. Please note that class composition often changes with dogs and handlers of varying skills, as such we may ask that you join a different class depending on the level of you and your dog.  If you are unsure of what level to join or if competition obedience classes are right for your dog please send us an email at [email protected] to discuss the classes further.


To register for classes click on "Registration Calendar" button below. You will need to sign up with the calendar to have access to class registrations. Once you have signed up, click on the class you would like to register in. Then click the "New Booking" button in the bottom left corner of the class to add your name to the class list. If a class is full you can choose to add your name to the waitlist for that class.

Class Registration Calendar

 Beginner Novice

Start Date: Thursday, April 16 at 8:30pm *FULL*

                  

$200+tax for six weeks

Let’s start off on the right paw! We’ll lay foundations for great engagement and attention from your dog, introduce pivot platforms and pots, get our position change mechanics right for seamless sits, downs, stands, and settles, learn how to develop a heeling focal point, and share tricks to enhance fun and success for you and your dog. You will learn how these skills are incorporated into competition obedience behaviours. This class is designed to be repeated until you and your dog have a solid foundation and are able to complete basic heeling.


Pre-requisite: none

Novice Polishing

Start Date: Thursday, April 16 at 9:45am

                  $200+tax for six weeks

In this level we’ll start putting our foundations together into on-leash heeling, figure eights, stands for exam, off-leash healing, recalls, and stays. Exciting!


Pre-Requisites:

  • Understand a pot pivot and stand on platform
  • Understands a proper position mechanics (eg. tuck sit, fold back down), stand without forward movement)
  • Can perform sustained attention heeling

Open Beginner

Start Date: Thursday, April 16 at 11:00am

$200+tax for six weeks

This class continues to build on the previously taught novice skill. We’ll also begin teaching the skills you’ll need for Open level, including retrieve, drop on recall, broad jumps, and position changes from a distance. This class is designed to be repeated until you and your dog have a full retrieve.


Pre-Requisites:

  • Understand a pot pivot and stand on platform
  • Understands a proper position mechanics (eg. tuck sit, fold back down, stand without forward movement)
  • Able to complete a basic heeling pattern
  • Can perform novice exercises

Novice Polishing & Open Beginner

Start Date: Thursday, April 16 at 7:15pm *FULL*

$200+tax for six weeks

In this level we’ll start putting our foundations together into leash heels, figure eights, stands for exam, off leash healing, recalls, and stays. Exciting! We’ll also begin teaching the skills you’ll need for Open level, including retrieve, drop on recall, broad jumps, and position changes from a distance. This class is designed to be repeated until you and your dog have a full retrieve.


Pre-Requisites:

  • Understand a pot pivot and stand on platform
  • Understands a proper position mechanics (eg. tuck sit, fold back down), stand without forward movement)
  • Can perform sustained attention heeling

Open Utility

Start Date: Thursday, April 16 at 6:00pm *4 spots left*

$200+tax for six weeks

Time to graduate to open and utility level exercises. We’ll improve upon those in the last class, plus add retrieves on the flat and high jumps, out-of-sight stays, seek back, article work, signals, a moving stand, and directed jumping. Now you’re really looking good!


Pre-Requisites:

  • Ability to stay connected with the handler when off leash
  • Able to complete a heeling pattern
  • Has a full retrieve