Step 5

Step 5 is our introduction to competition class! Linda Holway, our excellent obedience instructor, will teach you how to have great fun with your dog while covering the intricacies of the Competition ring! This class is suitable for teams with Step 4 level obedience skills, or who have passed their CGC.

This class is taught in a drop-in format! If you are transitioning from Step 4, we will convert your classes to a drop in class card. Join NEDTC to purchase a member drop in class card for further discounts!


Equipment:
 Tools for this class include bringing a six foot lead(light weight) and a retrieve toy. Clickers will be supplied by trainers or bring your own!

Topics Covered:

  • Attention!  (look or watch used a emergency word can be very effective)

  • Clicker Training

  • Jumps

  • Retrieve (must bring a toy or something for the dog to retrieve)

  • Heeling and automatic sits

  • Figure eights 

  • Hand signals

  • Down on recall at a distance