Basic Class

Our Basic Obedience Class is currently being reviewed to include the Black Hawk Canine Good Basics – If you would like more details about training times and classes please contact our Obedience Coordinator for further information. As a club we are always striving to bring new and up to date training to our members.

Classes held at 6.30pm or 7pm on Tuesday Evenings

The following list is a guideline of what you will be taught and assessed on in the Basic Obedience Class and includes the Canine Good Basic training also.

 Name recognition: Dog must respond to their name

 Treats: Dog must take a treat nicely

 Collar grab: The handler must be able to grab their dogs collar and move the dog a short distance while their dog remains calm

 Acceptance of other dogs: The dog is accepting of the presents of other dogs

 Controlled walk: Have your dog walk at a heel with a loose lead and change direction whilst doing so

 Sit & Down

 Stays: Down stay for 1 minute while you walk away 5-10 paces

 Recall: Dog to wait while you walk away 5-10 paces, turn and when requested by instructor, call the dog to sit in front of you

 Examination: Dog to remain quietly beside handler and not present timid or aggressive type behaviours, such as growling, cowering away, hiding behind handler, biting, lunging or jumping while someone approaches and examines your dog’s ears, eyes, mouth, paws, tail and body.

 Responsible ownership: The handler must be able to answer 5 standardised questions regarding responsible dog ownership correctly.