In this class we'll address how to help you live with your companion dog. Be it a sport dog first or a pet these are subjects we've found to be essential for living with any dog - particularly our high drive and high energy dogs.
Marker system - How you communicate with your dog
Gear review - What leash and collar is right for your dog?
Whiplash turn - Does your dog know what to do when they hear their name?
Sit - Does your dog understand what this means?
Down - Can your dog hold a down?
Go to your mat - Teach your dog a spot to seek out and stay when you want some space.
Loose leash walking - Definitely the most sought after behavior!
Hand Target - What is this and why is it important?
Chin rest - How can this help my day to day life?
Impulse control work - Does your dog have the clarity of mind to make the right choice even when excited?
Greeting a stranger - Can your dog greet a stranger calmly and respectfully?
Handling tolerance - Can you and your vet, groomer, pet sitter examine your dog safely? How about grooming? Nails?
Muzzle introduction - Why should my dog know how to safely accept a muzzle and how can I help them achieve this?
Recall - Coming when called every time.
This class will be in Portland, OR at Wet Dog Wellness' awesome indoor and matted facility.
May 8, Harmony Canine Training, 615
May 11, Harmony Canine Training, 615
Canine Good Citizen Class and Test
Check out the AKC website for more information on the CGC test!