Class 1

Time

12:15pm to 1:15pm

Summary

Class 1 is for handlers who have passed the basic stage test.

The class is taught partially off-lead and the handler is expected to start to phase out treats.

Exercises

The following new exercises are covered by the class:

  • Heel work (off-lead)
  • Stays (off-lead/with distractions)
  • Novice recall (off-lead)
  • ‘A’ recall (straight line)
  • Basic Retrieve
  • Distance Control (next to dog)

Assessment

Assessments for class 1 are held on the 2nd Sunday of the month subject to instructor availability.

  • Heel work on lead
  • Heel work off-lead
  • Novice Recall off-lead
  • 1 minute sit stay
  • 2 minute down stay