Class One

Class One

Time

12:15pm to 1:15pm
Every Sunday

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)

Stage 1 Test – taken in Class 1 to move into Class 2

• No tit-bits can be used during the course of the test
• As much encouragement and as many commands as necessary may be given
• Exercise must be completed with a distraction (another handler and dog standing by the test ring)
• No more than 7 points can be lost to pass

What your dog will be tested on:

• Heelwork (on lead): Lead must remain slack and a tight lead will be penalized
• Heelwork (off lead): Dog’s attention must remain on the handler and must remain with handler throughout the exercise
• Novice Recall (off lead): Includes a formal present and finish
• Sit Stay (off lead) – 1 minute
• Down Stay (off lead) – 2 minutes
• With handler standing by their dog and the dog must be able to be handled by the judge

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Annual Membership Fees

(In order to attend any classes or courses, you must have a paid for annual membership with the club)
• Annual Single Membership: £15
• Annual Joint Membership: £20

Introductory Course Fees

(All new members must enroll their dog / puppy on our introductory 8 Week Course)
• 8 Week Course: £50

Class Charges

All classes (except 8 Week Course): £2 a week.

*Payments can be made by cash or cheque. We are NOT able to take card payments.