What to Expect from a Obedience Group Class

When making the decision to enroll your dog in an obedience group class, there are many things to consider.

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A group class is a great way to not only teach your dog basic obedience, but to socialize and build confidence. There are many group classes that are offered and before you choose one, make sure that your class covers be below.

TECHNIQUE – There are many different techniques that trainers use. Make sure that the technique matches the needs of your dog. 

CONTROL – Guide your dog to make good decisions and then follow through.

 

      • GUIDANCE
      • REMINDER
      • DEMAND

 

  • REINFORCEMENT – Your dog loves your happy and excited praise. His confidence will grow and he’ll be prone to making good decisions with your positive encouragement.

 

    • ENCOURAGEMENT
    • PRAISE/AFFECTION
    • REWARD

EDUCATION – Expect to have a well behaved dog at the end of your class with expert knowledge in the basic obedience commands. 

 

  • OBEDIENCE COMMANDS

 

    • HEEL
    • SIT
    • DOWN
    • STAY
    • COME
    • “OKAY” THE RELEASE

PATIENCE – This is key! Your class should focus on teaching patience and give you tools to ensure that your dog is developing the self control he needs.

  • WALKING ON A LOOSE LEASH
  • WAITING FOR PERMISSION
  • DEVELOPING SELF CONTROL
  • HOW TO HOLD OBEDIENCE COMMANDS
  • DEVELOPING MORE FOCUS

 

For more information on the K9s Only Group Classes, don’t hesitate to call and speak to a trainer. There are several training programs available from Group Classes, Private One-On-One, and Take-Over raining. Find out which one is right for you and your family.

K9s Only West Los Angeles: 310-479-5900 (Next group class starts June 6th)

K9s Only Tarzana: 818-344-9663

 

 

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