V1 – Foundations for Competition

This class is for dogs that have already completed our Pet Tricks class.

Wednesdays 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Thursdays 7:00pm - 8:00pm

$115 for 8 weeks

(once you are approved a $50 non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your spot in class)



Pre-registration: Required

Prerequisite: Pet Tricks class. Dog must be able to work in a busy class environment.



This class is geared for those planning to compete in obedience, rally and agility.

Competition Obedience Class with positive motivational training for the new dog and handler team. Offers all the foundation exercises for the competition rings, including recalls, quick fronts with chairs and treats, introduces the front box and swish poles, the broad jump, the pop-up stand for examination, standing cookie tosses & recalls, directed retrieve using plates, finishes, puppy/beginner jumps, introduction to hand signals, and begins formal heeling training with introduction to the figure eight, about turns, right turns, and left turns. Beginner sits & downs are included. This class is ongoing and students should plan to take a minimum of 4 sessions until the dog/handler team has a solid foundation for all of the exercises.

Students will be prepared to show in the Beginner Novice Class and have foundations for the Novice Class.



$115 (once you are approved a $50 non-refundable deposit is needed to reserve your spot in class) ($80 ODTC members)