Hours8 am - 10 pm


Intro to Competition Obedience for AKC – Beginner


Starts March 15 at 10am

Minimum Requirements:  Completion of Obedience I and Obedience II.  This is not a beginner Obedience Course.  



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Novice Exercises and Scores

The exercises and maximum scores in the Novice classes:

  1. Heel on Leash and Figure Eight – 40 points
  2. Stand for Examination – 30 points
  3. Heel Free – 40 points
  4. Recall – 30 points
  5. Sit Stay – Get Your Leash – 30 points
  6. Group Exercise – Sit & Down Stay – 30 points

Maximum Total Score 200 points

Open A Exercises and Scores

The exercises and maximum score in the Open A class:

  1. Heel Free and Figure Eight – 40 points
  2. Command Discrimination (Stand, Down, Sit) – 30 points
  3. Drop on Recall 30 points
  4. Retrieve on Flat – 20 points
  5. Retrieve over High Jump – 30 points
  6. Broad Jump – 20 points
  7. Stand Stay – Get Your Leash – 30 points

Maximum Total Score 200 points

This is NOT a beginner course. NO REACTIVE DOGS.

If you are not sure if you meet the minimum requirements, please give us a call.  If you enroll in this course and you and your dog are found to NOT meet the minimum requirements you will be transferred to an appropriate class.


PLEASE NOTE: Do not feed your dog their regular meal immediately before your training session. If your lesson interrupts your regular feeding schedule, please feed your dog only a small portion of their regular meal.

All handlers must be 18 years or older and physically able to restrain the dog. Persons under the age of 18 are only permitted to hold the leash with an adult present and handling a secondary safety line.

No Refunds on any service for any reason. Once you reserve your spot in a class OR purchase an item, there is no refund opportunity for any reason. No exceptions.

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