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Hours8 am - 10 pm

Obedience – Level 3

$165.00

6 weeks – Mondays at 6:30pm

Trainer: Donna Savoie

This Level 3 Obedience Class focuses on advanced obedience skills for you and your dog including promoting off leash reliability.

These classes will be held OUTDOORS at our training center, weather permitting. We will be enforcing social distancing of 12′ between clients.

Description

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Off Leash Obedience is a level 3 obedience class that is perfect for you if your dog has successfully completed Obedience 1 and Obedience 2.  This class is for you if:

  • You would love to play frisbee with your dog in the park but he doesn’t come when called.
  • You’d love to go off leash hiking with your dog but he might run away.
  • You don’t take agility or other off leash classes because your dog leaves you as soon as the leash is snapped off.
  • Your dog is great until the distraction level increases.
  • You want to be a Therapy Dog Team

Your dog will learn:

  • Sit, Down or Stand & Stay while YOU go out of site under any distraction.
  • Polite Greetings while YOU talk to another person and their dog while your dog remains calm and focused on you.
  • Heel: Get precision and duration in the Heel position.  Work toward performance level heeling.
  • Focus, Attention and Engagement under distraction.
  • Food Refusal:  Whether it’s food or another exciting object, your dog will learn to ignore things that are dropped or even tossed in her direction
  • RECALLS!!!  At this level of training you want off leash hiking, frisbee in a field, group class for agility or other off leash sport and your dog MUST recall from any distraction including other dogs, people even deer.
  • Engagement, Engagement Engagement
  • And More

You will learn:

  • Planning and training for the In Betweens and what that means.
  • Advanced training skills and techniques.
  • Maximum use of Luring, Shaping and using props to get behavior.
  • Reinforcement Strategies that will blow your dog’s mind!

Things to bring:

  • LOTS OF YUMMY FOOD – different flavors not mixed together and cut up into small reward sized pieces
  • Efficient system for food delivery – ie: training vest, treat pouch, etc.  Things that won’t work:  Manufacturer’s bag, zip lock bag, containers, etc.  Reinforcement MUST be on your person available for easy and efficient access during each training exercise.  No Exceptions.
  • Long Line – at least 15 ft – NO Retractable leashes.
  • Dog should be on a Flat Collar or harness.  No choke collars, no head collars.  Please call us if you use any other gear for your dog.
  • Dog’s favorite toys, at least 2.
  • Bowl for water
  • Mat (yoga mat, towel, etc.)

Prerequisites:

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 Obedience – Level 3 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.

Payments for all services must be made directly to Pack of Paws Dog Training.
All services are non-refundable. See Terms of Service for details.

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