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Club Breakup Day

The club Christmas Breakup Day will be held on Sunday 9th December 2018 at the clubrooms. Father Christmas will be attending. Please let the Obedience Coordinator know how many children will be in attendance.

A guide to tracking and search titles

TRACKING AND SEARCH TITLES Tracking and Search Dog: Successful completion of Tracking and Search tests 1 – 3 Tracking and Search Dog Excellent: Successful completion of Tracking and Search tests 4 – 6 Tracking and Search Dog Champion: Successful completion of Tracking and Search tests 7 – 8 Tracking and Search Grand Champion: Successful completion of Tracking and Search tests...
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Gaining your dogs attention

NEVER START ANY EXERCISE WITHOUT FIRST GAINING YOUR DOGS ATTENTION This might sound simple but it is a challenge. Your four footed companion’s nose, eyes and ears will be seeking out all sorts of activities that it believes to be more interesting than you. You need to be more interesting than what is happening around it. Start by practicing at...
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A guide to tracking titles

TRACKING TITLES Tracking Dog:¬†Successful completion of tracking tests 1 – 3 Tracking Dog Excellent: Successful completion of tracking tests 4 – 6 Tracking Champion:¬†Successful completion of tracking tests 7 – 8   TRACKING TEST 1 – TRACKING A KNOWN PERSON Length of track: Approximately 400 metres Changes of direction: Two Articles on track: One Minimum time for commencement of track:...
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Training the recall command

THE MOST IMPORTANT OBEDIENCE COMMAND The dog training come command is probably the most important obedience command you will ever teach your puppy or older dog. At some point in time you will no doubt rely on it to guide your dog away from serious danger. Apart from being essential for safety reasons, when your dog has mastered the dog...
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