Basic Obedience Levels I, II, and III

IMG_0582 4x6Basic Obedience Level 1

The goal of Basic 1 class is to train you to train your dog to be a nice companion dog and family pet. You and your puppy will work on perfecting the basic commands including:

  • Heeling on Leash
  • Sit and Down
  • Sit/Stay (1-3minutes) & Down/Stay (2-4 minutes)
  • Off Leash Recall
  • Basic hand signals for safety

Requirements: Dogs must be at least 4 months old and if your dog is 6 months or older we will need a copy of a Rabies vaccine certificate href=”http://josephsdogtraining.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Mass-Code-for-Rabies.pdf”>Mass Code for Rabies

 * Instructors are subject to change without notice*

 

Starting Dates

Day

Time

Instructor

Comments

October 4

 Wednesday

 10:00-10:45am

 Michael McGrath

 FULL

October 5

 Thursday

 10:00-10:45am

Michael McGrath

 FULL

October 5

 Thursday

 5:00-5:45pm

 Michael McGrath

 FULL

October 31

 Tuesday

 5:00-5:45pm

Michael McGrath

 FULL

November 18

 Saturday

10:15-11:00am

Michael McGrath

 FULL

November 29

Wednesday

10:00-10:45am

Michael McGrath

 

November 30

Thursday

10:00 – 10:45am

Michael McGrath

November 30

 Thursday

 5:00-5:45pm

Michael McGrath

 FULL

December 19

 Tuesday

 5:00-5:45pm

Michael McGrath

 

 January 6

 Saturday

10:15 – 11:00am

Michael McGrath

January 17

Wednesday

10:00 – 10:45am

Michael McGrath

 

January 18

 Thursday

 10:00-10:45am

Michael McGrath

 

January 18

 Thursday

 5:00-5:45pm

Michael McGrath

 

Basic Obedience Level 2 

Basic 2 gives you and your dog the opportunity to perfect behaviors learned in Basic Level 1. By the end of the class, all puppies will:

  • Heel on & off leash
  • Sit/Stay & Down/Stay with handler at a distance
  • Recall from a distance
  • Recall through a tunnel of dogs & handlers
  • Figure eight exercise
  • Stand for examination exercise

Requirements: Graduation from Basic Level 1 Training

Starting Dates

Day

Time

Instructor

Comments

October 4

Wednesday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

 FULL

November 18

Saturday

 11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

 FULL

November 29

Wednesday

 11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath 

 

January 6

 Saturday

 11:30-12:15pm

 Michael McGrath

 

January 17

Wednesday

 11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath 

 

 Basic Obedience Level 3 

Basic 3 builds on the skills learned in Basic 2 and focuses on enabling the dog and handler to work as a team off leash in all of the exercises.

Starting Dates

Day

Time

Instructor

Comments

 October 31

 Tuesday

 7:00-7:45pm

Michael McGrath

 FULL

 December 19

Tuesday 

7:00-7:45pm

 Michael McGrath

 

 February 6

 Tuesday  7:00-7:45pm Michael McGrath