Obedience Levels I, II, III

IMG_0582 4x6Obedience Level 1

The goal of Level 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. Please click on link:   Mass Code Rabies

 * Instructors are subject to change without notice and we ask that handlers accompanying dogs in class be at least 10-years old*

Starting Dates

Day

Time

Instructor

Comments

July 25

Thursday

5:00 – 5:45pm

Michael McGrath

FULL

August 7

Wednesday

10:00 – 10:45am

Michael McGrath

August 20

Tuesday

6:00 – 6:45pm

Michael McGrath

FULL

September 7

Saturday 

10:15-11:00am

Michael McGrath FULL

September 12

Thursday 

5:00-5:45pm

Michael McGrath

 September 25

Wednesday

10:00-10:45am

Michael McGrath

October 8

Tuesday

6:00-6:45pm

Michael McGrath

October 26

Saturday

10:15-11:00am

Michael McGrath

October 31

Thursday

5:00 -5:45pm

Michael McGrath

November 13

Wednesday

10:00 – 10:45am

Michael McGrath

November 26

Tuesday

6:00 – 6:45pm

Michael McGrath

December 21

Saturday

10:15 – 11:00am

Michael McGrath

December 26

Thursday

5:00 – 5:45pm

Michael McGrath

January 8, 2020

Wednesday

10:00 – 10:45am

Michael McGrath

Obedience Level 2 

Level 2 gives you and your dog the opportunity to perfect behaviors learned in 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

August 7

Wednesday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

FULL

September 7

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

FULL

September 25

Wednesday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

October 26

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

FULL

November 13

Wednesday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

December 21

Saturday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

January 8, 2020

Wednesday

11:30-12:15pm

Michael McGrath

 Obedience Level 3 

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

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Starting Dates

Day

Time

Instructor

Comments

July 2

Tuesday

7:00-7:45pm

Michael McGrath

     FULL

August 20

Tuesday

7:00-7:45pm

Michael McGrath     FULL

October 8

Tuesday 7:00-7:45pm Michael McGrath FULL

November 26

Tuesday

7:00-7:45pm

Michael McGrath

FULL

January 28, 2020

Tuesday

7:00-7:45pm

Michael McGrath