Fun and Basics 2
This class is open to all dogs that have completed either our Puppy Start Right or Fun and Basics 1 class. This is where the fun starts! Using Clicker Training we will teach useful skills – such as ‘pick up your toys and put them in a box’. All done in an environment of fun and enjoyment for both the dog and the owner. We can also ‘perfect’ basic skills such as heeling nicely, stay and recalls during this class.
Training topics include
Walking on and off lead, Increasing self-control with temptation Sit, Drop, Stand with distance, duration & distractions . Come – on one call with distractions, Leash Manners & walk without pulling, Greeting Manners without jumping, Clicker Training, luring, shaping and targeting. Let’s turn the light on….and tips to teach tricks. Settle down and Chill Out
Discussion topics include
Understanding behaviour and body language. Using clickers and reward markers. Getting and keeping the connection. Proactive positive problem solving. Learn to Earn. Successful Canine parenting. Applying different training techniques. Desensitising and counter conditioning.
Entry Requirements – dog must be over 16 weeks and have completed our Fun and Basics 1 class, or equivalent. Equipment required – Flat collar or harness, webbing or leather leash (no chains please) Class length – 6 weeks Cost – $150.00