Foundation A lot of the foundation work is review from last week. However, it is very difficult to master and therefore additional practice is extremely helpful. Many of the exercises can take months to master. Send-away to Foot Target Try to work up to sending your dog to the foot target from 6′ away. Position changes…

Foundation Exercises The more work you put into foundation exercises, the easier your Advanced, Excellent, and Masters signs will come together. Clicker We learned the importance of using the clicker with distance exercises. It is impossible to immediately reward our dogs for doing what we ask when they are several feet away from us. However,…

Save this link to find future shows: https://www.apps.akc.org//apps/event_calendar/index.cfm K-9 OBEDIENCE TRAINING CLUB OF MENOMONEE FALLS Show Date: MAR 10 & 11, 2018 Closing Date: FEB 21, 2018 N 56 W20326 Silver Spring Dr Menomonee Falls, WI BADGER KENNEL CLUB Show Date: MAR 17 & 18, 2018 Closing Date: FEB 28, 2018 5925 Haase Road DeForest, WI GREATER…

Foundation Work from week 2 “Kick-up” Stand We taught our dogs how to kick up their back legs to get into a stand, rather than the traditional “moving forward” stand. As with the Folding-Down, this will give you quicker times, more precise performance, and a flashier show. Foot Target & Stick work We took our…

Foundation Work from week 1 Clicker We used clickers for Focus, Sit, Down, Foot Target, etc. Clickers will be a huge asset in distance work in later weeks. Folding down with hand signal First we learned how to lure our dogs into a folding down. A Folding Down is where a dog folds into a…