A Beginner's Guide to Dog Shows - American Kennel Club

Beginner Class is for dogs six months and older. Students learn how to become benevolent leaders of the “pack” and to teach their dogs exercises that will help them to become well-mannered family pets. Beginner Class exercises include: attention, controlled walking in heel position, automatic sit, circle right, circle left, about turn, fast pace, slow pace, fast recalls using a recall chute, walking among a crowd, sit, down, stand, sit-stay, down-stay, stand for examination and an introduction to tricks.

Brittany makes an amazing first dog for beginners and families with hyperactive lifestyle.

The Beginner Novice class is a great “next step” for CGC dogs since it works on advancing the skills your dog has already learned – Walking nicely on a leash, acting mannerly while being petted, performing a stay and coming when called.

A Beginner's Guide to Dog Agility | 3 Lost Dogs

Beginner Obedience - Dog Training 6-Thursdays at 1:00pm beginning June 22nd Advanced Beginners classes are designed to continue introducing dogs to agility and the performance of the agility obstacles. Students in this class should already be familiar with agility obstacles such as jumps, teeter, dog walk, A-frame, chute, and weave poles. This is a 16-week class and $160.

NOTICE: Class size is limited to 20 dog/handler teams.

A Beginner's Guide to Adopted Dog Ownership | 3 Lost Dogs

Beginner Class is for dogs six months and older. Students learn how to become benevolent leaders of the “pack” and to teach their dogs exercises that will help them to become well-mannered family pets. Beginner Class exercises include: attention, controlled walking in heel position, automatic sit, circle right, circle left, about turn, fast pace, slow pace, fast recalls using a recall chute, walking among a crowd, sit, down, stand, sit-stay, down-stay, stand for examination and an introduction to tricks. A Training Handbook is issued to each student.

A Beginner's Guide to Adopted Dog Ownership


Puppy/Beginner classes are at 9:00 am (must have at least 3 dogs to hold), 6:00 pm and 7:15 pm - The first night of class will be at 7:00 pm (and last for 2 hours) for a combined orientation, without dogs. Since they are calm, healthy and have short coats, they require extremely low maintenance and make great dog for beginners and small families with children.Canine Prep 10 week Beginner dog training classes are on Mondays from 7:00PM to 8:30PM and are 1 hour long. This class alternates after half an hour with an advanced class. The suggested minimum starting age for this class is 6 months. The videos and article of this package are meant for handlers who are starting agility training with their beginner dogs or puppies. You can do the exercises with a young puppy, just remember to keep the bar at the ground level in the jump exercises.