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Doggy Manners (AKC Canine Good Citizen) will help prepare you and your dog for the AKC Canine Good Citizen test which is offered (at no cost) at the end of the session. Basic skills such as sit, down, heel, stay, stand, come, attention, and some basic social skills are covered in this class.
AKC STAR Puppy Program will prepare you and your puppy (who is at least 10 weeks old and is also less than a year old) for the STAR Puppy test given at the end of the session. Basic skills such as sit, down and heel are taught along with socialization skills.
AKC Novice Obedience will prepare your dog to participate in the AKC Preferred Novice and AKC Beginner Novice and AKC Novice Obedience competitions. This is a great next step after successfully completing the AKC Canine Good Citizen test or the Doggy Manners class.
NOT AVAILABLE for SEPT 2018 SESSION
Rally obedience training is a great way to build a strong foundation of teamwork between you and your dog and it is intended to be FUN! By participating in Rally, you will learn skills to help handle your dog in everyday situations and your dog will learn skills to behave at home, in public places, and around other dogs.
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AKC Trick Dog - Novice This class is for those handlers interested in obtaining the new AKC Trick Dog Novice title for their dog. Starting May 1, 2017, the AKC will be offering one of it's newest titles, the AKC Trick Dog (Applications for title may be submitted to the AKC beginning April 1, 2017). This class will be training the trainers how to train their dogs to do tricks like:
Speak - Bark on cue, Crawl, Fetch and Give, High Five, Jump, Kennel Up, Kiss, Paws Up, Push-Ups, Shake, Spin, Touch, Tunnel, Etc.
Koehler-Based Obedience Training
We now offer and obedience class based on the Koehler method of dog training, this is an 8 week class that is taught with distractions and corrections - no food allowed. A proper fitting choke collar and a six foot nylon or leather leash is required Equipment will be provided in class, including proper fitting collars and leashes.
This class is designed for the owner that wants a dependable dog with the focus needed for advanced training. This class is also a good choice for those folks that would like to move into AKC obedience. Week 1 is without dogs and will include a lecture regarding the method and the expectations of the instructor. Weekly handouts will be provided and DAILY training session with your dog are a must!
*The fee for this class is $125 per session.
OBEDIENCE Ring practice is $5 per 15 minutes of time. Please note that there are no instructors for ring practice work. Please email ahead of time to us to let us know you are coming.
Your dog does not have to be registered with the AKC to participate in any of our classes. However, if you want to compete the AKC Obedience and Rally Trials, your dog must be registered with the AKC. If you have a purebred dog that is not registered and/or does not have papers you can register with the AKC PAL (Purebred Alternative Listing) Program. Learn more here: http://www.akc.org/register/purebred-alternative-listing/. If your dog is a mixed-breed you can still register with the AKC through the Canine Partners Program. Learn more by clicking here: http://www.akc.org/dog-owners/canine-partners/.
HOW TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES
Fees are $75 per 8 week session. (Koehler-based obedience is $125 per 8 week session)
To register for the next training session please download the application and mail it to us along with payment or Register Online.
Checks should be made out to GSDCSAZ, Inc. and mailed to 7794 N Paseo Monserrat Tucson, AZ 85704.