Foundation

Components

On-leash
Class Start Time : 9.15am
Duration : 45 minutes
 
  • Use of motivational training techniques & how to teach them.
  • Relaxed compliance - teaching for calm and control.
  • Loose Lead Walking
  • Sit
  • Drop
  • Recall
  • Name recognition
  • Targeting (uses & how to teach)
  • First incremental introduction to finding "heel" position
  • The "how-to's" of Weaning off food lure
  • Command cues - verbal and hand signals
  • Proper leash handling
  • Use of marker words and feed-back to your dog

Although you may not at first realise it, Pro-K9's training approach even at this level gears your dog so that once the Foundation Level pass criteria is met, he or she will already be partly on the way to learning 'stay' work, an exercise which is advanced at the next training level (see "Elementary Level" component link).

 

Contact Judi Buchan

Pro-K9 Dog Training & Behaviour Consultancy
Tel: (03) 9707 1424
Mob: 0419 204 023