Obedience Classes

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Puppy Manners

Prerequisites:

Puppies 8 - 20 weeks of age; vet checked and current on vaccinations.
The skills covered in this six-week class will train you how to train your dog to be a better companion.

What the class covers:

Socialization, potty training, crate training, beginning obedience, and general care.

What to bring to class:

First night of class: copy of immunization records. Every week: lots and lots of treats. Puppies will need a collar and a 4-6ft leash (no flexi-leashes)

Session 7: Sept 28 - Nov 2 Wed 8:00 - 8:50 PM

Good Dog - Obedience 1

Prerequisites:

dogs ages 5 months and up.

What the class covers:

Basic cues for dog behavior, house manners, canine health, not to jump, to walk on leash, to sit, to stand on command, to lie down, to come when called, to become better socialized, to be well behaved around others, bonding games and much more.

What to bring to class:

First night of class: copy of immunization records. Every week: lots and lots of treats. Dogs will need a collar and a 4-6ft leash (no flexi-leashes).

Session 7: Sept 26 - Oct 31 Mon 5:30 - 6:20 PM
Session 7: Sept 26 - Oct 31 Mon 6:30 - 7:20 PM
Session 7: Sept 27 - Nov 1 Tues 8:00 - 8:50 PM
Session 7: Sept 28 - Nov 2 Wed 6:30 - 7:20 PM
Session 7: Oct 1 - Nov 5 Tues 10:00 - 10:50 AM

Canine Good Citizen Class

Prerequisites:

Good Dog - Obedience 2 graduation certificate.
The skills covered in this six-week class will prepare you and your dog for the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test and perfect the skills you have learned. This class is a.k.a. "Great Dog - Obedience 3".
If you want your dog to be well behaved and a welcome around others people and dogs, be able to be examined and petted by others while staying quietly (veterinarians, grandma's, judges), stay where you indicate and return to you quickly, quietly walk by your side while in crowds of people, then this is the class for you. If you are considering getting your dog ready for therapy, rescue, service work or just want to stay quietly and politely at a hotel, the Canine Good Citizen is an excellent foundation for dogs that work with or are in public.
Additionally, the Greater Lincoln Obedience Club offers free testing the last day of class that is open to all. If your dog is ready, call 402-464-6529 to reserve a slot for the test date. For more information about the CGC title that can be earned by any dog:

What the class covers:

Work all basic behaviors off lead and at a distance, learning with increased distractions, and perfecting of all behaviors needed to earn the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen certificate. At the end of the class you and your dog will have the opportunity to take the Canine Good Citizen test.

What to bring to class:

First night of class: copy of immunization records. Every week: treats. Dogs will need a collar and a 4-6ft leash (no flexi-leashes).

Session 7: Sept 27 - Nov 1 Tues 8:00 - 8:50 PM

Rally Obedience

Prerequisites:

Good Dog - Obedience 2 graduation certificate.
you and your dog for Novice Rally Obedience competition.

What the class covers:

Rally Obedience rules, how to read course maps and signs, a complete Novice and above course in a trial like setting.

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Clicker

Prerequisites:

Club membership; basic obedience or focus and fundamentals skills
The five-week class is holding ring time to help you and your dog improve your partnership with the use of clicker training.
After you receive your class registration confirmation, you will be provided with the instructor contact information to convey your topic and skill needs.
The instructor will contact you with the specific days of the reserved ring time for focusing on your needs. The topic maybe announced to club member after registration for "drop-in" attendance if space is available.

What the class covers:

The class topics will be determined by the participants needs and can be a "drop-in" type class for basic learning of clicker, improvement of skills or repair work for specific tasks.

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Members Obedience Seminar Series

Prerequisites:

Club membership; Good Dog - Obedience 2 graduation certificate.
This is a new offering of single session, single topic obedience related items. Focus ranges from technique improvement, skill enhancement and problem solving. Members seminars are $25 each and require registration.

What the class covers:

The single session, one hour seminar topics, descriptions and dates are below. Mouse-over a session topic for a description.

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Adolescent Manner

Prerequisites:

What the class covers:

What to bring to class:

First night of class: copy of immunization records. Every week: lots and lots of treats. Dogs will need a collar and a 4-6ft leash (no flexi-leashes).

Session 7: Sept 27 - Nov 1 Tues 6:30 - 7:20 PM
Session 7: Sept 30 - Nov 4 Fri 7:00 - 7:50 PM

Good Dog - Obedience 2

Prerequisites:

Good Dog - Obedience 1 graduation certificate.
The skills covered in this six-week class will build on the skills you have learned and make your dog an even more responsive companion.

What the class covers:

Additional basic cues and cues for behavior at a distance, to stay, to heel, to come while distracted, to come from a distance, learning despite distractions, bonding games.

What to bring to class:

First night of class: copy of immunization records. Every week: lots and lots of treats. Dogs will need a collar and a 4-6ft leash (no flexi-leashes)

Session 7: Sept 26 - Oct 31 Mon 8:00 - 8:50 PM

Novice Ready Competition Obedience

Prerequisites:

Club membership; Canine Good Citizen / Great Dog - Obedience 3 graduation certificate.
The skills covered in these six-week classes will prepare you and your dog for Novice Obedience competition

What the class covers:

Fine tune your dogs: heel, sit, stay, and down for Obedience Competition.

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Open & Utility Obedience

Prerequisites:

Club membership; Competing and beyond Novice Ready Obedience or Novice Title
The five-week class is holding ring time to help prepare you and your dog for Obedience competition above the Novice level (Open/Utility, etc.).
After you receive your class registration confirmation, you will be provided with the instructor contact information to convey your topic and skill needs.
The instructor will contact you with the specific days of the reserved ring time for focusing on your competition needs. The topic maybe announced to club member after registration for "drop-in" attendance if space is available.

What the class covers:

The class topics will be determined by the participants needs and can be a "drop-in" type class for skills or repair work for specific tasks.

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Special Topics: Obedience

Prerequisites:

Club membership; Good Dog - Obedience 2 graduation certificate.

What the class covers:

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

Intro Competition Obedience-Beginner Novice/Novice

Prerequisites:

Obedience Level 2 certification

What the class covers:

Class will start with Beginner Novice (BN) skills and move into Novice Class (CD-Companion Dog). Explanation and practice for students at their skill level. Class will prepare you and your dog for entering competitions. Lean about AKC rules, attention exercises, off leash work and many other facets of the obedience competitions. Students must have a solid grounding in basic obedience.

What to bring to class:

No upcoming class dates.

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