Obedience instruction teaches dogs the necessary behaviors to become well mannered companions. It offers the dog mental and physical stimulation, which can help correct nuisance behaviors such as jumping on people, digging, barking, and chewing. In addition, the process of training often provides owners .th a better understanding of their dog’s behavior and body language, allo.ng for more effective communication and therefore contributing to a more successful relationship with their dog.
While every dog should learn basic manners for their own safety, obedience is a key component to success in competition sports, such as agility. Here, dogs should have a good foundation in team work with their owners before beginning to negotiate the obstacles.
If you are looking to train your dog to be a well-behaved companion or are considering entering the exciting world of dog sports, sign up for an obedience class today for the tools that will put you on the right track.
Rally emphasizes the positive interaction between dog and handler as they negotiate a set course designated by signs that describe obedience-type exercises.
Allowing verbal encouragement and assistance by the handler at all times, Rally provides a fun way to build the relationship with your dog through teamwork, which can enhance your performance in other competitive sports, such as obedience or agility.
If Rally sounds like a sport for you, click on the classes link to sign up and get started.