II / Performance Dog •
Obedience II/Performance Dog
No class is scheduled at this time.
This class is held indoors.
Obedience II is an intermediate obedience class for dogs and their handlers who have completed Focus Foundation, or equivalent,
and for those handlers who wish
to improve their companion dog handling and the dog-handler
relationship using positive reinforcement. It is also for those
handlers and their dogs that have an interest in entering the
Obedience sport and want preparation before taking the Obedience
III class. To enter the Obedience II class, the human/dog team
should be able to accomplish all of the final tasks of the Obedience
At the completion of Obedience II class the human/dog team should
be able to:
Heel (or walk with dog at side) with the dog on loose leash to off-leash (or simulation of off-leash with umbilical cord,
leash-over-shoulder or lure techniques), do about turns, left
and right turns, move at a normal, slow and fast pace.
with the dog on loose leash or off-leash, Heel in a Figure
8 pattern, and to perform some "Rally doodles" such
as spiral left, spiral right, circle right, circle left.
a Sit/Stay, Down/Stay and Stand/Stay off leash for a specified
Come when called off-leash with some degree of distraction from a distance greater than 20 feet.