Welcome to Prairie Skies Online Obedience Classes!
Our goals for you:
•Broaden your understanding about how dogs learn and how they don’t so that you can communicate effectively, and set realistic goals and expectations as each week’s lesson builds new skills
•Help your dog to learn the focus and self-control necessary for success, especially with Come when called and enviable leash manners.
1. Introduction to training and teaching; my philosophy of training; setting criteria and measuring progress; how dogs learn and how they don't.
2. The Static Exercises: Sit and Down, and Leadership exercise #1: Stand for grooming and veterinary care.
3. Leadership exercise #2: Yielding space; teaching loose leash walking without conflict.
4. Coming when called
5. Leadership exercise #3: Leave it, and essential ‘hold still’ commands wait and stay.