Key points: Running Recalls; Weaving; & NSW Companion Animals Act

The following is an overview of the training exercises and discussion topics covered during Week 5:

Revision of Weeks 1-4 exercises

Discussion - NSW Companion Animals Act:
Responsible Dog Ownership Attendance Certificate

  •     Discuss key points of NSW Companion Animals Act - links provided on Club website
  •     Council regulations – links to Eastern Suburbs Councils on Club website
  •     Barking and environmental enrichment

New exercises:

  •     Fronting your dog or Come Fore: Heel forward with dog, then run backwards short distance away from dog and command “Come”, luring dog with food into Sit in front of handler. Finish around dog
  •     Formal Recall: Leave dog on Sit Stay, walk to end of lead, turn to face & command “Come”, luring dog with food into Sit in front of handler. Finish around dog
  •     Remember, never reprimand a dog when it has come (even if you've had to fetch it!).

Stabilisation exercise - Weaving between cones: Incorporate Heel, Sit, Stand and Down.

Challenge Reminder: Teach your dog a trick for Week 6 Graduation Show Time!

Resources:

 

 

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Next Training Date

Sunday 1st March is an adult dog joiner for the Club's 6-week Responsible Dog Ownership (RDO) Course (for dogs aged 6 months and older). The next puppy joiner for our 6-week Puppy Class (for dogs aged under 6 months) is Sunday 8th March.  

Please check registration and training times and arrive at least 15 minutes early.