MY OBEDIENT DOG - Services - intermediate obedience

By: My Obedient Dog  09-12-2011
Keywords: dog, Dog Training, Learning Environment

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» Do you want your dog to sit and stay outside Tim Hortons while you go in to get a coffee?
» Do you want your dog to stand still for 10 minutes while you brush and bath him?
» Do you want your dog to accompany you to family outings and lie down patiently while you enjoy time with family and friends?
» Do you want to work towards achieving a reliable off-leash recall with your dog?

Then this package is right for you!Are you ready to take training to a new level? Remember, dog training is never ending. Upon completing our program, you can take it one step further by challenging your dog in INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCE.INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCE is a 10-week, second-level, obedience training curriculum that works towards complete off-leash control and challenges your dog to respond to you under any circumstance. The successful completion of is required, as the training is an extension of previously taught commands and techniques. The program adds greater distance and time intervals; extends the use of hand signals and voice cues; and incorporates challenging exercises that will allow you to solidify complete, off-leash control of your dog.Dogs need to do more than just respond to commands given in a quiet room or on a neighbourhood street with minimal distractions. They need to be trained to become reliable enough to respond to commands given under heightened distractions and temptations, such as in a crowded room, on a busy street, at an off-leash dog park, or at a veterinary clinic, which is why in INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCE we place great emphasis on "distraction proofing" your dog.Group Classes:
Our interactive, group classes take place at our training facility and surrounding outdoor settings, including streets, trails, and parks. They are once a week, for 10 weeks, and are approximately 1 hour in length. They allow you to train your dog amongst other dogs and handlers, which allow your dog to focus on you, while ignoring outside distractions. Class sizes are small, with 3-4 dogs, to ensure a productive learning environment with plenty of personalized attention.Private Classes:
Our private, one-on-one classes takes place at our training facility or in the comfort of your own home, as well as surrounding streets, trails, and parks. They are once a week, for 10 weeks, and are approximately 1 hour in length. They are recommended for people who want personalized assistance in training their dog. Your dog will be exposed to ample amounts of mental and physical stimulation in the form of noise, scent, and visual distractions, within dynamic environments.
You will learn the following commands and techniques:
  • The FINISH routine


  • An extension of the OUT command

  • HAND SIGNALS and VOICE COMMANDS for sit, stand, and down (from both front and side)

  • An extension of FOOT SIGNALS

  • SIT, STAND, and DOWN commands while IN-MOTION

  • DOGGY PUSH-UPS (sit from down position and vice versa)

  • Sit, stand, and down-stay commands while OUT-OF-SIGHT (with increased time)

  • Sit, stand, and drop commands while ON-RECALL

  • REALITY RECALLS with distraction



  • Figure 8 dog-past-dog heeling

  • Plus, many variations of these commands and much more!

  • Note: Each week, we will review what you've learned in the previous weeks.

    INTERMEDIATE OBEDIENCEGroupOn-site101 hour$380
    (taxes included)
    PrivateOn-site101 hour$580
    (taxes included)
    (5 in-home + 5 on-site)
    101 hour$680
    (taxes included)
    PrivateIn-home101 hour$780
    (taxes included)

    The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

    Keywords: dog, Dog Training, Learning Environment, obedience training, Personalized Assistance, Physical Stimulation, Productive Learning Environment, Training Facility,

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