Dog Training Classes - Open 'Companion Excellent' Dog Training

By: NYOC Dog Training  15-02-2012
Keywords: Dog Training, dog obedience, dog obedience training

The Companion Dog Excellent (CDX) title is the second major obedience title for handler/dog teams. It is required for those working towards the coveted Obedience Trial Champion (OTCh) title. Formal obedience is taught. Formal hand signals are used. Major focus for this level is attention to minor details, timing, and the handler’s body language. The key behaviours taught in this class are: Proper off leash heeling with figure eight turns Recalls with down from at least 40 feet Retrieve a dumbbell from about 20 feet over flat terrain Retrieve a dumbbell from about 16 feet with high jump in the middle Broad jump over a series of boards at least 8 feet away Sit with explicit stay for at least 3 minutes Down with explicit stay for at least 3 minutes. * Prerequisite: successful completion of Intermediate level or with permission from the Training Director

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