Dog Training Classes - Open 'Companion Excellent' Dog Training
NYOC Dog Training
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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