Obedience - Learning the Kay9 Way!

Puppy
  • Your dog and the Law
  • Cleanliness and Identification
  • Correct games to play
  • Watch and response to name
  • Socialisation with dogs, humans, noise, traffic etc.
  • Grooming and Inspection
  • Basic Leave and Food Manners
  • Basic Recall
  • Basic Commands, sit, down, stand etc.
  • Wait (Look, Listen and Learn)
  • Mini Stay
  • Basic Heelwork incl. ‘Meet and Greet’
  • Taking articles away
  • Commands and Timing
  • Responsibility and Care
Beginners
  • Watch – (look at me on command)
  • Collar and lead
  • Encouraging The heel position
  • Walking on a loose lead
  • Leave (Don’t touch, eat, look, desire)
  • Door/gate control
  • Controlled walk amongst other people and dogs
  • Stay (Sit, Down and Stand), 1 minute
  • Maintaining a position for Stay
  • Grooming and examination
  • Return to handler from a distance
  • Coming away from Distractions
  • Responsibility and Care
Intermediate
  • Play with the dog
  • Advanced Heelwork
  • Rejoin Handler (Non facing)
  • Send away
  • Out of sight stay
  • Recall with distractions
  • Maintaining 2 minute stay in all positions (Sit, Down Stand)
  • Stay with distractions
  • Coming away from distractions
  • Controlled Greeting
  • Food Manners
  • Examination by others in a stand position
  • Responsibility and Care
Advanced
  • Off Lead heelwork amongst other dogs and people
  • Return to handlers side during lead free walk
  • Walk free beside the handler
  • Round and Finish
  • Sending the dog to a specific target
  • Send away Left/Right
  • Distance control
  • Recall and Shaping (with distractions)
  • Various heelwork methods (Back, left, right)
  • Drop off and collection
  • Handler footwork
  • Scent work
  • Retrieve and Present
  • Advanced Stay in all positions
  • Emergency Stop (To and from handler)
  • Advanced Leave (Off lead)
  • Relaxed Isolation
  • Advanced Leave
  • Grooming and Examination
  • Responsibility and Care
A beginners class in action!
Other exercises may be incorporated into any session to suit your individual needs. For example Puppy Toilet Training, Crate training, Biting, chewing etc., each session is based upon your own specifications.

To see where our obedience classes are held please view the Venue Locations page.
Times and dates of classes can be found in our online calendar.