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Obedience Class for Adult Dogs

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Transform Your Dog into a Model Citizen at Our Obedience Class for Adult Dogs

Is your four-legged friend ready to level up their manners and obedience? Join our Obedience Class for Adult Dogs starting Wednesday, 8th May at 6:30pm, running until 12th June, exclusively at Pet Resorts Australia Samford.

Embark on a 6-week journey designed to enhance your dog’s manners and obedience, ensuring a happier and more harmonious life together. This course is perfect for dogs needing to polish their manners or learn new skills.

Next Intake

Wednesday 8th May at 6:30pm Pet Resorts Australia Samford: 64 Beresford Dr, Draper QLD 4520

Course Contents

Week 1 – Introduction & Basic Manners

  • Welcome and introduction: Importance of training, rules of the class, equipment required.
  • Introduction to balanced training: Understanding of positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, positive punishment, and negative punishment.
  • Training basic manners: Start with ‘sit’, ‘stay’, and ‘down’ commands. Use of treats and reward-based system to encourage good behaviour.

Week 2 – Walking, Heeling, & Recall

  • Loose lead walking: Techniques to keep your dog from pulling on the lead.
  • Introduction to ‘heel’: Training your dog to walk beside you when asked.
  • Recall training: Techniques for getting your dog to come when called, regardless of distractions.

Week 3 – Socialisation & ‘Leave it’

  • Understanding socialisation: Importance and benefits of socialising your dog.
  • Supervised playtime: Allowing dogs to interact under close observation, ensuring all interactions are positive.
  • Introduction to ‘leave it’: Teaching your dog to leave desired items or food alone.

Week 4 – Advanced Manners & Behaviour Correction

  • Reinforce basic manners: Recap of the basic commands and adding distance and distractions.
  • Introduction to ‘place’ and ‘wait’: Teaching your dog to go to a specific place and stay until released, and to wait at doors, gates, or even during feeding time.
  • Understanding undesirable behaviours: Discussion about common issues like barking, chewing, jumping.
  • Techniques for behaviour correction: Teaching dogs to stop unwanted behaviours.

Week 5 – Agility & Confidence Building

  • Introduction to agility: Familiarise dogs with common agility equipment.
  • Basic agility exercises: Simple courses to improve your dog’s confidence, focus, and fitness.
  • Introduction to confidence-building exercises: Exposing dogs to new objects, sounds, and situations.

Week 6 – Review, Troubleshooting, & Graduation

  • Review all commands: Test each dog’s proficiency in all the commands and behaviours learnt.
  • Troubleshooting: Personalised advice for any specific issues that handlers might still be experiencing.
  • Graduation ceremony: Certificates and rewards for all participating dogs and owners.

Your Investment

Our Group Obedience Course is priced at $250 for 6 x 1-hour weekly sessions.

Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your relationship with your dog. Join our Adult Dog Obedience Course and watch your furry friend become a well-behaved and confident companion.

Contact us to find out more information, or to secure your place in our next intake. We look forward to helping you and your pup on this exciting journey!

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