Beginner Novice Obedience is the first level of competition in AKC Obedience. This class will introduce you to the 5 required exercises for this event. Beginner Novice is an AKC titling event.
This session of classes is scheduled to prepare you for competition in the BOTC Obedience/Rally trials held right here in Bakersfield on October 12 and 13.
This is not a Basic Obedience Class. To enjoy this class, your dog should have a reasonably good sit, stay and heel.
What you will learn...
Beginner Novice Obedience (BN)
Heeling on lead using 8 basic Rally signs
Figure 8 on lead
Sit for exam (on lead)
Dog stays in the middle, while handler walks around ring
Recall from 20 feet
You will need to bring: a six foot lead, buckle collar or chain training collar. (No pinch or prong collars) VERY IMPORTANT... A treat bag full of small soft treats.
IMPORTANT: All dogs must have all their vaccinations current including Rabies and DHLPP. Bordatella is also recommended. Please bring a copy of your dog's records to the first class to be attached to your registration form. There is a donation of $60 required for the 6 session class. If you have not joined KCA in another class, the membership fee is $20.