Canceled Meetup



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.