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Junior Obedience Classes at Hylands

This year we will be joined by experts from the Dog Training Centre of Excellence who will be running Fun Junior Obedience Classes.

The classes will be FREE to enter and open to anyone under the age of 16. Plus everyone who completes the activities will receive a rosette.

The team will also be looking out for the All About Dogs Show Junior Handler of the year who will receive a special trophy on the day.

The classes will be assessed on the below criteria:

YOUNG HANDLERS WHO ARE 12 YEARS AND UNDER

Dog to be on a lead at all times

Walk to heel
Ask dog to sit
Ask dog to lay down
Recall

YOUNG HANDLERS WHO ARE 16 – 12 YEARS

Dog to be on a lead at all times

Walk to heel
Ask dog to sit
Ask dog to lay down
Recall

YOUNG HANDLERS WHO ARE OVER 16 YEARS OLD

Dog to be on a lead unless instructed to remove it

Walk to heel
Sit and stay for one minute
Down and stay for two minutes
Recall

In all classes the young handlers can talk to their dog and carry a toy if they wish. Food cannot be used. Dogs to work on a loose lead.