Bronze: Dog can demonstrate via video mastery of six listed actions
Silver: Dog can demonstrate via video a mastery of all actions with some luring allowed
Gold: Dog can demonstrate via video a lack of knowledge of these skills during the first week and then demonstrate mastery of all actions with voice or hand signals alone during the last week of class.
Age appropriate for puppies and dogs age 3 months or older
Smart Dog/Puppy class preferred before this class
Beginner Tricks and Games is an excellent way to teach your dog new and fun things. Practically all dogs love to learn these tricks and in return, that helps strength the bond with your dog. Additionally, they're really fun to show off to your friends and family!
Tricks are also an excellent way to fine tune training techniques and timing on the part of the handler. It is hard to "mess" up or feel stressed while teaching your dog to do something as fun as roll over!
All techniques used are strictly positive and allow the preferred use of a clicker. Alternative signals to clicker are explained as well.