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ALBANY OBEDIENCE CLUB
Instructor: Nicole Hoddick
Junior Handlers only and will focus on basic obedience with team and confidence building.
Content: This class is for junior handlers ages 8 to 16. Focus on the class will be basic obedience and team building for the dog and handler. Training approach will be positive reinforcement. Will teach basic obedience skills for everyday life and to help children transition to competitive dog sports.
Instructors: John O'Hanlon and Lauren Bachner
Criteria: Great for beginning dogs and advanced dogs. We teach basic dog training skills and also conduct Run-thru's
Content: Rally is designed to be a fun approach to Dog Training. This is a dual purpose class, depending on your needs. For some, it’s an introduction to Novice Rally and for others it’s simply a run-thru class. The instructors are very experienced dog trainers and competitors, in many venues. The instructors will explain how Rally works and encourage handlers to use positive training techniques to navigate through beginner rally courses. We want to see happy dogs and rally novice is an awesome tool to help your pup learn some of the basics for Rally, Agility, Obedience and general competition
The class is suitable for youth handlers.
Instructors: Caroline Becker and Jessica Dennis
Criteria: Handlers and dogs of all ages and skill levels. Crate training is not part of this class. While we do have all dogs on the training floor for most of the class each week, dogs must be able go into a crate while waiting their turn for certain exercises. STUDENTS MUST BRING A CRATE TO CLASS.
Content: This class will focus on beginner and intermediate obedience exercises. For beginners we will work on sit, down, stand, walking on a loose leash, recalls, attention, motivation, etc. For intermediate teams we will expand on the beginner exercises by working on duration and distractions as well as Beginner Novice, Preferred Novice and Novice obedience exercises. Class content will be adapted to skill level of teams in attendance.
Limit: 36 (To be split into two or more classes. One dog per handler per class time.)
Open to Junior Handlers
Albany Obedience Club, Inc
535 Wemple Road
Glenmont, NY 12077
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