Exciting opportunity to continue your training with your dog whether you have a companion dog, therapy dog, or competition dog. For anyone that might be interested in doing something a little different and a lot of fun with your dog, please read the information below. Remember, training never ends and this is a great, fun way to connect, bond and continue your training!
What is Rally?
Rally is a fun and exciting team sport for dogs and their handlers! Dog and handler teams navigate a course with numbered signs indicating different exercises to perform such as Sit-Down-Sit, Straight Figure 8, Moving Side Step Right, About Turn Right, etc. Teams navigate the course at a brisk, continuous performance. Handlers are encouraged to talk to their dogs during the performance.
Dogs should already have basic training (sit, down, come, stay, and heel) and be in good health. Dogs must be non-aggressive towards people and other dogs. Each week we will work on attention heeling and review the previous week’s signs and skills. When teaching each of the signs I will explain what is required and have everyone practice during their walk through.
All dogs, purebred, mixed breeds and dogs with disabilities are encouraged to participate. If competition is your goal, you will learn all the skills needed to get you started in Rally competition. For anyone already competing, this class will offer opportunities to polish your skills.
All the new regulations and signs will be used beginning November 2017.
Novice - Master levels welcome
4 week class - $95 per dog
Single session: $35 per dog
Drop ins welcome with advance notice