Beginners Advanced What to bring? When are the classes? Where are the classes?

About Obedience

At Fred's Pass our Pet Dog Obedience training classes are divided into Beginners and Advanced. At the end of the Intermediate class your dog should come, stay, walk on a loose lead, sit, drop and retrieve. Our methods are purely positive rewards based training and we are confident that we can teach you to train your dog, to the level you need. There is no limit to what you can achieve at Fred's Pass, be it a polite pet or a competition companion. We are happy to help you in any direction and as far as you like!
Registration for classes is mandatory as places are limited.  Please email us via our contacts page or call 0417 773 095 to reserve your place and complete the on-line membership application form.
The first Tuesday of every month is our intake night and it is also a dog-free handler only information night.  Please leave your dog at home on the first night so you can relax and listen to the club rules, explanation of the training technique, demonstration of the training technique and question time

Beginners Class

Beginners class is open to all young dogs who are fully vaccinated (usually 16 wks) and any dog of any age that has no or little obedience training.
This class is for dogs which have had little or no training and for puppies which have had all their vaccinations (C5) - usually about 16 weeks of age. If you have a younger puppy, or one who has not yet all his "needles", we recommend you enroll him at a Puppy Pre-school class. Talk to one of our Instructors for more information. We will show you how to prepare your dog for further training, and you will learn how to teach him basic behaviours.

This class is an 8 week course on how to teach him all the foundation behaviours required of a well-adjusted, obedient canine companion.
In this class you will be taught to teach your dog how to:
You will then graduate into "Advanced" Class

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Advanced class

Advanced Class is for the Beginner Graduate who wants some higher level training. This class introduces some beginning trial work and fun competition such as Rally O. 
Commences at 7:00 pm

This class is ongoing and students work towards the "Positively Well Mannered Award" This certificate is awarded to those students who are able to pass the assessment criteria while using only positive training techniques and means you will graduate with a well mannered and well adjusted member of the canine community.

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What do I need to bring?

The tools required for positive training are:
For your comfort & safety, please also remember these tips:
Obedience trial rules are available from the ANKC website (www.ankc.org.au)

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When are the Classes?

Our intake night for Obedience is the First Tuesday of each month beginning in February.

Registration for classes is mandatory as places are limited.  Please email us via our contacts page or call 0417 773 095 to reserve your place and complete the on-line membership application form.

We have one monthly intake for classes on the first Tuesday on each month from February through to September. The first Tuesday of every month is our intake night and it is also a dog-free handler only information night.  Please leave your dog at home on the first night so you can relax and listen to the club rules, explanation of the training technique, demonstration of the training technique and question time
Classes start at 7:00 pm but if you are coming out for the first time please attend 15-20 mins early to allow time for checkin etc.

For 2017 the Obedience intake dates are:

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Where are the Classes?

At the Noonamah Horse and Pony Club grounds at Fred's Pass, Northern Territory, Australia.
Assuming you are travelling south from Darwin along the Stuart Highway:

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