The Novice class will prepare dogs and handlers to compete in AKC Novice level obedience. All Novice exercises will be refined and handling skills will be emphasized. This class will focus on perfecting and practicing the novice exercises including heeling (on leash and off leash), stand for exam, recall, and stays.

Prerequisite: Beginner Novice or Performance Basics with approval of Performance Basics instructor or “qualifying” score in Beginner Novice.

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