Obedience Training: Beginner to Advanced

Obedience training is the leading area of revenue for most professional dog trainers. Consequently, this is the main area of focus during Ben’s 12-week Professional Dog Trainers Program. It includes:

Walking Exercise
Complete on leash control with no pulling – ever!
Complete off-leash control in any situation

Sit Command
Hand Signal Only
Voice Only
Holding position under heavy distraction (using toys, treats, dogs, people)
Holding position from 600+ feet
Response while in MotionDown Command
Hand Signal Only
Voice Only
Holding position under heavy distraction (using toys, treats, dogs, people)
Holding position from 600+ feet
Response while in Motion
Indefinite Long Down (1 hour +)
Invisible Down Command

 

Come Command
Hand Signal Only
Voice Only
While Playing (with a person, a toy or another dog)
Response from 600+ feet
Response under heavy distraction
Invisible Come Command
Heel Command
On and Off-Leash
Straight Heel
Jot-outs
Fast and slow
Start/Stop with automatic Sit
Circle right and left
90 degree right and left turn
180 degree right and left turn
Third degree
Automatic Heel (hand signal, no voice)
Zig Zags
Tight circle right and left
Heel hand signal only  – from a distance
Heel on the spot  –  right and left
About turn  – towards dog
Reverse Heel
Finish on Heel

Stand Command
Hand Signal Only
Voice Only

Down to Sit Command
From 125+ Feet
Hand Signal Only
Voice Only

Down out of Motion
From walk and run
By side and at distance

Road Safety
Automatic Stop and Sit at every Curb

Tricks
Take that Dog
Roll-Over
Spin
Touch
Jump Arm or Leg
Jump over Head
Wave
Bow
Weave through Legs
Rear Up
Speak
Head / eye commands
Plus others!

Tracking
1000+ feet through changes of terrain

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