Southern Michigan Obedience Training Club (SMOTC) offers this foundation Introduction to Obedience class for all dogs who are at least 6 months old. Learn to train your dog to heel (walk) on lead next to you, sit and down stay, come when called and stand – to become a more enjoyable member of the family, as well as encourage participation in obedience competition. This is a fast-moving class to teach you to teach your dog basic obedience. This class will require that you work with your dog 10-20 minutes a day during the duration of the classes for best results
You will need to bring these items the FIRST night of class as well as your dog:
1) Your completed Application for Training and Health Certificate; plus bring ALL shot records.
2) Bait /Lure (treat) bag or fanny pack with SMALL SOFT TREATS.
3) Have well fitting slip collar (a.k.a training collar), Martingale or prong/pinch collar with a 6 ft. leash (leather leash recommended).
Minors over 12 years old are invited to train as long as a parent or guardian is registered for the class and stays during the class.