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Beginning Obedience & Puppy Classes

We offer several Beginning Obedience and Puppy Classes to help get your dog off to a great start whether your goal is a well behaved companion or a future in competition. 

Beginning Obedience & Puppy Classes -

  • AKC Star Puppy Class

Class Description:

This class is for Puppies up to 10 Months by May 2.  This class follows the AKC guidelines for the  Star Puppy Program. This program focuses on the bond development between puppy and owner. 

The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program is an incentive program for loving dog owners who have taken the time to take their puppies through a basic training class

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  • Beginner Obedience

Class Description:

In this class you will learn basic Obedience.  You and your dog will learn how to walk on a loose leash, as well as basic commands such as sit, down and come.  This class teaches beginning requirements toward your dog becoming a Canine Good Citizen.

Session 4 Morning class link 

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  • Advanced Beginners Obedience

Class Description:

This is a step towards the competition ring for Obedience and Rally and prepares students for CGC/CGCA

Requirements: Dog and handler have completed a Beginner Obedience class or handler has trained a dog before. Dog should be able to do a sit and down on command and does a controlled walk on leash.

You will be working on tightening up your obedience handling skills, learn the figure 8, stand/sit for exam and work on attention along with advanced stays. Exercises from Beginner Novice Obedience, Novice Obedience, Rally and the CGC and CGCA tests will be worked on.

Emphasis will be placed on attention and learning how to work as a team to give handlers and dogs a good foundation. 

Session 4 Morning class link 

Session 4 Evening class link

    Marion-Alachua Dog Training Association

    Office: 352-369-5551

    Email: MADTABoard@gmail.com

    6600 NW 3rd Place Ocala FL  34482

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