Balanced Dog Training For All Dogs 

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Utility Training Group

Not currently being offered. 

Start Date TBA

  • Thursday Afternoons 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Instructor: Carol Harrison
  • Prerequisites: CDX or actively competing Open obedience or by approval by the instructor.
  • Class Registration Form 
  • Class Policies

Utility Class is for the dog and handler who want to train for competitive obedience at the Utility level.  The Utility exercises will be introduced and it is recommended that all equipment for the exercises be brought to class (scent articles, gloves). 

Utility Exercises Include:

  • Signal Exercises – Dogs respond to signals – no voice commands allowed
  • Scent Discrimination – Dog finds handlers scent among a pile of similar articles (dumbells)
  • Directed Retrieve – Dog follows a hand signal, retrieves a specified glove, and delivers it to the handler
  • Moving Stand and Examination – The dog must heel, stand, and stay as the handler moves away and stay and be examined by the judge before returning to the handler
  • Directed Jumping – the dog must go away from the handler, turn and sit, and return over a specified jump

Marion-Alachua Dog Training Association
Office: 352-369-5551

6600 NW 3rd Place 
Ocala FL  34482

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