Photo Gallery: Training in class

See what it is like in our classes ...

Photos are of dogs in our current classes.

You might also like to see photos of the adult dogs and the puppies who come to out training classes.

 

watch command
keeping attention
by holding a titbit ...
watch command
rewarding the attention:
first stage of Watch ...
watch command
an excellent Watch
on command
sit in front of handler
sit in front
of handler
sit beside handler
sit beside
handler
down
down in front
of handler
down
another down in front
of handler
down
advanced down beside –
handler not bending
control at a gate
control at a gate:
control going through gate
control at a gate
control at a gate:
turn dog to keep control
attention for heel
ensuring attention
before starting heel
heel on lead
excellent heel – look
at that loose lead!
heel on lead
heel while
weaving between poles
heel on lead
staying in heel
when handler turns
road walk
super heelwork on
a road walk practice
heel on lead, road walk
heel on lead on road walk
– with a nice loose lead
heel, lead in pocket
heel, lead in pocket to
prepare for off-lead
heel, lead in pocket
another heel
with lead in pocket
heel, lead in pocket
heel, lead in pocket:
close up of turning signal
heel off lead
heel off lead
 
heel off lead
heel off lead
 
heel off lead
heel off lead
 
heel off leadt
heel off lead: hand signal
before turn towards dog
heel off lead
heel off lead: hand signal
as turn away from dog
heel off lead
heel off lead
near another dog
heel on lead, passing in front of another dog
heel on lead passing
in front of another dog
heel on lead, passing behind another dog
heel on lead passing
behind another dog
heel on lead, passing between other dogs
heel on lead passing
in between other dogs
heel off lead, passing in front of another dog
heel off lead passing
in front of another dog
heel off lead, passing behind another dog
heel off lead passing
behind another dog
heel off lead, passing between other dogs
heel off lead passing
in between other dogs
sit stay
sit-stay, handler
walking round dog ...
down stay
down-stay, handler
beginning to walk round ...
down stay
... continuing
the circuit
stay
stay while handler
walks away
stand stay
stay in the
stand position
stay
stay near
other dogs
recall through Tempatation Alley
dog in a stay before
recall past distractions
recall
recall
 
send to bed
early stage of teaching
send to bed, on lead ...
send to bed
... handler moving forward
to reward dog on the bed
health examination
health examination,
with dog relaxed
health examination
health examination:
examining ear
health examination
health examination:
examining mouth / teeth
health examination
health examination:
examining eyes
health examination
health examination:
feeling for any bumps
distance down
distance commands:
Down with handler a few feet away
socialisation
socialisation and control exercise: stationary handlers
keep their dogs' attention, while one dog heels past
road walk ptactice
practicing on safe driveway
before a full road walk
road walk
road walk
 
heel with lead dragging
heel with lead dragging before moving to heel off-lead:
using titbit for control at a turn
heel on lead
clear signal during heel off lead
for turn towards dog
heel off lead when handler distracted
heel off lead: training ensures dog
stays in position even if handler is distracted
stay
stay in down, on lead for safety in early stages
handler a short distance away
stay
stay in down, on lead for safety in early stages
handler a short distance away
stay
stay in down, more advanced, ie with lead dropped:
lovely stay, even though this dog is interested in something
stay (group)
group stay exercise:
stay in Sit
stay (group)
group stay exercise:
stay in Down
stay (group)
group stay exercise:
staying while handler walks away
recall
recall from other dogs,
handler using excitement to ensure success
recall
recall from other dogs:
handlers with the stationary dogs maintain calm
recall
recall in a group
(this is an advanced exercise in recall)
recall
recall into heel:
calling dog from same side as the heelwork
recall
recall into heel:
calling dog from the far side
send to bed
sending the dog
to their bed
emergency stop
emergency stop:
handler commanding a down during a recall ...
emergency stop
emergency stop:
... dog completes the stop in the down position
emergency stop
emergency stop:
the dog can also be stopped in the stand position
road walk
relaxed isolation: the dog learns
to happily accept absence of their handler

 

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