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6/6/2018 8:49:48 PM reply with quote send message to tammo Object to Post   

I played this game years and years ago, and just started again. Obedience is new, and I can’t really find much info (I keep getting error pages when I search).
I have some pretty basic questions. What commands does your dog need to know for each level? Does the dog need to have good scores for conformation training/grooming?
 Super Uber Kennels
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6/6/2018 9:47:01 PM reply with quote send message to Super Uber Kennels Object to Post

For Novice, you should have these obedience traits fully sessioned:

Heel on Leash (HoL)
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Heel Free
Long Sit
Long Down

For Open (i.e. once your dog earns his CD), you should have these fully sessioned:

Drop on Recall
Retrieve on Flat
Retrieve over High Jump
Broad Jump

For Utility (once your dog earns the CDX title):

Signal Exercise
Scent Discrimination
Directed Retrieve
Moving Stand for Exam
Directed Jumping

Additionally, your dog should have "Show Obedience" fully sessioned.

Conformation show results have no impact on Obedience results.
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6/6/2018 11:23:33 PM reply with quote send message to tammo Object to Post

Thank you!!!
 Kaze Arashi
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6/9/2018 6:46:27 PM reply with quote send message to Kaze Arashi Object to Post

once you get the hang of it, it's rewarding this was my obedience dog

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