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Dahlonega Obedience Group
(D.O.G.) 706-864-0410



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Rally-O

Rally Obedience offers both the dogs and handlers an experience that is fun and energizing. The canine team moves at their own pace, very similar to rally-style auto racing, through a numbered course of pre-defined obedience stations. Rally was designed with the traditional pet owner in mind, but it can still be very challenging for those who enjoy higher levels of competition.

A rally course includes 10 to 20 stations, depending on the level. Scoring is not as rigorous as traditional obedience. Communication between handler and dog is encouraged and perfect heel position is not required, but there should be a sense of teamwork between the dog and handler. Novice Rally is performed on-leash.


Novice Skills taught : 42 novice command signs, course navigation, handling strategies, and competition rules. Novice Rally is performed on-leash.
Prerequisites: Beginner Dog Obedience (Intermediate preferred) or instructor's approval & proof of current vaccinations.

Intermediate/Advanced Skills taught : 23 advanced command signs, course navigation, and handling strategies. More focus is taught as Advanced Rally is performed off-leash.
Novice Rally-O is a pre-req for the Advanced level.

Excellent Skills taught : 18 excellent command signs, course navigation, handling strategies. More focus and less physical communication is taught in this off-leash Execellent course. Advanced Rally-O is a pre-req for the Excellent level.

Course Classes: In this class, AKC courses are practiced and critiqued with emphasis on the skills learned at a specific level. It is a productive way to keep your dog engaged and confirmed at each of the above levels.

Drop-ins are welcome for $20 a class.

 

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169 Outback Drive   Dahlonega, Ga