It's A Dog's World.   Dog Training & Agility Center.   16024 60th St E  Sumner, WA 98390   253.863.8387

It's A Dog's World Training

Manners Foundation Objectives

Manners foundation Learning Objectives (in order to continue to next level or agility foundation)

Dogs must be able to perform these behaviors with dogs and people as close as 8 feet

 Good recall: from 20 feet.
 Dog should be able to freely follow a food lure
 Sit on verbal on sides and in front of handler
 Fold back down on hand signal (no food in hand!) and verbal
 Stay: food out of hand 15 seconds (sit and down)
 Handler should understand basic shaping and clicker/ CLEAN marker mechanics
 Offered attention: Dog can maintain a loose leash around reasonable distractions and “checks
in” with handler (standing still)
 hand target
 Go to a station (mat etc) from 10 feet and stay for 10 seconds
 Dog has basic impulse control
 handler can recognize stress in his/her dog
 dog can maintain four on the floor with reasonable distractions.
 Dog can walk on a loose leash for 10 steps without pulling and no reinforcement


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Dog Training
Sumner, Washington

Located in Sumner, Washington, It's a Dog's World is part of Sumner Veterinary Hospital's three-acre dynamic complex. This 18,000 square foot training center teaches dog owners the most current, science-based dog training techniques and offers classes that include Pet Dog Classes, Obedience Classes, K9 Nose Work® Classes, Agility Classes, and Fun & Fit Classes.

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