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Novice Rally Class w/Anne
August 17, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
5:30pm: Novice Rally Skills Class:
Back to basics with our Rally Skills class! Come enjoy this fun sport with your dogs, work on training skills with your dog in a fun environment in Rally Obedience. Benefits of participating in Rally with your dogs can include improvements in attention and focus around distractions, walking nicely on a leash, and obedience skills such as stay and come when called. We will work skills needed for the sport of Rally, and then sequences and courses with the signs and exercises. We will be focusing on the signs and skills as seen at the Novice level.
Bring a variety of delicious meaty treats for your dog, water and a bowl, a chair for yourself, shade for your dog, clicker, 4 or 6-foot regular leash (no flexi’s please), and ideally a crate or pen for your dog while you walk the courses.
Arrive at the park around 5:15pm, the class starts at 5:30pm and runs for about an hour
Dates for the Rally class session:
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
**This is a 5-week class session**
In the event that I need to cancel a class due to bad weather, the make-up date will be held on September 7th. Please note that 9/7 will not be a date that I have a class for those that cannot make a class during the planned session. Refunds are not issued for missed classes.
Cost per dog per session: $125/GVDC members, $150/non-GVDC members
For all Agility & Rally Classes, please bring with you each week:
Your dog on a flat buckle collar, martingale collar or front-clip harness. Bring a variety of delicious meaty treats for your dog, water and a bowl, a chair for yourself, shade for your dog, clicker, 4 or 6 foot leash (no flexi leashes or choke chains, please), and ideally a crate or pen for your dog. Please bring a toy or two that your dog really enjoys, to use as a reward throughout the class.
We will be meeting at our field at Girsh Park, the end closer to the parking lot. I am not sure how busy it will be, if there is a lot of baseball happening at the park on Wednesday nights right now – they played from 8:00am – 4:30pm on Sunday so their season is still going on. Plan to arrive early (5:10pm-ish) to make sure you can find a parking space and get your spot set up for you and your dog, and help set up the Rally course. https://goletavalleydogclub.org/practices/
*GVDC Membership Information: https://www.goletavalleydogclub.org/about/
*All classes take place at Girsh Park in Goleta, behind Costco: https://www.goletavalleydogclub.org/practices/
*Payment for the class session is due on the first day of the session, checks are made out to “GVDC”
*Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to class start time to walk your dog, set up your area, help with Rally items
*Please help with setting up and/or breaking down the Rally course, picking up the signs and holders, etc. Thank you!