CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
                                                                   Classes Offered

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Obedience Training

Beginning Obedience is a class designed to introduce you and your dog to Obedience.  Lessons include: Heel on a loose lead,
Automatic Sits, Stays, Come When Called, Down.  CGC is the certificate offered from AKC to all dogs, all breeds and all mixed
breeds that complete a series of 10 exercises demonstrating they have learned to be good canine citizens.

More advanced classes are available to continue working on basic skills that can lead to competition in obedience.

Conformation & Showmanship

This is a 6 week, 1 hour session that meets weekly on Wednesday nights.  This class teaches the art of showing your dog in
breed.  Learn how to fill out entries, what attire is expected and how to train you and your dog for competition in the AKC dog
shows.

Puppy Socialization/Kindergarten

Puppy kindergarten is a 4 week class offered to teach puppies ages 10 weeks to 4 months basic obedience lessons, house
training and social skills.


Agility

Jumps, Tunnels, Speeding over A-Frames --- This is Agility!  Level One covers the basic skills to build a dogs confidence going
through obstacles and over jumps.  Young dogs are taught basics at lower heights.  Dogs must have basic obedience skills.  In
order to move on to different levels, you must have successfully completed the level before.

Rally

Rally is a fun new sport that incorporates a little Agility with relaxed Obedience.  You and your dog learn to read signs and
move thru a course.  There will be different levels offered dependent on participant request.

Therapy Dog Preparation Class

Have you ever wondered if your dog would make a good therapy dog?  Come learn what it's all about.  This is a four week
class with your dog to learn and pracice skills you'll need if you decide it's something you would like to do.

We also offer:  AKC Sanction Matches, Breeder Referral, Canine Good Citizen Tests, Yearly Educational Seminars,
AKC All Breed Dog Show & Obedience Trials, Annual Open House and Dog Fair

Contact us: 308-385-4949
or
Email our Training Director @ sue.wise@gikennelclub.com