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Rally Class

Updated: 1/16/19
RALLY-O Mixed Level – Tuesdays at 3:00 PM
For information on Rally Classes

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All Breeds Including Mixed Breeds Welcome

All are welcome to come and give it a try:  Old, Young, Trained and Untrained!

Mixed Level Rally O – six-week sessions

DATES: February 5 – March 12; March 19 – April 23; April 30 – June 4

Rally  is a new sport that promotes a fun positive approach to obedience

Do you have a dog that needs something to do? Do you have an old dog you want to continue to compete with or a young dog just learning what obedience is all about? Are you an experienced handler or a novice handler? Do you have a dog currently competing in traditional obedience, who has lost interest and focus? Do you want a fun evening out with a dog you love?

Rally-O could be for you.

Join Rally Obedience to have fun, sharpen obedience skills, learn new Rally-O skills, and to renew/strengthen your relationship with your canine partner. Rally-O is a sport in which dog and handler teams complete a course of designated stations. Each station has a sign providing instructions regarding a skill or set of skills to be performed. Unlimited communication from the handler is encouraged. Handlers are permitted to talk, praise, encourage, clap their hands, pat their legs, and use multiple voice and hand signals. Handlers will be penalized for physical corrections, using loud or harsh commands or making intimidating signals.

Novice Class:The Novice class will introduce the thirty one (31) signs and skills used in Novice Rally Obedience, along with an opportunity to practice each skill.

Advanced Class:The Advanced level will fine tune the novice skills using course work and introduce the fourteen (14) new signs and skills needed for Advanced Rally Obedience.

Excellent:The Excellent level will fine tune the advanced skills using course work and will introduce and fine tune the five (5) additional skills needed for Excellent Rally Obedience, along with course work.

Fees for classes: $95.00 Nonmembers, $85.00 MDKC members


 Please email Renee if you are participating in Run-Thrus.