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Top Ten Obedience 101 rules

 

  1. Double knot your shoelaces.
  2. Wear form fitting shoes, like a dancer need grace with your dog, so no sloppy sneakers.
  3. Wear pants the color of your dog, can hide some mistakes in heeling position, sort of… 😉
  4. Don’t wear tops with floppy body and sleeves to get in dogs way.
  5. Pin your hair back to not get in your way.
  6. Dress nicely, shows respect for the sport.
  7. Arrive at trial site early, walk dog around to sight see then train a little so they know it is work time.
  8. Watch the runs just before your turn to know where all exercises are performed.
  9. Be prepared with equipment needed, no collar tags, and what your class requires.
  10. Read the rulebook! Many helpful comments on what is required and what judges are looking for.
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