Specialized Training including:
- Sport Handling In-State: Fee is $120 an hour plus travel Sport Handling
- Out-of-State: Fee is $160 an hour plus travel
- French Ring
- Mondio Ring
We will discuss any specific training you need and if we can do it, we will formulate an estimate.
We offer training and support in the show ring as well:
- Angulation – Angles created by bones meeting at their joints.
- Baiting – Using liver or some treat to get the dog’s attention and have him look alert.
- Bench Show – A dog show at which the dogs are kept on assigned benches when not being shown in competition, so they can be viewed and discussed by attendees, exhibitors and breeders.
- Exhibitor – A person who brings a dog to a dog show and shows it in the appropriate class.
- Fancier – A person who is especially interested, and usually active, in some phase of the sport of purebred dogs.
- Gait – The way a dog moves; movement is a good indicator of structure and condition.
- Groom – To brush, comb, trim or otherwise make a dog’s coat neat.
- Handler – A person or agent who takes a dog into the show ring or who works the dog at a field trial or other performance event.
- Heel – A command to a dog to keep close beside its handler.
- Match Show – A usually informal dog show at which no championship points are awarded.
- Miscellaneous Class – Transitional class for breeds attempting to advance to full AKC recognition.
- Pedigree – The written record of a dog’s family tree of three or more generations.
- Points – Credits earned toward a championship.
- Soundness – Mental and physical well-being.
- Stacking – Posing the dog’s legs and body to create a pleasing picture.