Structured Conformation Class 7:30 PM

  • June 04, 2015
  • 7:30 PM
  • June 25, 2015
  • 8:30 PM
  • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
  • 7


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Thursday Evening

Duration: 4 Weeks

Prerequisite: Dogs must be 12 weeks of age or older. 

Description: Instruction will include, “What class should I enter?”  How to fill out entry forms; What attire to wear in the ring; types of collar & lead; How to show the dog’s bite (full dentition or just bite); How to hard stack; how to free stack; how to walk into a free stack; gaiting patterns; How fast to gait the dog; Where the handler’s hands should be while the judge goes over the dog;  When to bait & when not to bait;  How to emphasize the dog’s good points  Last class will be devoted to mock show with a real judge.

Your Handling skills will be judged, not your dog.  Points & ring procedure will also be covered.

Instructor: Justine Espinoza and Janice McCarthy

Please Note: 

All dogs must be current on vaccinations appropriate for the age of the dog.  Copies of vaccinations records required.