Class information

If you attend one of our classes, you can find items that may be referred to in class here:

Treibball Information
This is an example of what we're aiming for. No pressure!

Some classes are learning treiball techniques. The following site may be useful. It's in German so we've provided a link to an English translation however it's the visuals that are worth taking a look at:

Click 'n' Trick (English Translation)

Use the left hand link to view the videos. The English translation won't show the videos but will enable you to read the text in English if you wish to.

Scent training
Some of our classes are working on scent training. This video shows you how to introduce your dog to the scent:

Certificates
Tricks to use for Silver or Gold in-house awards (250KB)

Kennel Club Good Citizen tests
At The Friendly Dog Club we can carry out Kennel Club Good Citizen tests in-house with our own fully trained Kennel Club tester!

For details of what you need to learn for each test, see the information below:

Kennel Club Good Citizen Puppy Foundation

Kennel Club Good Citizen Bronze

Kennel Club Good Citizen Silver

Kennel Club Good Citizen Gold

Ask us for details about when tests will be carried out and to put your name down.

In house tests
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FOUNDATION

Food allowed

BRONZE

Food allowed but not on nose

SILVER

Reward allowed after exercises

GOLD

Reward allowed after exercises

SIT

30 second

Standing by dog

1 minute

3 paces away

2 minute

5 paces, off lead

2 minute

5 paces, 30 secs out of sight

DOWN

30 second

Standing by dog

1 minute

3 paces away

2 minute

5 paces, off lead

3 minute

5 paces, 30 sec out of sight

STAND

10 second

Standing by dog

30 second stand

Dog to stand still

30 second stand

5 paces, off lead

1 minute stand

5 paces, off lead

FOOD MANNERS

from owners hand

from examiners hand

examiner drops treat on floor

Recall past food

TARGET

stick + toy

mat 3 paces away

Stop on Mat 10 paces away

Go round 2x 10 paces

LOOSE LEAD WALKING

Loose lead walking

Left and right side loose lead walking

Left and right side walking incl. Sits and turns

Off lead

(Small course set by examiner)

RECALL

Loving recall

Loving recall with distractions

Formal recall and finish

A recall including heelwork & positions

PUSH UPS x6

Owner by dog

6 positions owner standing up

3 paces away – no creeping

5 paces away – no creeping

TRICK

Give paw

Wave & roll over or beg or bow

4 different tricks from our list

x3 previosly learnt but from distance of 5 paces

GAME & FLYMOUSE

Knock Dice off box

go out and hit flymouse box

hit box with paw,

plus 2 jumps

gold star = bring back toy

hit box with paw, over 4 jumps,

gold star = bring back toy

 

HANDLING & STOP

Handling by owner

On mat coming towards handler

on recall

10 paces away instructor to hold dog

on send away and recall

RETRIEVE

 

 

 

Fetch something back to handlers hand

gold starFormal retrieve

= Sit in Front

SCENT

 

 

Scent cloth with owners scent from 5 cloths

Substance search

 

gold star = Owner and dog can earn Gold Stars if they can do the starred items.

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Ruby's First Flatcoat Walkies

Ruby Diaries

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Fun Clicker Challenges

Club Blog

From the Shop
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Fun Flyball Box

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Training

Training

We offer training courses for every level of dog from puppy right up to advanced level. We're Kennel Club listed.

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Agility

Agility

Agility classes for dogs from 10 months. Competitive, or just enjoyment and healthy exercise.

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Mobile and Tablet app

Mobile/Tablet

Our apps are written and hosted by The Friendly Dog Club's Angela Horsley. We currently have two apps, one for basic training and a follow up for 'the next steps'.

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Shop

Shop

Our on-line shop supplies a number of useful dog items including our exclusive, hand-made flyball box.

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