Golden Triangle Obedience Training Club
Training Information : Patti Pulkowski,
Training Sectary Call 412-653-6880
Kindergarten Puppy Training Class - Socialization, basic skills (name recognition,
come, sit, down, not jump up, walk on loose lead, settle, bite inhibition, and general
manners along with techniques that will help you bond with your dog and make him a
welcome member of the family.Basic Training Class (Over Six Months of Age)
Exposes new and experienced dog owners to the training that dogs need for good
manners at home and in public plus basic skills (come, sit, down, not jump up, walk
on loose lead, settle) to strengthen the bond between you and your dog.
Beginning Novice Class (Class after Basic) Work towards off-leash control and
continuation to perfect home obedience, prepare to show in obedience competition
and enhance overall obedience needed in Agility and other off-leash related
activities. Exercises working towards a CGC, Canine Good Citizenship Certificate, will
Open Training Class (Class after Advanced Novice) Offers all previous skills
learned plus working towards perfecting on and off leash obedience control,
retrieving, drop on recall, jumping (high jumps and broad), out-of-sights, and other
exercises required to compete in Open Obedience at an AKC event.
Utility Training Class (Class after Open) Covers all previous exercises plus scent
articles, hand signals, directed glove retrieve, directed jumping , and moving stand
for examine required to complete in Utility Obedience at an AKC event.
Rally You and your dog learn to follow a course of designated stations that have a
sign providing instructions regarding the next skill that is to be performed with you
and your dog arriving at the finish line together. You are encouraged to talk to your
dog the entire time. This makes it fund for both of you. Scoring is not as rigorous as
Clicker - Clicker training is a powerful training technique useful in dog training
everywhere from obedience to agility to freestyle to companion or service animals.
Students will learn to clicker train their dogs, and teach several behaviors to their
dogs using the clicker. The class will be designed to be both an introductory class for
people who have never clicker-trained an animal, and a more advanced class for
people who have some background in clicker training.
Conformation Learn how to handle your dog and show your dogs best attributes
in the breed ring/span