1. Sit/Down/Stand

2. Heeling, Including Left Turn

3. Sit/Stay, Leaving Dog

4. Come Forth:

Purpose: Preliminary to getting a dog to come when called.

Methodology: While heeling, say dog’s name, rock back on one foot, jerk leash and say: “COME.” At same time, move backward. Reel dog in, if necessary.

When dog is within your reach, pet and praise: “GOOD COME.” Praise for 30 seconds. Repeat two to three times.

5. Down/Stay Next to dog.

A. Hand signal and say: “STAY”
B. Stand up straight
C. Watch dog closely
D. Correct quickly!

6. Continue to work on eye contact. Also, look at DO’s and DON’Ts handout.