Prerequisite: completion of a pre-utility class and a minimum of (1) qualifying leg towards the Open title (C.D.X) OR pre-utility skills, healing, one (1) leg towards the Open title (C.D.X.) and approval from the NOCI Director of Obedience Training (D.O.T.) Class sizes are limited. Preregistration is recommended.
Hand signals, scent discrimination on metal and leather articles, go-outs, high jump and bar jumps, glove retrieve, and moving stands are all worked on in this class. Handlers finishing this highly skilled class will be able to prepare their dogs to show in the Utility ring and work towards their Utility Dog title (UD). Eventually, many of these dogs compete towards higher accomplishments.
For information about any of our Obedience classes contact the Training Hall Secretary.