Obedience Classes

Brigitte’s Dog School is an Accredited member of the Australian Association of Professional Dog Trainers.
This entitles all dog owners  who have unsterilized dogs a discount when Registering with the Melton Council.
 
Brigitte’s Dog School uses the ALPHA Dog Training Method.   We do NOT use Treats .
 
 
10 Week Basic Class
 
This class is for dogs 5 months of age and older.   The class runs over 10 weeks with the first week being an Induction explaining the technique that is used by Brigitte’s Dog School.   The first week is WITHOUT your dog.
 
This class runs 9am every Saturday Morning at the Willows Historical Park, Reserve Road, Melton.  
 
What you will learn
  • How to use the Training Halter
  • Correct position to have your dog
  • Stepping up – putting your dog into the correct position
  • Sit
  • Drop
  • Heel and Auto Sit
  • Sit and stepping away (same as stay)
  • Drop and stepping away (same as stay)
  • Manners – environment scenarios : entering and exiting doorways, creating boundaries that the dogs do not cross
  • Recall (or Come)
  • Food Refusal
  • Walk through Hanna Watts Park
  • and more
 Included in the cost is a Blackdog Training Halter which will be fitted week 2.
 (This class is restricted to 8 dogs per class).
  
 
Social class
The Social Class is for any dog that has completed the Alpha Dog Class or has been given a pass up from the Intermediate Class.
 
This class is for clients and their dogs who are more interested in fun activities and other general training like scent detection, Rally O and some Agility.    Joining as a Member entitles you to join the  class.   This group class includes regular Fun Days (playing games, Morning Teas and more).   Over the summer and weather permitting we plan trips to the beach as a group or to Navan Park to walk around the lake as a socialisation exercise.
      
Intermediate
The Intermediate Alpha Class is for dogs who have completed the 10 Week Basic Alpha Class.   In this class you will work on more consistency and more off lead work.
 
Advance Alpha Class
The Advance Alpha Class is for any dogs that have passed the Intermediate Level.
 
This class will continue with more advanced obedience commands.