Dog Training: Complex Skills

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Dave Metcalf is a professional dog trainer offering obedience classes, behaviour consultations and complex skills training in Claremont.

Complex Skills and Clicker Training is available to all dogs and owners, no matter what skill level or training experience.

Dave will teach you how to train a dog and obtain the skills to teach your dog basics such as beg, distance target, move to a mark and roll over, to more complex skills, such as object retrieval and placement, chaining of skills and almost anything you can think of.

• Claremont – Claremont Park

Saturday Classes

White Stage10:30am – 11.20amNo requirements$25 per session
Blue Stage10.30am – 11.20amPassed White stage$25 per session
Navy Stage10.30am – 11.20amPassed Blue stage$20 per session
Black Stage10.30am – 11.20amPassed Navy stage$15 per session

See below for Certificates, level requirements and class content.
Requirements: Food pouch, a clicker & timing.

Payment is via cash on the day or direct credit (bank details provided with your Intro Pack).

NOTE: Classes will not be held on days when the forecast temperature is over 30 degrees C at class time, for dog comfort and safety. 



White Stage – Intro

Sit, Stand, Drop, Recall, Touch
(White Stage usually only requires 1 or 2 sessions before progressing to Blue Stage.)

White Stage Brochure

Blue Stage – Basic

Wave, Hi Fives, In Trouble, Lay Flat, Beg, To A Mark, Rollover, Play Dead

Blue Stage Brochure

Navy Stage – Intermediate

Bow, Targeting, Speak, Go Shy, Head Tilt, Crawling, Walk Back, Creep Forward

Navy Stage Brochure

Black Stage – Advanced

Sit, Stand & Drop Distance, Recall & Return to Heel Distance, Off Lead Healing & Right Heel, Sit Stay, Drop Stay & Stand Stay, Drop on the Move from Recall, Hand Signals, Increased Distance, Duration & Distraction