Teaching dog behaviours and tricks that help you in your day to day life, such as a sit and stay can be very enjoyable - but you might want to take your training further. If you are interested in more in-depth training, Competitive Obedience might be the right sport for you!
In Competitive Obedience, dog and handler perform a variety of formalised exercises, including heelwork, recall, retrieve and others. It's all about completing these exercises to the most accurate standard as possible, making this sport especially challenging and enjoyable.
Although traditionally it's mostly large breeds that compete in Competitive Obedience Gwen specialises in training and working small dogs. At Dogs Matter we believe that every type of dog is able to perform these exercises to highest standard and should be given a chance to prove this. Our students compete successfully throughout all levels with a big variety of breeds.