Introduction to Obedience Competition
If you're new to the sport of obedience, here are some links to get you started.
A great on-line source for information on competitive obedience training and showing. Covers all American organizations and some foreign ones too, as well as some handling and training techniques, sources for equipment, etc.
Started in AKC Obedience and Tracking
An introduction to the sport from AKC.
Another nice introduction.
Sport of Obedience
Another nice intro.
Here are some excellent sites to visit if you compete in obedience.
P's Dog Training Page
One of the best pages on the web for dog trainers. Links to all kinds of info online for obedience, protection work, assistance dogs, and more. Includes a great library of articles for all levels of training. A must-visit!
Site specifically for obedience competitors in the UK. News, forums, tons of photos, upcoming events, and more!
Dog Trainers Network
Comprehensive links and a variety of articles on training and more.
There are a number of organizations that sponsor titles and/or competitions in obedience. Here are some links for information.
Links to articles on training high-level obedience.
- Training Articles
This is a collection of posts I have gathered from the sheltie list on a variety of training subjects. Don't be shy, though; they work for all kinds of dogs!
Another list of posts that I've compiled, these from the obed-comp list. Lots of good tips for the obedience competitor.
- Cheryl May's Dog Training Articles
- Training the Trainer
- Confusing Consistency With Predictability
- Obedience for Bassets
- Obedience for Great Danes
Help when it's time to step in the ring.
Lots of tips on obedience.