How does a Performance Show Work?

Obedience trials test the dog and handler's ability to exercise good conduct  in public.Obedience trials are offered under CKC Rules and Regulations for obedience trials . This document is found on the CKC WEBSITE under the title of OBEDIENCE TRIALS RULES AND REGULATIONS . Section 8  deals with judging procedures pertaining to the described exercises that must be performed  in an official trial. Section9,10 and 11  outline the exercises required for  PreNovice, Novice A, B and C .  Please refer to this document  on the CKC Website under Events and click on Obedience trials.

Other events may include Earthdog trials found in the CKC Website  similarly to Obedience. Click on Earthdog.

These events sometime occur prior to or in conjunction with Conformation  shows or may occur as a stand alone show!