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Good Citizen Award

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‘The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme is the largest dog training scheme in the UK. Its aim is to promote responsible dog ownership and in turn, enhance our relationship with our pets and to make the community aware of the benefits associated with dog ownership.’

Taken from the Kennel Club website  http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/dogtraining

Kennel Club Good Citizen Puppy Foundation Award

This training course is offered as a follow on from the Muttamorphosis Puppy Socialisation classes, or for those who would like to attend training with their puppy but whose dogs are too old for Puppy Socialisation class.  It’s designed for puppies less than 12 months old and takes place every Tuesday night at Denton Burn Community Centre at 8pm.  The 5 week course, costing £95 in total, focuses on responsible dog ownership, with emphasis on enhancing the puppy/owner relationship through training and play.  The course covers socialisation between people and other dogs, basic puppy positions and puppy recall as well as handling issues and grooming.  Each week progress will be assessed through fun games and training with certificates/rosettes being offered on the last night. A loyalty discount of £15 will be offered to anyone who has attended the Intensive or Fastrack Puppy School.

Kennel Club Good Citizen Bronze Award

Muttamorphosis Training & Behaviour runs this course on Wednesday evenings at 7pm at Denton Burn Community Centre. Designed for all dogs aged 6 months and older, or those who have attended our puppy classes, but wish to progress their training further.  During this 6 week course which costs £100 in total, dogs will be trained to walk on a loose leash, stay for up to a minute and work on an off-leash recall.  Dogs and owners will also learn about handling and grooming as well as responsible dog ownership.  The course will be taught through the use of clicker training and added fun and games will help dogs and owners to have fun while training. A loyalty discount of £15 will be offered to anyone who has attended the Puppy Foundation level.

In all our classes, places are limited to insure dogs get the attention they deserve and owners do not feel overwhelmed. As such, all courses usually book up in advance.  Get in touch using the contact form to enquire about the next start date or to book your place.  Please note: we can only accept fully vaccinated dogs.

Kennel Club Good Citizen Silver Award

Muttamorphosis Training & Behaviour runs this course on Wednesday evenings at Denton Burn Community Centre. Designed for all dogs who have successfully passed their Bronze Award.  The course is usually run twice a year, depending on demand.  Please look on the website homepage for upcoming class dates. During this 6 week course which costs £100 in total, dogs will be trained in real life situations to walk in public under full control, to get into & out of a car under control, to achieve a 2 mins stay with the owner standing away from the dog.  In addition, dogs will learn a formal off leash recall & a recall away from distraction.  Controlled greetings and food manners is also taught and tested.  As with the Bronze & Gold level award, an external assessor examines progress on the final night, to allocate the award to suitable dog/handler teams. A loyalty discount of £20 will be offered to anyone who has attended the Bronze level.

In all our classes, places are limited to insure dogs get the attention they deserve and owners do not feel overwhelmed. As such, all courses usually book up in advance.  Get in touch using the contact form to enquire about the next start date or to book your place.  Please note: we can only accept fully vaccinated dogs.

Kennel Club Good Citizen Gold Award

Muttamorphosis Training & Behaviour runs this course on Wednesday evenings at Denton Burn Community Centre. Designed for all dogs who have successfully passed their Bronze & Silver Award.  The course is usually run twice a year, depending on demand.  Please look on the website homepage for upcoming class dates. During this 6 week course which costs £100 in total, dogs will be trained in real life situations; to walk in public under full control on leash, to walk to heel without the leash & recall to heel during distractions, in an enclosed space. In addition, dogs will learn a 2 mins stay, with owners out of sight for at least 25 secs.  A further exercise teaches a settle with owners out of sight for 2-5 mins.  Dogs are also taught a stop on return,  as well as a send-away, to bed.  As with the Bronze & Silver level award, an external assessor examines progress on the final night, to allocate the award to suitable dog/handler teams. A loyalty discount of £20 will be offered to anyone who has attended the Silver level.

In all our classes, places are limited to insure dogs get the attention they deserve and owners do not feel overwhelmed. As such, all courses usually book up in advance.  Get in touch using the contact form to inquire about the next start date or to book your place.

Please note: we can only accept fully vaccinated dogs or those with up to date titre testing results. Muttamorphosis offers a discount rate to people who have attended our earlier training courses and are working their way up the levels with their dogs.