CDSP Obedience Heeling Task Card Pack
CDSP (Companion Dog Sports Program) Obedience is a venue of competitive obedience which was derived from St.Hubert's obedience. It is an inclusive organization where purebred dogs, mixed breeds, and even dogs with disabilities are allowed to participate. They offer Starter Novice through Utility and versatility classes. Dogs and handlers are able to earn ribbons, titles, and championships just like with the more well known obedience venues. What makes CDSP different from the other obedience venues? Handlers are able to talk to, praise, and give food rewards while in the ring. There are no group exercises where more than one dog is working in the ring at a time
Heeling is the biggest portion of an obedience run through, no matter what the level the obedience team is working at. Heeling must be precise and present a consistent picture to the judge throughout the heeling exercise. Working on heeling can be broken down into small pieces like changes of pace, halts, and the various turns. There are 7 specific task cards (4 cards of each task) and 4 Play! cards that make up the Heeling task pack. There are 33 cards in total:
- 1 Header Card
- Heeling- Off Leash Cards
- Heeling - Halts Cards
- Heeling - Right Turns Cards
- Heeling - Left Turns Cards
- Heeling - Fast Pace Cards
- Heeling - Slow Pace Cards
- Heeling - About Turns Cards
- Play!! Cards
** please note, there are no exercise descriptions on the back of task pack cards ** For more information on why, please visit this Tasks FAQ.
Train 'Em Task cards are printed on recycled, 24 lb. white paper and laminated with 3mm sheets. They are the same size as a traditional business card (3.375" long and 2.1875" long) Train 'Em Task cards are packed in ivory colored, sheer organza drawstring bag.
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How to use the Train 'Em Tasks system:
The task cards are to be used with the Train 'Em Tasks linen grab bags. To make your daily training game plan, pull a couple of task cards from your grab bag and train those exercises. For obedience I might pull 3 - 5
cards and work each exercise for 5 - 10 minutes depending on the task. For agility, I will pull two task cards and pick drills, sequences, or a course that will work those tasks. After you have completed your tasks, you can put them back into your bag or set them side until your bag is empty. That way, you can make sure you and your dog work all of your tasks (I personally have a separate bag for spent tasks.)