Target audience

Sports representatives in the local groups as well as future obedience trainers. All members interested in the new types of sports in the SV.

Purpose

The valid Head of obedience training license is precondition to take the role of sports representative and obedience trainer in a local group.

Contents

Part 1: General Part 

Psychological basics 

Insurance for the dog 

First aid to dogs 

Legal basics 

Structure of the SV 

Part 2: Cynological basics 

The nature of the dog

Breeding and upbringing

Alimentation and health

Anatomy of the German Shepherd 

Part 4: Expertise part Training 

The Head of training: tasks, rights and obligations

Basic training

Part 5: Expertise part Sports 

Obedience

Practical Part 

Development and design of training sequences

Precondition

Full age and a valid membership in the SV. Affiliation to the federal group which organizes the seminar. Successfully passed companion dog trial. At least one obedience trial beginner and class I must have been taken successfully. Proof dog owner liability insurance and sufficient vaccination protection for the brought dog.

Exam

Written expertise knowledge assessment at the end of the seminar. The questionnaire contains 10 questions each in parts I (General part) and II (Cynological basics) as well as 30 questions in parts IV (Practical part training) of the SV “Handbook of Cynology”.

Certificate

Head of training license Obedience with certificate, valid for four years. a refreshment course needs to be taken for the extension of this term.