Gateway Vizsla Club is Proud of it’s Members Who Compete in Obedience

Are you interested in competing in Obedience with your Vizsla?


What is Obedience?

Obedience is the oldest of the non-hunting, non-herding events for dogs. Started in 1933, the purpose was do demonstrate a dogs usefulness to mankind as a companion animal.

Are There Different Difficulty Levels of Obedience Trials?

Yes, much like Rally and Agility – there are several classes of Obedience – Novice, Open, and Utility. Each classification gets progessively harder and requires more qualify scores to earn the titles Novice=CD, Open=CDX, Utility=UD.

What Types of Diciplines Does my Dog Need to Compete in Obedience?

Some of the basic diciplines that will be required are heeling on and off lead, sitting, staying for 3 minutes with handler within sight, retrieving and item, etc.

Does This Sound Like Something You’d Be Interested In?

Several GVC members are involved in obedience – feel free to contact members if you have questions or want more information on how to get involved. For more information see the AKC’s GUIDE TO OBEDIENCE

Have Questions?

Obedience Chair

Debbie Baker