you first start the training can be on lead,
however basic obedience is essential and
it is far easier to run your dog off the
lead which can knock the equipment down.
Essential commands are, Sit, Down, Wait
and Recall. So start practicing now.
Find out what motivates your dog, treats,
or toys? Do you clicker train? Although
these cannot be used in competition they
are very useful tools for helping your dog