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Female Adult Dog Was not socialised as a puppy

Posted by agente securite - Created: 4 years ago
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Posted by kervéor - 4 years ago

The clubs don't come free there are cotisations and annual subscriptions but for 3 hrs a week for about 44 weeks of the year it costs about 1,50 € a week for training then agility or Ob or obyrythm plus we do a chien visiteurs going into old peoples homes ,schools and anywhere we are asked the dogs have to pass an aptitude first for this ,and so did the owners .Why Finistere?  Don 't know but Agility has definitely gained alot of popularity in the 24 yrs I've been here .My club has close on 120 members .With agility being by far the most popular discipline .Our lot go down further than Nantes to compete .

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Posted by bretonne - 4 years ago

Excellent dog club in Chateauneuf du Faou - http://www.educawouaf.com/topic/index.html

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Posted by Melou - 4 years ago

Excellent information, kervéor - let us both hope that the OP is bothering to read your valuable input.

Leaving that aside, I'm interested to know that such facilities as you describe exist in plenty in Finistere - around our Département we have people who offer themselves as 'Dog Trainers' (for a fee, certainly not volunteers, whether qualified or otherwise). I don't currently have the time - or, IMHO, the qualification to even think about 'starting one ' in our area.

Do you think there is a particular reason that such facilities have blossomed in your area?

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Posted by kervéor - 4 years ago

Quimper 2  Plomeur 1 Brest at least 2 Landervisiau  1 tell me where you are and I can look them up plus the days they are open Sometimes Sat afternoons sometimes Sun mornings Gundog clubs at St Nolff Morbihan + Landudec ,when I am in the mood and Brest 

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Posted by Lanvele - 4 years ago

Whereabouts in Finistere are the dog clubs please

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Posted by kervéor - 4 years ago

Why not start one in your area if there isn't one there is certainly a need in France ,go the SCC and find out what is required .

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Posted by kervéor - 4 years ago

A dog club Melou is where dogs  go to learn how to conduct themselves in a polite manner ,how to walk to heel ,not lunge at other dogs ,how to play with other dogs. etc at first in controlled conditions and then in open country walks etc .Most of the volunteers have taken stages to learn the law as it is applied in France ,how to control dogs ,basic first on them etc etc .ALL of the clubs I know have atleast 4 of these qualified people around the club at any one time .All have had dogs and trained them to a reasonable if not high standard .One or two even have french champions ´either in OB or agility so that is what a dog club is 

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Posted by Melou - 4 years ago

Has "agente securite" gone away for the weekend? Or did he not really want a reply to his ambiguous question?

Personally, I find it very rude when posters on AI cannot be bothered, or show enough interest in their own question, to respond to the answers they get.

I would like to have helped.

 

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Posted by kervéor - 4 years ago

Sorry to hear you have no clubs in your area there are plenty in Finistere 3 within 35 mins drive of me .All have trained volunteers who can advise on problems ,sometimes just playing with other dogs under controlled conditions helps .Alot of people here unfortunately come to clubs with problem dogs ,we ALL understand that some dogs have problems and  try to help their owners .Very few dogs fail .Almost all enjoy some activity the clubs can offer dogs and owners alike .

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Posted by Melou - 4 years ago

Good suggestion, kervéor - if you have such things around your area, there is nothing like that available in mine! But if the OP thinks that all they want is to 'socialise' (ie meet up with) other dogs, this could be a good solution.

But I don't think that a 'dog club' (whatever that is), can be expected to advise on anti-social behaviour - which is what I have assumed to be the problem behind the OP.

Maybe we will hear some response from "agente securite"?