Rally is fun – no matter what experience level you or your dog have, it’s easy to get involved, start training and then, competing.

Rally (or ‘Rally O’ as it’s known in the USA) is a canine activity derived from the heelwork elements of competitive obedience. However it differs from obedience, primarily in that competitors and dogs attempt a preset course with signs placed at up to 18 stations along the course, requiring them to perform one of around 80 different preset exercises. The selection of exercises and design of the course is at the judge’s discretion. Each individual round is performed at a brisk pace and takes around three minutes.

Zorro learning Rally
Photo – Janice and Zorro (Ch Aradet Expert Timing (AWS VW)

Find out more about Rally on the Kennel Club website by clicking the button below.


Contact Schipperke Club Secretary:
Melanie Reed-Peck (Byquy), 26 Malvern Close, Newmarket CB8 8BP
Tel: 01638 668664
Email: byquyfamily@gmail.com

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