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The purpose of Obreedience is to encourage more breeds to 'have a go' at some of the tests associated with competitive obedience but in a less formal competitive environment.

Obreedience is a team event and showcases the talents of each breed through a series of fun exercises and it is perfect for all ages and abilities.

It mixes the best aspects of obedience with the camaraderie found amongst breed enthusiasts, each Obreedience team must comprise of four handlers and four dogs of the same breed who take part in two rounds of competition including a round of heelwork performed together as a group and then four set exercises including a retrieve, a 'send to bed', commanding the dog to stop, and a scent exercise.


Obreedience Competitor Information
This section contains information for those new to Obreedience, including how to get started and how to compete in Obreedience.
Obreedience Judges Information
Judges can obtain lots of information in this section, including details of Kennel Club requirements, downloadable material and useful guidelines to assist with judging appointments.
Obreedience Club Administration
There is so much to remember when running a Obreedience Heat. In this section you will find information and helpful advice to assist with the running of your event.
Obreedience Heats
Find out all about the confirmed heats for the year. Keep checking back as we update these all the time!
Obreedience at Crufts
Every year Crufts - the world's largest dog show - highlights the fun activity Obreedience. To find out more about Crufts click here.