Obedience Training usually refers to
the training of a dog. Obedience
training ranges from the very basic to
high level competition.
Obedience implies compliance with
the direction or command given by the
For a dog to be considered obedient rather than simply trained in obedience, it must respond reliably each time the command is given, by its owner or handler. A dog can go through obedience training and not be obedient. If a dog is referred to as being obedience trained it should comply immediately with every command given. In the strictest sense an obedience trained dog is an obedient dog