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Dances with Dogs competitions provide handlers and their dogs with an opportunity to demonstrate a skilful, choreographed routine, performed to music.
Dances with Dogs has its foundation in traditional obedience heelwork. However, in the discipline of Dances with Dogs, the inclusion of innovative and creative moves, and movement in time to and interpretation of the music are expected.
There are 2 divisions – Heelwork to Music and Canine Freestyle. There are 5 levels in each division – Starter, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced, and Champion. Each level should advance in complexity and moves.