What is Obedience?

FCI-obedience is a sport where the dog follows the handlers commands with speed and accuracy in order to execute a number of predetermined exercises. Emphasis should be put on establishing good contact between the dog and the handler and on achieving the dog's willingness to obey even when at distance from the handler. Handler and dog should display a good overall relationship. FCI-obedience are given in classes 1, 2 and 3 where class 3 beeing the highest.