Andi Katzmann and Holly Ellington earn Urban CGC

Congratulations to these handler/dog teams for passing the Urban CGC at CityPlace West Palm Beach on May 1, 2015: Andi Katzmann, Jett (pictured) Holly Ellington, Pac Man and Ella Examiner: Marti Hohmann CPDT-KA  

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Congratulations, Graduates of Foundations of Obedience

From instructor Jorge Mendiola: “You know you enjoy something when time flies by and you can keep doing it all night long. Foundations of Obedience class was supposed to be 1 hour, but ended up being 2 … some lecturing and work with the dogs, a lot more lecturing and more work with the dogs, […]

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CGC Exam

OTCPBC is offering a Canine Good Citizen exam on Friday, August 21, 2015 at 6:30 pm. The cost to register is $15 per dog. Contact [email protected] for more information.

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Test items AKC Community Canine (CGC-A)

Dogs must pass all 10 items of the test to receive the CGCA title. Dog stands, sits or lies down and waits under control while the owner: sits at the registration table and fills out paperwork, or, if the test is done in the community, dog waits while the owner sits and has a snack […]

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Urban CGC offered Friday, May 1

Urban CGC testing will be offered on Friday, May 1st at 6:15 pm at CityPlace in West Palm Beach. The cost is $15 per dog. Dogs must possess a CGC to register. Contact: [email protected] Test Requirements: 1 – Exit/enter doorway with no pulling in dog-friendly buildings. Exit building to start test, additional Public buildings items […]

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Successful rally trial April 25-26, 2015

A good time was had by all who attended our 2nd annual Rally trial at the clubhouse this past weekend. First I’d like to thank Bob Millar for being our judge! It’s always nice to see a friendly fact behind the pencil! I’d also like to give a very special thanks to Diana Johnson-Ford who […]

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Introduction to Odor

New Class: Introduction to Odor If you think you may want to participate with your dog in nose work trials, this course will set you up for success from the start. The training approach will be based on shaping. No luring, no cues except to begin searching, no corrections. No prior experience in nose work […]

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Fun Class: Nose Puzzles

Are you looking for fun activities that can be done indoors or outside? Dogs use their noses all the time to process their environment. They are aware of and processing more smells all the time than we could ever do. Watching a dog use its nose is lots of fun, improves your observation skills and […]

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Basic Obedience

Basic Obedience classes in June and July begin on the following dates: June Basic Obedience Starts: Saturday, June 13 @ 1 pm Instructor: Charlotte Czermann This class will not meet on June 20 and July 4, 2015. July Basic Obedience Starts: Thursday, July 9 @ 6 pm Instructor: Peggy DeMinico

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Introduction to Utility offered in July

Introduction to Utility Join Kathie Kryla, assisted by Bobbie Blythe, to find out fun ways to start the utility exercises. Kathie has had an OTCH, as well as many UDs, UDXs and HITs with several dogs. Bobbie also has many years’ experience training dogs and has had several UDs and HITs. This class will explore […]

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