Obedience

DOG STAY Obedience

Is your dog having more fun in your home than everyone else in the famliy? Is your couch shredded? Maybe his morning is complete only after he’s pulled your wife down the street a time or two. Once the front door is open, forget about it. Come when called? You’ve got to be kidding. The games have begun.

Class Policies:

Class registration closes 24 hours in advance of the class start date. You must pre-register online or by completing a class registration form in order to attend a class. Classes are subject to cancellation or date changes at the discrection of OTCPBC training staff.

Puppy Genius: AKC STAR Puppy

Start Date: Tuesday, September 16 @ 8 pm
Cost: $125 nonmembers/$105 members
Duration: 7 wks

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Doggone Good: Basic Obedience

If this is your story, we have a plan for you. Our Level 1 class will transform your dog from irreverent and out of control to happy and skilled at basic dog obedience life skills. We know you think there’s no way he’ll lie down and stay for three minutes, but in our skilled instructor’s hands, he will.

Content:

  • Walking without pulling
  • Sit
  • Down
  • Come when called
  • Stand
  • Stay

Duration: 7 weeks
Cost: $125.00 ($20 discount for club members) + $4 processing fee for online registration

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Next Class:

Start Date: Wednesday, September 10 @ 6:00 pm
Instructor: Peggy DeMinico
Cost: $125 nonmembers/$105 members
Duration: 7 weeks

 

Even Better: Canine Good Citizen/Canine Good Citizen Advanced

This class follows Doggone Good: Basic Obedience. Once your dog understands the basics, the two of you are free to develop a working partnership. This class prepares you and your dog to pass the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen exam. Skills: Walking without pulling; saying hi without totally losing it; coming when called; sit/stay and down/stay for a long period of time; working around other dogs calmly. CGC and CGC-A exams offered after 7 weeks of class.

Next Class:

Start Date: Wednesday, September 10 @ 7:00 pm
Cost: $125 nonmembers/$105 members
Duration: 7 weeks

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Beyond the Basics: Intermediate Obedience Games and Exercises

This class offers CGC and CGC-A graduates a repertoire of fun and useful games that improve a dog’s ability to work away from you and perform intermediate obedience exercises accurately.

Start Date: Wednesday, July 16 @ 6 pm (Liese)
Cost: $125/$105
Duration: 7 weeks

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Beginner Novice

Beginner Novice is an introductory AKC obedience class. You and your dog will learn to heel on leash, perform a Figure 8, sit for exam, sit/stay, and recall under show ring conditions. You’ll discover how fun and challenging performance obedience can be, and you and your dog will grow closer as you take his attention and concentration to a new level. This class is open to mixed-breed dogs and handlers of all ages and levels. You do not have to have a purebred dog to show in AKC Beginner Novice. This is a great way to try out the sport of performance obedience — we hope you love it as much as we do.

Start Date: Saturday, July 19 @ 10 am
Instructor: Liese Hookey
Cost: $125/$105
Duration: 7 weeks

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Novice: Companion Dog (CD)

For many, an important stepping stone into competitive Obedience begins with the Companion Dog (CD) title. Ready to try? We bet your dog is.

Our experienced instructors will cover:

  • Show ring heeling
  • Figure 8
  • Stand for examination
  • Off-leash heeling
  • Recall
  • Long Sit/Stay and Down/Stay

Instructor: Bob Becker
Start Date: Tuesday, July 8 @ 6:45 pm
Duration: 7 weeks
Cost: $125/$105

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Open

Start Date: Tuesday, July 8 @ 6 pm
Instructor: Bob Becker
Cost: $125 nonmembers/$105 members
Duration: 7 weeks
Pre-requisite: Novice class(es), Companion Dog title, or instructor permission.

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Obedience Drill

Start Date: Mondays, 5:15-6:15 pm
Instructor: Betty Gansky
Cost: $10 nonmembers/$8 members
Duration: Ongoing

Obedience Run-Throughs

Dates: July 31, August 5, August 14, August 19, August 28, Sept. 11, Sept 28
Instructor: Blase Pfefferkorn
Cost: $10 nonmembers/$8 members

Rally

Drop-in continues on Wednesday night through the end of July.

New Class: Rally Advanced and Excellent
Start Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014 @ 8 pm
Instructor: Peggy
Cost: $125/$105
Duration: 7 weeks

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Rally Drop-in at $10/$8 to follow; begins September 27, 2014.

Questions about Obedience?

Contact us at otcpbc@gmail.com