Obedience

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Is your dog having more fun in your home than everyone else in the family? 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.

Doggone Good: Basic Obedience

If this is your story, we have a plan for you. Our Basic Obedience 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.

Next Class:

Starts: Thursday, January 21 @ 1 pm
Instructor: Janet Moore
Duration: 6 weeks
Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours in 2015) + includes online processing fee

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Starts: Thursday, January 21 @ 6:45 pm
Instructor: Mary Macchia
Duration: 6 weeks
Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours in 2015) + includes online processing fee

Starts: Thursday, March 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Instructor: Lorene Taylor and Christina Gengo
Duration: 6 weeks
Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteer hours in 2015) + includes online processing fee

Starts: Saturday, March 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
Instructor: Charlotte Czermann
Duration: 6 weeks
Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteer hours in 2015) + includes online processing fee

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 exam offered after 6 weeks of class.

Starts: Saturday, January 30 @ 2 pm
Instructor: Charlotte Czermann
Duration: 6 weeks
Cost: $129 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteers hours in 2015) + includes online processing fee

CGC Drill

Attend six concurrent weeks of this intermediate obedience class and then drop in and out for a tune up as you like. Although we work with the CGC in mind, you’ll get lots of impulse control exercises that will carry you into the CGC-A and therapy dog work if you are so inclined. Skills: Go to Your Place, Settle, Lie Down, Down/Stay, Come when Called, Leave It.

Instructor: Marti Hohmann
Duration: 6 weeks, then ongoing ($10 per class)
Start Date: January 21, 2016 @ 7:30 pm
Cost for first 6 weeks: $129

Basic Obedience in January – FULL
Starts: Wednesday, January 20 @ 6:30 pm – FULL
Starts: Saturday, January 30 @ 1 pm — FULL

Class Policies:

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

Because class size is limited and sufficient time is necessary to contact alternate students, class tuition may only be refunded if notice, in writing or by email, is received seven (7) business days prior to the start date of a class by the instructor or the director. OTCPBC does not offer partial refunds, make-up lessons, private instruction in lieu of group classes, or the transfer of monies from one class to another.

Our basic obedience classes are not designed to rehabilitate dogs who behave aggressively toward other dogs. Aggressive behavior includes barking and lunging on leash. Contact us at [email protected] for a referral on these issues.

Class fees will calculate a 20% discount for club members) + $4 processing fee for online registration.

Please bring proof of DHP, bordetella, and rabies (as age appropriate) the first night of class.

Please print the following letter containing information about club policies and directions to the facility after you register for class.

READ BEFORE COMING TO CLASS

Questions about Obedience?

Contact us at [email protected]