Urban CGC Test Items

1 – Exit/enter doorway with no pulling in dog-friendly buildings. Exit building to start test, additional Public buildings items are below. 2 – Walk through a crowd on a busy urban sidewalk. People come toward the dog from 1-ft. away Tolerate distractions (people wearing hats, coats, men, women, etc). 3 – Appropriate reaction to city … Read more

Brag from Gary Roche and Dax

On Sunday, Dax passed his VST dog tracking test in Orlando, earning his VST title and also his CT (Champion Tracker) title. I am still trying to confirm with AKC, but Luci Seeley thinks Dax is only the third Malinois to earn the CT title! The VST test has a pass rate of only 6 … Read more

Obedience Training Club of Palm Beach County releases 2013 obedience trial premium

Obedience Training Club of Palm Beach County will be having our Obedience Trials at the St. Lucie Fairgrounds June 8 & 9. We are offering three trials in 2 days. The judges are Deb Neufeld, Jerry Iermiero, Jeanne Stephens and Nancy Withers from Pennsylvania. The premium appears below. 2012 Obedience Premium

Popular Introduction to Dog Obedience Competition class now accepting students

Interested in showing your dog in AKC obedience? Want to learn what it takes to prepare for Beginner Novice (BN) and the Companion Dog (CD) titles? Join us in this thorough, entertaining preparatory course that will get you and your dog energized and ready for the show ring. Beyond the Basics: Introduction to Dog Obedience … Read more

Obedience trial to be held at K-9 Obedience Club of Jacksonville

Thanks to Mary Happersat for sending us the premium for the 149th and 150th obedience trials of the K-9 Obedience Club of Jacksonville. The trial has rally classes, too. Mark your calendar, because the trial dates are April 20-21, 2013. K-9ObedClubSpring2013AKCPREMIUM1

Introduction to Tracking class added to schedule

Introduction to Tracking We are pleased to announced that an Introduction to Tracking class has been added to our schedule. Here are the details: Date: April 29, 2013 (Monday) Time: 6-8 pm Location: Okeeheelee Park (Palm Beach County) Instructors: Fran Smith and Jane Craig. Both are licensed AKC tracking judges. Cost:  $37 nonmembers/ $27 members … Read more

Level one obedience classes have sold out through March – just added an April class

Wow! Our last four Level One obedience classes have sold out in less than one week. If your dog needs basic obedience, act now. This might mean getting control of unruly behavior, leash pulling, and jumping, or it might mean simply Sit, Down, Come, Stay, Leave It, and so on. Our Level One class gives your dog … Read more

Two Agility classes added to Obedience Training Club of Palm Beach County roster

Two introductory Agility classes have been added to the classes taught in March at Obedience Training Club of Palm Beach County. Both start on Monday, March 11 @ 6:30  and 7:30 pm. Agility Focus Foundation This class strengthens your dog’s on-leash obedience skills like Sit, Stay, Down/Sphinx Down and Come When Called, Restrained and Distraction Recalls. … Read more

Ribbon cutting scheduled for new building

Obedience Training Club of Palm Beach County is hosting a ribbon cutting at 9:00 am on February 25th to celebrate the opening of its new building at 1250 Gateway Road, Lake Park. One of the oldest dog obedience clubs in Florida, OTCPBC was founded in 1953. A not-for-profit licensed by the American Kennel Club and … Read more

Thank you from Betty Gansky on 2013 agility trial

I couldn’t go to bed tonight without thanking all of you from the bottom of my heart in making OTCPBC’s Agility trial this year a huge success! I really “bit the bullet” this year by going out on a very long limb to put on a 2 1/2 day, 2 judge trial. I’d like to … Read more