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

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

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

What we liked best about JoAnne Brettschneider

Every day you get to work your dog is a good day, and we want to thank JoAnne Brettschneider for her experienced eye and instruction this weekend, Jan 20-21, 2013. Testimonials I am glad I came because I am always open to new ideas and techniques. I love the way JoAnne trains using her body … Read more

New Obedience Level One class announced

Our next Level One Basic Obedience class will take place as follows: Date: March 5, Tuesday nights, 7 pm Duration: 8 weeks Cost: $100 nonmembers/$80 members Location: 1250 Gateway Road, Lake Park FL Instructor: Charlotte Czermann

Mats go down for the first time at OTCPBC in Lake Park

There’s something special about the mats going down for the first time, whether it’s at a new facility or just before a show. From President Bob Millar on this special day for us: I need to thank the following who helped with ring set up yesterday: * Joe and Diane Walak * Patti Roberts * … Read more

Overnight, fresh paint!

Those of us teaching at the Obedience Training Club of Palm Beach County’s beautiful new club house were pleased and surprised to find the entire interior had been painted in club colors. Thanks to Shawn Smith, Ray Hookey, and Bob Millar for their efforts on behalf of all club members. Other photos of the building … Read more