Advanced Obedience

We offer a 10% discount for the first obedience class taken with an adopted pet from an approved organization. You must provide a copy of the adoption contract at the time of enrollment.

We teach and encourage positive training methods using treats, toys, and verbal praise as rewards.  All instructors are volunteers and have earned at least one AKC Obedience Title with their dog.  All instructors complete a hands-on apprenticeship program and participate in continuing education.

Please check the website for updated class availability BEFORE submitting your enrollment paperwork.

Advanced Obedience Enrollment

Please download and print the attached enrollment packet and follow instructions for submission.

Fall Session 2017

$75 tuition includes ten, one hour classes.*
*Member pricing $55, or $40 with voucher

Novice One

Continuation of Beginners class with the emphasis being more on preparation for showing your dog in AKC & UKC Obedience competitions. Novice classes are required to move into agility classes as they continue building a solid foundation for your dog to stay when required and to work off lead.

Dog must be six months or older, successful completion of TDTC Beginners, Junior Handlers or Advanced Beginners.

Your dog will:

  • Reinforce the skills learned in Beginners
  • Learn to stand for exam
  • Learn the Figure Eight
  • Learn the Finish
Day & Time Instructor(s) Start Date End Date Openings
Mondays 10:00am Instructor: Jerry Mabry September 11, 2017 November 17, 2017 6/10 Slots Filled
Mondays 08:15pm Instructor: Chris Medlock September 11, 2017 November 17, 2017 FULL
Tuesdays 10:00am Instructor: Kathy Gray September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017 FULL
Tuesdays 8:15pm Instructor: Barbara Castro September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017 FULL
Wednesdays 08:15pm Instructor: Pam Hubbard September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017 4/10 Slots Filled
Novice Two

Continuation of Novice I class with an emphasis on preparation for coming in AKC & UKC Obedience competitions. Novice classes are required to move into agility class as they continue building a solid foundation for your dog to stay when required and work off lead.

Dog must be six months or older
Successful completion of TDTC Novice I required

Your dog will learn:

  • To work with you off-lead
  • Reinforcement of skills learned in Novice I
Day & Time Instructor(s) Start Date End Date Openings
Mondays 11:00am Instructor: Jerry Mabry September 11, 2017 November 17, 2017 5/10 Slots Filled
Wednesdays 11:00am
Path to Show
Instructor: Sue Shockley September 13, 2017 November 17, 2017 6/10 Slots Filled
Wednesdays 07:00pm Instructor: Gisella K September 13, 2017 November 17, 2017 FULL
Thursdays 7:00pm Instructor: Sharon G September 14, 2017 November 17, 2017 FULL
Competitive Heeling
Mondays 10:00am
Instructor: Cathy Simon September 11, 2017 November 17, 2017 CANCELLED
Open

This class introduces the dumbbell, retrieve on flat, and the drop.

Successfully completed the Novice II evaluation or previously earned at least one leg of a CD or U-CD title.
10 week course, one hour per week.

Open Level I requires the signature of your Novice II Instructor.

Day & Time Instructor(s) Start Date End Date Openings
Open Level I
Tuesdays 7:00pm
Instructor: Stacy W September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017 FULL
Open Level II
Monday 7:00pm
Instructor: Mike D September 11, 2017 November 17, 2017 3/6 Slots Filled
Open Level III
Tuesdays 07:00pm
Instructor: Laura M September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017 FULL
Open Level II & III
Wednesdays 11:00am
Instructor: Cathy S September 13, 2017 November 17, 2017 5/6 Slots Filled
Rally

This course prepares the handler and their dog for competition in Rally Obedience.

Dog must be six months or older. Successful completion of Novice I is required prior to entering this class.
10 week course, one hour per week.

Day & Time Instructor(s) Start Date End Date Openings
Beginner Rally
Wednesday 6:45pm
Instructor: Chris M September 13, 2017 November 17, 2017 FULL
Advanced Rally
Tuesday 8:15pm
Instructor: Mike D September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017  FULL
Advanced Rally
Wednesdays 05:45pm
Instructor: Chris M /Cheryl M assist September 13, 2017 November 17, 2017 13/14 Slots Filled
Rally Excellent
Tuesdays 11:00am
Instructor: Dovie R & Lynda P September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017 FULL
Utility

This class prepares you for showing your dog in Utility Obedience.

Dog must be six months or older. Successful completion of Open Level III or dog has earned one leg of a CDX or U-CDX. 10 week course, one hour per week.

Day & Time Instructor(s) Start Date End Date Openings
UDX
Mondays 5:45pm
Instructor: Patti E & Pat K September 11, 2017 November 17, 2017 3/5  Slots Filled
Beginner Utility
Tuesdays 8:15pm
Instructor: Dovie R September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017 4/5 Slots Filled
Advanced Utility
Wednesdays 11:00am
Instructor: Sue Y September 13, 2017 November 17, 2017 2/5 Slots Filled
Nosework

This class prepares you for showing your dog in Nosework.

Dog must be six months or older. Successful completion of Novice I. 10 week course, one hour per week.

Day & Time Instructor(s) Start Date End Date Openings
Beginner
Tuesdays 5:45pm
Instructor: Debra H September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017 9/10 Slots Filled
Intermediate
Mondays 5:45pm
Instructor: Debra H September 11, 2017 November 17, 2017 4/10 Slots Filled
Advanced
Tuesdays 11:30am
Instructor: Dovie R & Sue S September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017
Advanced
Tuesdays 7:00pm
Instructor: Kathy G September 12, 2017 November 17, 2017 7/10 Slots Filled
Tricks

This class includes training & testing for AKC’s Trick Dog Titles. The focus of the class is Novice & Intermediate level tricks.  Dogs must be under control on leash with a flat or martingale collar.  Prior completion of the Canine Good Citizen title is helpful, but not required.

Dog must be six months or older. Successful completion of Beginner Obedience. 10-week course, one hour per week.

Your dog will learn:

  • Shaping/Luring/Capturing
  • How to use Props, Targeting, etc.
  • Handlers will be allowed to choose tricks that match the skill level of their dogs.

 

Day & Time Instructor(s) Start Date End Date Openings
Mondays 12:00pm Instructor: Jeanne Diver
Assistants: Lenore Dubaldo, Johnnie Hart
September 11, 2017 November 17, 2017 7/8 Slots Filled
Mondays 1:00 pm Instructor: Jeanne Diver
Assistants: Lenore Dubaldo, Shirley Schillinger
September 11, 2017 November 17, 2017 7/8 Slots Filled
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