Advanced Obedience

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 2019

$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
Monday 11:00 am Instructor: Dan Stahl September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 2/10 Slots Filled
Monday 7:00 pm Instructor: Mike DeLorey September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 2/10 Slots Filled
Monday 8:15 pm Instructor: Chris Medlock September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 0/10 Slots Filled
Tuesday 10:00 am Instructor: Kathy Gray September 17, 2019 November 19, 2019 2/10 Slots Filled
Tuesday 8:15 pm Instructor: Barbara Casto September 17, 2019 November 19, 2019 0/10 Slots Filled
Thursday 8:15 pm Instructor: Mike DeLorey September 19, 2019 November 21, 2019 0/10 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
Monday 11:00 am Instructor: Jerry Mabry September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 2/10 Slots Filled
Monday 6:00 pm Instructor: Sally Poindexter September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 6/10 Slots Filled
Wednesday 10:00 am
Path to Show
Instructor: Sue Shockley September 18, 2019 November 20, 2019 9/10 Slots Filled
Wednesday 7:00 pm Instructor: Gisella Klindera September 18, 2019 November 20, 2019 3/10 Slots Filled
Thursday 6:00 pm Instructor: Sharon Casey September 19, 2019 November 20, 2019 5/10 Slots Filled
Thursday 7:00 pm Instructor: Sharon Casey September 19, 2019 November 20, 2019 4/10 Slots Filled
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
Monday 7:00 pm
Instructor: Laura Morris September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 4/5 Slots Filled
Open Level I & II
Monday 8:15 pm
Instructor: Mike DeLorey September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 2/6 Slots Filled
Open Level III
Tuesday 7:00 pm
Instructor: Dovie Ryan September 17, 2019 November 19, 2019 FULL
Open Level II &III
Wednesday 11:15 am
Instructor: Cathy Simon September 18, 2019 November 20, 2019 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 & Cheryl Medlock September 18, 2019 November 20, 2019 3/10 Slots Filled
Advanced Rally
Monday 11:00 am
Instructor: Lynda Portiss September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 6/12 Slots Filled
Advanced Rally
Tuesday 8:15 pm
Instructor: Mike DeLorey September 17, 2019 November 19, 2019 2/12 Slots Filled
Advanced Rally
Wednesday  5:45 pm
Instructor: Cheryl Medlock September 18, 2019 November 20, 2019 FULL
Excellent Rally
Wednesday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Chris Medlock September 18, 2019 November 20, 2019 5/12 Slots Filled
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
Monday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Patti Emmons September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 1/5 Slots Filled
Utility
Tuesday 7:00 pm
Instructor: Laura Morris September 17, 2019 November 19, 2019 0/5 Slots Filled
Advanced Utility
Wednesday 11:00 am
Instructor: Sue Young September 18, 2019 November 20, 2019 0/5 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
Tuesday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Debra Hnath September 17, 2019 November 19, 2019 5/10 Slots Filled
Intermediate
Monday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Debra Hnath September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 3/10 Slots Filled
Elite
Tuesday 11:30 am
Instructor: Kathy Gray September 17, 2019 November 19, 2019 13/18 Slots Filled
Advanced
Tuesday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Kathy Gray September 17, 2019 November 19, 2019 2/8  Slots Filled
Elite
Tuesday 7:00 pm
Instructor: Kathy Gray September 17, 2019 November 19, 2019 6/10 Slots Filled
Tricks

This class includes training & testing for AKC’s Trick Dog Titles. The main focus of the class will be Novice, Intermediate, & Advanced level tricks to allow teams to work at their individual level. 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. We will use a variety of props to perform tricks. This class is all about having fun with your dog.

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
Monday 9:30 am Instructor: Jeanne Diver September 16, 2019 November 18, 2019 1/15 Slots Filled

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