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.

Spring 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 10:00 am Instructor: Dan Stahl April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 FULL
Monday 7:00 pm Instructor: Mike DeLorey April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 8/10 Slots Filled
Monday 8:15 pm Instructor: Chris Medlock April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 6/10 Slots Filled
Tuesday 10:00 am Instructor: Kathy Gray April 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 6/10 Slots Filled
Tuesday 7:00 pm Instructor: Stacy Withrow April 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 FULL
Tuesday 8:15 pm Instructor: Barbara Casto April 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 5/10 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: Sue Shockley April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 9/10 Slots Filled
Monday 5:45 pm Instructor: Stacy Withrow April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 8/10 Slots Filled
Wednesday 10:00 am
Path to Show
Instructor: Sue Shockley April 3, 2019 June 5, 2019 Full
Wednesday 7:00 pm Instructor: Gisella Klindera April 3, 2019 June 5, 2019 FULL
Thursday 7:00 pm Instructor: Sharon Casey April 4, 2019 June 6, 2019 FULL
Thursday 8:15 pm Instructor: Sharon Casey April 4, 2019 June 6, 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 April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 FULL
Open Level II
Monday 8:15 pm
Instructor: Mike DeLorey April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 3/5 Slots Filled
Open Level III
Tuesday 7:00 pm
Instructor: Dovie Ryan April 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 FULL
Open Level II &III
Wednesday 11:15 am
Instructor: Cathy Simon April 3, 2019 June 5, 2019 Full
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 April 3, 2019 June 5, 2019 FULL
Beginner Rally

Monday 10:00 am

 

Instructor:  Lynda Portiss April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 3/6 Slots Filled
Advanced Rally
Monday 11:00 am
Instructor: Hatchett/Portiss April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 FULL
Advanced Rally
Tuesday 8:15 pm
Instructor: Mike DeLorey April 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 8/12 Slots Filled
Advanced Rally
Wednesday  5:45 pm
Instructor: Cheryl Medlock April 3, 2019 June 5, 2019 6/7 Slots Filled
Excellent Rally
Wednesday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Chris Medlock April 3, 2019 June 5, 2019 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
Monday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Patti Emmons April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 1/5 Slots Filled
Beginner Utility
Tuesday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Laura Morris April 4, 2019 June 6, 2019 3/5 Slots Filled
Advanced Utility
Wednesday 11:00 am
Instructor: Sue Young April 3, 2019 June 5, 2019 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
Monday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Debra Hnath April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 Full
Intermediate
Tuesday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Debra Hnath April 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 7/10 Slots Filled
Elite
Tuesday 11:30 am
Instructor: Dovie Ryan & Kathy Gray April 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 14/18 Slots Filled
Advanced
Tuesday 5:45 pm
Instructor: Kathy Gray April 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 7/8  Slots Filled
Elite
Tuesday 7:00 pm
Instructor: Kathy Gray April 2, 2019 June 4, 2019 FULL
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 12:30 pm Instructor: Jeanne Diver April 1, 2019 June 3, 2019 12/15

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