Prepare and take the Canine Good Citizen test. Skills worked on include loose leash walking, stay, polite greeting, walking through a crowd, grooming, 3 minute supervised separation, recall, and distractions. Class is taught by an AKC CGC evaluator and week 6 is practicing or taking the test as determined by the handler. Class limit: 8 students.
Prereq: Obedience Skillwork
Puppy Basic Training is a 7 week beginning obedience class for puppies aged 12 weeks to 10 months. Using positive reinforcement to reward the puppy for the behavior we want, we teach the skills of sit, down, loose leash walking, release, impulse control, come, going to a mat or place, body handling, and handler focus. Training questions will focus on the developing adolescent puppy rather than training an adult dog.
TCOTC is hosting an AKC Agility Trial January 2-4, 2015
Judges: Dawn Glaser Falk & Rod Ramsell
- Entries open Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 8am
- Draw closes Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 5pm
- Final closing Friday, December 19, 2014 at 5pm
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Come pracitice inside on the following dates. $5/dog
Sat - Nov 1 - 6:30 - 8 pm
Fri - Nov 7 - 7 - 8 pm
Fri - Dec 26 - 7 - 8:30 pm
Sat - Jan 17 - 6:30 - 8 pm
Sat - Jan 31 - 6:30 - 8 pm
Sat - Mar 21 - 6:30 - 8 pm
Sat - May 2 - 6:30 - 8 pm
Fri - May 15 - 7 - 8:30 pm
And remember we also have Open Ring for both Agility and Obedience almost every Thursday from 1-3 pm!
Canine Good Citizen Test to be held December 17 - Wednesday - from 6:30 - 9 pm. Must sign in by 7:30.
Members - $5
Non-Members - $10
TCOTC is hosting an AKC Agility Trial November 21, 2014-November 23, 2014.
Judge: Karl O. Johnson
Build on the foundation of Level 1 or Basic Training to develop attention walking, pivoting on a perch and backing up for rear end awareness, expanded sit and down behaviors, improving stays and recalls, introducing retrieve, and using hand touch.
Class limit: 12 students.
Prerequisite: Basic Training or Level 1
**This class is required if you are looking to enter any Agility or Rally classes at our school***
Designed for dogs who want what they see and they want it now! The class will teach dogs to leave and ignore all sorts of distractions and check in with their handler rather than go for whatever they see. Skills taught are sit and down stay, leave it, attention to handler, polite greeting of people, loose leash walking around distractions, staying on a mat or place, and control play. This class is for dogs that lack self control, not for reactive dogs.
Prerequisite: Basic Training or permission of the department head