Special Basic Obedience class for dogs less then 12 months old!

We will be offering a Basic Obedience class for just puppies on Thursdays at 5:50 pm.  Orientation will be on August 21 and the first class with dogs will be taking place on August 28.  If you have a puppy less then 12 months old, sign up for this fun class!  Look under Basic Obedience and find the Thursday 5:50 class.

Sports Sampler - new class starting August 11 - 8:15!!

This 6 week class allows dog and handler pairs to try three different sports: Flyball, Agility, and Nose Work. Spend 2 weeks on each sport and begin to learn the skills needed to participate in fun sports!

Class Limit: 8 students

Prerequisite: Level 1 or Basic Training

Class Fee: $100


Class schedule and registration process

Obedience Skillwork

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***


See schedule and registration process

Loose Leash Walking - New class starting Monday August 11 - 7:00 pm!

This class is all about training your dog to stop dragging you down the street and to walk politely on leash.  Since all dogs, like people, learn in different ways, each week a different method of teaching loose leash walking is taught with lots of practice ignoring and walking by distractions. The final week involves practicing as a group in an outdoor setting close to TCOTC.

Prerequisite: Basic Training or permission of the department head

Changing Attitudes

Next class starts  August 7, 2014


Class Description: Is your dog easily distracted, unable to work off lead around other dogs, have difficulty concentrating, unable to control their impulses when excited?

Puppy Socialization & Tweeners Classes


Class Description: These classes are limited to younger puppies starting class up to 12 weeks of age. This course covers basic socialization including age appropriate play with other puppies, housetraining, walking on a leash, basic grooming, and coming when called. Common problems such as chewing, jumping, digging, and barking will be addressed. This class meets one hour per week for 4 weeks.  We recommend starting Puppy Socialization as soon as you bring your puppy home.

CGC Class - New class starting August 28 - Thursday - 7 pm!

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


See course schedule, fee and registration information

Tricks - New class starting August 28 - 7 pm - Thursday

Teach that dog some new tricks!  Many of the skills taught in this class may be very useful such as park it (sitting between your feet) or putting their toys in a box but mostly, this class is just about having some fun! Tricks your dog can learn include waving a paw, licking their lips, weaving through your legs, and balancing a treat on their nose until you release them. Class size is limited to 8 students.

Prerequisite: Basic Training or permission of the department head

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