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Unless noted otherwise, classes run for 6 Weeks.
Each lesson is approximately one hour and the fee is $130.00


CLASSES & SCHEDULE

Classes canceled due to inclement weather are at the discretion of the instructors, and should be made at least 4 hours prior to class start. Students will be contacted by instructors via email and/or telephone whenever possible if the decision is made to cancel classes.

SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF REGISTRATIONS


AKC STAR PUPPY

For puppies 10 weeks up to 12 months old, the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy is an exciting new program designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start. Students learn practical skills such as sit, down, come when called, dealing with strangers. Get information on all your puppy-raising questions like housetraining, chewing, etc. Maximum 10 dogs per class. AKC S.T.A.R. puppy test given at the end of the course. (FMI go to www.akc.org/starpuppy).
Starts Monday, October 16, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Frank McKane


FAMILY MANNERS

(Beginner Level I)

Class is for dogs over 6 months of age who have little or no training or puppy class graduates. Students use positive reinforcement methods to teach basic commands (sit, down, stay, etc.). Curriculum includes segments on leash pulling, barking and correcting basic household problems. Maximum 10 dogs per class.
Starts Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Starts TUESDAYS October 17, 2017 AT 6:00 P.M. FAMILY MANNERS (Beginner Level 1)
Instructor: Frank McKane


COMPANION DOG SPORTS PROGRAM

CDSP, where obedience showing is fun again! CDSP class is a dog friendly training method. The handler is allowed to talk to and praise their dog during most exercises. This class works on
Novice, Open and Utility.
Starts- Tuesday October 31, 2017 at 12:30-1:30 pm
Instructor: Rick Ritacco


MANNERS & MORE

(Beginner Level II)

*Prerequisite: Completion of Family Manners (Beginner Level I) course or equivalent.
In this lively, energetic class students train their dogs to cope with "real-world" situations, such as outside distractions, strangers and other dogs. At the conclusion of this course, students will take the AKC's Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Test.
Starts Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 7:00 PM.

Instructor: Frank McKane


FOUNDATIONS FOR HUNTING/FIELD DOGS

*Prerequisite: Completion of Family Manners (Beginner Level I) course or equivalent.
This class is designed for those dog owners interested in field sports such as hunting/hunt tests, and other outdoor activities (hiking, backpacking, tracking). Dogs learn basic whistle commands, directional hand signals, fetch-on-command.
Curriculum is flexible to train dogs of all skill levels.
Starts Tuesday, October 17, 2017, TIME CHANGE 8:00 PM.

Instructor: Frank McKane


NEW - DROP-IN INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED OBEDIENCE

Prerequisite CGC or equivalent training. This class works on novice competition and therapy dog skills.
WEDNESDAYS 6:00 P.M. - This class fee is $15.


ADVANCED AGILITY.

*Prerequisite: Completion of Intermediate/CGC course or equivalent. Class will include learning to walk a course, seeing the dog's path and working out the best way for each team to handle the course. Individual exercises will also be worked including serpentines, behind jumps, 270's, etc.
Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The fee for this 1-1/2 hour class is $160 for members; $175 for non-members.
Drop in's also welcome.
Instructor: Cheryl Hoye


COMPETITION OBEDIENCE

This class will deal with the "beginning pieces" of competition heeling, fronts, finishes plus working on the open and utility exercises whether it be a beginning, intermediate or problem piece of different exercises each week. Sit and down stays will also be worked each week.
Start date next session TBD. Thursdays at 8:00 p.m. Drop in's also welcome.
Instructor: Cheryl Hoye


DROP IN RALLY

Offered on Wednesdays from 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. Flat fee of $10. Come by to try out a variety of AKC courses.


CLUB NIGHT (NOVICE/OPEN/UTILITY)

Offered on Wednesdays at 7:00 to 10 pm. Available for club members only.
Flat fee of $5.00. Everyone must sign in.
Only Obedience/Rally unless everyone in attendance agrees otherwise.

  • Return all equipment to its original place.
  • Heat must be turned down, door locked when last person leaves.

If you have any questions about classes, please send email to: shugmort@yahoo.com
or find us on facebook.

  • Class size is limited to 8 dogs unless otherwise indicated above
  • Registration is on a first come/first serve basis
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES THE SATURDAY PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE
  • Fees are not refundable after the first week of classes

Classes are held at ODTCW, 11 Robinson Lane, Oxford, CT.
AGGRESSIVE DOGS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. NO EXCEPTIONS.
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