All class enrollment close 1 week prior to the start of classes.
Any class enrollments submitted after the cut off date will be held until the following class session.
NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS RULE!
|Gem City Dog Obedience Club 2019 Class Schedule|
|Session 1||Jan 2 – Feb 19|
|Session 2||March 4 – April 18|
|Session 3||April 22 - June 10|
|Session 4||August 5 – Sept 23
|Session 5||October 7 – November 21
ALL classes meet once per week for 1 hour. Please chose the day/time that works best for you!
7 WEEK OBEDIENCE CLASS - Member/Applicant $35; Non-Member $70
7 WEEK AGILITY CLASS - Member/Applicant $45; Non-Member $90
Conformation Run Through practice Wednesdays during class scheduled weeks 7:30pm - 8:30pm. Member/Applicant FREE; Non-Member $5
Puppy Class Online Registration
Puppy - 3-6 months of age:
This class offers important dog-dog and dog-human socialization and beginning training for young puppies. The emphasis is on the importance of consistent and humane treatment during the most impressionable period of a dog's life. Introduction to training, loose leash walking, sit, down, stay, and come commands. Advice on puppy rearing, such as housebreaking, grooming, and socialization is offered.
Young dogs learn to walk politely beside owners while on leash. Dogs learn to sit, down, stay. Dogs are introduced to stand/stay while being petted by a stranger. The owner learns how to communicate with the adolescent puppy. This is an AKC STAR puppy class.
Prerequisite: Puppy class
Beginner Obedience Class Registration
Beginner Obedience - Adult dogs and for those who have completed puppy classes
Owners are helped to develop basic on-lead control of their dogs. Dogs will learn to walk calmly on lead; sit/stay; lie down/stay; stand/stay; and come on command. Incentives such as toys and treats are used to reinforce correct behavior. Detailed sheets for at home practice provide students with understanding of how a dog is trained.
Advanced Beginner Class Online Registration
This class builds on basics taught in Beginner and Puppy Grad. The handler-dog communications are reinforced. This class also prepares students test for the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen. This test is given free of charge to students during the last week of classes.
Prerequisite: Beginner class or approval of the Obedience Director