OBEDIENCE
    

All COVID required regulations will still be followed: mask, distancing and small groups only.

SPRING OBEDIENCE UPDATES ... 6 Week Classes

  • Rally ... Starting March 29, 2021
  • Novice ... Starting April 6, 2021
  • Puppy ... Starting April 6, 2021
  • Basic ... Starting April 6, 2021
  • Adv Basic ... Starting April 6, 2021

    6 Weeks Of Ring Rentals ... Starting March 29, 2021
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  •    Next 6 week session starts March 29, 2021 / April 6, 2021.   
      ** Obedience Registration Form **   ** Rally Registration Form **

    New Class Prices - 8 Week Obedience/Rally Classes ... $130 per dog.
    6 Week Obedience/Rally Classes ... $100 per dog.

    PREREGISTRATION IS A MUST
    Deadline March 22, 2021. or until classes fill.

    Mail registrations to
    ...
    Lamar Solomon, 5502 Bartonsville Road, Frederick, Md. 21704

    NO NOTICE IS SENT TO CONFIRM CLASS REGISTRATION
    $10 Late Fee for registrations received after the deadline.
    Check must accompany registration. All human students must be at least 14 years old.

    For more information about Catoctin Kennel Club's Obedience Program, contact:
    Lamar Solomon - Director - 301-695-6613

    Spring Schedule
    Class Level Day Offered Time Offered Instructor
    Rally Monday
    **CLASS FULL**
    6:30pm to 7:30pm Linda Harrison
    Caren Brouse
    S.T.A.R. Puppy
    (Over 4 & Under 9 months)
    First Class NO DOGS
    Tuesday
    6:45pm to 7:30pm Pam Ambrose
    Dottie Bumb
    Basic
    First Class NO DOGS
    Tuesday
    7:45pm to 8:30pm Pam Ambrose
    Dottie Bumb
    Advanced Basic Tuesday
    **CLASS FULL**
    6:45pm to 7:30pm Dawn Buttion
    Novice Tuesday
    7:45pm to 8:30pm Denise Visco

    Webmaster
    E-mail Address:
    webmaster@catoctinkennelclub.org

    President: Lamar Solomon
    301-695-6613
    president@catoctinkennelclub.org

    Class Descriptions

       Puppy (Under 4 months)

    This class is designed to introduce puppies to new surroundings, new people and other animals. Behavioral characteristics of young puppies will be discussed. Puppies will start to learn to sit, down and come in a fun environment.
      S.T.A.R. Puppy (Over 4 to 9 months)
    This class continues the skills learned in the Puppy. Beginning obedience activities will be introduced.
      Tricks (1 Year & Older)
    This class focuses on the AKC Tricks title program teaching the dog tricks.
      Basic Fundamentals & CGC
      (Over 9 months)
    This class works on developing a trust between you and your dog so that you can work as a team. Concepts taught include loose leash walking, sit, down, wait, stay and come. Students will also prepare for the Canine Good Citizens Test. This class may be repeated several times until the desired level of control is achieved.
      Advanced Basic
    This class continues working and building skills taught in Basic and starts teaching formal training preparing for the obedience ring. It provides the foundation for the Novice level. This class may be repeated several times.
      Novice
    This class is for students attempting to earn a CD title. Exercises appropriate for the degree are taught. Healing, stand for examination, recalls, stays and rule book interpretation is part of this class. Students may remain in the Novice class until they have earned their CD.
      Open
    This class is for students attempting to earn a CDX title. Exercises appropriate for the degree are taught. Retrieving, drop on recall and rule book interpretation is part of this class. Students may remain in the Open class until they have earned their CDX.
      Open/Utility
    This class is open to students (with permission from Lamar) who are learning the exercises necessary to complete both an Open and Utility title.
      Utility
    This class is open to students who are working on their Utility title or those who are already trialing in Utility.