OBEDIENCE
    

WINTER OBEDIENCE & RALLY UPDATES

Next 8 week session starts January 9/10, 2023.

Monday Updates
  • New Instructional Rally Class
  • New Competition Novice Class
  • New Advanced Basic Class
  • New Beginning Utility Class
  • New Open Class

  • NO OBEDIENCE CLASSES WILL BE HELD THE
    1st TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH
    and the PROCEEDING MONDAY

       Next 8 week session starts January 9/10, 2023!   
      ** Obedience Registration Form **   ** Rally Registration Form **

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

    PREREGISTRATION IS A MUST
    Deadline January 2/3, 2023. or until classes fill.

    Mail registrations to
    ...
    Dawn Buttion, 17301 White Plains Court, Mt. Airy, Md. 21771

    EMAIL NOTICE WILL BE 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, email:
    Dawn Buttion - Director

    Winter Schedule
    Class Level Day Offered Time Offered Instructor
    Instructional Rally
    "Learn the Signs"
    Monday
    5:15pm to 6:00pm Sherrie Biernacki
    Rally Monday
    **CLASS FULL**
    6:15pm to 7:15pm 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
    Basic Tuesday
    6:45pm to 7:30pm Denise Visco
    Advanced Basic Monday
    7:30pm to 8:15pm MaryEllen Moehler
    Kim Sain
    Advanced Basic Tuesday
    6:45pm to 7:30pm Caren Brouse
    Novice Monday
    7:305pm to 8:15pm Laura Van Tassel
    Novice Tuesday
    **CLASS FULL**
    7:45pm to 8:30pm Dawn Buttion
    Open Monday
    8:15pm to 9:00pm
    Dawn Buttion
    Denise Visco
    Beg Utility Monday
    7:30pm to 8:15pm Sue Faber
    20 Min Utility Run Thrus
    (By Permission Only)
    Monday
    (Limited to 4)
    6:15pm to 7:15pm Self-instructed

    Webmaster
    E-mail Address:
    webmaster@catoctinkennelclub.org

    President: Jeff Margeson
    240-674-7158
    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. Heeling, 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.
      Beginning Utility
    This class is open to students (with permission from Lamar) who are just starting the utility exercises and not trialing in any venue.
      Utility
    This class is open to students who are working on their Utility title or those who are already trialing in Utility.