Golden Triangle Obedience Training Club

Golden Triangle Obedience Training Club

 

KPT

DAY

DATES

TIME


   

KPT Puppy (8 weeks)

Monday

January 9 – February 27

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Combined:  KPT & STAR PUPPY (8 weeks)

Dogs up to 6 months

Monday

March 20 – May 8

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Combined:  KPT & STAR PUPPY (8 weeks)

Dogs up to 6 months

Friday

January 13 – March 3

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

KPT Puppy (8 weeks)

Friday

March 24 – May 12

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

BASIC

 

 

 

Basic (8 weeks)

Monday

January 9 – February 27

8:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

Basic (8 weeks)

Monday

March 20 – May 8

8:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

Combined:  BASIC & STAR PUPPY (8 weeks)

 Friday 
January 13 –March     3                                                                                                

BasicDogs 6 mos. and older.  Star PuppyDogs must be between 6 mos. to 1 year.

8:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

CGC/TDI

 

 

 

8:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

Canine Good Citizen (CGC) & Therapy Dog (TDI) PREP. CLASS (8 weeks)

Friday

March 24 – May 12

 

 February 25 Saturday

 CGC Test

 CGC BROCHURE

training/CGC Brochure.pdf

PLEASE CLICK

 CGC TESTING PLEASE CLICK

training/CGC February 25, 2017 Test Registration Form.pdf

 Contact Mindy Columbus

CGC TEST – FEBRUARY 25 (SATURDAY) – BEGINNING AT 1:00 PM

Contact Info:  Mindy Columbus, email:  mindycolumbus@verizon.net 

NOVICE

 

 

 

Beginning Novice (6 weeks)

Wednesday

January 11 – February 15

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Advanced Novice  (6 weeks)

Wednesday

January 11 – February 15

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Novice (6 weeks)

Wednesday

March 8 – April 12

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

*CLICKER/DANCING – Any Clicker/Dancing questions, contact Carol Tenny, tenny@linguist.org

Clicker/Dancing (8 weeks)

Wednesday

March 22 – May 10

8:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

 *Clicker class for off-leash heeling and dancing

Clicker training is a powerful and fun training technique that can be useful for obedience, agility, rally, freestyle. It is used in training companion dogs, competition dogs, and service dogs.  Students will learn to clicker train their dogs. After they have learned the basics of clicker training, they’ll work on moving off-leash with their dogs, heeling, having fun, and maybe dancing a little.

     

AGILITY - Any Agility questions, contact Nancy Whitley, captscall@msn.com, 412-287-2026(C).

Beginning (6 weeks)

Wednesday

January 11 – February 15

8:15 p.m.

Beginning (6 weeks)

Thursday

March 16 – April 20

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Intermediate (6 weeks)

Thursday

March 16 – April 20

8:15 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

RALLY

 

 

 

Rally (6 weeks)

Thursday

January 19 – February 23

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Rally (6 weeks)

Tuesday

April 4 – May 23

(no class 4/18 & 5/16)

8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

OPEN & UTILITY

 

 

 

Combined Open & Utility Classes (8 weeks)

Tuesday

January 24 – March 28

(no class 2/21 & 3/21)

6:30 p.m.

Combined Open & Utility Classes (8 weeks)

Tuesday

April 25 – June 27

(no class 5/16 & 6/20)

6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Training Information : Patti Pulkowski, Training Sectary Call 412-653-6880
 Email:  gtotctrainingsecretary@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Kindergarten Puppy Training Class - Socialization, basic skills (name recognition,

come, sit, down, not jump up, walk on loose lead, settle, bite inhibition, and general

manners along with techniques that will help you bond with your dog and make him a

welcome member of the family.Basic Training Class (Over Six Months of Age) –

Exposes new and experienced dog owners to the training that dogs need for good

manners at home and in public plus basic skills (come, sit, down, not jump up, walk

on loose lead, settle) to strengthen the bond between you and your dog.

Beginning Novice Class (Class after Basic) – Work towards off-leash control and

continuation to perfect home obedience, prepare to show in obedience competition

and enhance overall obedience needed in Agility and other off-leash related

activities. Exercises working towards a CGC, Canine Good Citizenship Certificate, will

be offered.

Open Training Class (Class after Advanced Novice) – Offers all previous skills

learned plus working towards perfecting on and off leash obedience control,

retrieving, drop on recall, jumping (high jumps and broad), out-of-sights, and other

exercises required to compete in Open Obedience at an AKC event.

Utility Training Class (Class after Open) – Covers all previous exercises plus scent

articles, hand signals, directed glove retrieve, directed jumping , and moving stand

for examine required to complete in Utility Obedience at an AKC event.

Rally – You and your dog learn to follow a course of designated stations that have a

sign providing instructions regarding the next skill that is to be performed with you

and your dog arriving at the finish line together. You are encouraged to talk to your

dog the entire time. This makes it fund for both of you. Scoring is not as rigorous as

traditional obedience.

Clicker - Clicker training is a powerful training technique useful in dog training

everywhere from obedience to agility to freestyle to companion or service animals.

Students will learn to clicker train their dogs, and teach several behaviors to their

dogs using the clicker. The class will be designed to be both an introductory class for

people who have never clicker-trained an animal, and a more advanced class for

people who have some background in clicker training.

Conformation – Learn how to handle your dog and show your dog’s best attributes

in the breed ring/span