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UPCOMING EVENTS

CGC/TDI Testing/Training  
  Next test: TBA
Preregistration required. Contact Faith Jones - 515-265-0648

Next Training The Therapy Dog session: Tues, June 24
Details and Schedule
 

Kindergarten Puppy Classes  
  Seven weeks
Basic puppy manners training and socialization
Fee: $80
Next class: Wed, April 30
Details and schedule
 

Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Classes  
  Six weeks
Fee: $80
NOTE: Beginner - 1 class at 5 PM; 3 classes at 6:15 PM; 1 class at 7:30 PM.
Next class: Mon, April 28 (evening class) (no class on May 26)
Tues, May 6 (9:30 AM class)
Details and schedule:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
 

Miscellaneous Classes  
  CONFORMATION
A class designed to prepare dog and handler for conformation showing. This will be a 45-minute class.
Four weeks
Registration: 6 PM (Class 6:15 PM)
Fee: $20 for class, or drop in for $7 per night
Next class: Tuesday, Nov 25

ATTENTION
A class for handlers wishing to have a better attention and teamwork in preparation for obedience competition by creating an engaged, working relationship driven by attention drills and games done primarily off leash. 
Four weeks
Registration: 15 minutes prior to class time
Fee: $50
Next class: Tues, Nov 25 at 6:15 PM

RALLY CLASSES
For dogs learning the exercises and rules for AKC Rally. Classes are 90 minutes long.
Four weeks
Registration: 15 minutes prior to class time
Fee: $50
Next classes:
Tues, June 24 at 7:30 PM

RALLY COURSES
For those ready to show at any level of Rally.  Courses are set up for practice with an experienced rally person available to answer questions.
Four weeks
Registration: 15 minutes prior to class time
Fee: $50
Next class: Mon, July 21 at 6:15 PM

BEGINNER NOVICE
A class for those getting ready for Beginner Novice.  Rules and show etiquette will be explained, how to find a show, and how to enter a show and practice of the BN exercises.Classes are on Mondays.
Four weeks
Registration: 15 minutes prior to class time
Fee: $50
Next class: July 21 at 6:15 PM
 
COMPETITION CLASSES
Competition classes are for dogs preparing for obedience competition. These classes will focus on skills needed for all levels of obedience from Novice to Advanced. The classes are held on Thursday evenings.
6:30 PM - 9 PM
Fee: $10 per night for non-DMOTC members
Next class: April 3

 
Agility Classes  
  PUPPY AGILITY
Four weeks
Fee: $50
Class meets on Wednesdays at 7 PM.
Prerequisite: KPT or other comparable class
Next class: Wed, May 14
Details and schedule

AGILITY READINESS
A class emphasizing reliable recall, reliable sit/stay and down/stay, and working off-leash. This class is required to be taken and passed before you can take any public Agility classes.
Four weeks
Fee: $50
Next classes:
Tues, June 24 at 6:15 PM
Details and schedule

PUBLIC AGILITY
AGILITY I, II and III
Prerequisite: Agility Readiness or a CD title 
Classes meet at 7:30 PM
Four weeks
Fee: $50
Next class:
Agility I - Mon, July 21
Agility II - Mon, March 31
Agility III - Tues, June 24
Details and schedule

 
Obedience/Rally Trials  
  OBEDIENCE AND RALLY TRIAL
Fri-Sun, July 25-27
 
Agility Trials  
  Fri, Sat & Sun, May 9-11
Iowa State Fairgrounds
Premium List
 
Matches - sponsored by Friends of DMOTC  
  OBEDIENCE/RALLY
Rally will follow Novice and Beginner Novice obedience run throughs. Open and Utiity - jump height order.
Next Matches:
Sun, May 18
Sign ups: 8 AM
Cost: $7 for first run; $3 for second run of same dog

 
Seminar  
  ADELE YUNCK
'Heeling' and 'A Balancing Act' Seminars
Sat - Sun, June 28-29
Click here for more information
 
 


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