4-H Dog Training

Attention Kids 8 – 18!

You and your best canine friend can attend this fun and exciting special interest group to gain knowledge on the fundamentals of showing your dog with hands-on experience. You will become skilled at recognizing the important relationship between you – the handler – and your dog.

OPEN TO ALL YOUTH AGES 8 – 18
$20 4-H program fee for non 4-H members

Classes start Thursday May 5th and will continue through July.
First class – bring proof of dog’s vaccination records, a flat buckle collar, a water dish, treats (small and soft), and a good sense of humor! No retractable leashes. All training takes place at POTC in climate controlled environment with matted floors and seasoned instructors!

REGISTER information coming soon!

 

Class Schedule

SESSION 1 2023
Public Class Registration January 9
Members Class Registration December 28 – January 6
Classes begin week of January 16

*subject to change*

Registration Instructions

Class Descriptions

Class Name & LengthDay/TimeImportant DatesCost *Lead Instructor
Puppy (8 weeks)Mondays 5pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6pm
First Class: Mon JAN 16 @5pm
$105Deyonne H
Puppy (8 weeks)Mondays 6pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6pm
First Class: Mon JAN 16 @6pm
$105Deyonne H
Manners (8 weeks)Mondays 5pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6:30pm
First Class: Mon JAN 16 @5pm
$105Peggy M
Manners (8 weeks)Mondays 6pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6:30pm
First Class: Mon JAN 16 @6pm
$105Peggy M
Manners (8 weeks)Thursdays 5pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6:30pm
First Class: Thurs JAN 19 @5pm
$105Michelle A
Manners (8 weeks)Thursdays 6pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6:30pm
First Class: Thurs JAN 19 @6pm
$105Michelle A
Obedience 1 (8 weeks)Mondays 7pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6pm
First Class: Mon JAN 16 @7pm
$105Lorna C
Obedience 1 (8 weeks)Thursdays 7pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6:30pm
First Class: Thurs JAN 19 @7pm
$105Michelle A
Obedience 2 (8 weeks)Thursdays 7pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6:30pm
First Class: Thurs JAN 19 @7pm
$105Carol W
Beyond Beginner Happy Heeling / Fabulous Focus Intermediate Obedience (8 weeks)Thursdays 6pmRegistration: Mon JAN 9 @6:30pm
First Class: Thurs JAN 19 @6pm
$105Judi G
Anne H
ConformationMondays 8pmNo registration - drop in$10 per lessonLorna C
Beginner Agility (8 weeks)Tuesdays 6pmPOTC Beginner Obedience and pre-approval required. Email: agility@potcdogs.com
Testing night for pre-approved dogs ONLY: Tues JAN 10 @6 PM
First class: Tues JAN 17 @6pm
$105Donni B
Intermediate Agility (8 weeks)Tuesdays 7pmInstructor approval required - Registration: email agility@potcdogs.com
First Class: Tues JAN 17 @7 PM
$105.Donni B
Intermediate ObedienceTuesdays 8pmNo registration - members drop in$0 Members OnlyCheryl W
OTTP Advanced ObedienceTuesdays 5pmIn session$0 Members OnlyRoy M
Canine Freestyle Practice
Members Only
Wednesdays 1pmNo registration - members drop in$0 Members OnlyDonni B
Scent Work 1Fridays 6:30pmRegistration: DEC 28-JAN 6
Members Only Page
$0 Members OnlyVal D
Scent Work 2Fridays 7:30pmRegistration: DEC 28-JAN 6
Members Only Page
$0 Members OnlyVal D

 

 

Membership Meeting

To fulfill membership requirements, members must attend two (2) meetings per year.  Membership year is March to February.
All members are encouraged to attend as many meetings as possible, in order to stay informed to club business and vote on changes.

Membership Meetings are held at the Club and the scheduled as follows:

January 15, 2022 – 6 PM – Meeting and Elections
January 22, 2022 – 6 PM (BACKUP for January 16)
March 30, 2022 – 6:30 PM
May 18, 2022 – 6:30 PM
July 13, 2022 – 6:30 PM
September 24, 2022 – 6:30 PM
November 9, 2022 – 6:30 PM

Membership Information

An individual seeking membership to POTC must first complete a POTC Obedience Class or Agility Class at the cost of $105. Once the class is completed, an individual may then apply to become a member at POTC where the following annual costs apply.

SINGLE MEMBERSHIP

$95.00 per year. ONE person. ONE dog in training.

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

$105.00 per year. ONE or more persons and TWO or more dogs in training. ‘Family’ is considered ‘All persons living at the same address and economically dependent upon the head of the household or each other.’

JUNIOR HANDLER

Children under 18 must have a ‘Family Membership’ in the name of one or both of their parents or guardians.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

For individuals or families wishing to maintain a club membership but NOT train a dog at this time.
Associate Membership – $55.00

Membership Fees are due April 1 of each year to the Treasurer.

AS A POTC MEMBER

All members must attend at least 2 membership meetings per year and help with a class, trial or other club business in order to maintain membership.  These “service hours” must equal at least 16 hours per year.  Membership year is April through March.

Members must own or co-own the dog in training.
Members cannot train a dog belonging to a non-member unless class fee is paid in full.
Members can train another member’s dog.

A POTC membership entitles members to attend all classes at no additional charge.
POTC offers “Members Only” classes, which are not offered to the public and are more advanced than public-offered courses.
Members may train their dogs during a scheduled Beginners Class if ring space is available and the handler is not disruptive to the class in progress.

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