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Santa Clara Dog Training Club



Open / Utility

Open - 3:00 PM

$140

with Lynn Buck

Calendar Current session started Feb 20, 2024 at 3 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Open is for anyone wanting to train for the Open Obedience Class. Topics include:

  • Heel Free and Figure Eight
  • Command Discrimination
  • Drop on Recall
  • Retrieve on Flat
  • Retrieve over High Jump
  • Broad Jump
  • Stand Stay - Get Your Leash

Prerequisite: Teams who are already proficient in Novice

Click the following links to help determine which obedience class is best for your goals and abilities:

Equipment: 

  • Dumbbell - available from J & J dog supply, Max 200, or Training Treasures
  • Retractable leash

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy: 

  1. Cancellation of a class for any reason BEFORE the first class date of a session will be refunded minus our coursestorm and credit card fees (currently about $13)
  2. There are NO REFUNDS for any cancellations AFTER the first class of a session.
  3. There will be NO REFUNDS or pro-rating for any classes missed after the start date of the first class of any given session.
  4. Transfers to a more skill appropriate class in the same session before or after the class start date may be possible with approval and subject to space availability. Please contact us. 

Run Throughs - Open and Utility - all levels 4:00 PM

$140

with Lynn Buck

Calendar Current session started Feb 20, 2024 at 4 pm, runs for 7 weeks

Run Through classes prepare the handler and dog for the competition show ring for AKC Open and Utility titles. In this class you will have the opportunity to practice a "trial like" competition obedience experience. In a trial like situation, students will have the opportunity to practice the exercises in each class. The instructor will be available to provide feedback and offer training suggestions.  Approximately fifteen minutes per dog.  Team may take another class. 

This class will be outside on grass and may include jumps. 

Equipment:

  • Dumbbell

 

Cancellation/Refund Policy: 

  1. Cancellation of a class for any reason BEFORE the first class date of a session will be refunded minus our coursestorm and credit card fees (currently about $13)
  2. There are NO REFUNDS for any cancellations AFTER the first class of a session.
  3. There will be NO REFUNDS or pro-rating for any classes missed after the start date of the first class of any given session.
  4. Transfers to a more skill appropriate class in the same session before or after the class start date may be possible with approval and subject to space availability. Please contact us. 
Full Course

Intro to Utility - 5 pm

$140

with Lynn Buck

Calendar Current session started Feb 20, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This introductory Utility class for is for anyone wanting to train for the Utility Obedience Class.  This class covers the requirements and starts the training of the Utility Signal, Scent Discrimination, Directed Retrieve and Moving Stand. Directed Jumping is NOT included.

Prerequisite:  Solid retrieve (no mouthing), Stand for Exam, Recall, Heeling. 

Click the following links to help determine which obedience class is best for your goals and abilities:

Equipment: 

  • Dumbbell - are available from J & J dog supply, Max 200, or Training Treasures
  • Retractable leash 

Cancellation/Refund Policy: 

  1. Cancellation of a class for any reason BEFORE the first class date of a session will be refunded minus our coursestorm and credit card fees (currently about $13)
  2. There are NO REFUNDS for any cancellations AFTER the first class of a session
  3. There will be NO REFUNDS or pro-rating for any classes missed after the start date of the first class of any given session
  4. Transfers to a more skill appropriate class in the same session before or after the class start date may be possible with approval and subject to space availability. Please contact us.




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