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Classes

Our classes are organized for the purpose of “Teaching You to Train And Gain Control of Your  Dog”.

Classes are for all breeds of dogs – purebred and mixed breed dogs.

All of our training classes are held each Tuesday evening at the National Guard Armory in Anderson, IN. The Armory is located at 125 S Scatterfield Road.
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The cost for 5 (five) weeks of classes is $80.00. Classes are open to all breeds of dogs - pure bred and mixed breed dogs. Class Enrollment Form

We start classes every five weeks. You may pre-enroll by visiting the Indiana National Guard Armory any Tuesday evening between the hours of 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. And you may enroll on the first night of classes. See dates below.

For your convenience, you may want to download, print, fill out and send us the AOTC Training Class Enrollment Form along with your check before classes begin or bring it with you on the night classes begin. View and print General Instructions for the Puppy and Basic Classes

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Enroll for classes.

Enrollment for Kindergarten Puppy Training and Beginners Basic Class will start at 6:30 PM.
Class time for Kindergarten Puppy Training - 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Beginners Basic Obedience - 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM

LAST TRAINING CLASS SESSION FOR 2017 WILL BE DECEMBER 12, 2017 -  MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

2018 CLASS STARTING DATES

  • 2018 classes will resume January 9, 2018
  • January 9, 2018
  • February 13, 2018
  • March 20, 2018
  • April 24, 2018
  • May 29, 2018
  • July 3, 2018

For any last minute date changes to classes, contact us.

If there is a question about class cancellations, please contact us. We will post cancellations to the home page of our website and have cancellations announced on a local radio station.

Tuesday Night Training Schedule

Irish Setter on Lap - We love our dogs.

Classes are held Tuesday Evenings.
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Contact us for specific starting dates for the Kindergarten/S.T.A.R. Puppy Training Class, Beginner's Basic Training Class / C.G.G. / Advanced Canine Good Citizenship Class.

In the event of severe weather we may cancel classes. If you have a question about cancellations or simply want to verify that a class has been cancelled, contact us. We will also post cancelled classes on the home page of our website too, when possible.

We also offer classes for individuals who are interested in competing in AKC Events to obtain AKC Titles on their dog. We have several instructors who have many years of experience in training, showing, and titling their dogs in Obedience Events and the newest AKC Companion Event "Rally". Some of our AOTC members also belong to the Anderson Kennel Club and show in AKC Conformation Events and have tilted their dogs through to their AKC Championship. Several of our members are AKC Approved Obedience and Rally Judges.



Kindergarten/S.T.A.R. Puppy Training Class

   
Date and Time:

Tuesdays,
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

   
Where Held: National Guard Armory
   
Cost: $80.00 for five weeks
6th night for AKC Star Puppy Testing for those completing the class.
AOTC Class Enrollment Form
   
Qualifications: Puppies 5 months or younger.
Must be current on shots.
   
What is Covered:
  • Socialization
  • Housebreaking
  • Behavior problems
  • Control - teaching puppy to walk on a leash
  • Control - teaching puppy stationery exercises - sit, down, and stand
  • General Health Care
     
What to Bring:
  • Puppies are required to be current on their shots.  Bring the most current shot/health record from your veterinarian when enrolling.
  • Equipment you will need for the KPT classes are: leather leash, and buckle collar. No flexi-leads will be used in class and are not recommended to bring puppy to or from class.
  • Small blanket or rug.
  • It is okay to bring your pets favorite treat or toy to class.
  • In hot weather you will want to bring drinking water for your puppy.
  • View and print general instructions for this class
   
After the Classes: After completing the classes, you will be eligible to take the AKC Star Puppy Test on the 6th week.



Beginner's Basic / C.G.C. / Advanced Canine Good Citizenship Classes

   
Date and Time: Tuesdays,
7:15 pm to 8:15 pm
   
Where Held: National Guard Armory
   
Cost: $80.00 for five weeks
AOTC Class Enrollment Form
   
Who Qualifies: Dogs who are 5 months of age or older.
Must be current on shots.
   
What is Covered:
  • Beginning Basic/C.G.C. Obedience consists of all obedience exercises designed to allow the dog to pass AKC C.G.C. (AKC Canine Good Citizenship)
  • Heel and Sit ( dog learns to walk at your side and sit when you stop),
  • Sit Stay, Down Stay, Stand Stay (teaches the dog to sit, down or stand in place),
  • Recall (teaching the dog to come when called),
  • Any behavior problems an owner may be having with their dog, and  
  • Responsible Dog Ownership.
     
What to Bring:
  • Bring your most current shot/health record from your veterinarian when enrolling. Dogs are required to be current on their shots
  • Leather leash and a properly fitted chain training collar. To fit your dog with a chain collar measure around the widest part of the dogs head (which is usually around the ears) and add 1 to 2 inches to the measurement. For your convenience, we have Handmade leather leashes and chain training collars for sale.
  • View and print general instructions for this class
     



Novice Obedience Class

    Novice Class Sit Stay Exercise
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Date and Time: Tuesdays 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
   
Where Held: National Guard Armory
   
Cost: Membership in Club
   
What is Covered: Basic Obedience Exercises
   
Who Qualifies: Members who have completed the Beginner's Basic Obedience Class.
   



Open Obedience Class

    Dog returning dumbbell.
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Date and Time: Tuesdays 6:30 to 9:00 pm
   
Where Held: National Guard Armory
   
Cost: Membership in Club
   
What is Covered: Open Exercises
   
Who Qualifies: Members and dogs who have earned their CD title.
   



Utility Obedience Class

    Flair Jumping
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Date and Time: Tuesdays 6:30 to 9:00 pm
   
Where Held: National Guard Armory
   
Cost: Membership in Club
   
What is Covered: Utility Exercises
   
Who Qualifies: Members and dogswho have who have earned their CDX title.
   



Rally Class

 
Shows dog performing rally.
From AKC Newsletter
Read More about Rally.
   
Date and Time: Tuesdays 8:15 to 9:15 pm
 

 

Where Held: National Guard Armory
   
Cost: Membership
   
What is Covered: Obedience Exercises
   
Who Qualifies: Members working with their dogs in their appropriate level.
   



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