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For convenience, all schedules are on this home page, so use the cursor, page down, or click on the appropriate link to view them.
Meeting events are scheduled for 6:30 PM. Programs or special activities, if any, will be first at 6:30 PM with the regular meeting to follow. Meetings are the 4th. Thursday of each month, except that there is no meeting in November, July, orAugust, and the December meeting is the 1st. Thursday.
September 28, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
For general information about Classes, click here.
To enter a class, bring or mail the Application form to the Toledo Kennel Club, or obtain one the first night of the class.
To download the Entry form for classes, click here for a WORD version, or click here for a PDF version. Vaccination records are required for all 6 week classes.
Usually classes do not fill in advance, but if a class has filled, it will be labeled as "filled" on this web page.
Note: Classes are canceled if there is a level 2 snow emergency in Lucas County, Ohio.
2017 Class Schedule: For information about classes, contact For information, contact April Shaw, Obedience Director,
Advanced Novice Obedience class & Introduction to Open Obedience: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog. .
Next classes start:
Monday, November 6, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
The prerequisite is a beginners class that includes loose lead Heel and Come on command. This class is a continuation of the Novice exercises, for the advanced novice student preparing to show in AKC Novice Obedience. Lessons are based on AKC classes in Obedience Trials for dog and handler to be prepared to work together as a team.
Instructor: Bonnie Flowers
Rally classes: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog.
Next classes start:
Monday, November 6, 2017, 7:30 P.M. Novice, Intermediate (Pat Lofgren), Advanced/Excellent, Masters (Lorie Shaw, ).
Familiarization with Rally stations, courses and handling techniques. All levels. Dogs should have previous training in beginners Obedience.
Novice, Intermediate Rally: 7:30 P.M. taught by Pat Lofgren.
Advanced / Excelent Rally: 7:30 P.M. taught by Lorie Shaw
Beginners Obedience class: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog..
Next classes start::
Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 6:30 P.M.
The class covers the elements of dog obedience and training methods, and provides the basis for more advanced obedience.
Taught by Carol Lamb and Fran Friedman. For additional information, contact April Andrews, Obedience Director.
Agility Classes: 6 weeks, $70 for each dog
Next classes start:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017.
Beginners:: 6:00 P.M., Fun with Agility / Introduction to obstacles. Taught by Pat Lofgren.
Intermediate: 7 P.M..Taught bt April Shaw.
Advanced: 8:00 P.M. Taught by Jackie Oricko. This class is for the advanced dog and handler. The dog should be able to understand and complete all obstacles and the handler should understand how to maneuver the dog through a course.
Taught by Jackie Oricko (email: Jackie Oricko.
Puppy Classes: 3 weeks, $35, 6:30 - 7:15 P.M.
Next classes start every 3 weeks.
Instructor: Penny Dreps
Socialization and puppy-level obedience training for puppies ages 3 mo. to 6 mo.
Conformation (Dog Showing) sessions- Show training for dogs and handlers ($6 per handler each night, TKC members $4 each night, no advance enrollment). Classes are managed by TKC Conformation Director Sarah Armstrong, an experienced and expert professional handler who has earned Championships with 10 Gordon Setters.
Two rings are used in each class:
Ring 1 is used for basic Show Training of handlers and dogs, and paticipants will learn how handle their dog or improve their skills in the Show ring. Instructors will include Sarah Armstrong, and sometimes mini-seminars provided by Bill Sahloff, a licensed AKC Judge who is a TKC member and former professional handler, and who currently is President of the Fulton County Ohio Kennel Club.
Ring 2 is conducted in the same manner as at a dog show, with all of the ring procedures normally used in shows including gaiting patterns and individual dog examination. Every experience level is welcome. This Ring will be conducted by TKC members and others who are experienced breed Show handlers.
Classes: Tuesday, 7:45 P.M.:
Obedience Practice (no instructor): $6.00 each session ($4.00 TKC Membes). No practice on holidays or other special events; email to confirm.
Wednesday, 10:00 - 12:00 Noon. - for information or to confirm practice schedule: contact Dee Vayda, 517-547-6819, or email@example.com.
Sunday each week, 10:00 A.M. (except when the building is in use for an Obedience Trial or other event). For information or to confirm the schedule, contact Deanna German, 614-309-2319 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Agility Course Testing:
Sunday, October 29, 2017: ACT1, ACT2 testing,
Sunday, Dercember 17, 2017: ACT1, ACT2 testing.