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Middletown Dog Training Club
PO Box 214
Middletown, OH  45042

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Middletown Dog Training Club
1811 Germantown Road
(Rt 4 across from Hook Field)
Middletown, Ohio 45042

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Phone: 513-424-4442
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Classes and Pricing

Note: All classes are 6 week courses.

Obedience and Behavior Modification

Puppy class
Socialization, basic problem solving (chewing, potty training, barking, biting) getting your puppy off on the right paw. For ages 8 weeks to 6 months- cannot be older than 5 months at start of class. Limited to One puppy per household per 6 week session.  Puppies under 6 months must have at least 2 DHPP & 1 Bordatella booster before start of class and must have proof of vaccinations submitted with application,  NO DOG WILL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT THIS DOCUMENTATION. All paperwork MUST be submitted by the first class.- including application form, waiver, vet records, and payment.,  NO EXCEPTIONS, you will not be allowed to bring your dog without these.

Intermediate Puppy class
Continuation from Puppy class, with light overview of some dog sports available to train in. For puppies 12 weeks and to 6 mos who have taken the Puppy class.

Obedience Level I
Basic manners, work on attention, sit, down, stay, come willingly when called, walking nicely on lead, and Leave It! For dogs 6 months or older.

Obedience Level II
Fine tuning of Level I, with the addition of heeling, fronts, finishes.. For dogs 6 months or older, and has successfully completed Level I - must have solid sit & down.

Obedience Level III
Special weekly focus by the moderator of a different learning skill.  This class is for students who want the most out of their dog, start of off-lead work, hand signals, proofing, preparing to show, and dumbbell retrieve. For dogs 6 months or older, and must successfully pass Level II & have a solid off-lead STAY command.  Must have a competition dumbbell (available at J&J Supplies - www.jjdogs.com).  Limit 10 students.

Rally
Rally-O, or Rally Obedience combines the fun of dog agility with traditional obedience.  There are 3 levels of Rally - Novice, with on-leash exercises that demonstrate the dog's understanding of basic commands such as sit, stay, down, and come and heel position; Advanced, a set of exercises performed off-leash that includes at least one jump; and Excellent, a more difficult off-leash course that includes at least one jump and demonstrates more precise skill and coordination between the dog and handler.   Signs instruct teams to go fast or slow, to halt (dog must sit at heel), to make turns and circles, to reverse direction, to do a sit-stay-recall, or to follow other basic obedience exercises.  Successful completion of Level 2 Obedience or evaluation.  Limit 6 dogs.

Scotty doing agility

Agility for Fun

Fun Agility
Using a positive method, introducing tunnels, chutes, weaves,  jumps and contact obstacles all at very low heights, target training,and flat work. A solid obedience foundation is required.  this class requires a flat collar or harness and leash. A properly fitted martingale collar is also OK. **Absolutely NO chokes, prongs, e collars, or haltis, etc while working the dogs on equipment.** For dogs 6 months or older.  No reactive dogs. Limit 5 dogs.

 

Flyball

We are not offering Flyball classes at this time.

Novice Trick Dog

Do you and your dog love to be the life of the party by showing off his arsenal of tricks? Then he might be perfectly primed to earn AKC Trick Dog titles!

Class can and will continue to build into the higher titles of intermediate, advanced and trick dog performer.  AKC Trick Dog titles are official AKC titles listed on the dog's title record.  Course will be 5 weeks - offered 2 or 3 times per year. 

Part of a Novice trick dog title requirement is a CGC (canine good citizen), this can be earned during this class or bring proof of already having the CGC and work on your 5 tricks for your title.

For more info and title requirements – see https://www.akc.org/sports/trick-dog/about-trick-dog/

Conformation

Conformation is how a specific dog's structure, type and temperament conform to it's breed standard of excellence. Conformation is also referred to as breed competition.  The class covers teaching you to work with your dog on gaiting and teaching them to stack and stay still while being examined. It also covers rules and regulations of AKC, UKC and other organizations as well as information for the handler themselves.

Classes will be held weekly for 6 weeks for new puppies or dogs.  Conformation classes will also be held on a drop-in basis for $10 per handler  ($5 for juniors or club members).  You must RSVP & call us for details. Vet shot records required.

Canine Good Citizen Test 

Dogs must be one year old or older and have successfully completed a Level 1 Obedience class.

Before taking the Canine Good Citizen test, owners will sign the Responsible Dog Owners Pledge. We believe that responsible dog ownership is a key part of the CGC concept and by signing the pledge, owners agree to take care of their dog's health needs, safety, exercise, training and quality of life. Owners also agree to show responsibility by doing things such as cleaning up after their dogs in public places and never letting dogs infringe on the rights of others.

After signing the Responsible Dog Owners Pledge, owners and their dogs are ready to take the CGC Test.  Items on the Canine Good Citizen Test including Accepting a friendly stranger, Sitting politely for petting, Appearance and grooming, Out for a walk (walking on a loose lead), Walking through a crowd, Sit and down on command and Staying in place, Coming when called. 

Only $10 testing fee plus AKC title fee (if desired).  Open to all dogs(whether or not registered in CGC class).  Call for appointment time - 513-424-4442 prior to test date.

Obedience Pricing- 6wk session

  Starts     Time Price
Puppy 5/13 6pm $75
Level I Obedience 5/12
5/13
6pm
7:15pm
$75
Level II Obedience 5/12 7:15pm $75
Competition Obed - Beg. 5/11 7:45pm $85
Rally-O 5/11 6:30pm $85
CGC test TH appt $10
       
Conformation TBA TBA $75

Agility/Trick Dog Pricing

  Starts Time Price
Fun Agility   5/15    10:30am $85
Trick Dog TBA     6pm
$85
 

   
                   Class are for a weekly 6-week session.
                   2021 Class Sessions start:
                          Jan 4                      Jun 21
                          Feb 15                    Aug 9
                          Mar 28                    Sep 20
                          May 10                   Nov 1
                            
                   MDTC  Members - $40 Puppy & Obedience,
                                                   $50 Specialty classes
                  

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How to Register

You can either download our registration form  - and email it to MDTCClassRegistar@gmail.com or just give us a call at 513-424-4442 (leave voicemail message).  Classes fill very quickly!  To ensure your spot in class, we must have payment.  If mail: Please submit form & payment ASAP prior to class start date.  Bring/or send copy of your shot records  (DHPP or DHLPP, Rabies, and Bordetella/Kennel Cough-may have to request from vet) 7 days before the first class. Puppies under 6 months must have at least 2 DHPP & 1 Bordetella booster before start of class.

Alternate PDF file Registration Form – if you cannot download the above form. You must have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to read.

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These forms are NOT available to fill out online, you must save the form to your device, and send it back to us