Rally Run-Thrus
2:00 PM14:00

Rally Run-Thrus

Please join us for our returning Rally “Run Thrus” at Port Chester Obedience Training Club! We will be following the White Plains Weekend Obedience run thrus from 2 PM until 5 PM.

We will be offering 4 classes of run thrus in 2 rings:

  • Ring 1: Novice followed by Intermediate/Advanced (5 min/entry)

  • Ring 2: Excellent followed by Master (7 min/entry)

Go to here to register and to choose your preferred time slot.

Additionally, four-six volunteers are needed to run this event. If you’d like to volunteer and earn some hours, contact Anita Ambani at zurithebolo@gmail.com. In addition to credited hours, volunteers may have a free run through, if desired.

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Happy Ratters Overview/Trials
8:30 AM08:30

Happy Ratters Overview/Trials

Happy Ratter is a new urban vermin hunting sport. No rats are harmed; they are safe inside PVC tubes. On Dec. 9, PCOTC will offer a two-hour overview of Happy Ratters trials beginning at 8:30 am, followed by two trials from 11:00 to 4:00 pm. Happy Ratters provides a fun, trusting environment, a titling program, and a program that encourages camaraderie and support between competitions. The seminar is free and all are welcome.

Click for the Trial Premium. If you would like to be on the trial committee, please contact Jeanne Meldrim at JeanneMeldrim@gmail.com.

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2:00 PM14:00

Rally Run-Thrus

Rally Run-Thru in the afternoon follow White Plains Weekends (obedience run-thrus) in the morning. We will offer 4 classes of run-thrus in two rings:

• Ring 1: Novice follow by Intermediate/Advanced (5 min/entry)

• Ring 2: Excellent followed by Masters (7 min/entry)

Go to www.Dogmatchshows.com to enter and choose your preferred time slot. Additionally, four - six volunteers are needed to run this event. To volunteer and earn some hours, contact Anita Ambani at zurithebolo@gmail.com. Volunteers may also have a free run-thru, if desired.

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to Sep 16

Julie Flanery Seminar

Wish your training had more bang for your buck? Sometimes feel like your dog will never “get it”? Spending too much time with too little results? Learn to use tools and strategies that help you communicate more clearly to your dog, add value to your reinforcement and create a thinking partner that chooses to engage in a way that enhances learning.

See flyer for more info, registration fees, and private lessons.

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to Sep 2

Kerry Smith Agility Seminars

Three days of seminars with Kerry Smith of Texas! Her recent accomplishments: • 2016 & 2017 IFCS World Championship USA team member • 2017 WAO (World Agility Open) USA team member • 2014 European Open USA team member ...and more!

Friday: Fundamental Skills and Drills. Learn foundation skills that will prepare your team for agility success. Saturday: Work Smarter, not Harder. Develop your skills: read lines, use motion, improve timing of cues, use 3D visualization skills, and more! Sunday: Read Between the Lines (Course Analysis). Find the clearest and fastest path for your dog. For experienced dogs.

Click for more information and registration

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1:00 PM13:00

Club Meeting/Spring Cleaning

Come help tidy up the club! 

Potential jobs include: 

  • crates taken outside and sterilized
  • new cardboard dividers attached with zipties to crates
  • black running mat pulled up and cleaned
  • mirrors washed
  • refrigerator emptied and cleaned
  • cabinets above the sink emptied and cleaned and organized
  • blankets taken home and washed
  • update flyer boards / whiteboard calendars
  • clean any large stains on the blue flooring

Any many more! If you show up we'll find a job for you. 

A Club Meeting will follow @ 6pm on the Lower Level. Food will be served beforehand. 

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to Feb 25

Casey Coughlin Jones Seminars


Open to all dogs & all disciplines

Saturday, Helpful Reinforcement Strategies: Take the Frustration Out of Your Performance

Sunday, Training to Trialing: Helping Young Dogs Prepare for Success and Seasoned Dogs Bridge Behavioral Gaps

Click here to see the flyer for more details on Casey, the seminar topics and how to register. 


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9:00 AM09:00

Agility Run-Thru

One Standard and One Jumpers Course

2 minutes per run per dog (max of 2 runs per course). Limited to 100 runs. Entries close 02/09/2018 by 5 pm.

Check out our flyer for more information. Cost per dog: 1 run only – $10, 2 runs – $14, 3 runs – $18, 4 runs – $22

Register and pay online via the registration page here.

Interested in volunteering? Please do! Sign up on our Volunteer Sign Up. No experience necessary to volunteer.

Questions? We're happy to help! Email pcotc.agility.runthru@gmail.com

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10:00 AM10:00

PCOTC at Meet the Breeds

PCOTC will staff a booth at the AKC's Meet the Breeds in Manhattan at Piers 92 & 94. Also at the Piers that day, 5th Annual Masters Agility Championship at Westminster, from 8 am – 4 pm.

We still need a couple of volunteers for MTB. Please contact Jane Wheeler at janewheeler@optimum.net

Tickets for Meet & Compete will be available at the door on the day of the event. Adults $32, $15 for children under 12.

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