AKC Agility Course Test
10:00 AM10:00

AKC Agility Course Test

This event is PCOTC’s first AKC Agility Coursing Test (ACT)! ACT1 is an entry level test open to all dogs that have not earned a title in any AKC Agility class. Dogs must have two passing ACT1 scores to earn the ACT1 title. ACT2 is the second level Agility Course Test, open to all dogs that have not earned a title in any AKC agility class except an ACT1 title. Dogs must earn two passing scores for the ACT2 title.

Anita Ambani is the ACT Event Secretary. Click for the Premium List, and for more information see the AKC’s ACT Calendar.

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Kamal Fernandez Seminars & Privates
to Apr 1

Kamal Fernandez Seminars & Privates

Over four days, renowned trainer Kamal Fernandez will offer two seminars (Heeling and Handler’s Choice) and two days of one-hour private lessons.

Preference for working spots in “Handler’s Choice” and for private sessions will go to those who have worked with Kamal in the past. Seminars are on March 30-31, and privates will be held on March 29 and April 1.

Click here for more details.

Working spot attendees MUST fill out a questionnaire in order to attend the seminar. Approved students will be emailed an invoice for a working spot in the seminar.

Heeling Questionnaire

Handler’s Choice Questionnaire

Questions? Contact Rick at luv2heel@me.com.

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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

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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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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