Kerry Smith Agility Seminars
Aug
31
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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Julie Flanery Seminar
Sep
15
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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Apr
28
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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Feb
24
to Feb 25

Casey Coughlin Jones Seminars

REGISTRATION OPENS MONDAY, JAN 8th

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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Feb
11
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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Feb
10
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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Jan
28
1:30 PM13:30

White Plains Weekend

Come and practice obedience with your dogs at our first White Plains Weekend of 2018! Run-thrus will be 10 minutes long and will be customized to meet your training needs. To sign up, go to Dogmatchshows.com. We will announce future dates an you can also watch for them on the Dogmatchshows website.

Members: to volunteer, please contact Karen Wrey at Kayray@optonline.net. You can earn the volunteer hours and a free run-thru with your dog (if desired). No experience needed; we will train you.

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Jan
20
4:00 PM16:00

Therapy Dog Pre-Screenings

WANT TO DO SOMETHING IMPORTANT WITH YOUR DOG?

Become a certified therapy dog team!

Free aptitude screenings – each lasting about 20 minutes - will be on:

Saturday, January 20th, 4:00-9:00 p.m.

To schedule a screening, please e-mail George at gpb37@aol.com

Those handler/dog teams that seem appropriate for therapy dog work will be invited to register for our class which begins on January 23.

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Dec
22
4:00 PM16:00

AKC Trick Dog Titling Event

Is your dog a trick master? Then the AKC Trick Dog Title is just right for you!

Friday, December 15
4:30-9:00pm

with Jamie McKay, CPDT-KSA   

REGISTER ONLINE

Evaluations will be done in one hour long blocks. Please register for your selected time slot. If testing multiple dogs, please register each dog for a 15 minute evaluation time slot. 

The first title will cost $15.  Each adding additional title test in the same time slot for the same dog will cost $10 per title test. 

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Dec
5
7:30 PM19:30

Holiday Party & Club Meeting

Party starts at 7:30 pm followed by the club meeting for members.   We are inviting everyone, including our 4 legged members, to wear the ugliest holiday sweater you have! Let's make this a fun and joyful event.

Bring a dish and earn a volunteer hour!

The agenda for the meeting is attached (and it is really attached this time).   We will start the meeting by a presentation by our very own Katherine O'Donnell about the organization she volunteers for (HOPE Animal Assisted Crisis Response http://www.hopeaacr.org/).  So come see our newest board member talk about her amazing volunteer work.  More info about the presentation can be found here

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