The Charleston Dog Training Club

"Make Your Dog Your Hobby!"

Classes and Events

    • 07/17/2017
    • 08/21/2017
    • 6 sessions
    • 7

    Prerequisite: Dogs should be able to sit, down and come as well as walk on a loose leash. Class is designed for owners and dogs who are serious about training and eventually want to compete in Obedience, Rally, Agility, Therapy Dog and Canine Freestyle. Class is also designed for dogs who want to go on to Canine Good Citizen, Canine Good Citizen Advanced, and Canine Good Citizen Urban. Dogs should not be shy, or aggressive towards people or other dogs. They should be able to have a sit stay and a down stay for at least 30 seconds. 6 Weeks on going for $120 or $90 Member

    Class taught with operant food training reward system. Bring a hungry dog and plenty of treats. Dogs will learn to heel next to their owners, have a change of pace, do right, left and about turns, sit and stand for exam, figure 8 and recall. Their goal will be to sit for 1 minute with the owner on the other side of the room and down for 3 minutes. We will stress how your body language affects your performance. By then end of this class with practice dogs will be ready to show in the beginning level of any venue i.e. Beginner Novice AKC.

    They will also be ready to go on and take the CGC courses with the confidence passing.


    • 07/18/2017
    • 08/22/2017
    • 6 sessions


    • 07/18/2017
    • 08/22/2017
    • 6 sessions
    • 8

    Prerequisite: Dogs who are 10 months or older and have completed CDTC’s Family Dog or Novice Class.  Dogs should be able to sit, down and come on command as well as walk on a leash. Dogs should be socialized and not aggressive or fearful of people or dogs.   6 weeks plus Test $120 or $90 Member Taught by an AKC Certified Evaluator With all the anti-dog legislation and insurance changes this is an important title to earn on your dog.

    Learn about Pet Responsibility. You must attend all 6 weeks in order to take the test. We work with you to have a makeup session if you miss one class. Dogs learn to do their learned behaviors without luring and constant food reward.

    Dogs will be able at the end of the 6 weeks without food to:

    ·         Walk on a loose lead with a slow, normal and fast pace which includes a left turn, right turn and about turn. Dogs also must walk through a crowd and past another dog.

    ·         Accept a friendly stranger; sit politely for petting, able to be brushed by the evaluator.

    ·         Not be nervous or aggressive when presented with a distraction.

    ·         Sit and Down holding the position while the owner walks 20 feet away

    ·         Shows the dog can sit and down on command

    ·         Supervised Separation for 3 minutes


    • 07/19/2017
    • 08/23/2017
    • 6 sessions
    • 8

    Age 2-5 months. Must have had 2 sets of shots.  Course is 6 weeks for $120

    Get your New Puppy off to a great start! How do puppies learn? Build their confidence. Get a head start on potty training, coming when called and the number one behavior people want help with, greeting people.  Learn how your energy affects your puppy and how to read their body language. How to deal with the two fear stages your puppy will go thru. Learn guidelines to socialize your puppy. Expose your puppies to other puppies in a safe environment. Watch your dog go thru a tunnel, walk on 7 surfaces and the tippy board. Learn how to read your puppy’s body language. Prepare for AKC Star Puppy. Register your puppy with AKC as a Registered Breed or a PAL


    • 07/20/2017
    • 08/24/2017
    • 6 sessions
    • 8


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"Charleston Dog Training Club" is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization , 

PO Box 60695 
North Charleston, SC 29419-0695

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