Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

    • 10 Jan 2019
    • 14 Mar 2019
    • 8 sessions
    • GCOC Training Facility 947 S. Stadium Road

    Columbia  Kennel Club Conformation Class

    Big & Small Ring


     

    Columbia Kennel Club Conformation classes will begin Thursday, January 10 at 7:30.


    Dates are:

    January 10, 17, 24, 31

    February 14, 21, 28

    March 14 

    All classes begin at 7:30 p.m.


    Contact Janice Nepita via email for more information and to register for this class.  JaniceNepita@aol.com

     


     

     

     

       

     

    • 12 Jan 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 16 Feb 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • Booker's Field
    • 6
    Register

    Advance Agility  @ Booker Field on Saturdays.


    This class is for teams that have successfully completed Foundations of Agility, and  at least  Three Beginning agility classes,  or instructor permission.


    Description: This class will increase in difficulty of course work to challenge you and your dog. We will also be working on firming up your 2o/2o  on contacts, weaving with distractions and walking full courses so that you fill comfortable being able to walk a course by yourself. You must  know front crosses, rear crosses and blind crosses. You dog should be successfully running novice courses. 

    Instructors: Diana Krause  , The instructor can not meet every Saturday, so the classes will be spread out pass Feb 16th. 


    Prerequisite:  Foundations of Agility ,  three beginning agility classes
    or Instructor recommendation
    Length:  6 weeks
    Cost:  $125 general registration  
    • 12 Jan 2019
    • 1:30 PM
    • 16 Feb 2019
    • 2:30 PM
    • Booker's Field
    • 2
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    Beginner Agility  @ Booker Field on Saturday.


    This class is for teams that have successfully completed Foundations of Agility ,  or instructor permission.


    Description: This class will continue on with concepts that were taught in foundations, like call to heel , contact  skills and jump work. We will also be working increasing dogs drive to run agility in this class.  We will start to learn more equipment; teeters, dogwalks, A-frames and weave poles.  We will add in the beginning of sequencing of obstacles. This class is also for anyone who has taken one beginner agility class. The instructor will not be able to meet every Saturday, so the classes will be spread out. 

    Instructors: Diana Krause  


    Prerequisite:  Foundations of Agility 
    or Instructor recommendation
    Length:  6 weeks
    Cost:  $125 general registration  
    • 21 Jan 2019
    • 25 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • GCOC Training Facility 947 S. Stadium Rd.
    • 0

    Puppy Kindergarten - Evening

     

    Puppy Kindergarten is designed for dogs 12 weeks to 6 months of age. This class will cover: gaining the puppy’s attention, impulse control for puppies, learning to relax around other dogs & people, basic commands, leash manners, and puppy safety issues. In addition to basic skills, confidence and manageability with new experiences will also be introduced. Other topics as appropriate will also be covered. The primary emphasis of this class will be to develop a positive relationship between the puppy and family members.

     

    The mission of GCOC is to teach the handler successful methods of training which will result in a lifelong bond with their dog. Our goal is to provide a safe environment that will encourage this learning process.  GCOC does reserve the right to excuse any dog who is disruptive or whose learning threshold has been exceeded. 

     

    You will need to bring your puppy's vaccine records.

     

    Prerequisite: None
    Length: 6 weeks

     

    Instructors: Gayle Mitchiner/Mitch Mitchiner/

     

    General Registration: $125.00

    GCOC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes.

    • 21 Jan 2019
    • 25 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • GCOC Training Facility; 947 S. Stadium Road
    • 0

    Intro to KC Novice Interiors 


    This class begins to build  the skills needed to compete at the Novice level of interior searches . We will be working  skills such as heights and corners .Prerequisites for this class are The Intro to Nose Work and Building Alerts classes. All dogs are required to stay in their crate until time for their run.



    Pre-requisite for this class:  Intro to Nosework & Building Alerts.


    HANDLERS MUST BRING CRATES TO THIS CLASS.  DOGS NOT WORKING MUST BE IN CRATE.


    Instructors: Mary Reeves and Christi Cooper



     

    • 22 Jan 2019
    • 26 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • GCOC Training Facility 947 S. Stadium Road
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Intermediate Skills - Evening

     

    Intermediate Skills is designed for dogs and handlers who have successfully completed Basic Skills class, or the equivalent. This class will work on deepening and polishing the skills learned at the Basic level, including loose leash walking, attention/focus, impulse control, recalls, stays, and other skills.  


    The primary goal of this class will be to continue developing a happy, well-mannered family companion with emphasis on becoming a good canine citizen of the community.


    Prerequisite: Basic Skills or equivalent skills with the permission of the instructor.  If you have a questions, please call Renee 803-960-5541.

     

    The mission of GCOC is to teach the handler successful methods of training, which will result in a lifelong bond with their dog.  Our goal is to provide a safe environment that will encourage this learning process.  GCOC does reserve the right to excuse any dog who is disruptive or whose learning threshold has been exceeded.


    GCOC reserves the right to cancel classes.


    Instructor:  Robbie Black/Pam Nachel

    General Registration $125.00

    Length: 6 weeks

    GCOC reserves the right to cancel classes.

    • 22 Jan 2019
    • 26 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • GCOC Training Facility 947 S. Stadium Road
    • 0

    Basic Skills - Evening

     

    Basic Skills is designed for dogs 6 months and older. This class will cover getting the dog’s attention, impulse control exercises such as wait and leave it, relaxing calmly around other dogs & people, and confidence with new experiences. Handlers will learn how to teach their dog controlled walking on a leash; sit, down, come and stay commands using the positive training techniques demonstrated in class.  The primary goal of this class will be to develop a happy, well-mannered family companion and create a positive relationship between the handler and dog.


    The mission of GCOC is to teach the handler successful methods of training which will result in a lifelong bond with their dog. Our goal is to provide a safe environment that will encourage this learning process. GCOC does reserve the right to excuse any dog who is disruptive or whose learning threshold has been exceeded.


    GCOC reserves the right to cancel classes.

     

    Prerequisite: none

    Length: 6 weeks

    Instructor: TBD

    General Registration $125.

     

     

    GCOC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes.

    • 23 Jan 2019
    • 27 Feb 2019
    • 6 sessions
    • GCOC Training Facility 947 S. Stadium Road
    • 0
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    Basic Skills - Morning

     

    Basic Skills is designed for dogs 6 months and older. This class will cover getting the dog’s attention, impulse control exercises such as wait and leave it, relaxing calmly around other dogs & people, and confidence with new experiences. Handlers will learn how to teach their dog controlled walking on a leash; sit, down, come and stay commands using the positive training techniques demonstrated in class.  The primary goal of this class will be to develop a happy, well-mannered family companion and create a positive relationship between the handler and dog.


    The mission of GCOC is to teach the handler successful methods of training which will result in a lifelong bond with their dog. Our goal is to provide a safe environment that will encourage this learning process. GCOC does reserve the right to excuse any dog who is disruptive or whose learning threshold has been exceeded.

     

    GCOC reserves the right to cancel classes.


    Prerequisite: none

    Length: 6 weeks

    Instructor:  Peggy Langdon/Renee Graham

    General Registration $125.

     

     

    GCOC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes.

    • 16 Feb 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 17 Feb 2019
    • 4:00 PM
    • 947 S Stadium Drive, Columbia SC
    Register

    GREATER COLUMBIA OBEDIENCE CLUB, INC.

    AKC Obedience and Full Rally Trials

     

    Please read before completing registration form

    Closes 11:30 PM, Wed.  Jan 30, 2019

     


    There is no charge for online payment. If you choose to pay by check please complete online application then send check made out to GCOC to the Trial Secretary


    Jaye Pearce

    3614 Delree Street

    West Columbia, SC 29170



    Ctrl+click for Premium. Read the AKC Agreement and Certification of the right to show dog at an AKC trial. You will be required to type your name on at the end of the first dog you register which will act as your signature  stating you have read and agree to the information on page 4 of the premium.


    GCOC Feb 16 and 17 2019 Trial Premium.pdf


    GCOC Feb 16 and 17 2019 Trial Premium.docx




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