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CPR/AED and First Aid Training – December 17, 2022

Free for ODTC Members

Saturday, December 17, 2022 10 am – 1pm

Oriole Dog Training Club, Blue Room 

Oriole Dog Training Club is hosting an American Heart Association’s (AHA) Heartsaver course on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of the automated external defibrillator (AED) that we have in our building. This course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training or anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency.  It will also lead to AHA certification and will also serve anyone who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. The course is provided for our active adult members only and is free of charge.

The course will teach:
·       Adult CPR and AED use
·       First aid basics
·       Injury emergencies
·       Environmental emergencies
·       Preventing illness and injury

Scott Goldstein, a certified instructor/instructor evaluator with Baltimore County Fire and Medical Training, will be instructing this course. Scott is certified as an instructor/instructor evaluator from the Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute at the University of Maryland and as an EMTB evaluator from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services and as BLS faculty with the American Heart Association. He has an extensive history in emergency medical services, including his current position as Captain in the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Co., as well as an EMT, first responder, IV technician, CPR instructor, and a Health & Safety Officer.

To register email Nancy Anderson at poodlepride613@gmail.com

Holiday Sniff-and-Go on Dec 3rd at ODTC

Oriole Dog Training Club (ODTC) is hosting a Holiday Container Sniff & Go on Saturday, December 3, 2022.  Don’t miss this opportunity to play some nose work and get ready for those upcoming trials and ORTs.  We will be setting up container searches for the following levels: ORT/NW1 (one hide per search, 4 searches), NW2/NW3 (1-4 hides per search, 3 searches, distractors possible.), and Elite/Summit (one mega search with SO many containers!).  Successful searches earn chances on a holiday-themed raffle basket.

 Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. Registration opens 11/10/2022 at 6am.

Information and Registration

Virtual Classes this Winter – AKC Novice Trick training and Foundations: Clicker FUNdamentals

Virtual AKC Novice Trick Training and Testing
With Rachel Lachow

Tricks are a great way to build a relationship and have fun with your dog, and why not earn an AKC title while doing it? Rachel Lachow will be presenting a 5 week virtual AKC Novice Trick Training and Testing Class.  You will teach your dogs all they need to know to earn the AKC Trick Dog Novice title (TKN). The classes will be held on Zoom with support in a private Facebook group. Testing will be through video or Zoom. All classes will be taped and available for one week after the session. This is a reward-based class and will be teaching the use of clickers. There is a minimum of 4 to hold the class. This class is for dogs 4 months and older.

Class Limit: 10
Start Date: Jan 11
Day/Time: Mondays 2 to 3pm
Fee: Non-Members – $60, Members – $45, Contributing Members – $37.5

Click here to register: [OB106]  AKC Novice Trick Training and Testing – Live Online

More virtual classes starting this Winter are listed below. Auditing is also available.

[AG055] Foundations for Dog Sports: Clicker FUNdamentals– Live Online. Instructors: Rose Kane, Kat Edrington, Ashley Musser. 6 weeks. This will be an online virtual learning interactive course with live lessons offered Thursday evenings.  This class is for dogs aged 3 months & up. Handlers will be introduced to clicker training and fundamentals of shaping behaviors. Dogs will be introduced to the basic relationship building and foundation skills needed to be competitive in timed, physically active dog sports such as agility, flyball, rally, and disc dog.  Foundation training includes target training; building coordination and precision; canine fitness training; impulse control games; drive games with recalls and sends; emphasizing tugging as a reward; and rear-end awareness. Dogs can and should be entered in this class at a young age (although it is reasonable to expect very young dogs to rotate through it twice to expose them to each foundation exercise twice during their “puppy brain” stage). This class is primarily taught using a clicker to shape behaviors. If you do not own a clicker, it is requested that you purchase one prior to the first class. Graduation criteria: (1) trainer ability to build small incremental criteria in order to train a more complex behavior (2) dog exhibits ability to learn by shaping (3) dog exhibits body control coordination through demonstration of class exercises (4) dog stays focused and engaged with handler (5) student exhibits sound coordination and timing for effective clicker training.  Students planning to move ahead to Foundations of Dog Training: Skills for Success have the additional criteria of (1) actively engaging with a toy and (2) dog assumes and maintains a 2 on 2 off position using a target plate and travel board.  Note: You can still have a working sport if you are unable to “attend” the live lessons on Thursday. Via Zoom Lives and a Private Facebook Group “Working Spot” Students are invited to submit 1-3 weekly videos and receive feedback to work through roadblocks, progress to complex versions of behavior, and improve timing and marking. If you don’t have a Facebook account, all you need is an email address to create one at facebook.com.

Class limit:

15

Start:

Jan 14

Day/Time:

Thurs,7:30-8:30pm

Fee:

$72NM/$54M/$45CM

[AG056] Foundations for Dog Sports: Skills for Success – Live Online. Instructors: Rose Kane,  Kat Edrington, Ashley Musser. 6 weeks.  This will be an online virtual learning interactive course with live lessons offered Thursday evenings.  Dogs and handler teams will be introduced to the relationship building and foundation skills needed to be competitive in timed, physically active dog sports such as agility, flyball, rally, and disc dog.  Foundation training includes travel board & nose target training; fitness training; impulse control games; drive games with recalls and sends; emphasizing tugging as a reward; rear-end awareness and body coordination exercises. Dogs can and should be entered in this class at a young age (although it is reasonable to expect very young dogs to rotate through it twice to expose them to each foundation exercise twice during their “puppy brain” stage). This class is primarily taught using a clicker to shape behaviors. Students will be exposed to a variety of “proofing” techniques to improve their dog’s performance. Prerequisite: This class is for dogs aged 6 months & up who have graduated from Foundations: Fundamentals or completed a clicker based Basic Obedience or Puppy Kindergarten class. This class presumes a handler has sound understanding of shaping principles and good clicker coordination and timing. If you do not meet this criteria, AG053 is for you! Graduation criteria: (1) ability to hold a “stay” position with handler at least 10′ away; (2) dog exhibits body control coordination through demonstration of class exercises (3) dog can stay focused on handler while working (4) dog sends around an object from at least 5′ away (5) student exhibits understanding of training principles. Students planning to move ahead to Agility 1 have the additional criteria of (1) actively engaging with a toy and (2) dog assumes and maintains a 2 on 2 off position using a target plate and travel board.  Note:  You can still have a working sport if you are unable to “attend” the live lessons on Thursday. Via Zoom Lives and a Private Facebook Group “Working Spot” Students are invited to submit 1-3 weekly videos and receive feedback to work through roadblocks, progress to complex versions of behavior, and improve timing and marking. If you don’t have a facebook account, all you need is an email address to create one at  facebook.com.

Class limit:

20

Start:

Feb 25

Day/Time:

Thurs.,7:30-8:30

Fee:

$72NM/$54TM/$45CM

Fall Puppy Classes!

               Puppy Classes at ODTC!
                                              

         puppies
Do you have a puppy that needs socialization? Do you need help training your new family member?
We will be offering 2 puppy classes this fall! Class sizes are limited, so register soon!

When:
OB101C starts Fridays, September 11th at 7:00 pm for 6 weeks
OB101D starts Fridays, October 30th at 7:00 pm for 6 weeks

Location9 Azar Ct Halethorpe MD 21227

To register, click on link below:

NEW [OB101C] Puppy Obedience ClassInstructor:  Russ Bobb. 6 weeks. For puppies 14 weeks to 8 months old. Emphasis on building a sound relationship with proper socialization to people and other puppies.  We will focus on attention to owner, sit, down, come, leave it, touch; including good play and greeting skills with dogs and people. The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluation will be held on week 6. This is a “food” reward-based class. Note:  Bring current rabies certificate for puppies over 4 months to the first night of class. Puppies attend the first class.  Front training room.

Class limit: 4 Start date: 9/11 Day/Time: Fri., 7:00p.m. Fee: $90NM/$67.50TM/$$45CM

NEW [OB101D] Puppy Obedience ClassInstructor:  Russ Bobb. 6 weeks. For puppies 14 weeks to 8 months old. Emphasis on building a sound relationship with proper socialization to people and other puppies.  We will focus on attention to owner, sit, down, come, leave it, touch; including good play and greeting skills with dogs and people. The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy evaluation will be held on week 6. This is a “food” reward-based class. Note:  Bring current rabies certificate for puppies over 4 months to the first night of class. Puppies attend the first class.  Front training room.

Class limit: 4 Start date: 10/30 Day/Time: Fri., 7:00p.m. Fee: $90NM/$67.50TM/$45CM


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E-mail questions to Dana Hoppes at: RegistrarODTC@gmail.com.