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Category Archives: Community Outreach
The Dumbbell Newsletter February 23, 2023
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The Dumbbell Newsletter November 23, 2022
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The Dumbbell Newsletter October 23, 2022
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The Dumbbell Newsletter September 21, 2022
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The Dumbbell Newsletter August 23, 2022
Please enjoy this edition of the Dumbbell. Included in this edition are: Fall class registration dates, Volunteer and Contributing Member Opportunities, how to access the new Problem Reporting System, special tributes, congratulations, thank you’s and sympathies.
The Dumbbell Newsletter July 23, 2022
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AKC Scentwork Workshops Oriole Dog Training Club July & August
ODTC is pleased to announce the following 4 Nosework Workshops focusing on Buried Hides and Handler Discrimination. Each workshop is limited to 8 working teams; one dog per handler. Auditors are unlimited.
The cost of these workshops is as follows:
$10 Contributing Members
$15 Training Members
$20 Non Members
Note that payment is due online at the time of your registration.
Registration for members will begin on Saturday, 7/23 at 6am. Any remaining spots will be offered to the public on Monday, 7/25 at 6am.
Buried Hides with Shirley Harry and Jacqui Reardon
The Buried search element is one of the searches in the AKC Odor Search Division. This element simulates the task of Human Remains Dogs to search for scents that have been buried under the ground or submerged under water.
Tuesday, July 26, 6:30-8:30 – Novice (sand)
Tuesday, August 2, 6:30-8:30 – Advanced (water)
Handler Discrimination with Deborah Dean and Jacqui Reardon
This search element is offered through the AKC Handler Discrimination Division. The target scent is the handler’s scent rather than the odor of an essential oil.
Thursday, July 28, 6:30-8:30 – Novice (cotton glove or sock)
Thursday. August 4, 6:30-8:30 – Advanced (cotton ball or cotton swab)
All workshops are limited to 8 dog/handler working teams. One dog per handler. Auditors are unlimited.
To register for the workshops, click the names/dates below:
Buried Hides Workshop 7-26
AUDIT – Buried Hides Workshop 7-26
Buried Hides Workshop 8-2
AUDIT – Buried Hides Workshop 8-2
Handler Discrimination Workshop 7-28
AUDIT – Handler Discrimination Workshop 7-28
Handler Discrimination Workshop 8-4
AUDIT – Handler Discrimination Workshop 8-4
Please review our covid policy before attending the workshops:
ODTC Covid Policies
Jacqueline Reardon, CNWI, ORT Judge #397
- All ODTC policies including our Covid policy will be in effect.
- Location (Address):9 Azar Court, Halethorpe, MD 21227
- No refunds unless there is a waiting list, or you find a replacement.
- $5.00 for any clean-up of dog accidents
- Only non-crumbly treats may be used, and all dogs must be crated when not working
- Email all questions to either: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com