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June 6&7 AKC Obedience Trial premium posted

By on Apr 16, 2015 in Club News, Uncategorized |

The premium for our June 6&7 AKC Obedience trials has now been posted: Join us for 2 trials on Saturday, 1 on Sunday!  All three trials will include: Beginning Novice A & B, Novice A & B, Graduate Novice, Open A & B, Graduate Open, Utility A & B, and Versatility. Discounted fees for Junior Handlers with AKC Junior Handler...

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Wednesday night class cancellations

By on Feb 4, 2015 in Club News, Uncategorized |

Tonight’s Sub-Novice and Competition Rally classes have been canceled due to weather and expected poor road conditions.  This decision was made late in the day so Conformation class students should check with CIKC to see if they will classes as schedule.  Please stay safe!

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March meeting will be on February 28, 2015

By on Feb 16, 2015 in Club News |

The DTCCU March Membership meeting has be re-scheduled for Saturday, February 28, from 1 to 4 pm, at the DTCCU Club Building.  There will be NO meeting March 3.  This Saturday meeting will be a participatory goal-setting meeting where the membership will have the opportunity to help plan the direction the club will be taking during the next few years.  Over the past forty years, we have grown from a handful of people interested in training together with the goal of eventually having the resources to host our own obedience trial to an organization with over 120 members, a beautiful, mortgage-free facility, and the ability to host 19 separate AKC events including Agility, Obedience, Rally, and Tracking trials and tests.  We have been immensely successful due to the volunteer efforts of a great number of people over many years. At this point in time, we need to look toward the future in order to determine how we might best move forward.  This meeting is a chance to collectively discuss and plan what our future goals might be.  The give-and-take face-to-face exchange – the process – might be just as important as the product.  In order to have the necessary materials pre-printed for this meeting, I would like for members to please let me know of their intention to attend this meeting.  If you are able to attend this goal-setting meeting, please let me know by a private email ( ) by Thursday, February 26. ...

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No March General Club Meeting

By on Feb 17, 2015 in Club News, Uncategorized |

In March, there will NOT be a regular general membership meeting on the first Tuesday.  Instead, we hope that everyone will try and make it out to the Goal Planning meeting on Saturday, February 28, 1-4 pm.  We would like input from the whole membership with regards to future goals as a club.  Please join us for some brainstorming!

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VST Test April 12, 2015

By on Jan 23, 2015 in Club News |

DTCCU’s Variable Surface Tracking (VST) test will be held at Parkland on April 12.  See premium on the event’s page:

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Obedience Handler Workshop

By on Dec 18, 2014 in Club News, Seminar/Workshop |

Would you like to brush up on your handler skills for 2015? We have the workshop for you! DTCCU will be having an Obedience Handler Workshop FREE for all DTCCU members and their dogs. When: Saturday, December 27, 2014 9:00 – ? Led by DTCCU Members Karen Fuss, Liz Hunter and Jill Rodgers Lunch plans will be made after registration This working workshop will cover: * Understanding ring procedures * Creating a positive impression for the judge * Assessing handling practices via video review Please email Jill Rodgers – to reserve your...

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Class cancelation

By on Oct 31, 2014 in Club News |

The Daisy Peel online agility class will not be meeting this Saturday (Nov1) morning so the building is available for all to use. The class will be held on its regularly scheduled time the following Saturday, Nov. 8. (8:30-11:30am).

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