Conditioning Seminar Presented by Dr. Julia Tomlinson

Dr. Julia Tomlinson of the Twin Cities Animal Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Clinic will be giving a seminar on the topic of conditioning.  Dr. Tomlinson is Minnesota’s first board certified rehabilitation veterinarian and is a specialist in rehabilitation and sports medicine  She is also a Certified Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapist.


Class start dates moved back one week on Wed and Thurs

TCOTC needed to close January 7 & 8 because of the extreme cold and snow.  All of the Obedience class start dates have been moved back one week to allow for current students to finish their ongoing classes.


Sorry for the inconvience.

TCOTC Annual Meeting

Thank you to those of you who attended our Annual meeting.  There are still hard copies of all of the reports down at the club if you wish to have one.


Board Members for 2015


President - Karen Radford

VP - Christina Pilon

Recording Secretary - Kate Anders

Corresponding Secretary - Steve Voeller

Treasurer - Mary Steinbauer

Members at Large:

      Judy Dove

      Corrie Borrows

      Stepehn Dent

CGC Class - New class starting February 5!

Prepare and take the Canine Good Citizen test. Skills worked on include loose leash walking, stay, polite greeting, walking through a crowd, grooming, 3 minute supervised separation, recall, and distractions. Class is taught by an AKC CGC evaluator and week 6 is practicing or taking the test as determined by the handler. Class limit: 8 students.

Prereq: Obedience Skillwork


See course schedule, fee and registration information

Changing Attitudes - New class starting January 15 - Thursday - 7 pm

Next class starting  January 15, 2015

Class Description: Is your dog easily distracted, unable to work off lead around other dogs, have difficulty concentrating, unable to control their impulses when excited?

Game Night - Ring Room

Monday, March 2nd 



All members welcome - $5 per dog.


Run thru a maze, play tic tac toe with your dog, have your dog find the treat in the right box.  Lots of fun games to use up some of that extra energy in your dog.

Evaluations to determine class level

For new students wishing to begin training at advanced levels: Obtain an obedience skills evaluation. Obedience evaluations are held on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Evaluations are held on a first come, first served basis.  No appointment needed.

Annual Awards Banquet

Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual Banquet and a huge thank you to those of you who helped organize it!  It was a fun night with good food and good company! And lots door prizes!  We all went home with hands full of fun things!


If you did not attend, you missed out and should put it on your things to do list for next year!

Ring Confidence - Starting January 20 - Tuesday - 5:50 or 7 pm

New classes starting January 20, 2015
5:50 or 7 pm-$80- Limited to 6 dogs and handlers
***7 pm class is now full***
Must have graduated from TCOTC Basic Obedience or have prior approval from Laura Waudby to take this class.
Open to dogs and handlers who are thinking about competing or for those already competing who need work on increased confidence and/or focus.  This class will be geared toward obedience and rally work but the setup is applicable for agility as well.
Topics to be discussed include:
- Teach a "on stand

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