Interested in running for the TCOTC Board of Directors? Want to nominate someone? Send your nominations to Anne Schenk, managing director, at New members will be elected at the January 9 Annual Meeting.

Train your dog,
absolutely positively.

Puppy Classes

Socialization to basic training…

Obedience Classes

Basic training through competition obedience…

Agility Classes

Beginner to champion…

Other classes

Flyball, Therapy Dog, Behavior and more…

Nominations sought for 2017 Volunteer of the Year

Call for nominations! TCOTC is requesting nominations for 2017 Volunteer of the Year. Send your nomination to or fill out a nomination form at the club. The winner will be honored at our Awards Banquet in February. Our thanks to ALL of our wonderful volunteers!

Positive Training Techniques

We use positive-reinforcement clicker training to help you build a positive relationship with your dog.

Sports Training and Competition

Classes and trial opportunities in all major dog sports!

A Nonprofit Club

We’re run by volunteer power, and we work for the love of dogs.

Experienced Staff

Great teachers, and devoted assistants and volunteers.

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This Week at TCOTC

A detailed, downloadable calendar of classes and other events for the current week.

Upcoming Events

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News & Tips

TCOTC members hold our values dear

TCOTC members hold our values dear

A message from our board president: Over the six years I have been a member of TCOTC, I have been consistently impressed by the values our members and staff demonstrate every day. I’ve seen it when our instructors place the safety of our dogs and their humans...
High Spirits Flyball Team Promotes Community at TCOTC

High Spirits Flyball Team Promotes Community at TCOTC

Flyball: It’s loud! It’s exciting! It’s fun! But what is it? Flyball is a team dog sport that is run like a relay race. Typically two teams of four dogs race against each other from a start/finish line, jumping over hurdles to a box that releases a...
Youths learn positive training through 4-H

Youths learn positive training through 4-H

Part of TCOTC’s mission as a nonprofit club is to serve the community. One way we do this is by hosting the Hennepin Heelers, the 4-H dog training club for Hennepin and Ramsey county youth in grades 3 through 12. Throughout the year, these young people and their...