DogBlog

Member Spotlight: Brent MacNabb and Una!

Jumping in to TCOTC with Both Feet and Four Paws! We choose TCOTC before we had our puppy. I liked that the club was run by volunteers and had several options for training. Once getting our puppy we went to our first puppy class. There were several instructors that...

Want to Earn Free Classes?

As a non-profit dog training club, the backbone of TCOTC is its members. This club belongs to its members, and without its members, TCOTC would not exist. Almost everyone who checks you in at the front desk, many of our assistant instructors, the board of directors,...

A Spotlight on Conformation Classes

Jim Shea has been instructing conformation classes and holding breed and all-breed seminars for over 35 years.  He began teaching conformation drop-in classes at TCOTC in March 2016. Since then, he’s developed a following of students who rely on his 40 years of...

Your Club Needs You!

Volunteer at one of TCOTC’s upcoming events and fundraisers! You’ll learn new skills, become more familiar with competitions and trials, and get to know your fellow club members. No experience required. Dale Weyhrich Flyball Tournament and Fund Raiser, Oct. 14-16...

TCOTC Agility Set Up Volunteers

Let me introduce you to the dedicated TCOTC Volunteers who are responsible for setting up the Agility Courses in the Annex room each week. It all starts with the Course Designer, Shari Vespestad. Shari, a TCOTC Agility Instructor and CPE Judge Apprentice volunteered...

NEW FLYBALL CLASSES!

Exciting news everyone! There will be a new session of flyball classes starting on September 27, 2016. Click here to register! About Flyball Flyball is a relay race in which two teams compete against each other. A flyball team consists of four main dogs and their...

A Message from Anne Schenk

A message from Anne Schenk, managing director of TCOTC I’m honored to join TCOTC as the Club’s first Managing Director. A Detroit native, I recently moved to the Twin Cities to be full-time with my partner, Ari Hoptman, who teaches at the University of Minnesota. You...

Congratulations to Kory Kaye!

More congratulations are in order! This past weekend Kory Kaye and her sheltie Keyme won a spot on the agility team that will be representing AKC at the FCI “Worlds” this fall in Zaragoza, Spain. Kory had previously won a spot on the 2016 AKC European Open team that...