Who We Are
The Obedience Club of Chattanooga is a non-profit organization offering affordable training classes to the public. Advanced classes are also offered for the serious performance dog competitor. Click to see an overview of how to sign up for classes.
Announcements

2017 Session Schedule & Registration Dates

2017 SESSION SCHEDULE & REGISTRATION DATES


SESSION 1 Jan 9 - Feb 17
(Registration Opens to Regular Members Dec. 19 & Student Members & Public Dec. 26)

SESSION 2 March 6 - April 14
(Registration Opens to Regular Members Feb 13 & Student Members & Public Feb 20)

SESSION 3. May 1 - June 9
(Registration Opens to Regular Members April 10 & Student Members & Public April 17)

SESSION 4. June 26 - August 4
(Registration Opens to Regular Members June 5 & Student Members & Public June 12)

SESSION 5. August 21 - September 29
(Registration Opens to Regular Members July 31 & Student Members & Public Aug. 7)

SESSION 6. October 16 -Nov. 24 or Dec 1
(Registration Opens to Regular Members Sept. 25 & Student Members & Public Oct. 2)

HAPPENINGS

OCC MONTHLY MEETINGS


Our next Membership Meeting will be held on Friday, June 23 at 6:30 pm.
We will meet at the OCC training building in Flintstone.

6:30 - Potluck dinner (OCC provides the main dish - bring a side dish to share)
Meeting begins immediately after dinner

We hope to see you all there!

Membership

We are a Non-profit Club; therefore, you must be a member to take classes. Membership types are:
$25.00 yr. Individual or $35.00 yr. Household REGULAR MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS: *Early Bird Registration *Discount Registration Fees for ALL classes *Earn a free class through volunteer hour credits: volunteering to help at our annual show, at practice matches, and other activities. *6 volunteer hours equals 1 free class per year per membership. *ALSO, after paying for any 5 classes, you receive a considerable discount on all future classes: Obedience $50 Agility $55, as long as you remain a member. (Please notify the Training Director when you sign up for your 5th class) * Voting rights *Make friends with people who share in your ‘doggy’ interests. *Support our work in the community that helps dogs become good citizens and stay in forever homes. **Please note, in order to keep all benefits you must print and bring your membership application to our monthly meeting, first Friday of each month, within two months. Otherwise, your membership will be downgraded to Student Membership and you will lose all membership benefits after two months.**

$15.00 ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP - All Regular Membership Benefits EXCEPT voting rights. **Please note, in order to keep all benefits you must print and bring you membership application to our monthly meeting, first Friday of each month, within two months. Otherwise, your membership will be downgraded to Student Membership and you will lose all membership benefits after two months.**

$5.00 yr. STUDENT MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS - Only qualifies you to take any OCC class. If you decide to become a Regular Member, we will credit your $5.00 toward the Regular Membership fee.

Class Credit/Attendance

Since we are a club and anyone taking a class is a member, you will need to log the dates you attend class in order to get credit for the class. You must attend at least 4 out of the 6 classes. Once you log your attendance, it will give you credit for this course, notify the Vice President to print you a class completion certificate, and open the next level course for you to take.

Agility Class Crates

All Agility Courses require that you bring a crate for your dog to each class. If you are in need of a crate, the Humane Society of North West Georgia has an abundance of used crates for sale at a great price. You may contact them at devonbrooks56@gmail.com

OCC BRAGS- HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO:

2017 Brags
Laurie Thompson thanked Katherine, Fay, and Susan for helping her to get her training hours and now she is officially CPDT-KA certified.

Fay Taylor’s Titus achieved his Trick Dog Novice, Trick Dog Intermediate, Trick Dog Advanced qualifications.

Bad Dog Agility Power Dogs Ranking for 8“ Preferred - Valerie Taylor’s Ava # 1 and Jaimie Morgan’s Remi # 4

Jamie Morgan’s Remi - RATN Barn Hunt Novice Title

Susan Millican's "George" was named Erlanger's Therapy Pet of the Month.

Jan Hair's "Max" earned his Therapy Dog certification as he passed the TDI test on Feb. 24th.

Linda's "Ellis" earned his AKC Novice Standard title at HOTC. He completed his title with two first place runs!

Helen's "Rocky" got 3 legs for his Rally Advanced Excellent (RAE). .

Sharen's - "Quinn" finished his 100th therapy visit yesterday and they have applied for his advanced therapy dog.

Valerie Taylor's "Xan" earned his Agility Novice Standard title in Perry, Georgia in early March.