K-9 Obedience Training Club of Essex County, NJ

Trained dogs are better companions

Classes Offered

K-9 OTC offers classes at several levels.  All classes are held on Tuesday evenings at Hal Wheeler's School for Dogs.  The class schedule is as follows:

Utility                           6:15 - 7:00 pm

Beginner Novice          7:00 - 7:45 pm

Beginner                      7:45 - 8:30 pm

Novice                         8:30 - 9:15 pm

                                               Open                           9:15 - 10:00 pm

Schedule of Classes & General Meetings
Class schedule is subject to change based on occurrences such as weather events or conflicts with our rental site.

September 4 - General Meeting

Fall 2018 Training Session
September 11-October 16 - Fall Classes
October 23 - STAR Puppg, CGC, Club Degree night
October 30 - General Meeting

Winter 2018 Training Session
November 6-December 18 - Winter Classes 
                                             (No Class Thanksgiving week)
January 4 - General Meeting
January 8 - Club Degree, Pre-trial run through
January 13 - K-9 Trial

Winter 2019 Training Session
January 15-February 19 - Winter Classes
February 26 - STAR Puppy, CGC, Club Degree night
March 5 - General Meeting
March 12 - Free for make-up

Spring 2019 Training Session
March 19-April 23 - Spring Classes
April 30 - STAR Puppy, CGC, Club degree night
May 7 - General Meeting
May 14 - Free for make-up
May 21 - Free for make-up

Questionnaire for Beginner Classes

If you are interested in joining our Beginner Class, please fill out and submit our questionnaire. More advanced class placement is occasionally granted for experienced dogs and handlers.  Please note if this is desired, we will evaluate your request.

Beginner & Non-Member Class fees

$140 for 7 week session. Non-members taking another class pay $125.

Member Class fees

$90 for first class during each 7 week session, plus $25 for each additional class during the same 7 week session.  Members who are senior citizens pay $85 for each 7 week session.

Drop-In Training Fees

Members may train on a drop-in basis at the rate of $20 for the first class each evening plus $15 for each additional class the same evening.

Non-members may train with us at a rate of $25 for the first class each evening plus $20 for each additional class the same evening.  Non-members must show proof that their dog's shots are current.