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.

Sunday, January 14th - K9 Trial

Tuesday, January 23rd - rally match/run-throughs/free training time
Tuesday, January 30th - rally match/run-throughs/free training time

February 6th - general membership meeting

Winter II Training Session
Tuesdays February 13th - March 13th 
Tuesday, March 20th - STAR puppy, CGC, club degree testing
Tuesday, March 27th - free for make up

April 3rd - general membership meeting

Spring Training Session
Tuesdays April 10th - May 15th
Tuesday, May 22nd - STAR pouppy, CGC, club degree testing
Tuesday, May 29th - 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 and 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.