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.

April 10th -  AKC Obedience Judge Phyllis Broderick will review new AKC rules regarding Novice and Open A & B competitions.
Open to Essex K-9 club members and their guests (guests may audit without dogs).
Cost $5 for non-members.
Bring your fave training aids. Dogs must have CD or higher.
To reserve a spot, email training director: [email protected]

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