With heavy hearts the OPDTC board has agreed it is best to cancel our 2020 Obedience and Rally trials set for October 31/ November 1 at Reid Park because of the COVID-19 virus. These would have been our 133rd, 134th & 135th Obedience trials, our 35th, 36th & 37th Rally trials. Since we have no way of knowing what the pandemic will be like in the fall; the board, being financially prudent, thought it best to cancel the trials now rather than going ahead with planning for the trials and spending money that might not be refunded if we had to cancel in late September or early October.
Also because of the pandemic OPDTC is canceling its fall training class series. We are hoping that the virus will have quieted by January and we will be able to hold our Sunday afternoon winter class series. Currently park field use is closed with recommendations that when opened groups are limited to no more than 10 mask wearing people.
These are scary, confusing times. I wish we could give the virus a strong, empathic just go away command and be back to training our dogs.
Stay safe..... wear a mask.....wash hands.....love your dog
Community based training resource.
An All Volunteer orginization.
A portion of proceeds raised through our annual trial goes to support local causes.
Established in 1948, Old Pueblo Dog Training Club is the oldest obedience training club in Tucson, Arizona. We are an all volunteer non-profit club. Our club's goal is to help owners understand and enjoy their pets by forming and strengthening the bond between dogs and their owners.
Our club's philosophy and approach is:
We do not train your dog.
We train you to train your dog.
Our club's goal is to help owners understand and enjoy their pets by forming and strengthening the bond between dogs and their owners.
Old Pueblo Dog Training Club offers:
Experienced instructors and proven, gentle, positive training methods.
AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy program emphasizing socialization and basic obedience.
Basic obedience classes for the family companion.
Training for obedience competition.
Rally classes for fun as well as competition.
AKC obedience and rally trials each year for purebreds and mixed breeds.
Canine Good Citizen training and tests.