Houston Obedience Training Dog Club

Devoted to making dogs better companions and good canine citizens since 1964.


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Events and Activities

Each year, HOT hosts American Kennel Club (AKC) Obedience and Rally Trials and TD, TDX and VST Tracking Tests if you are interested in pursuing a tracking title.  HOT hosts several Agility Trials, on site, in our agility field and holds AKC Canine Good Citizen® Tests, and Show 'n Go's in obedience, rally and agility, throughout the year.   Seminars, workshops and clinics in obedience, rally and tracking are offered to help prepare our club members and students to compete with their dogs. 

Check the following list for information and details about upcoming events and activities.   Be sure to visit our SmugMug site to see photos and results from past events.

 

We now have a "Notification HOTLine" that you can call to find out if class has been cancelled when there is bad weather in the area. Call (281) 978-2242 to get the status of tonight's classes.

This now gives our students 3 options: we'll continue to post on our Facebook page, mark the online Class Calendar and change the message on this phone number. Please note that this is a separate number from the club's main number - so be sure to add it to your phone's directory if you are a HOT Dog Club student.
 
 
  Events & Seminars
 

TD/TDX Tracking Test Sunday, December 10, 2017
Closes, Thursday,
November 30th

George Bush Park
17260 Westheimer Parkway, Houston, TX
Judges:  Charlene Dunn & Jeff Shaver
Chair/Secretary:
Cynthia Krohn

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Note: Bush Park is still recovering from the affects of Hurricane Harvey.  We are monitoring its progress, weekly. A final determination of the location for this test will be made prior to closing so entrants may decide if they want to enter or pull. 

You can view pictures of the potential backup site here, and on STA's Facebook page


VST Tracking Test Sunday, December 31, 2017
Closes, Thursday, December 21st

University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX
Judges:  Tom Hacholski & Kathleen Milford
Chair/Secretary:
Cynthia Krohn

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CPE Agility Trial January 13-14, 2018
 

HOT Dog Club Agility Field

Judge: Mike Brownell
Chair: Myrna Rychlik; Secretary: Jennifer Sheridan
More details & premium coming soon.


CPE Agility Trial February 24-25, 2018
 

HOT Dog Club Agility Field
Judge: Mary Beam
Chair: Patty Felli; Secretary: Sandy Walroth
More details & premium coming soon.


TD/TDX Tracking Test Sunday, March 18, 2018 *pending AKC approval
Closes, Thursday, March 8th

George Bush Park
17260 Westheimer Parkway, Houston, TX
Judges:  info coming soon
Chair/Secretary:
Marsha McCaddon

More details & premium coming soon.


CPE Agility Trial March 24-25, 2018
 

HOT Dog Club Agility Field
Judge: Valerie Reiner
Chair: Lisa Cearfoss; Secretary: Sandy Walroth
More details & premium coming soon.

 
 Show 'n Gos

Rally Show 'n Go Saturday, July 15, 2017
2:00- 5:00 p.m.
Registration begins at 1:35 pm for ALL levels

2:00 pm Excellent
3:00 pm Advanced
4:00 pm Novice


Runs:  $5.00 each for 3 minutes in the ring - first 10 minutes of each hour will be a walk through for that level.  Food, Toys, Clickers okay, but no harsh corrections or e-collars.  Just come and have fun with your dog. Great training opportunity!
 

Obedience Show 'n Go
 
Sunday, July 16, 2017
1:00 - 6:00 pm
Registration begins at 12:30 pm for ALL levels


Runs will be limited to the estimated number that can be accommodated in each time slot.
 

1:00 - 2:30 pm Utility, Pref Utility & Grad Open -- $7 per run (9 min per run/10 runs)
2:30 - 3:40 pm Open, Pref Open & Grad Novice -- $6 per run (7 min per run/10 runs)
3:40 - 4:00 pm Novice / Open Stays
4:00 - 5:00 pm Novice & Pre Novice -- $5 per run (6 min per run/10 runs)
5:00 - 6:00 pm Beginner Novice -- $5 per run (5 min per run/12 runs)

HOT reserves the right to limit runs to 1 per handler/dog team in each level unless slots do not fill. 
Second runs may be added 5 minutes before the scheduled start time if all slots are not filled.

 

   
 
 

Click here to see RESULTS from some of our Tracking Tests.

CLASSES

Check our CLASSES page for complete descriptions and pre-requisites for all our classes.

Then download a registration form and check our CLASS CALENDAR for start dates and times of upcoming classes.

 

RENTALS

Interested in renting our building or agility field for a training session, show 'n go, match, trial, test, workshop or seminar?
Check this RENTAL CALENDAR for available slots and details on how to make reservations.

 

EVENTS

Look here to find premium lists and flyers with more information about upcoming events. 

Look here and here for results and photos from some of our events.

 

LOCATION

Here's a map to our training facility, located in the Spring Branch area of Houston, north of I-10 and east of Beltway 8.

2400 Campbell Rd.,
Unit H
Houston, TX  77080 

 


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