Shelby County Obedience Club is a nonprofit organization whose members share a love of dogs & developing them into better companions. We also offer beginner obedience classes for the pet owner as well as conformation handling classes for handlers & their conformation dogs.


For SCOC members, classes are also offered in competition obedience, agility, rally and tracking. In addition, individual members participate in herding, hunting, earthdog, lure coursing, therapy, schutzhund & other assorted dog sports.

If you need more information about our beginner obedience or conformation classes, or club membership, call 901-458-6556 & leave a message. SCOC member volunteers answer our phone messages as soon as possible and will return all calls.

Thank you for your interest!

 



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Public Classes

Beginner Obedience Class

During the six-week session (one hour per week), dog owners are taught the basics
of training their dogs to heel on leash, sit, stand, lay down, place (or bed), stay and come when called.  Lesson Plans with homework are passed out.  
These classes have the added advantage of allowing socialization with other dogs and handlers in a group setting. 
This class is intended to prepare the dog and handler to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizenship (CGC) test.
6 weeks - $125.00 (Reduced Rate for Rescue or Shelter-Adopted Dogs, see coupon on website)

Introduction to Agility: Obstacle Familiarization (Ob-Fam)

During the six-week session (one hour per week), dog owners are taught the basics
of training their dogs to correctly perform the following equipment: A-Frame,
Dog Walk, Tunnel, Table, Weave Poles, Tire Jump and Teeter Totter. 
The Dog Walk, A-Frame and Teeter Totter Equipment starts out low to the ground to help build confidence and are slowly raised over the six weeks. 
For Jumps see our Sequencing class.
6 weeks - $125.00

Introduction to AKC Rally Novice

During the six-week session (one hour per week), dog owners are taught the basics
of training their dogs to correctly execute the AKC Rally Novice signs. 
Signs are presented in the form of a numbered course which the handler and dog must maneuver around and through from Start to Finish. 
A Rally Novice course may have 10 to 15 signs (Start and Finish not included). 
There are 42 AKC Rally Novice signs which will be reviewed during the course.
6 weeks - $125.00

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Class Location: SCOC Training Building at 3785 Given Ave., Memphis, 38122

New class sessions begin about every 2 months.

Please remember to bring your dog's Vaccination Records to Registration!

Payment type accepted is Cash or Checks, sorry no Credit Cards accepted!

 

 

 

* Shot record required *

To participate in SCOC classes all puppies/dogs must have had the following vaccinations or yearly boosters:

A. Rabies
B. Parvovirus series (Sometimes shown as the '-P' in DHLP-P)
C. DHLP (Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis, Parainfluenza)

It is recommended, but not required, that all dogs have Intra-trac Bordetella and Corona.

 



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Printable Map

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Last Updated: July 1st, 2021
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