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ICDOC - Iowa City Dog Obedience Club

ICDOC Club Information

  • Dues are $20 per year with a one-time initiation fee of $10

  • Application for membership are available at club meetings and must be submitted with appropriate fees and signed by two members of the Iowa City Dog Obedience Club. The applicant must be present at the first meeting where his or her application is read. After the second reading, the application is voted on

  • ICDOC meetings are held the first Monday of each month at 7:30pm, with the exception of January, July, and September

  • ICDOC offers a variety of classes in Tracking, Agility, and competitive Obedience for both members and nonmembers

  • Paying dues entitles a member to one class at the member rate. For each further discounted class, 5 credits must be earned. Members earn one credit for about an hour's time spent working for the club, such as:
    • attending a meeting
    • helping with a run-through
    • wrapping Ike's
    • stewarding at our trial
    • trial secretary and trial chair
    • publishing ICDOC newsletter
  • ICDOC rents the Izaak Walton League building from November through March for Agility practice and classes. Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced classes are offered. For a $50 fee, club members may get a key and train whenever there is not a class in session

  • Members may apply for awards from ICDOC for any AKC titles earned by their dogs during a given calendar year. An awards banquet is held each January where these awards are announced and distributed. Non-AKC titles can be added to these plaques at members' expense

  • ICDOC currently holds 2 annual AKC-sanctioned obedience trials on the 4th Friday and Saturday of June at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. Members are encouraged to show their dogs or help run the show. It is a great learning experience for all

  • ICDOC offers several social activities throughout the year including the annual awards banquet in January, a 4th of July potluck, and a Halloween costume party for dogs. Several other impromptu gatherings occur throughout the year

  • ICDOC makes every attempt to keep its members aware of dog-training activities in the Midwest through announcements at meetings and monthly publication of a newsletter

The Board

    Other Board Members

  • Kay Klein
  • Paula Kereazi
  • Sue Ann Thompson
  • Kate Cowles
  • Tracy Kittrell

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