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The Kalamazoo Dog Training Club is dedicated to the training and well-being of dogs; we participate in a wide variety of dog related activities. In addition to offering a wide range of dog training classes, taught by member volunteers, KDTC participates in and supports numerous community organizations, school groups and animal rescue units. We were founded in January 1975 and accredited by the American Kennel Club in June 1978.

KDTC continues to meet its goals and objectives by conducting dog training classes, educating and encouraging the public to practice responsible dog ownership, and promoting cooperation and good sportsmanship among our members in the training and exhibiting of dogs.

Banner Photo (left to right): Cassie, Belgian Tervuren owned by Judy and Tom Garnett; Riggs, Golden Retriever owned by Karen and Steve Stahr; Chanti and Hula, Bull Mastiffs owned by Melissa Olvitt; Rio, Chocolate Labrador Retriever owned by Ellen Wilson.

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Fall Registration

Orientation will be held on Tuesday, September 9th, 2014, 6:30 p.m. at the Southwest Michigan Dog Training & Fitness Center, 6740 Quality Way, Portage, MI 49002.

Classes for the Fall Session will begin on Tuesday, September 16th and will run through Wednesday, October 30th.

Registration form (pdf) available below.

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