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Imperial Polk Obedience Club (IPOC)

Of Lakeland, FL, Inc.

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Class sessions are 8-weeks
Unless otherwise posted, the training center is not open between class sessions.
Click appropriate program on left menu for course descriptions and requirements.
Click here for a Class Registration Form

2016 Training Sessions

Obedience and Rally Session 5, August 16-October 5, 2016

Mondays - August 15-October 3

  • Ring Rental, 9:30am-11:30am

Tuesdays - August 16-October 4

  • Ring Rental, 9:30am-11:30am
  • Kindergarten Puppy Training, Heather Williams and Cynthia Purvis, 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Basic, Judi Rider, 7:00pm-8:00pm - limit of 10
  • Rally Drop-in, Jim and Bobbie Roberts
  • Conformation Drop-in - non-members $7/members $5 fee for each class
    Linda Hartshorn, 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Beyond Basic, Linda Hartshorn, 8:00pm-9:00pm
  • Rally Signs, Lynn Keyes, 8:00pm-9:00pm

Wednesdays - August 17-October 5

  • Novice, Cheryl Knapp and Ores Chever, 9:30am-10:30am
  • Open, Louann Currey, 10:30am-11:30am
  • Beginning Utility, Becky Babicz, 11:30pm-12:30pm
  • Platform Training for Obedience and Unique Tricks,
    Suzette Wood, 11:30am-1:30pm
    Special schedule
    August 24, 2016
    September 7, 2016
    September 21, 2016
    October 5, 2016
  • Heeling With Attention (4 weeks) Maggie Eslinger, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Heeling To Music/Recallers, 12:30pm-1:30pm, Maggie Eslinger
  • UDX, Louann Curry, 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Buddy Training, Pam O'Saile, 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Prep To Show, Pam O'Saile, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Thursdays - August 18-October 6

  • Ring Rental, 9:30am-11:30am
  • Conformation Drop-in, Linda Hartshorn, 10:30am-11:30am

Agility Mondays, September 12-October 24, 2016
7 week session

  • Agility IV, 6:45pm, Chris Donker
  • Agility I & II, 7:00pm, Angie Johnson & Jennifer Wolfgang
  • Agility III, 8:00pm, Lisa Viljoen
  • Classes with fewer than three registered students will be cancelled.

Obedience and Rally Session 6, October 11-November 30, 2016

Mondays - August 15-October 3

  • Ring Rental, 9:30am-11:30am

Tuesdays - October 11-November 29

  • Ring Rental, 9:30am-11:30am
  • Kindergarten Puppy Training,
    Heather Williams and Cynthia Purvis, 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Basic, Judi Rider, 7:00pm-8:00pm - limit of 10
  • Rally Run Throughs, Jim and Bobbie Roberts, 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Conformation Drop-in - non-members $7/members $5 fee for each class
    Linda Hartshorn, 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • Rally Signs, Lynn Keyes, 8:00pm-9:00pm
  • Beyond Basic, Linda Hartshorn, 8:00pm-9:00pm

Wednesdays - October 12-November 30

  • Novice, Cheryl Knapp and Barb Ettrich, 9:30am-10:30am
  • Open, Louann Currey and Ores Chever, 10:30am-11:30am
  • Attention, Maggie Eslinger, 11:30am-12:30pm
  • Pre-Utility, Becky Babicz, 11:30pm-12:30pm
  • Platform Training for Obedience and Unique Tricks,
    Suzette Wood, 11:30am-1:30pm
    Special schedule
    Only every other week
  • Recallers/Retrieves/Heel To Music, Maggie Eslinger, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • UDX/Buddy Training, 12:30pm-1:30pm
  • Buddy Training, Pam O'Saile, 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Prep To Show, Pam O'Saile, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Thursdays - October 13-December 1

  • Ring Rental, 9:30am-11:30am
  • Conformation Drop-in, Linda Hartshorn, 10:30am-11:30am
  • Service Dog Class, 6:00pm-7:00pm, Etta Robinson

Agility Mondays, November 7-December 19, 2016
7 week session

  • Agility IV, 6:45pm, Chris Donker
  • Agility I, 7:00pm, Lisa Denham & Jennifer Wolfgang
  • Agility III, 8:00pm, Lisa Viljoen
  • Classes with fewer than three registered students will be cancelled.

2016 4-H at IPOC


All Paws In 4-H Mondays - Rally, Showmanship, Obedience

Top Dog 4-H Thursdays - Obedience, Rally, Agility, Conformation

Fees & Registration

  • Click here for a Class Registration Form
  • Classes are $90 for an 8-Week Session
  • Classes are $43 for a 4-Week Mini-Sessions (when available)
  • Canine Good Citizen Test is $5 per dog tested
  • Conformation Walk-In Class (7pm only) is $7 per class
  • Obedience Run Thrus are $7 per run
  • Self-Training/Buddy Train is $7 per hour / $5 per hour for members
  • Club members are eligible for discounted training rates
  • For a $15 fee, some classes allow drop-ins.  Please call in advance for availability

Rescues Rate with IPOC

  • Rescue dogs are eligible to receive a one time 10% discount off the regular price of their basic obedience class. This offer is valid for up to one year after the adoption date and proof of adoption must be shown at the time of class registration. We feel these dogs deserve a second chance and obedience class will give them a new lease on life.

New Dog Training Equipment for Sale

  • Puppy Collars
    • Nylon Buckle - $3.00
    • Martingale - $6.00
    • Gentle Leader (Sm, Med, Lg) - $18.00
  • Basic Obedience Collars
    • Chain Training Collars - $8.00
    • Pinch Collars (medium) - $18.00
      (extra links) each - $2.00
    • Micro Pinch Collar - $20.00
      (extra links) each - $2.00
  • Leads
    • Nylon Lead (6ft) - $6.00
    • Leather Lead (6ft) - $13.00
    • Nylon Lead (15ft) - $15.00
    • Traffic Lead (2ft) - $9.00
      Heavy-duty - $13.00
    • Tab Leather (6in) - $7.00
      Heavy-duty 6in. - $8.00
    • Agility Leads (British style)
      Small - $10.00
      Large - $14.00
    • Flexi Leads - by dog's weight
      Small - $14.00
      Medium - $16.00
      Large - $18.00
  • Other Equipment
    • Clicker - $3.00
    • No Jump Harness - $22.00
    • Dumbell Holder - $8.00
    • Dumbbells
      Toy - $9.00
      Small - $11.00
      Medium - $12.00
      Large - $13.00
    • Utility Gloves - $4.00
    • Metal Drinking Pail - $5.00

IPOC Lakeland, P. O. Box 5455, Lakeland, FL 33807
(3611 Century Blvd)
(863) 644-1227
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