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Feb. 20 events at the Bloomington Obedience Training Club

Well-behaved dogs with their owners and other pets
AP Photo/Cheryl Gerber

Saturday February 20th, 2010 is the day to bring your dog to the Bloomington Obedience Training Club (BOTC), which is offering two tests: the American Kennel Club's official Canine Good Citizen (CGC) evaluation and the Therapy Dog International, Inc, (TDI) evaluation.

The CGC evaluation has a $20 fee and you and your dog must pass 10 different testing stations to earn this title. For more information, visit

Although no formal classes are required to take the TDI test, Barb offers a two-session class to help you prepare for the TDI, Inc. evaluation. Sessions are from 7-8:30pm on 2/12/10 and 1/19/10.

These events take place at the Bloomington Obedience Training Club (BOTC) at 8127 Pleasant Ave. S. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and CGC testing is from 9-10am followed by TDI evaluations at 10:00 am, after the CGC tests are completed. 

For more info: Contact Barb Wedekind Selton at for more information or to register for the classes or evaluation. For more information about the Bloomington Obedience Training Club (BOTC) call 952-888-4998 or visit For more information on the AKC's CGC evaluation, visit For more information on TDI testing requirements, visit the TDI, Inc. website at




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