A Weekend with Suzanne Clothier
June 12-14, 2020 

Since 1977 Suzanne Clothier has worked professionally with animals, with a deep, broadly varied background of experience including obedience training, agility, Search & Rescue, kennel management, and program development. She is well respected for her humane, effective Relationship Centered Training (RCT™) approach to dogs and the people that love them. [Read More]

  Friday, June 12, 1:00-6:00 pm
  Private 1-hour sessions
  Auditors welcome 


  Saturday, June 13, 9:00-5 pm

  Morning:  presentation 

  Afternoon:  2-3 demo dogs with their handlers 

  Topic:  Fight or Flight: Understanding and Helping Fearful, Shy and Reactive Dog

  Saturday, June 13, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  Topic:  Relationship Centered Training

  Sunday, June 14, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  Morning:  presentation
  Afternoon:  2-3 demo dogs with their handlers

  Topic:  From Confused to Connected: Finding the paths to better dog/human relationships


Host:   Sirius Positive Dog Training LLC
Contact Information:  



Obedience Dog Training Club of Waterbury

11 Robinson Lane

Oxford, Connecticut
Fees (terms below*):            

  • Friday Private One-Hour Lessons 

    • $225 Private 

    • $270 Semi-private (two people share, $135/person)

    • $30 (Auditors)

  • $340 (entire weekend: Saturday, Saturday evening and Sunday)

  •   Weekend breakdown:

    • $165 (a single weekend day only, Sat or Sun, 9-5)

    • $215 (a single weekend day (Sat or Sun 9-5), plus Saturday evening

    • $300 (Saturday and Sunday, 9-5)

    • $65 (Saturday evening only)                                                                     


7 CEUs:  Saturday 9:00-5:00

2.5 CEUs:  Saturday 6:30-9:00

7 CEUs:  Sunday 9:00-5:00

Meals and Parking:

Continental breakfast, light snacks, lunch (cheese pizza and salad) included in fee. 
Onsite and street parking available. Carpooling encouraged.  

Demo Dogs:

There will be 2-3 slots available each day for workshop participants to bring a demo dog.  If you would like to request consideration for a demonstration dog slot, please indicate on the registration form. Suzanne will choose the dogs from requests submitted.

Because of venue space limitations, only demo dogs (or working service dogs) can be accommodated in the venue space.

If you have any questions, please contact host.

Nearby hotels:      

Wyndham Southbury (pet friendly, additional charge)
1284 Strongtown Road, Southbury, CT


Heritage Hotel 
522 Heritage Road, Southbury, CT

Registration Opens mid January, Deadline to Register:

June 8, 2020

Go To Registration Page

Pay for workshop.  *Payment is required at time of registration unless other arrangements are made.