A Weekend with Suzanne Clothier

Attend three lectures and demos by Suzanne whose approach to dog training, Relationship Centered Training™ (RCT), blends science and heart in a satisfying blend that has helped countless people and dogs create the healthy, happy relationships we all want.
Registration is Closed. Contact Michele if you would like to be wait listed
A Weekend with Suzanne Clothier

Time & Location

May 19, 2018, 9:00 AM – May 20, 2018, 5:00 PM
Obedience Dog Training Club of Waterbury, Oxford, CT, USA

About The Event

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]


Saturday, May 19, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Morning: interactive presentation

Afternoon: 1-3 demo dogs with their handlers

From Maddening to Maturity: Understanding and Helping the Adolescent Dog

This workshop is designed for anyone who deals with adolescent dogs (aged 4 months to 4 years), their reactivity, impulsivity and the challenges of adolescence. [Read More]

Saturday, May 19, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Enriched Puppy: Creating Connected, Confident, Competent and Coordinated Canines

Suzanne’s program for early puppy development, for breeders, for anyone raising or interested in raising puppies birth to 16 weeks, for anyone interested in learning about how environment and social enrichment affects a puppy’s development, and for anyone who loves puppies. [Read More]

Sunday, May 20, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Morning: interactive presentation

Afternoon: 1-3 demo dogs with their handlers

What’s The Problem? Solving the Puzzle of Behavior, Training and Performance

Emphasis on understanding how to tease apart the contributing factors to any issue, and practical approaches and solutions. [Read More]



Sirius Positive Dog Training LLC

Contact Information:

Michele McLeod




Obedience Dog Training Club of Waterbury

11 Robinson Lane

Oxford, CT. 06478


  • Entire Weekend $320
  • Saturday, May 19, From Maddening to Maturity $140
  • Saturday evening, May 19, The Enriched Puppy $ 60
  • Sunday, May 20, What’s the Problem? $140

Special Pricing:

K-9 Search & Rescue Scholarships. Two spaces reserved for established K-9 SAR unit handlers for free. Please contact host for details.

Caretaker Scholarships. Two spaces reserved for animal shelter and rescue personnel for 50% discount. Please contact host for details.

​Meals and Parking:

Continental breakfast included in fee. Details to order lunch coming soon.

Onsite and street parking available. Carpooling encouraged. Please bring a chair if driving.

Demo Dogs:

There will be 5-6 slots available for demo dogs on Saturday and Sunday. If you would like to request consideration for a demonstration dog slot, please indicate on the registration form.

Nearby hotels:

Wyndham Southbury (pet friendly)

1284 Strongtown Road, Southbury, CT

3.1 miles from venue

Heritage Hotel (pet friendly)

522 Heritage Road, Southbury, CT

6.2 miles from venue


Deadline May 4,2018

Currently, event limited to 40 slots.

  • Entire Weekend
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
  • Sunday, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Search and Rescue

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