The Winter 2020 Newsletter has been released. Download it as a PDF file by clicking on the front page below.
Fleece Tug Toy Workshop
Sunday, December 6th, 2020
Canine Training Association
6822 Distribution Drive
Beltsville, Maryland 20705
11:30am to 1:30pm
Come have fun making a fleece tug toy for your dog.
All the supplies will be provided.
To register, please send an email to email@example.com. Registration is limited. Entry fee will be collected at the door.
Water and prepackaged snacks will be provided.
COVID-19 restrictions apply – masks are required, 6-foot social distancing.
Snuffle Mat Workshop
Sunday, October 18ᵗʰ 11:30AM to 1:00PM
Cost is $10.00
CTA – Beltsville
6826 Distribution Drive
What is a snuffle mat?
The snuffle mat is a homemade toy that provides the dog with an opportunity to sniff and search for
hidden treats. The snuffle mat consists of fleece strips tied on to a rubber mat with holes in it.
The loose ends of the fleece are on top and provide the hiding spots for
Come and learn how to make an enrichment toy for your dog.
Please leave your dogs at home. All the supplies will be provided. Attendance is limited so
register early. Registration will be through the email and payment will be collected at the door.
Please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a
confirmation email that you are registered for the workshop.
The Fall 2020 Newsletter has been released. Download it as a PDF file by clicking on the front page below.
Canine Training Association is happy to announce we are carefully and thoughtfully restarting dog training classes.
Starting the week of August 1st, we will begin offering basic obedience and puppy classes, Canine Good Citizen classes and a limited number of Nosework and Agility classes.
Advanced and intermediate classes will resume after September.
We are working on organizing new class schedules as quickly as possible. Please contact a board member if you have any interest in teaching or assisting.
Please check the website next week for specific class times and dates.
We look forward to seeing you and your dogs soon.
Thanks for your patience and understanding!
New Safety Rules
•To protect our instructors and yourselves, we will require everyone in the building to wear a face covering that covers nose, mouth and chin at all times This includes while you are running agility courses.
• 6’ social distancing will be followed by everyone.
• Only one class at a time will be held in all the buildings. no double classes in the Beltsville Obedience building.
•Classes will be 50 minutes long. This allows students to gather their belongings, ask questions of the instructors and leave before the next class arrives.
•Everyone who enters the buildings will need to sign a Covid-19 waiver.
• Frequently touched surfaces such as doorknobs, light switches, bathrooms will be wiped down several times daily.
•Davidsonville classes will be limited to 8 people – 6 teams and 2 instructors. Beltville obedience classes are limited to 10 students and 2 instructors. Agility classes have a 8 team 2 instructor limit.
Big Clean at Beltsville!
July 25th, 10-1:00
Please come with your own face covering and gloves.
We will provide the cleaning products.
Help us get both the Beltsville buildings clean and ready for classes!
Please contact Theresa Zuzworsky at email@example.com to sign up.
Ken’s 100th Birthday – June 26th, 2020
Ken Nagler, the President of Canine Training Association and one of the founding fathers of our club, will be turning 100 years old on June 26.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KEN!!!