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Welcome to U.S.D.T.C.

USDTC is an all-breed training facility. For over 50 years USDTC has empowered people to become better dog owners through positive training & education.


USDTC has classes for every dog from puppies to seniors. From manners to competition, we can teach you to teach your dog. We offer classes in obedience, rally, agility, conformation and tricks. We also offer therapy dog training for those who want to give back to the community. 

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On 8/11/18 at the Upper Suncoast Obedience Trial OTCH Himark’s Make Mine Black, UDX2, OM5/ aka Java took 1st place in Open B with a 199.5 going High in Trial.  In addition, Java took 2nd Place in Utility B with a 197.5 for a combined total of 397 out of 400, and thus earning High Combined as well.  Really proud of my amazing little guy!  Thank you to everyone who worked to put on this obedience trial, great job!

Rogan earned his Utility Dog title at USDTC trial on August 11th. Louter Creek’s Rustic Red Rogan 

CGCA ThD BN RE UD. Thanks for all the help at USDTC along the way.

Ghillie Dhu Connolly BN RI CGCA CGCU TKN (Billy) received his BN title on sept. 11th with a score of 191 good for 2nd place.  He also scored a 194 for third place on his first leg for his CD. He is owned and operated with love by Ken Stowell and Alison Fackelman.

2018 Summer Saturday Basic Obedience

  • Lori, Thanks to you and Suzette for making the class interesting, valuable and fun. Besides basic obedience, Skye and I picked up many good safety and training tips along the way. We look forward to continuing on our journey at USDTC. - TR
  • Thank you for all your patience with Harvey, you have made a huge difference in his behavior and ours in interacting him!  You ladies are amazing.  We appreciate you! - A & H
  • Thanks Lori. You two have been great and I’m looking forward to our next class. Reina has certainly learned some great behaviors and I’m looking forward to getting our other shepherds through as well.  - P B
  • Lori, Thank you to you and Suzette. The class was great we learned a lot and look forward to doing classes in the future. Speaking of classes what would you recommend for us.  - R
  • We have enjoyed the class and learned a lot. Thank you so much. - J&B
  • Thx for all your guidance, instruction and training help (videos, tips, etc) with Obi’s journey to becoming a therapy dog. Looking forward to his next SubNovice Obedience Trng in August. (or Agility) You’re Amazing - MP/CP

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Upper Suncoast Dog Training Club

2101 Logan Street

Clearwater, FL  33765

727-23-UPPER (87737)