Obedience Classes

We offer several obedience classes:

Looking for more fun things to do with your dog? Check out our specialty classes, for fun activities including tricks, rally obedience, and canine freestyle.

Beginning / CGC Prep

Length:
10 weeks, 55 minutes per week
Description:
Basic obedience and preparation for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test. You will learn to teach your dog to heel, sit, stay, down, and come as well as practice for the CGC test. The CGC test will be held on the last week of class.
Class Fees:
$125 ($115 for Active Members)
There is a $10 discount available to everyone with proof of adoption from an animal shelter or rescue organization.
Age of Dog:
6 months and older
Requirements:
Dogs must be current on DHPP and Rabies vaccinations. Pre-enrollment is required. Download a registration packet or contact us for a registration packet.
Instructor(s):
Denise Laberee

Tuesday

  • 7:30pm

  • Start Date

    6/20/2017
  • End Date

    8/29/2017
  • # Weeks

    10
  • Instructor

    Denise Laberee
  • Status

    Full
NOTE: Independence Day (7/4) is a holiday

Tuesday

  • 7:30pm

  • Start Date

    9/26/2017
  • End Date

    12/5/2017
  • # Weeks

    10
  • Instructor

    Denise Laberee
  • Status

    Now Enrolling
NOTE: Halloween (10/31) is a holiday

Thursday

  • 6:45pm

  • Start Date

    9/7/2017
  • End Date

    11/9/2017
  • # Weeks

    10
  • Instructor

    Nan Franceschini
  • Status

    Now Enrolling

Novice

Length:
Drop-in class (1 session), about 60 minutes
Description:
Continues your dog's training and goes into off-leash work. Prepares those wishing to compete in Novice obedience for the CD title.
Class Fees:
$14 ($12 for Active Members)
Age of Dog:
6 months and older
Requirements:
For dogs that have completed a Beginning course. Dogs must be current on DHPP and Rabies vaccinations.
Instructor(s):
Nan Franceschini, Lynn Ungar

Wednesday

  • 8:00pm

  • Start Date

    Continuous
  • End Date

    Continuous
  • # Weeks

    Drop-in
  • Instructor

    Lynn Ungar
  • Status

    Now Training
NOTE: This class is combined with Open & Utility. No class on 11/27 (Thanksgiving).

Thursday

  • 8:00pm

  • Start Date

    Continuous
  • End Date

    Continuous
  • # Weeks

    Drop-in
  • Instructor

    Nan Franceschini
  • Status

    Now Training
NOTE: This class is combined with Open & Utility. No class on 11/28 (Thanksgiving).

Open

Length:
Drop-in class (1 session), about 90 minutes
Combined with Novice
Description:
Prepares you to compete in the Open ring for a CDX title. Learn to teach your dog the retrieve, drop on recall, high jump, and broad jump.
Class Fees:
$16 ($14 for Active Members)
Age of Dog:
6 months and older
Requirements:
For dogs that have a CD title or the approval of the class instructor. Dogs must be current on DHPP and Rabies vaccinations.
Instructor(s):
Nan Franceschini, Lynn Ungar

Wednesday

  • 8:00pm

  • Start Date

    Continuous
  • End Date

    Continuous
  • # Weeks

    Drop-in
  • Instructor

    Lynn Ungar
  • Status

    Now Training
NOTE: This class is combined with Novice & Utility. No class on 11/27 (Thanksgiving).

Thursday

  • 8:00pm

  • Start Date

    Continuous
  • End Date

    Continuous
  • # Weeks

    Drop-in
  • Instructor

    Nan Franceschini
  • Status

    Now Training
NOTE: This class is combined with Novice & Utility. No class on 11/28 (Thanksgiving).

Utility

Length:
Drop-in class (1 session), about 90 minutes
May be combined with Novice
Description:
Prepares you to compete in the Utility ring for a UD title. Includes heeling with hand signals, scent discrimination, directed retrieving, and directed jumping.
Class Fees:
$16 ($14 for Active Members)
Age of Dog:
6 months and older
Requirements:
For dogs that have a CDX title or the approval of the class instructor. Dogs must be current on DHPP and Rabies vaccinations.
Instructor(s):
Nan Franceschini, Sue Luebbert, Lynn Ungar

Monday

  • 7:30pm

  • Start Date

    Continuous
  • End Date

    Continuous
  • # Weeks

    Drop-in
  • Instructor

    Sue Luebbert
  • Status

    Now Training
NOTE: This class is not held on the first Monday of each month.

Wednesday

  • 8:00pm

  • Start Date

    Continuous
  • End Date

    Continuous
  • # Weeks

    Drop-in
  • Instructor

    Lynn Ungar
  • Status

    Now Training
NOTE: This class is combined with Novice & Open. No class on 11/27 (Thanksgiving).

Thursday

  • 8:00pm

  • Start Date

    Continuous
  • End Date

    Continuous
  • # Weeks

    Drop-in
  • Instructor

    Nan Franceschini
  • Status

    Now Training
NOTE: This class is combined with Novice & Open. No class on 11/28 (Thanksgiving).

Ring Ready Run Throughs

Length:
Drop-in (1 session), class duration varies
Description:
Individual run-throughs of obedience exercises (Beginning Novice through Utility) with distractions and instructor comments. Participants will also help with stewarding and course set-up. (Pre-entry only)
Class Fees:
$12 per run, $8 for a second run with the same dog
Age of Dog:
6 months and older
Requirements:
For dogs that have completed a Beginning obedience course. Dogs must be current on DHPP and Rabies vaccinations.
Instructor(s):
Nan Franceschini

Friday

  • 7:00pm

  • Upcoming

    None
  • Class

    currently
  • Dates

    scheduled
  • Instructor

    Nan Franceschini
  • Status

    None
Note: Email pre-entry classes and number of entries to Nan at goingdogs2@att.net. Payment can be made at class.