Programs & Classes
PLEASE NOTE NEW CLASS CALENDAR AS OF JANUARY 2017!!!!!!!
We offer year-round classes in Puppy Socialization, Beginning Obedience, Advanced Obedience and Rally Obedience. “Drop-In" option is available for the Advanced Class and Rally classes only. Please contact us to sign up. The calendar is at the bottom of this page.
Please contact Karen Wenzel 925-344-6168, firstname.lastname@example.org
DVDC Registration form
Proof of vaccines are required for all classes.
Class descriptions are as follows:
Puppy Socialization is on Mondays @ 6:30 to 7:15 pm
Ages are 12weeks through 6 months. Socialization and training is tailored to the young dog. This is an excellent opportunity for puppies to learn skills and become an important and well behaved member of the family. Basic grooming, health and puppy care information is also covered.
Beginning Obedience is on Mondays @ 7:15 to 8 pm or Wednesdays @ 6:45 to 7:30 pm
Age is 6 months and over. Basic obedience and manners class. Behaviors covered include walking on leash (heeling), sit-stay, down-stay, stand-stay and come when called etc. The primary focus is teaching the dog to have self-control in the presence of distractions. No previous experience required.
Advanced Obedience is on Mondays @ 8 to 8:45 pm or Wednesdays @ 7:30 to 8:15 pm
Completion of Beginning Obedience or equivalent is required. In this class, we expand upon the skills learned in the Beginning class. Exercises include heeling on and off-leash, longer distance recalls (off-leash), longer stays with more distractions, faster sits and downs, etc.
Drop-in option is available for dogs who have completed an entire Advanced class. Please contact us for space availability.
Rally Introduction is on Wednesdays @ 8:30 to 9:15 pm
Rally is an AKC companion sport where the dog and handler team must perform specific skills at numbered stations. All of the AKC rally signs will be covered. Completion of Advanced Obedience or equivalent is required.
Drop-in option is available for dogs who have completed an entire Rally class. Please contact us for space availability.
3131 Pacific Avenue Livermore, CA
All classes are 7 weeks Please call for fees, enrollment or more information: