COUNTY-WIDE DOG TRAINING CLUB

Club  Calendar

Due to  building space and parking limitations, we cannot accept walk-in registrations. You must be registered prior to the start of class in order to attend.

For answers to any questions regarding registration, please email our registrar.

There are classes throughout the week. For a complete listing of daily activities switch to calendar view. To register for a class session , click on the class you are interested in on the calendar below.

When attending classes, if your dog needs to pee or poop they MUST use the dog run in the corner of our parking area.  This is not optional.  If your dog needs grass or a fence, stop at a park somewhere before arriving at our building to let the dog "take care of business". 

PARKING RESTRICTIONS: All daytime parking must be in front of our training building at the back Northeast corner of the parking lot. Evening parking can include the area in front of the Ice Company.  No exceptions.  Parking is limited and must be rotated between classes.  Please limit visiting at the cars after class as we need to make those spots available for the class that follows you.  PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY IN THE ENCLOSED PARKING AREA!

TO VIEW CURRENT CLASS OFFERINGS CLICK ON THE "SWITCH TO CALENDAR VIEW" BUTTON.  ONLY CLASSES THAT ARE OPEN TO REGISTRATION WILL SHOW ON THE "UPCOMING CLASSES" LIST.


Note: The first class of each session is indicated by a black outline

Upcoming Classes

    • April 27, 2024
    • June 15, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Saturday Mornings – 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Duration 8 Weeks:  8 Classes - April 27, 2024 to June 15, 2024

    Prerequisite: Dogs must be 5 months of age or older.

    Description: This class includes the introduction of basic commands, the practical use of commands, understanding your dog and resolving problem behaviors. Emphasis is on applying what is learned to real life so that you have a well–behaved pet that you can enjoy. Commands taught include responding to their name, sit/stay, down/stay, stand, come, "lets go" (basic leash manners), heel and leave it.

    Instructor: Nancy Dougan

    Please Note:

    Students should not bring their dogs to the first  class session. Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    You may wish to bring your own chair for the first class. 

    • April 27, 2024
    • June 15, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide DTC, 887 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Saturday Mornings - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

    Duration 8 Weeks:  8 Classes - April 27, 2024 to June 15, 2024

    Prerequisite: Beginning  class or equivalent

    Description: Intermediate Obedience

    This class builds teamwork between the dog and the handler. The class follows Beginning and increases the skills taught at that level. It is also an excellent class for the dog and handler that have been away from training and need to brush up on their skills. This class  helps to prepare the handler and dog for Canine Good Citizenship testing and introduces skills needed for Rally I.

    Please note: This class is normally repeated several times for dogs and handlers to master the skills presented.  Dogs must master the skills of heeling (including right, left and about turns)  fronts, right and left finishes, and focus to progress to Rally or Advanced classes.  Dogs and handlers learn at different speeds depending on past experience in training, age of dog etc.

    Instructor: Nancy Dougan

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    • April 29, 2024
    • June 24, 2024
    • 8 sessions
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    Monday Mornings - 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM

    Duration: 8 sessions;  April 29, 2024 to June 24, 2024

    NO CLASS ON 5/27 (Memorial Day)

    Prerequisite: Dogs must be 5 months of age or older.

    Description: This class includes the introduction of basic commands, the practical use of commands, understanding your dog and resolving problem behaviors. Emphasis is on applying what is learned to real life so that you have a well–behaved pet that you can enjoy.

    Instructor: Lee James

    Please Note:

    Students should NOT bring their dogs to the first Beginning class session.

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    You may wish to bring your own chair for the first class. 

    • April 30, 2024
    • June 18, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Tuesday Mornings – 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 8 sessions,  April 30, 2024 through June 18, 2024

    Prerequisite: Intermediate Class or Instructor Approval.  Dog and handler must  be familiar with and reasonably proficient with the skills taught in Intermediate which include: Heeling including right, left and about turns and dog attention while heeling; reliability on stand, sit and down commands; and a reliable come command with both right and left finishes. Most students have completed several Intermediate Classes to achieve this.  Dogs that have never been in a group class or do not have these skills are not ready for this class. 

    Description: This class is offered for owners who want to expand their dog's skills. Class content is adjusted to match the skill level of the class registrants. This class will provide skills for competing in Rally or Obedience. Information on requirements to qualify in Rally and Obedience will be included. Skills will include fine tuning heeling, increased attention even in distractions, hand/voice signals from a distance, recalls and more.

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    • April 30, 2024
    • June 18, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide DTC, 887 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Tuesday Mornings -  10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 8 sessions,  April 30, 2024 through June 18, 2024

    Prerequisite: Beginning  class or equivalent

    Description: Intermediate Obedience

    This class builds teamwork between the dog and the handler. The class follows Beginning and increases the skills taught at that level. It is also an excellent class for the dog and handler that have been away from training and need to brush up on their skills. This class  helps to prepare the handler and dog for Canine Good Citizenship testing and introduces skills needed for Rally I.

    Please note: This class is normally repeated several times for dogs and handlers to master the skills presented.  Dogs must master the skills of heeling (including right, left and about turns)  fronts, right and left finishes, and focus, to progress to Rally or Advanced classes.  Dogs and handlers learn at different speeds depending on past experience in training, age of dog etc.

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    • April 30, 2024
    • June 18, 2024
    • 8 sessions
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    Tuesday Mornings - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 8 sessions,  April 30, 2024 through June 18, 2024

    Prerequisite: Dogs must be 5 months of age or older.

    Description: This class includes the introduction of basic commands, the practical use of commands, understanding your dog and resolving problem behaviors. Emphasis is on applying what is learned to real life so that you have a well–behaved pet that you can enjoy. Commands taught include, responding to their name, sit/stay, down/stay, stand, come, "lets go" (basic leash manners), heel and leave it.

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note:

    Students should NOT bring their dogs to the first Beginning class session.

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    You may wish to bring your own chair for the first class. Seating will be spaced to allow social distancing when you set up. 

    • April 30, 2024
    • June 18, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Tuesday Evenings –6:15 Pm to 7:15 PM

    Prerequisite: Dogs must be 5 months of age or older.

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 8 sessions,  April 30, 2024 through June 18, 2024

    Description: This class includes the introduction of basic commands, the practical use of commands, understanding your dog and resolving problem behaviors. Emphasis is on applying what is learned to real life so that you have a well–behaved pet that you can enjoy. Commands taught include, responding to their name, sit/stay, down/stay, stand, come, "lets go" (basic leash manners), heel and leave it. 

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note:

    Students should NOT bring their dogs to the first Beginning class session.

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    You may wish to bring your own chair for the first class. 

    • April 30, 2024
    • June 18, 2024
    • 8 sessions
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    Tuesday Evenings – 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Prerequisite: Dogs must be 5 months of age or older.

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 8 sessions,  April 30, 2024 through June 18, 2024

    Description: This class includes the introduction of basic commands, the practical use of commands, understanding your dog and resolving problem behaviors. Emphasis is on applying what is learned to real life so that you have a well–behaved pet that you can enjoy. Commands taught include, responding to their name, sit/stay, down/stay, stand, come, "lets go" (basic leash manners), heel and leave it. 

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note:

    Students should NOT bring their dogs to the first Beginning class session.

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    You may wish to bring your own chair for the first class. 

    • May 01, 2024
    • June 19, 2024
    • 7 sessions
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    Wednesday Mornings - 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 7 sessions,  May 1, 2024 through June 19, 2024

    No class on 5/15

    Prerequisite: Dog and handler must have participated in the Advanced Obedience I class or have Instructor Approval.  Most students are actively training for Advanced levels of Rally, Open or Utility competition.

    Description: This class is offered for owners who want to expand their dog's skills in preparation for competing at AKC Obedience or Rally Events.  Class content is adjusted to match the skill level of the class registrants.  Skills  include fine tuning heeling, increased attention with distractions and input on what is required to qualify when performing various competitive exercises in Open, Utility or Rally competition.

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.


    • May 01, 2024
    • June 19, 2024
    • 7 sessions
    • County-Wide DTC, 887 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Wednesday Mornings - 10:15 am to 11:15 am

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 7 sessions,  May 1, 2024 through June 19, 2024

    No class on 5/15

    Prerequisite: Beginning  class or equivalent

    Description: Intermediate Obedience

    This class builds teamwork between the dog and the handler. The class follows Beginning and increases the skills taught at that level. It is also an excellent class for the dog and handler that have been away from training and need to brush up on their skills. This class  helps to prepare the handler and dog for Canine Good Citizenship testing and introduces skills needed for Rally I.

    Please note: This class is normally repeated several times for dogs and handlers to master the skills presented.  Dogs must master the skills of heeling (including right, left and about turns)  fronts, right and left finishes, and focus, to progress to Rally or Advanced classes.  Dogs and handlers learn at different speeds depending on past experience in training, age of dog etc.

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.


    • May 01, 2024
    • June 19, 2024
    • 7 sessions
    • County-Wide DTC, 887 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Wednesday Mornings - 11:30 am to 12:30 am

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 7 sessions,  May 1, 2024 through June 19, 2024

    No class on 5/15

    Prerequisite: Beginning  class or equivalent

    Description: Intermediate Obedience

    This class builds teamwork between the dog and the handler. The class follows Beginning and increases the skills taught at that level. It is also an excellent class for the dog and handler that have been away from training and need to brush up on their skills. This class  helps to prepare the handler and dog for Canine Good Citizenship testing and introduces skills needed for Rally I.

    Please note: This class is normally repeated several times for dogs and handlers to master the skills presented.  Dogs must master the skills of heeling (including right, left and about turns)  fronts, right and left finishes, and focus, to progress to Rally or Advanced classes.  Dogs and handlers learn at different speeds depending on past experience in training, age of dog etc.

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.


    • May 02, 2024
    • June 27, 2024
    • 6 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Thursday Evenings, 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM

    Duration: 9 weeks, 6 class meetings; May 2, 2024 to June 27, 2024

    No class meeting 5/9, 5/30, and 6/13

    Prerequisite:  Dogs must be at least 1 year old and have no underlying orthopedic issues or veterinary restrictions.  Dogs must have taken a beginner obedience class.  This course will use luring, capturing and shaping techniques to teach new skills.

    Description:  The AKC FitDog program was developed in conjunction with Blue-9 pet products to offer instruction to help keep your dog in shape.  Students will learn proper form and safety while doing various exercises to improve their dogs' balance, flexibility, stamina and overall body fitness.  Level 1 skills include:  Tuck sit, Nose Touch Front Paw Targeting, Shake Paws, Cookie Stretch, Kick Back stand, Spins, Fold Back Down, Cavaletti poles, and Rear Leg Pivots.

    Dogs will need a well-fitted flat collar or martingale.  A list of home equipment options will be provided.  A passing score in the class fulfills one of the categories for FitDog Titles and is required to earn titles.  AKC Fit Dog titles are non-competitive.  Dog owners may choose from different activities to earn titles.  More details will be provided during classes.

    While there are club chairs available, students may want to bring their own. Please bring your own crate if needed.

    Instructor:  Angela Sylvestri

    Please Note:

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.



    • May 02, 2024
    • June 27, 2024
    • 6 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Thursdays, 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Duration: 9 weeks, 6 class meetings; May 2, 2024 to June 27, 2024

    No class meeting 5/9, 5/30, and 6/13

    Prerequisite:  Dogs must have successfully completed a Fit Dog Level 1 class.  The skills in Level 2 will build on the foundations from the Level 1 class

    Description:  The AKC FitDog program was developed in conjunction with Blue-9 pet products to offer instruction to help keep your dog in shape.  Students will learn proper form and safety while doing various exercises to improve their dogs' balance, flexibility, stamina and overall body fitness. Many of these exercises are also the basis of many fun tricks

    Level 2 skills include: Target Hind Feet, Front Foot Target with Duration, Pivot Over an Object, Push Up, Stand and Give a Paw, Leg Weaves, Walk Backward to a Target, Hid Feet Elevated with Duration, Pop Ups, Front Legs Elevated with Position Changes, Rear legs Elevated with Position Changes. 

    Dogs will need a well-fitted flat collar or martingale.  A list of home equipment options will be provided.  A passing score in the class fulfills one of the categories for FitDog Titles and is required to earn titles.  AKC Fit Dog titles are non-competitive.  Dog owners may choose from different activities to earn titles.  More details will be provided during classes.

    While there are club chairs and crates available students may want to bring their own.

    Instructor:  Angela Sylvestri

    Please Note:

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    • May 06, 2024
    • July 01, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Monday Afternoon: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Duration: 8 Sessions,  May 6, 2024 through July 1, 2024

    NO CLASS ON 5/27

    Prerequisite:  Dog must be under control with basic manners

    DESCRIPTION OF CLASS: 

    Levels: Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Performer

    Teach your dog the tricks needed to earn the AKC titles Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Performer.  Your dog will have fun and gain confidence building new skills.  If your dog has a Canine Good Citizen title or certificate, then only five tricks are needed to earn a Novice Trick Dog title. 

    Instructor: Pat Moffitt

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.


    • May 07, 2024
    • June 11, 2024
    • 6 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Tuesday Evenings –  4:45 PM to 5:45 PM 

    Duration 6 weeks: 6 Class meetings; May 7, 2024 to June 11, 2024

    PrerequisiteDog must be proficient with the skills presented in our Intermediate Obedience classes: Right, left and about turns,  finish left and right, basic sit,  down, and stand commands with stays, call fronts, and attentive heeling for a minimum of 10 feet in a straight line and on turns.

    Description: This class introduces all of the novice rally signs giving information on techniques for executing each exercise, how to run a course and basic training tips as needed. The instructor will cover rules and regulations that apply to rally competition. Novice rally courses will be set up for practice.

    Instructor: Simone O'Brien

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    Please bring your own crate for classDogs will need to be crated when not in the ring.  

    • May 09, 2024
    • June 27, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Thursday Mornings: 10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Duration: 8 Weeks,  8 Classes - May 9, 2024 to June 27, 2024

    Prerequisite:  Dog must be under control with basic manners

    Description:  Help your dog celebrate the joy of sniffing with Novice Scent Work.  Class content will include teaching the dog to recognize a specific scent and work with cardboard boxes; treats and praise can be used to reinforce the learning process.  Dogs will need a fitted collar (martingales allowed) or harness and a leash of plain pliable material.

    While there are club chairs available, students may want to bring their own. If you would like to crate your dog, please bring your own.

    Instructor:  Pat Moffitt

    Please Note:

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.



    • May 09, 2024
    • June 27, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Thursday Mornings: 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM Duration: 8 Weeks,  8 Classes - May 9, 2024 to June 27, 2024

    Description:    Class content will include two scents (birch and anise) and will cover containers, buried (sand and water) handler discrimination, interior and exterior scents. 

    Advanced content will include a third scent (cloves) and will cover Masters containers, buried (sand and water) handler discrimination, interior and exterior scents.


    Prerequisite:  Novice Scent Work and dog must be under control with basic manners

    Instructor:  Pat Moffitt

    Please Note:

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.



    • May 09, 2024
    • June 27, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Thursday Afternoon: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm Duration: 8 Weeks,  8 Classes - May 9, 2024 to June 27, 2024

    Prerequisite:  Intermediate Scent Work and dog must be under control with basic manners.

    Description:  

    Class content will include 4 scents (birch, anise, cloves and cypress)

    and will cover Masters containers, buried (sand and water) handler discrimination, interior and exterior scents.

    While there are club chairs available, students may want to bring their own. If you would like to crate your dog, please bring your own.

    Instructor:  Pat Moffitt

    Please Note:

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.



    • May 13, 2024
    • June 24, 2024
    • 6 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Monday Evenings – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Duration: 7 Weeks, 6 sessions;  May 13, 2024 to June 24, 2024

    NO CLASS ON 5/27

    Prerequisite: Must have current vaccinations appropriate to the age of the puppy. This is for the little ones, from ages 3 months to under 5 months at the start of class.  Dogs five months and older should register for a beginning class.

    Description: Class content includes: confidence building, leash manners, introduction to basic commands and answers to basic puppy questions. Puppies learn how to behave in the presence of other dogs. Puppy class does not include "puppy playtime".

    Instructor: Simone O'Brien

    Please Note:

    Students should not bring their puppies to the first Puppy Kindergarten class session. For the rest of the classes, please bring a mat for you and your puppy to work on and a supply of treats to class. Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination records (appropriate to the age of the puppy, as per your vet).

    Students may want to bring their own chair for class. 

    • May 20, 2024
    • July 01, 2024
    • 6 sessions
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    Monday Mornings – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Duration: 7 Weeks, 6 sessions;  May 20, 2024 to July 1, 2024

    NO CLASS ON 5/27

    Prerequisite: Must have current vaccinations appropriate to the age of the puppy. This is for the little ones, from ages 3 months to under 5 months at the start of class.  Dogs five months and older should register for a beginning class. 

    Description: Class content includes: confidence building, leash manners, introduction to basic commands and answers to basic puppy questions. Puppies learn how to behave in the presence of other dogs. Puppy class does not include "puppy playtime".

    Instructor:  Lee James

    Please Note:

    Students should not bring their puppies to the first Puppy Kindergarten class session. Please bring a mat for you and your puppy to work on and a supply of treats to class. Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination records (appropriate to the age of the puppy, as per your vet).

    You may wish to bring your own chair for the first class. 

    • May 20, 2024
    • July 01, 2024
    • 6 sessions
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    Monday Afternoon – 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

    Duration: 7 Weeks, 6 sessions;  May 20, 2024 to July 1, 2024

    NO CLASS ON 5/27

    Prerequisite: 6 months or older and completion of one basic training class.

    Description: AKC Canine Good Citizen Class

    In this class you will practice the skills required to take and pass the CGC test, which will be administered by an AKC certified evaluator during the final sessions of class.

    1. Accepts friendly stranger

    2. Sits politely for petting

    3. Appearance and Grooming

    4. Out for a Walk

    5. Walking through a crowd

    6. Sit, Down, Stay in place

    7. Coming when called

    8. Reaction to another dog

    9. Reaction to distractions

    10. Supervised Separation

    Instructor: Lee James

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    • May 29, 2024
    • July 03, 2024
    • 6 sessions
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    Wednesday Evenings – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Duration 6 weeks:  6 class meetings May 29, 2024 to July 3, 2024

    PrerequisiteDog must be proficient with the skills presented in our Novice Rally and Advanced Obedience classes: Right, left and about turns,  finish left and right, sit, down, and stand commands with stays, call fronts and attentive heeling for a minimum of 10 feet in a straight line and on turns. Jumps will be introduced.

    Description: This class follows with more advanced rally signs, giving information on techniques for executing each exercise, how to run a course, and training tips as needed. Some work may be off-lead. The instructor will cover rules and regulations that apply to advanced rally competition.

    Instructor: Simone O'Brien

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    Please bring your own crate for class. Dogs will need to be crated when not in the ring.  

    • May 29, 2024
    • July 03, 2024
    • 6 sessions
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    Wednesday Evenings –  7:30 to 8:30 PM

    Duration 6 weeks:  6 class meetings May 29, 2024 to July 3, 2024

    PrerequisiteDog must be proficient with the skills presented in our Advanced Rally and Obedience classes: Right, left and about turns,  finish left and right, sit, down, and stand commands with stays, call fronts and attentive healing for a minimum of 10 feet in a straight line and on turns. Work is off-lead, and will include jumps.

    Description: This class continues with the rally signs for advanced competition, giving information on techniques for executing each exercise, how to run a course and training tips as needed. The instructor will cover rules and regulations that apply to advanced rally competition.

    Instructor: Tim Gulley

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    Please bring your own crate for class. Dogs will need to be crated when not in the ring.  

    • June 03, 2024
    • July 08, 2024
    • 6 sessions
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    Monday Evening – 7:15 PM to 8:15 PM

    Duration: 6 Weeks, 6 sessions;  June 3, 2024 to July 8, 2024

    NO CLASS ON 5/27

    Prerequisite:  Successful Completion of the AKC CGC (Canine Good Citizen) Test. 

    Description: AKC - Canine Good Citizen Advanced

    In this class you will practice the skills required to take and pass the CGCA test, which will be administered by an AKC certified evaluator during the final sessions of class. 

    Dogs must pass all 10 items of the test to receive the CGCA title.

    1. Dog stands, sits or lies down and waits under control while the owner sits at the registration table and fills out paperwork
    2. Walks on a loose leash in a natural situation (not in a ring) — does not pull.
    3. Walks on loose leash through a crowd
    4. Dog walks past distraction dogs present; does not pull.
    5. Sit-stay in small group (two other people with dogs, total of 3 people, 3 dogs in group).
    6. Dog allows person who is carrying something (backpack, computer bag, etc.) to approach and pet it.
    7. “Leave it.” Dog walks by food and follows owner instructions, “Leave it.”
    8. Down or sit stay — distance (owner’s choice).
    9. Recall with distractions present (coming when called). Handler goes out 20–ft. 
    10. Dog will sit or stand stay (owner’s choice) while owner enters/exits a doorway or narrow passageway. 


    Instructor: Lee James

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    • June 18, 2024
    • July 23, 2024
    • 6 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Tuesday Evenings –  4:45 PM to 5:45 PM 

    Duration 6 weeks: 6 Class meetings; June 18, 2024 to July 23, 2024

    PrerequisiteDog must be proficient with the skills presented in our Intermediate Obedience classes: Right, left and about turns,  finish left and right, basic sit,  down, and stand commands with stays, call fronts, and attentive heeling for a minimum of 10 feet in a straight line and on turns.

    Description: This class introduces all of the novice rally signs giving information on techniques for executing each exercise, how to run a course and basic training tips as needed. The instructor will cover rules and regulations that apply to rally competition. Novice rally courses will be set up for practice.

    Instructor: Simone O'Brien

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    Please bring your own crate for classDogs will need to be crated when not in the ring.  

    • June 22, 2024
    • August 10, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Saturday Mornings – 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Duration 8 Weeks:  8 Classes - June 22, 2024 to Aug 10, 2024

    Prerequisite: Dogs must be 5 months of age or older.

    Description: This class includes the introduction of basic commands, the practical use of commands, understanding your dog and resolving problem behaviors. Emphasis is on applying what is learned to real life so that you have a well–behaved pet that you can enjoy. Commands taught include responding to their name, sit/stay, down/stay, stand, come, "lets go" (basic leash manners), heel and leave it.

    Instructor: Nancy Dougan

    Please Note:

    Students should not bring their dogs to the first  class session. Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    You may wish to bring your own chair for the first class. 

    • June 22, 2024
    • August 10, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide DTC, 887 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Saturday Mornings - 10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

    Duration 8 Weeks:  8 Classes - June 22, 2024 to Aug 10, 2024

    Prerequisite: Beginning  class or equivalent

    Description: Intermediate Obedience

    This class builds teamwork between the dog and the handler. The class follows Beginning and increases the skills taught at that level. It is also an excellent class for the dog and handler that have been away from training and need to brush up on their skills. This class  helps to prepare the handler and dog for Canine Good Citizenship testing and introduces skills needed for Rally I.

    Please note: This class is normally repeated several times for dogs and handlers to master the skills presented.  Dogs must master the skills of heeling (including right, left and about turns)  fronts, right and left finishes, and focus to progress to Rally or Advanced classes.  Dogs and handlers learn at different speeds depending on past experience in training, age of dog etc.

    Instructor: Nancy Dougan

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    • June 25, 2024
    • August 13, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Tuesday Mornings – 9:00 am - 10:00 am

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 8 sessions,  June 25, 2024 through August 13, 2024

    Prerequisite: Intermediate Class or Instructor Approval.  Dog and handler must  be familiar with and reasonably proficient with the skills taught in Intermediate which include: Heeling including right, left and about turns and dog attention while heeling; reliability on stand, sit and down commands; and a reliable come command with both right and left finishes. Most students have completed several Intermediate Classes to achieve this.  Dogs that have never been in a group class or do not have these skills are not ready for this class. 

    Description: This class is offered for owners who want to expand their dog's skills. Class content is adjusted to match the skill level of the class registrants. This class will provide skills for competing in Rally or Obedience. Information on requirements to qualify in Rally and Obedience will be included. Skills will include fine tuning heeling, increased attention even in distractions, hand/voice signals from a distance, recalls and more.

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    • June 25, 2024
    • August 13, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide DTC, 887 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Tuesday Mornings -  10:15 AM to 11:15 AM

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 8 sessions,  June 25, 2024 through August 13, 2024

    Prerequisite: Beginning  class or equivalent

    Description: Intermediate Obedience

    This class builds teamwork between the dog and the handler. The class follows Beginning and increases the skills taught at that level. It is also an excellent class for the dog and handler that have been away from training and need to brush up on their skills. This class  helps to prepare the handler and dog for Canine Good Citizenship testing and introduces skills needed for Rally I.

    Please note: This class is normally repeated several times for dogs and handlers to master the skills presented.  Dogs must master the skills of heeling (including right, left and about turns)  fronts, right and left finishes, and focus, to progress to Rally or Advanced classes.  Dogs and handlers learn at different speeds depending on past experience in training, age of dog etc.

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note: Bring your dog to ALL classes

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    • June 25, 2024
    • August 13, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Tuesday Mornings - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 8 sessions,  June 25, 2024 through August 13, 2024

    Prerequisite: Dogs must be 5 months of age or older.

    Description: This class includes the introduction of basic commands, the practical use of commands, understanding your dog and resolving problem behaviors. Emphasis is on applying what is learned to real life so that you have a well–behaved pet that you can enjoy. Commands taught include, responding to their name, sit/stay, down/stay, stand, come, "lets go" (basic leash manners), heel and leave it.

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note:

    Students should NOT bring their dogs to the first Beginning class session.

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    You may wish to bring your own chair for the first class. Seating will be spaced to allow social distancing when you set up. 

    • June 25, 2024
    • August 13, 2024
    • 8 sessions
    • County-Wide Dog Training Club 887 Sebastopol Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95407
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    Tuesday Evenings –6:15 Pm to 7:15 PM

    Prerequisite: Dogs must be 5 months of age or older.

    Duration: 8 Weeks - 8 sessions,  June 25, 2024 through August 13, 2024

    Description: This class includes the introduction of basic commands, the practical use of commands, understanding your dog and resolving problem behaviors. Emphasis is on applying what is learned to real life so that you have a well–behaved pet that you can enjoy. Commands taught include, responding to their name, sit/stay, down/stay, stand, come, "lets go" (basic leash manners), heel and leave it. 

    Instructor: Linda Hause

    Please Note:

    Students should NOT bring their dogs to the first Beginning class session.

    Owners must bring a paper copy of the current vaccination record even if you brought it for a previous class.

    You may wish to bring your own chair for the first class.