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Public Training Classes

General Information and Important Things you Need to Know!

Please bring the following items/documents:

  • Proof of current DHLP/Parvo vaccinations;
  • Current rabies certificate
  • Negative Stool Check (puppy classes only)
  • Leash and Buckle Collar (no retractable 'flexi' leads or chain leads)
  • Your dog's favorite soft treats and toy


  • No wolves or wolf hybrids
  • Persons must be 14 years of age or older to train in class. Family and friends are welcome to observe.
  • Dogs not registered in a class are not permitted on DMOTC premises.
  • Prices and class schedules are subject to change without notice. Sorry, no refunds.
  • Some classes are limited to a maximum of 10 dogs, and a minmum of 4 dogs.
  • Online Preregistration for adult and puppy training classes
  • Senior citizen discount (age 60 or older): $5 discount offered for each class.

**Save time and avoid the wait**
Print and Complete the Signup Sheet and bring on registration night.
Download Class Sign-up Form

Regular Ongoing Classes
These are our core training classes that are offered repeatedly during the year.

Kindergarton Puppy Training (KPT)

Beginner Classes
Intermediate Classes
Advanced Classes

Miscellaneous Training Classes
The Miscellaneous classes cover a variety of topics and are offered as one-time seminars and/or as 3-4-week classes. See Misc Classes for details.


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