AKC Member Club
A Nonprofit Organization

Demonstrating Responsible Dog Ownership since 1967

Serving Santa Cruz, Monterey & San Benito counties with training locations in Watsonville, Soquel & Capitola

Monterey Bay Dog Training Club

Class Information - Times & Locations

The Monterey Bay Dog Training Club is staffed with highly qualified professional trainers and we actively support a continuing education program to extend our expertise.


Download: Class Registration Form Don't mail it - print it and bring it with you to the first class.
Check Here for: Session Start Dates

Please bring a copy of shot records (Rabies Certificate & DHLPP) to register for class.


Obedience classes are presented in 8 week sessions and offered at up to three locations: Watsonville, Soquel and Capitola.  Conformation is available at our main hub in Watsonville and formatted as 7 week sessions starting the 2nd week of each obedience session.

Puppy

An introduction to training for puppies 4 to 6 months of age. Puppies are taught basic exercises with an emphasis on puppy socialization and education of owners.
6:45 pm
10:30 am
7:15 pm
Tuesday Evenings
Wednesday Mornings
Thursday Evenings

Beginning 1

An introduction to basic obedience including heeling, sit, down, stay, and come. Owners learn techniques to train and control their dogs.
7:35 pm
10:30 am
7:15 pm
Tuesday Evenings
Wednesday Mornings
Thursday Evenings

Beginning 2

A continuation of Beginning 1. Introduces more advanced heeling, recalls, and hand signals. Dogs will learn all sub-novice exercises.
6:45 pm
9:30 am
6:30 pm
Tuesday Evenings
Wednesday Mornings
Thursday Evenings

Intermediate

Fine tuning of the sub-novice exercises. Introduction to novice exercises and foundation work for advanced exercises. May be repeated until dogs are ready for formal Novice work.
7:35 pm
5:45 pm
Tuesday Evenings
Thursday Evenings

Novice

Prepares dogs and handlers for competition in the AKC Novice Obedience class to work toward the Companion Dog title.
8:25 pm
Tuesday Evenings

Open

Prepares dogs and handlers for competition in the AKC Open Obedience class to work toward the Companion Dog Excellent title.
8:25 pm
Tuesday Evenings

Utility

Prepares dogs and handlers for competition in the AKC Utility Obedience class to work toward the Utility Dog title.
6:45 pm
7:35 pm
Tuesday Evenings
Tuesday Evenings
Utility 1
Utility 2

Obedience RunThru Ring

Need to practice before the big show?
Want to find out what your dog really knows?
Where do you keep losing those points?
Need an extra pair of eyes?
Limited Availability - First Come - First Served - $15 (drop in only) - Ask at the Front Table for sign in.
8:25 pm
Tuesday Evenings

Attention

Teaches the dog to focus on the handler in preparation for competitive obedience work.

Rally

Introduces the Rally exercises to the handler and dog in preparation for competitive rally work.
8:25 pm
Tuesday Evenings

Conformation

Conducted by experienced handlers to prepare dogs and owners for Breed competition.
6:45 pm
Tuesday Evenings


If you can't make it to one of our classes...

Try our friends at

Dog Training Club of Salinas Valley
Del Monte Kennel Club