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Welcome to the Dog Obedience Club of Hollywood Class Description's page! We are glad you stopped by to check us out!

We offer a wide range of classes from Puppy to Manners to Canine Good Citizen and more. We can also introduce you to a variety of dog sports, such as Agility, Obedience, Rally and Tracking. We hold classes weekly on Tuesdays at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds (both outdoors and under cover) in Davie, Florida. All of our classes are open to both purebred and mixed breed dogs. The cost for all of our 6-week Classes is $100 for non-members and $55 for full (non-provisional) Club members; the cost for all of our 3-week Classes is $50 for non-members and $30 for full (non-provisonal) Club members. Special 1-night session prices vary.

All class registrations must be done online and pre-paid via PayPal no later than Friday night at midnight before the respective class or special session starts; please see the applicable registration and payment links below. Click here to see our Calendar to see when our Classes and special sessions are offered.

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 6-week Classes:

STAR Puppy Class

Begin your lifelong journey with your new puppy on the right foot ! If you and your puppy complete all six classes and your puppy passes the evaluation on the last night, then your puppy can earn a STAR Puppy Certificate from the AKC. There are no training prerequisites for this class. Puppies who have had all of their puppy shots through the age of 1 year may enroll; dogs over 1 year old may enroll in the class, but will not be eligible to apply for the AKC STAR Puppy® Certificate. For more information on the AKC STAR Puppy Program, please go to the following link: https://www.akc.org/products-services/training-programs/canine-good-citizen/akc-star-puppy/

Canine Good Citizen Class
Learn the basics of good canine behaviour and earn an AKC title ! Dogs who have had some obedience training or have taken our STAR Puppy or Manners classes are eligible to enroll in this class. The instructor will administer the CGC test to all attendees on the last night of class. After successful completion of the test which includes taking the Responsible Dog Ownership pledge, your dog will be eligible to receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club and use the title “CGC” after its name. For more information on the AKC CGC Program, please go to the following link: https://www.akc.org/products-services/training-programs/canine-good-citizen/

Household Manners Class
This class provides the perfect opportunity to have fun and bond with your dog, while at the same time teaching them good behavior, or to brush up on your skills if your dog has previously taken a group training class. No training prerequisites; dogs under 1 year of age should enroll in the STAR Puppy class.

Beginner Rally Class
AKC Rally is a fun family sport with participation increasing each year; it is a perfect starting point for those who are new to dog sports. This class is a comprehensive class for beginners who have not previously competed in Rally or Obedience (or who have not competed in a long time). Dogs who have had some obedience training or have taken any of our Obedience training classes are eligible to enroll in this class. Rally regulations, ring handling and all Novice Rally signs will be covered in this class. For more information about the AKC’s Rally program, please go to the following page: https://www.akc.org/sports/rally/get-started/

 
 3-week Classes

Tricks
Tricks are a great way to continue the bond between you and your dog plus the two of you can be the life of the party ! Dogs who have had some obedience training or have taken any of our Obedience training classes are eligible to enroll in this class. After the 3-week session, we will offer Trick Dog evaluations the following week for anyone interested in the opportunity to earn an AKC Trick Dog Title on their dog. For more information about the AKC’s Trick Dog program, please go to the following page: https://www.akc.org/sports/trick-dog/about-trick-dog/


Introduction to Rally Novice
AKC Rally is a fun family sport with participation increasing each year; it is a perfect starting point for those who are new to dog sports. The class is geared towards beginner handlers who have not previously competed in Rally or Obedience trials. Dogs who have had some obedience training or have taken any of our Obedience training classes are eligible to enroll in this class.
For more information about the AKC’s Rally program, please go to the following page: https://www.akc.org/sports/rally/get-started/

Introduction to Rally (Intermediate, Advanced, Excellent and Master)
Each of these 3-week classes will offer students an introduction to the next level of Rally signs with review and coursework.

K9 Fitness
Dogs receive the same health benefits of physical activity as their humans do. For dogs that compete in dog sports, fitness activities offer increased performance, decreased risk of injury, and a healthier mind and body. For those dogs that do not participate in dog sports, K9 Fitness is a great way to stimulate your dogs brain, lower stress levels, help eliminate problem behaviors, curb boredom and anxiety and offer weight management benefits. Please join us and see what your dog can learn. Dogs who have had some obedience training or have taken any of our Obedience training classes are eligible to enroll in this class. Minimum age requirements: Small to Medium breeds must be over 1 year old and Large to Giant breeds must be over 18 months old to participate. 
 
Special Events

AKC Canine Good Citizen Evaluations
Ready to test you and your dog’s Canine Good Citizenship skills ? We will be offering CGC testing periodically. Cost is $25 (fee is waived for prior DOCOH CGC Class students).

AKC Trick Evaluations
Ready to test you and your dog’s Tricks skills ? We will be offering Tricks testing periodically (all levels). Cost is $25 (fee is waived for prior DOCOH Tricks Class students).

Rally Run Thrus
A nested course will be set up for individual run-thrus; no instruction provided. Cost will be $10 per session for all attendees. Please use the 3-week “Class for Members” payment option to pay $30 for 3 sessions; attendees will get 3 tickets (no expiration dates) at the first session after payment to use 1 ticket per session.

Agility Foundation Class
Agility is a fun, fast-paced sport to enjoy with your dog. Training is fun but requires a strong foundation. Join us for a beginning Foundation for Agility class the next time it is offered. For more information about AKC Agility, please go to the following page: https://www.akc.org/sports/agility/

Agility
Do you have some agility foundation training but need more and would like to participate? Please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for information on joining upcoming classes,
 
Payment 
Please note there are separate prices for Members and Non-Members.

 SIX WEEK CLASSES

6-WEEK CLASSES FOR NON-MEMBERS ($100)

 

6-WEEK CLASSES FOR MEMBERS ($55)

 

 THREE WEEK CLASSES

  3-WEEK CLASSES FOR NON-MEMBERS ($50)

 

3-WEEK CLASSES FOR MEMBERS ($30)

 

 SPECIAL EVENT

  Special Event ($25)

 

 

Future Classes (Dates to be announced)

AKC S*T*A*R Puppy Class -- Begin your lifelong journey with your new puppy on the right foot!  Class is for six sessions -- complete all six classes and pass the S*T*A*R Puppy evaluation and your puppy can be listed with the AKC as a S*T*A*R Puppy!  Click here to learn more.  Cost is $100 for non-members and $55 for members.  Check back for future S*T*A*R Puppy Class start dates.'
 
AKC Canine Good Citizen Class -- Want to learn the basics of good canine behaviour and earn an AKC title!  Take our AKC CGC class.  Classes run for six weeks and cost $100 for non-members and $55 for members.  Check back for future CGC Class start dates.
 
AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing Special Event -- Ready to test your Canine Good Citizenship skills!  We are offering testing CGC testing periodically.  Cost is $25 and pre-registration is required.  Fee is wavied for prior DOCOH CGC Students.
 
Household Manners Class -- Our Househhold Manners class provides the perfect opportunity to have fun and bond with your dog, both pure and mixed breed, while at the same time teaching them good behavior. Classes are six sessions.  Cost is $100 for non-members and $55 for members.  Next Manners class start date will be announced soon.
 
Rally Novice Class -- This Novice Rally class is a comprehensive class for beginners who have not previously competed in Rally or Obedience (or who have not competed in a long time).  Rally regulations, ring handling and all Novice Rally signs will be covered in this class. AKC Rally is a fun family sport and participation increases each year. It’s a perfect starting point for those who are new to canine sports.
For more information about the AKC’s Rally program, please click here.
 
Agility Foundation Class -- Agility is a fun, fast-paced sport to enjoy with your dog.  Training is fun but requires a strong foundation.  Join us for a beginning Foundation for Agility class.  Stay tuned for the next class.   Click here for more information about AKC Agility.
 
Drill Class -- Great opportunity for weekly practice with your dog.  Classes ongoing.  Click here for more details.  Please use the Three Week Class for Members to pay for drill ($30 -- 3 sessions for non-Club Members and 6 sessions for Club members)
 
Mini Classes - We will be offering 3 week Mini Classes on various topics over the coming months.  Offerings will be posted here! 
 
Intro to Rally -- Our Introduction to Rally class is a short introductory class for beginners who have not previously competed in Rally; Obedience trial experience is not necessary either.  AKC Rally is a fun family sport and participation increases each year.  It's a perfect starting point for those who are new to canine sports.  For more information about the AKC’s Rally program, please click here. Please use the 3 week class button below.
 
K9 Fitness -- Dogs receive the same health benefits of physical activity as their humans do.  For dogs that compete in dog sports, fitness activities offer increased performance, decreased risk of injury, and a healthier mind and body.  For those dogs that do not participate in dog sports, K9 Fitness is a great way to stimulate your dogs brain, lower stress levels, help eliminate problem behaviors, curb boredom and anxiety, and offer weight management benefits.  Please join us and learn what your dog can do! Class prerequisite: Some obedience training. Note: this class has minimum age requirements: Small to Medium breeds must be over 1 year and Large to Giant breeds must be over 18 months to participate.  Each class is 3 sessions.

Interested in the AKC's Best Practices? Click on the following for:   Agility   CGC & Star Puppy   Obedience & Rally

 Are you interested in a training topic that you don't see a class for?  Please contact us to see if one is in the planning stages! Contact us for additional information.

Please see Obedience or Agility page for class descriptions.

For everyone's safety, any dog that is aggressive to other dogs or people must attend wearing a well-fitting muzzle, preferably the cage-type.  

Please do not walk through ongoing classes.  Please wait for your class on the concrete sidewalk on the west side of the arena.