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ADOG's basic function is to help
you train your dog to become a pleasurable pet and a better companion. A trained
dog is a joy to live with and is welcomed many places. You and your dog will
learn to appreciate each other as a result of proper training.
offer an indoor air-conditioned/headed training facility with group training in all levels of obedience for all dogs eight weeks
and older, as well as Rally classes and private lessons. Our expert
instruction is based on positive reinforcement training, ranging from basic
beginning classes to the most advanced competition training. We
encourage, as well as instruct, the training and showing of dogs as a sport.
Our volunteer instructors have dog training experience ranging from five years
to over thirty years with many different breeds. They not only compete in
the sport of obedience, but also agility, tracking, conformation, hunting, rally
Our classes fill very quickly. Early enrollment is urged to assure that
you and your dog have a place in the upcoming session. : Students
with puppies or dogs adopted from rescue organizations or animal control
receive a $10 discount on their first session only and should use the
rescue fee listed.
Refer a friend and receive a $10 "thank you" when they enroll. Families enrolled with two dogs in same
session receive discount on second class ($110 1st class $60 second class).
Visit the ADOG & More section of our site to see our facility, read about us
and see what we do when we're not training. Our Library section has a
wealth of information with sections on Fun Stuff, Pet Care, Reading and
Training. New to obedience? Take a Virtual Tour of each AKC class
exercise in the Training section of the Library.
If you have any questions that are not answered on our web site, e-mail
ADOG or call 770-986-8317.
We want to hear from you. Send
feedback for Classes or Events you attended.
offer the following daytime classes: Pet Manners, Intermediate, Beginner (CGC) and
Heeling Rx (advanced student class). Complete details on our daytime as well as other classes,
are on/ the
Classes page. For the day and time
all classes are offered, visit the Schedule page.
Session Important Dates:
Week of 04/15: Session #3 Begins
Class: K9 Nose Work
K9 Nose Work is an exciting new sport which teaches the dog to use
its nose to find a specific scent on cue, and then tell their handler
that they've found it. It's detection work for pet owners!
ADOG'S facility will be open for drop in training (participants must be
at Novice I level or above) on the following dates. See "Events"
page for complete details and dates.
& Go -- AKC & UKC (Information on Events page)
05/04/13, 06/15/13, 07/13/13.
June 1: Motivational Retrieve, August 3: Teaching You and Your
Conformation Dog to Love the Show Ring, August 10: Tracking for
Everyone, September 14: Stays-The Necessary Evils.
Seminar: June 29-30: All Breed Basics & Advanced Conformation Handling
and Beginner Class Programs (AKC S.T.A.R. and AKC CGC) - ADOG offers the AKC
S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. It is a program
designed to get owners and their puppies off to a good start.
S.T.A.R. stands for Socialization, Training, Activity, Responsibility.
also offers the AKC CGC program in our Beginner (CGC) class. See
the "Classes" page for details on both of these programs.