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OUR NEXT CLASS SESSION STARTS Thursday, May 8th.

Sign ups will be from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.
Bring proof of Rabies, Parvo and Distemper shots.
(Rabies not required for puppies under 4 months)

Please plan to be at the sign up booth at least one half hour before your class starts.

Download and print your Class Application.

HiDOC Hotline: 661-266-7097
Class Dates: Dates are subject to change. Please call the club phone and listen to the message to make sure starting dates have not changed. Rain does cancel class.
Location of all classes: Lancaster City Park, 10th st. West and K-8. Thursday classes meet on the open grass area north of the children's playground.
Sign ups: begin half an hour before first scheduled class.
Discounts: Special discounts are offered for active military personnel, senior citizens, service dogs in training and dogs rescued from the Lancaster Shelter.
Vaccinations: For the protection of your dog, proof of Rabies, Parvo and Distemper required.

 Puppy Preschool

Instructor: Mike McGrath
Cost: $70.00 for 8 week session
Prerequisite: Puppies 8 weeks to 5 months of age

Even Puppies can learn manners!

  • Introduction to Basic Obedience
  • Head Start for Good Doggie Manners and Social Skills
  • Tips on Surviving Your Dog's Adolescence

Upon successful completion of this class you will have earned the AKC STAR Puppy award

This is an 8 week class. Standard fee is $70.00.

 Upcoming Sessions:
Monday 3/10/14-5/12/14
(
No class on 4/21 & 4/28 Due to Poppy Festival)
7-8pm Baseball Field 5,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 5/8/14-6/26/14 7-8pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 7/10/14-8/28/14 7-8pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 9/11/14-10/30/14 7-8pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park

 Beginning Novice

Instructor: Carole Kelly
Cost: $70.00 for 8 week session
Prerequisite: Dogs 6 months of age and older

If your dog is not coming to you, he should be coming to us!
  • Reward training techniques
  • Control of Dog On-Leash
  • Emphasis on Problem Solving & A Well Mannered Pet
  • Dogs under 12 months can earn the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy award

This is an 8 week class. Standard fee is $70.00.

 Upcoming Sessions:
Monday 3/10/14-5/12/14
(
No class on 4/21 & 4/28 Due to Poppy Festival)
7-8pm Baseball Field 5,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 5/8/14-6/26/14 7-8pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 7/10/14-8/28/14 7-8pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 9/11/14-10/30/14 7-8pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park

 Canine Good Citizen

Instructors: Michael and Sherry McGrath
Cost: $50.00 for 5 week session
Prerequisite: Dogs must have successfully completed HiDOC's Novice Obedience course, or have good obedience skills

Get recognition from the American Kennel Club for your dogs good manners at home and in the community!
  • CGC is now an AKC title!
  • Four weeks of instruction and practice of the ten required skills.
  • On the fifth week AKC approved evaluators will conduct the CGC test.
  • Class size is limited to eight students.
This is an 5 week class. Fee is $50.00.

 Upcoming Sessions:
Thursday 5/22/14-6/19/14 6-7pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 7/10/14-8/7/14 6-7pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park

Beginners Open

Instructor: Shirley Indelicato
Cost: $70.00 for 5 week session
Prerequisite: Dogs must have reasonably solid Novice skills for this class.

  • Multiple Command tasks
  • Jumping & Retrieving
  • Competition Level Skills

This is a 5 week class. Fee is $70.00.

 Upcoming Sessions:
Thursday 5/8/14-6/5/14
7-8pm Open Grass Area West of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 7/10/14-8/7/14 7-8pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 9/11/14-10/9/14 7-8pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park

Carting Class

Instructor: Kathy Jacobs
Cost: $70.00 for 5 week session
Prerequisite: Novice Obedience background

Every dog needs a job!

  • Introduction to Basic Carting
  • All dogs like to pull, so let's put it to good use. ...
  • You will learn the basics of carting
This is a FIVE WEEK class. Standard fee is $70.00.

 Upcoming Sessions:
No classes are scheduled at this time.

Clicker Tricks

Instructor: Kyra Sundance
Cost: $60.00 for 5 week session
Prerequisite: None

Train your dog quickly and easily with clicker training. Positive reinforcement training methods strengthen your relationship with your dog as you work collaboratively in an encouraging, stress-free, and fear-free environment. The dog participates in the learning process with a positive attitude, and enjoys working and interacting with the trainer.

Kyra is the author of "101 Dog Tricks" and "The Dog Rules". Kyra and her dogs have performed on The Tonight Show, and Ellen.

This is a FIVE WEEK class. Fee is $60.00

A minimum of 6 students is necessary.

Upcoming Sessions:
Class dates are not set yet

 AKC Rally

Instructor: Shirley Indelicato
Cost: $75.00 for 5 week session
Prerequisite: Dogs must have Novice skills

For more information on Rally, please visit: http://www.akc.org/ dic/ events/ obedience/ rally.cfm

This is a 5 week class. Fee is $75.00.



 Upcoming Sessions:
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Thursday 5/8/14-6/5/14 6-7pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 7/10/14-8/7/14 6-7pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park
Thursday 9/11/13-10/9/16-7pm Open Grass Area North of Tot Lot,
Lancaster City Park

Competition Novice Obedience

Instructor: Nancy Smith
Cost: $70.00 for 8 week session
Prerequisite: Dogs must have successfully completed HiDOC's Novice Obedience course, or the like, and have recommendation from the Novice Instructor. Enrollment is limited to 8

Learn AKC Rules & Regulations, Ring Exercises, Proper Ring Etiquette, and much more. Everything you need to feel comfortable the first time you set foot at an AKC Trial.

The Competition Novice Class is also available to those with solid skills who need to practice in a show ring setting.

$70.00 for a 8 week session or $10.00 per class, payable to the trainer at ringside.

 Upcoming Sessions:
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No classes are scheduled at this time
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