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General Information and Important Things you Need to Know!

Please bring the following items/documents:

  • Proof of current DHLP/Parvo vaccinations;
  • Current rabies certificate. **These records are required by law and must be submitted each time you take a class, even if you have submitted them for a previous class.
  • 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 is available for 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.

DMOTC Puppy Classes - Levels 1 & 2

Beginner Classes
Agility & Performance Readiness
Intermediate Classes
Agility Classes
Rally Classes
Specialty Classes
The Specialty classes cover a variety of topics and are offered as one-time seminars and/or as 3-4-week classes. See Specialty for details.

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