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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.
  • Senior citizen discount (age 60 or older): $5 discount offered for six-week classes.

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Preregister Online with PayPal for any class
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.

  paw DMOTC Puppy Classes
  Beginner Classes
  Performance Readiness
  Intermediate Classes
  Agility Classes
  Rally Classes
  Specialty Classes


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