Beginner Obedience Classes
The classes will meet at the Boonsboro Ruritan Club building at 1499
Coffee Road, Lynchburg, VA on Tuesday nights. The training is
indoors (heat or air conditioning).
Training session remaining in 2020
Sept 15 - Nov 10
NOTE: The Spring Training session has been canceled.
OPTION #1 STAR Puppy Class
S.T.A.R. Puppy Class for puppies 4 months to 1 year old.
Class size is limited to 6 puppies, purebred or mixed breed, with 3
instructors. Class will meet for 8 weeks from 6 - 6:45 PM. . Fee is $100,
or $80 for a dog with proof of adoption from a rescue group or
Build a strong foundation for your puppy through this AKC program.
Get answers to all of the puppy raising questions that you have, teach
your puppy basic obedience (sit, down, come, leash walking,stay, drop
it) and have supervised socialization with the other puppies. In the
last class, your instructor will administer the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy test
and upon passing, your puppy will receive a STAR Puppy medal.
This class will prepare your puppy for further training in our Level 1
class. See Option 2 below.
OPTION #2 LEVEL 1 CLASS
Beginner Obedience Training Classes - Level 1
The Beginner Class (Level 1) is designed for dogs 3 months or older
and will be best for mature puppies or dogs over 1 year old or
experienced dog owners or puppies that have taken our STAR Puppy
class. We have two classes, each with two instructors. One class will
be for small puppies and small dogs. The other class will be for larger
dogs and puppies. Each class is limited to 12 dogs. Fee is $100, or
$80 for a dog with proof of adoption from a rescue group or humane
DOTC Brochure, describes classes and training method (pdf ).
Class will meet for 8 weeks from 7-8 PM.
To register for Level I, print out the following forms and mail the
application with your fees (payable to DOTC) and a copy of your dog's
shot records (DHPP + Rabies) to:
DOTC c/o Meg McMichael, 408 Otterview Rd, Forest, VA 24551-2906
We will notify you immediately if your dog has been accepted for the
class. We will refund your fees or place you on a waiting list if the
class is full. If you have any questions, email Candy or call Candy
434-525-1882 or Melanie 434-332-1260.
STAR Puppy Application Form
or Level 1 Application Form
Mail the application back with your fees and shot records.
Reminders and Directions to Training Building for Level 1.
|Dog Owners Training Club
of Lynchburg (VA)
|The Board of Directors has made the
decision to cancel the Spring training
session entirely. We will resume
obedience, rally and scent work
classes in the fall.. The Fall session is
scheduled for Sept 15 – Nov 10.