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Public Dog Obedience Training Classes Information


The above box, with the arrow, is the online Registration Form for Public Beginner's Obedience classes and payment process. Contact our Dog Training Director to obtain placement in a class before registering and providing payment. PLEASE READ THE BELOW INFO ABOUT OUR UPDATED CLASS INFO AND CONTACTING OUR DOG TRAINING DIRECTOR BEFORE PAYING. THANK YOU

FFDTC Beginner's Obedience and Training Classes

Latest News!  The October Class is FULL!  Please contact our Dog Training Director, Cindy Sanford, at 850-748-4143 or at  for availability in a class and for the class location.  We remind you to check on a placement in a class PRIOR to registering and paying online.  (When you have confirmed a placement in a class, the Registration Link to use is in this 1st column at the top.)    Classes are held on Tuesday's consisting of seven weekly classes. 

Please continue to check back here for the next Advanced/CGC (Canine Good Citizen) Class.  Basic obedience skills are required.  Classes are held on Tuesday's from 7:30 to 8:30 PM and this is a five week class with the CGC Test offered on the fifth week.

Thank you for your interest!

What Skills will You and Your Dog Learn in our Beginner's Obedience Class?

You and your dog will learn, practice, and improve:

Sit                 Down                Stay

Leave It        Mat                   Wait

Leash Walking               Attention

Recall - Come                       

Rally Obedience: Down Walk Around Exercise

Wondering what Rally is?

Rally is a type of Obedience that AKC (The American Kennel Club) uses in their Obedience venue.  You and your dog move continuously together to complete a course of 10 - 15 numbered stations (for the Novice level) with signs to be performed.  The Novice level is the beginner's level, the first, lowest level.   You, the owner/handler, will work with your dog to be a team, spending more time together learning new actions, strengthening your bond, building confidence for both of you, and having FUN!  AKC does use Rally as part of their competitions (trials) that are judged to earn points and qualify earning ribbons for the qualifications and AKC titles.  Okay, relax, you do not have to compete with Rally, unless you decide to enter.  Any of the Rally exercises can be used for your own personal benefit, for FUN, continuing your close relationship with your canine, and/or "showing off" to others!  Please use the link above, the box with the arrow for "Getting Started in Rally," to see a short video of Rally courses being performed and completed at a Trial. 

Obedience: Dumbbell Retrieve Exercise