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Class Information

Sign up will be from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.
Competition Novice will be from 6-7
Puppy Preschool and Novice classes are from 7-8.

Bring proof of Rabies, Parvo and Distemper shots.


HiDOC offers a year-round schedule of training classes for the general public and the competition minded providing the most up to date training methods in the Antelope Valley. Club members and trainers offer years of experience in proven methods of obedience training along with extensive knowledge of dealing with both pure and mixed breed dogs in solving typical behavior problems. Classes are designed for your dog's age & skill level from Puppy Preschool and Beginning Obedience through Competition Level Training.


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: Kathy Jacobs
Cost: $60.00 for 8 week session

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
(Puppies 8 weeks to 5 months of age)
 Upcoming Sessions:
Mondays 3/14 to 5/16
No class on 4/11 & 4/18 Due to Poppy Festival)
7-8pm Softball Field 5
Lancaster City Park

 Beginning Novice

Instructor: Carole Kelly
Cost: $60.00 for 8 week session

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 6 months of age and older)
 Upcoming Sessions:
Mondays 3/14 to 5/16
No class on 4/11 & 4/18 Due to Poppy Festival)
7-8pm Softball Field 5
Lancaster City Park

Advanced Novice

Instructor: Shirley Indelicato
Cost: $50.00 for 5 week session

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


(Dogs must have reasonably solid Novice skills for this class.)

 Upcoming Sessions: 
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Clicker Tricks™

Instructors: Kyra Sundance & Chalcy
Cost: $50.00 for 5 week session

Train your dog quickly and easily with clicker training. Positive reinforcement training methods strengthen and enhance the relationship between you and your dog as you work collaboratively toward a mutual goal in an encouraging, stress-free, and fear-free environment. The dog participates in the learning process with a positive attitude, and actually enjoys working and interacting with the trainer.
Kyra and Chalcy have performed on The Tonight Show, The Ellen Show, and Pet Star. Kyra is the author of "101 Dog Tricks"

(No previous training required)
 Upcoming Sessions:
No Class this session.

  Competition Novice

Instructor: Mike McGrath
Cost: $60.00 for 6 week session

Learn AKC Rules & Regulations, Ring Exercises, Proper Ring Etiquette, and much more. Everything you need to know to feel comfortable the first time you set foot in an AKC Trial ring. Prerequisite: Successful completion of a HiDOC Novice class or comparable with recommendation of Novice instructor. Class size is limited to 8 teams.

The Cometition Novice Class is also available to those with solid skills who need to practice in a show ring setting. $10.00 per class, payable to the trainer at ringside.

(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)
 Upcoming Sessions:
Monday 3/14 to 5/16
No class on 4/11 & 4/18 Due to Poppy Festival)
6-7pm Open grass area south of the Field 5
Lancaster City Park

 AKC Rally

Instructor: Shirley Indelicato
Cost: $65.00 for 5 week session

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


 Upcoming Sessions:
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