Upcoming Classes


Saturday November 12th Open to both Family Dog students and non-Family Dog teams.

Pre-registration deadline Monday October 31st

Flyer with full info: tmt-rar-11-12-16



Tory is a Belgian Sheepdog owned by Kathy Lang. Photo courtesy of Jerry & Lois Photography.

Tory is a Belgian Sheepdog owned by Kathy Lang. Photo courtesy of Jerry & Lois Photography.

Jerry & Lois Holiday 2016 Photo Shoot

Friday Nov 25th, Saturday Nov 26th & Sunday Nov 27th

Jerry and Lois Levin of Jerry and Lois Photography ( www.jerryandlois.com ) will be on hand once again to work some Holiday photo magic for you and your Family Dogs (or cats or birds or grandkids)! Come to Family Dog Training Center and begin your holiday cheer !

Click here to see available appointment times or if you need a flier here is a PDF


Friday Night Crash Courses          December 2, 9 & 16 2016

Good dogs need good training so they are ready for the holidays

Good dogs need good training so they are ready for the holidays

Need to get that new puppy ready for the holidays?

Does your dog need to brush up on his manners before the party season begins?

Are looking for a classes to help you and your dog prepare for the Canine Good Citizen (CGC) & Therapy Dog tests??

We will be offering a special three week session of Puppy Manner (HO1), Beginning Home Obedience (HO2), Canine Good Citizen (HO4) and Therapy Dog (HO5) on the first three Friday nights in December to help you train your dog.

Classes are an abbreviation of our six week curriculum. Click here for more details






Saturday December 10th 9:30am to 1:30pm

Dogs love to sniff

and find things! The sport of tracking teaches the dogs to use their natural abilities to follow the scent (foot steps) left by a human. It’s a wonderful activity for people & dogs who like to be outside; for puppies as young as 4 months; and for senior canines who want to stay young. Family Dog instructors Mary Berry and Marsha Skewis have titled multiple dogs in tracking No previous training is required; however, dogs must not be aggressive towards people or other dogs and handlers must be physically able to control their dogs. One handler per dog. Additional family members must register as auditors.

Flyer with full info: tracking-workshop-121016-flyer        Registration: register



Brenda Riemer, Ph.D.

Mental Skills Training For Competitive Canine Handlers

Saturday March 4th and Sun March 5th

Brenda’s first Sport Psychology seminar in 2016 was such a huge hit, we’re having her come back!  Join us for another fun & educational weekend!

Flyer with full info: PDF            Registration: register








Matthew Twitty Returns to the Northwest in 2017!

Competition Obedience Seminars & Private Lesson

Sat. June 10 &  Sun. June 11 — Effective Skills & Drills for Competition Obedience (Novice, Open & Utility)

Mon. June 12 – How to Add & Layer Distractions

Tues. June 13 – Private Lessons
Flyer with full info: Matthew-Twitty-flyer-2017   Click here after noon on 10/10/16 for Registration: Registration