These group classes are for dogs over 5 months of age

This includes older pups/teenagers (5-18 months) and adults (18+ months)



Continue your dog's education all the way through to being a Canine Good Citizen.

Got a reactive dog? We have classes for them too below!

Click the enroll button to see the dates and times classes are offered. The classes below are offered at our training facility in Concord at 4475 Treat Blvd.

If you are looking for our classes at Pet Food Express Walnut Creek, please click here.



Obedience Refresher

Do your dog's ears turn off when you're out and about? Does he ignore commands that you know he knows how to do? Come learn all about how to get your dog to focus AND listen even when dogs, people, and other distractions are competing for his attention on you.

  • All ages welcome.

  • 1 hour long.

  • Different games will be played each class date so signing up for multiple classes will mean new info each time.


1 hr

For all ages.


Tenacious Teenagers

This is THE class for rambunctious dogs that are leash pulling, counter surfing, ignoring your commands, jumping up and getting into trouble!

  • Ages 5-20 months.

  • Class focus: better listening skills, focus, impulse control with distractions, not jumping or stealing things, leash manners, and overcoming other common "teen dog" issues.


5 weeks, 1 hour per week.

For dogs 5-20 months of age.


Obedience Levels Classes

Level 1: Novice Obedience

  • Ages 5 months and up.

  • Class focus: learning and solidifying basic essential cues: sit, down, stay, come, leave-it, heel, off.

  • Best for: newly adopted dogs, puppy grads, teen dogs that are not "tenacious" and dogs that need an obedience "tune-up."

Level 2: Intermediate Obedience

  • Ages 6 months and up.

  • Class focus: mastery of essential cues and taking them to the next level through group games and activities.

  • Best for: novice grads, advanced teen grads, dogs that are ALMOST ready for the Canine Good Citizen class/test.

Level 3: Good Canine Citizen

  • Ages 6 months and up.

  • Class focus: Passing the AKC Canine Good Citizen Test. In this class dogs will pass other dogs on leash without pulling, heel with their owners in a pattern, sit and stay for pets, allow grooming from the evaluator, do 20 foot stays, be calm with a variety of distractions and accept a friendly stranger in addition to walking through a crowd.

  • Best for: therapy dog, service dog prep, level 2 grads.

  • Read about the test HERE.


5 weeks, 1 hour per week.



Reactive Rover

This class is for dogs that lunge and bark and pull at other dogs due to aggression, fear, or over excitement.

  • No human aggressive dogs permitted. See our private training options for help with this.

  • Level 1: entry level, first class is no dogs, 3 weeks long for $150

  • Level 2: for level 1 grads or those that have prior trainer approval. 6 weeks long for $300

We have a humans-only seminar all about reactivity. Please email for more info:

-Level 1: entry level, 1st class is no dogs, 3 weeks long for $150

-Level 2: requires trainer approval, 6 weeks for $300


Wonderful Walking (Flex Schedule)

Do you dread taking your dog for a walk? Want leash time with your pup to be fun for BOTH of you? Do you have a freight train style puller or a dog who stops and smells every blade of grass? Learn all about how to get a dog who WANTS to walk nicely with you so a walk in the park is a breeze.

  • All ages welcome.

  • Each class is 1 hr.

  • Dogs must be non-reactive.


1 hr per week, flex schedule


Rapid Recalls (Flex Schedule)

Single day (1 hr) class focused on how to get your dog to come when called (every time)!

  • All ages welcome.

  • Each class is 1 hr.

  • Dogs must be non-reactive.


1 hr per week, flex schedule

All classes are located at 4475 K Treat Blvd. Concord. Upon sign-up you will receive the class supply list and how to prepare for class. Questions about class in general? See our FAQ doc here