Group Training Classes & Clubs

Group Training Classes

Puppy Class

$135 for 6 weeks – 1 hour sessions
Focus on environmental socialization and social ability around other dogs and people while touching on basic obedience. AKC Star Puppy Curriculum.

Basic Class*

$140 for 6 weeks – 1 hour sessions
Teaching basic obedience commands and increasing confidence and communication.

Beyond Basic Class*

$145 for 6 weeks – 1 hour sessions
Introduction to multiple dog sports and better engagement. Basic class completion required.

CGC Pre-Class/Intermediate*†

$165 for 7 weeks – 1 hour sessions
AKC CGC test will be offered several times per year.
AKC CGC TEST COST: $30

Unlimited Class*†

$28 for drop-in
$500 for 3 month membership
$950 for 6 month membership
$2,000 for Lifetime membership
Classes held two times per week.

Rally Instructional

$145 for 6 weeks – 1 hour sessions
AKC Novice, Intermediate, Advanced and Excellent signs will be introduced.

Agility Basic Class*

$160 for 6 weeks – 1 hour sessions
$30 for 1 hour session – while boarding.
A fun class focused on creating safety in navigating agility obstacles and establishing team work. Offered Spring through Fall. Basic class completion required.

Tricks Class*

$165 for 7 weeks – 1 hour sessions
AKC Trick Dog training class focuses on building engagement and strengthening your relationship.

Scent Work Class*

$165 for 6 weeks
Teaches your dog to detect different odors in various settings and locations.

Feisty Fido Class*

$180 for 6 weeks
This class is for dogs that have exhibited any type of aggressive behavior repeatedly at individuals or their pets.

*Training evaluation required.
†Beyond Basic class completion required.

Training Clubs

Rally Club* (Offered all year)

$35 for Drop-in
$500 for 3 month membership
$950 for 6 month membership
$2,000 for Lifetime membership

Rally includes over 50 stations that give dogs and handlers an experience that is fun and educational.

Agility Club* (Offered April – November)

$35 for Drop-in
$500 for 3 month membership
$950 for 6 month membership
$2,000 for Lifetime membership

Course run-through available. Basic obedience is an asset. Off lead recalls with distractions are helpful.

Rally and Agility clubs are interchangeable with a Training Club membership.


Please contact the Training Department Manager, Melissa Norris at 240-436-1660 or email at mnorris@gvhstaff.com if you have any questions or would like to set up a training evaluation.