Dog Training Classes

The Lomita Obedience Training Club offers a variety of dog training classes in three categories:


Companion Dog Training: These classes are designed to help you teach your dogs or puppies the behaviors, skills and manners they need to become good companions. You will learn and practice training techniques based on positive reinforcement such as marking behavior, verbal praise, and food rewards.

AKC Competition Obedience/Rally/Tracking Training: These classes are designed to prepare you to compete in obedience and rally. You will develop the knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to enter and show your dog. These include ring procedure, handling and knowledge of the required exercises.

AKC Competition Conformation Training: This workshop provides the opportunity to practice showing your purebred dog in Conformation. Skills include learning how to gait your dog in a show ring, how to prepare for a judge’s examination and how to present the optimal picture to a conformation judge.


Sign up in person at Lomita Park:
24428 Eshelman Ave (map)
or online.

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What to Bring

  • Receipt from park for proof of payment.
  • A proof of vaccinations in the form of your most recent vet receipt or a printout stating type and date of the vaccine the dog has been given. All adult dogs must have distemper and parvo and meet rabies requirements. Puppies need to have started and be up to date on the immunization process. Rabies is not required for very young puppies.
  • A well fitting collar and a 4’ to 6’ leather or nylon leash with nothing attached. No retractable or flexi leashes.
  • Bring lots of tiny treats to train your dog with. Make sure that your dog is hungry and that he loves the treats. Cheese, hot dogs, chicken, etc. work well.