Conformation

Dog Training Classes

Dog Show Conformation Classes


Learn from one of the best dog show handlers in Northern California. If you need to get your puppy into the show ring, this is a great place to start. Both beginner and experienced show dogs and handlers will gain valuable experience with each class you attend, learning tips and tricks to be a winning team at the dog show!

Prerequisites & Eligibility

  • Ages 8 weeks and older.
  • Your dog must be current on Bordetella, DHPP (at least one for puppies), Flu, and Rabies at 16 weeks and older, that have been administered by a veterinarian. We recommend pets receive these vaccines at least 2 weeks prior for full immunity, when possible.

Frequency & Class Size

This is a weekly "drop-in" class. Come as often as you wish! You will enjoy small class sizes, for individual attention.

Our Sacramento Location

All dog training classes are held at our East Sacramento Training Center: 5619 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95819

Every class includes the following free resources:


  • Training & Behavior Packet

    Informative information packet from your expert dog trainer, Jean Gauchat Hargis

  • Dr. Ian Dunbar's eBook

    After you Get your Puppy is a priceless eBook for training your puppy, covering chapters like Household Etiquette, Socialization, and Bite Inhibition

  • Top Dog Academy

    Access to the Free Course Collection: Essential behavior & training tips for dog owners and professionals

COVID-19 MEASURES ARE IN PLACE

  • You are required to wear a mask during class.
  • Practice social distancing of at least 6 feet at all times, including during class. 
  • Classes in our training center have been limited to 4 - 6 dogs.
  • Please minimize the number of people coming with each dog.  If anyone in your family is feeling ill, please don't come to class.