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Next Class Session
(See below for class times and levels offered)
August 23, 2017 through October 11, 2017
5:30 p.m. Basic
6:30 p.m. Basic
Classes are FULL
Classes are once a week (Wednesday) for 8 weeks
Cost: Non Members$75.00 for 8 week session
Senior Discount (55 and older): $55.00
Dog Adopted from Shelter or Humane Society
(must show adoption papers, reduced price
is for first time through classes only): $40.00
Second Dog in Same Family: $60.00
Inactive Club Members: $35.00
PROOF OF RABIES & PARVO VACCINATIONS REQUIRED
MINIMUM AGE FOR DOG IS 6 MONTHS
S.T.A.R. PUPPY CLASS AGE FOR DOG IS 12 WEEKS TO 6 MONTHS
(Winter Session Only)
LEADS AND TRAINING COLLARS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
This class is for dogs and handlers that have never
taken a class. The purpose is to teach the handler to train the
dog to a basic level of obedience. It is specifically designed to
prepare the handler and dog to take Canine Good Citizen test.
Dogs may be entered in this class (or any of the obedience
classes) more than once.
This class is for anyone who wants to
achieve better communication and control with his/her dog. It is
specifically designed to prepare the handler and dog for AKC's
Novice Obedience class offered at AKC Obedience Trials.
This class is being provided to prepare handlers
and dogs for Open Obedience and Utility Classes offered at AKC
PO Box 1611
Idaho Falls, ID
(208) 221-5142 or
Registration must be received no later than
prior to the first day of class and are being accepted
first-come first-served basis
Minumum Age for Dogs is 6 months of age
Classes are limited to space available - Please register
early to secure your spot.
To secure your spot, mail registration form and payment to PO Box 1611, Idaho Falls 83403
Additional registrations will be placed on a waiting list and contacted
if there are still spaces available.
Classes are 8 weeks and limited to space available
There will be an orientation on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from
6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Tautphaus Park, to meet with the instructors.
If you did not send your proof of vaccinations with your
registration, please bring it to the Orientation.
Equipment will be available for sale at the orientation.
If you need to purchase equipment that evening,
please measure your dog's neck and head at the ears
so that we can provide you with the correct size of collar.
DO NOT BRING YOUR DOG TO THE ORIENTATION.
Please send forms and fees to:
PO Box 1611
Idaho Falls, ID 83403
Obedience Information Contact:
for Obedience Information & Pre-Registration Form
Upper Snake River Valley Dog Training Club
The Three Stages of Obedience Classes
Sit Stay Sit Stay
S.T.A.R. Puppy: “The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy
is an exciting new program
designed to get dog owners and their puppies off to a good start.
The AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program is an incentive program for
loving dog owners who have taken the time to take their puppies
through a basic training class.” For additional information,
Canine Good Citizen®
The Canine Good Citizen® (CGC) Program was started in 1989. The CGC Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community.
The Canine Good Citizen Program is a two-part program that stresses responsible pet ownership for owners and basic good manners for dogs. All dogs who pass the
10-step CGC test may receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club.
You are not required to be in an Obedience class to do CGC testing. CGC testing is usually on the last day of class and costs $5.
The testing is free if you are registered in one of the classes or a member of USRVDTC.
The next CGC text will be October 11, 2017 at Tautphaus Park, Idaho Falls, during the last day 0f Fall Obedience Classes.
To find out more about CGC visit
AKC's CGC Program page