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Training Resources

Teach Good Manners

Basic obedience training will help your precious puppy or adorable adult dog to live in harmony with your household.

  • Need help housetraining your Hound?
  • Did your Puli pull you down the street?
  • Is your Terrier terrorizing you?
  • Is your Weimaraner awake all night?
  • Is your Foxhound feasting on furniture?

Learn the importance of training your dog.

  • AKC Clubs that offer training classes - Find a club that offers training classes in your area. There are many classes to choose from. Clubs may offer puppy classes, obedience classes, agility, conformation handling, Canine Good Citizen and more! Contact the person listed for detailed information.
  • Canine Good Citizen Program - Find out about the AKC's Canine Good Citizen Program. This program encourages responsible pet ownership and rewards dogs with good manners. Find an evaluator in your area.
  • Learn more about AKC Obedience - Learn about AKC Obdience, its history, its importance and the titles you and your dog can earn.

*If your AKC licensed or member club offers classes to the public and would like to be listed on the AKC training resources page, please send the following information to jms@akc.org.

  • The name of the contact person who is able to accept calls and emails from the public regarding classes and schedules that your club offers.
  • A list of classes that your club offers
  • The address of the training location
  • A contact phone number, email address and/or website address

*Please note: Clubs that are already listed may also update their contact information by sending an email to jms@akc.org.