Dog Obedience 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

  • 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