Obedience & Rally Mini Workshops

dog artDowney Dog Obedience will be holding their Rally & Obedience Mini Workshops on Sundays at 8:30 to Noon(ish) at Apollo Park in Downey.  Take 1 or take them all – the choice is yours!

Each session will show you how to start training the exercise(s) and the steps to continue, plus coached work at your current level. If you want to start an exercise, but don’t know how to do it – if you can’t find a class near you, or get to one during the week – or are stuck and need a new perspective, this is the class for you.

Date          Topic(s)

6/15           Rally & Heeling

6/22           Directed Jumping & Broad Jump

7/20           Drop on Recall & Signals & Groups

7/27           Scent Discrimination & Retrieving (articles, dumbbell, gloves)

8/17           Directed Retrieve & Pivots & Groups

8/24           Stand for Exam & Moving Stand / Fronts & Finishes & Heeling

9/07           Extra Session (for those who take all 6 previous sessions)

Handler’s Choice – whatever you want to work on! 

Cost: $25/ session or $125 all 7 sessions – Limited to 12 dogs

Auditors welcome, $15/session 

Instructor:         Gina Grissom – Gina has been teaching classes for Downey for 20 years and is a Rally& Obedience judge.  

For further info. contact: Gina Grissom (562) 869-5213 or Weimtrain@verizon.net

Checks payable to: Downey Dog Obedience Group and mail to:  9209 Priscilla St., Downey, CA 90242 

(NOTE: those attending will NOT be able to show under Gina for 30 days after their last session.) 

Apollo Park is located at the corner of Imperial Hwy. & Rives Ave. in Downey. Classes take place very close to that corner, between the gym and the volleyball courts.

NOTE: Downey’s training area is FENCED IN.


May & June Events

  • May 23, 24, 25 & 26 – “The Mission Circuit” 4 days of dogs shows, agility trials & dog supply vendors at the Pomona Fairplex.  For more information and class times.

  • May 31 & June 1 – Kennel Club of Pasadena – dog show, obedience, rally & agility at Brookside Park in Pasadena.  For more info.

  • June 7 & 8 – San Bernadino German Shepherd Club – specialty show & all breed obedience & rally at the Hotel Claremont.  For more info.

  • June 14 – NABOC Show N Go – obedience, rally, agility jumpers, lure coursing, frisbee dogs & more at Pikes Peak Park in Norco.  Download flyer.

  • June 13, 14 & 15 Bahia Sur Kennel Club – all breed shows, obedience & rally in Chula Vista.  For more info.

  • June 20, 21, 22, 23 & 24 – Great Western Terrier Assoc shows at the Queen Mary in Long Beach.  Monday & Tuesday the fun continues with earthdog at Canyon RV Park.  For more info GWTA.

  • June 28 & 29 KC of Beverly Hills & Long Beach KC – all breed shows, obedience & rally at the Queen Mary in Long Beach.  For more info.