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.


Connie Cleveland Seminar June 6 & 7

connie-with-dogsPasanita Obedience Club presents a two day competitive obedience seminar with Connie Cleveland on “Theory and Problem Solving” on Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7 in Pasadena, Ca.

For more info download flyer.

February & March Obedience Trials

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  • February 1 & 2 – Alaskan Klee Kai Assoc of America, UKC 4 Conformation Shows & 2 Obedience Trials, Hotel Claremont, download flyer
  • February 14 & 15 – San Diego Labrador Retriever Club, Specialty Show & All-Breed Obedience & Rally Trials, Bates Nut Farm, download premium
  • February 16 – Santa Ana Valley KC Sanction Match at Garden Grove Park, download flyer & entry form.
  • February 21, 22 & 23 – Obedience Club of San Diego County & Silver Bay Kennel Club, All-Breed Show & Obedience & Rally, Del Mar Fairgrounds, download premium for Friday, Saturday & Sunday
  • March 1 & 2, – AKC Obedience & Rally Judging Seminar,  All obedience & rally enthusists are welcome, download flyer
  • March 14, 15 & 15 – Del Sur Kennel Club, All-Breed Show & Obedience & Rally Trials, Bates Nut Farm, download premium
  • March 22 – German Shepherd Dog Club of San Diego County, All-Breed Obedience & Rally Trials, Valley Center, for more info
  • March 29 & 30 – Kern County Kennel Club, All-Breed Shows, Obedience & Rally Trials, Kern County Fairgrounds, for more info

September & October Events


  • September 28 – Hidden Valley Obedience Club will be holding a Sho-N-Go at their training grounds in Escondido.  For more info HVOC.ORG
  • September 29 – Buenaventura Dog Training Club will be holding a Sho-N-Go in Camarillo.  Download flyer.
  • October 6 – RALLY THROWDOWN to benefit America’s VetDogs.  For more info.
  • October 7 – Orange Empire Dog Club will be holding a health clinic at their clubhouse in Bloomington.  Shots, blood tests, eye & cardiac exams.  Download flyer.
  • October 12 & 13 – Bakersfield Obedience Training Club All Breed Obedience & Rally Trials.  Download premium.
  • October 12 & 13 – Doberman Pinscher Club of America will be holding All Breed Obedience & Rally Trials in Pomona.  For more info.
  • October 19 & 20 – Hidden Valley Obedience Club All Breed Obedience & Rally Trials in Escondido.  Download premium.
  • October 19 – Pat Hastings seminar “Structure in Action” in Bloomington.  For more info.
  • October 26 – Shiba Club of Southern California will be holding a Pet First Aid & CPR Basics seminar in Pasadena.  For more info.
  • October 26 & 27 – Kennel Club of Riverside will be holding their All Breed Show & Saturday Obedience Trial in Perris.  Download premium.
  • October 27 – Pasanita Obedience Club will be holding an All Breed Obedience & Rally Trial in Pasadena.  Download premium.