Loudoun Obedience

Loudoun County obedience classes…

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DGOTC’s Loudoun County class sessions are 6 weeks long unless otherwise stated.

Fall 2006 – Obedience Classes
4H Fairgrounds
When: Thursday Evenings starting October 5 (six weeks)

Cost: $60.00 (see below)

Class Size: Limited to 10 students/dogs on a first come basis

Classes Offered:

6:30-7:30 PM
Maria Swezey
Puppy class
Puppies should be at least 3 mo. old . Emphasis on good manners and socialization with lots of fun activities.
6:30-7:30 PM
Maureen Taylor
Advanced Basic class for those going on with their training and/or interested in competition. Emphasis will be on good dog attention.
7:30-8:30 PM
Shanthi Fernando
Basic Obedience
For puppies/dogs 6 months or older who have had no previous formal training class other than a puppy class (puppy class is not a prerequisite).
7:30 opening for conformation, rally, open or utility; if there is interest, please contact the Field Secretary

Loudoun Class Registration Details…

Pre-register by downloading form from the web and sending to
Ann Hereford
17130 Quail Creek Circle
Hamilton, Va. 20158

Classes will be limited to 10 and will be filled on a first-come basis. Classes fill quickly! Pre-registration is recommended!

Any person pre-registering after the class is already full will be contacted prior to the start of class. Please arrive promptly at the training site prior to your class start time.

All pre-registration forms, current shot records, and a check for $60 must be received five days prior to the first class. After that date you can sign up for any unfilled classes the first night of class. Please arrive one half hour before the class to register for any spots that may be available.

Fees for Loudoun Obedience, 6 weeks…


Obedience – $60.00 for 6 weeks per dog/per class.

Rescue dog from a legitimate rescue organization – $30.00 for first class, subsequent classes $60 (documentation necessary)

Conformation – $60.00 for 6 weeks per handler. Each handler may work up to 3 dogs per class.


Free to any current member.

Class cancellation policy…

If Loudoun County Schools are closed on the day of class due to a natural disaster (snow, etc.) then DGOTC will cancel the Loudoun classes on that particular day. Spring and summer classes are outdoors. You may call Maureen Taylor at (703) 327-6815 to find out the weather report for the Banshee Reeks Park area as Maureen lives near the park. If the weather is good at Banshee Reeks, class will be held.  Any cancelled classes will be made up the following week, and up to 2 additional classes will be added, if necessary. 

QUESTIONS? (Loudoun classes only)

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Obedience classes:
Training Directors
Leslie MacLean or
Suzi Dodson
Obedience or Conformation Handling:
Registration, payment and weather conditions
Ann Hereford
AgilityAnn Hereford