The Santa Clara Dog Training Club trains people and their dogs in the following classes: Basic Obedience (Puppy through Adult), CGC Testing, Conformation, Fetching and Retrieving, Nosework, Competition Classes (Novice, Open and Utility) and Rally.

The Santa Clara Dog Training Club is an American Kennel Club member club that has actively been conducting training classes in San Jose and the South Bay for over 50 years.

If you like dogs, you've come to the right place!


Our next session of in-person classes starts on September 6, 2022 at Metro Ed.

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Unfortunately we will not be offering conformation; if you are interested in teaching this class, please contact us.

Note that we will cancel classes due to inclement weather:
Weather at 5 Metro Ed forecast temperature to be 90 F or more.
Weather at 5 p.m at Metro Ed forecast rain to be 50% or more.
If you are not sure, text us at 408-416-6275

Santa Clara Dog Training Club is pleased to offer CGC testing. Our next CGC test is Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 6 pm. Contact Jacque Halford - - or TEXT 408-416-6275

Shared from our trainer, Lynn Buck:
Heimlich for dogs


The SCDTC sponsors many events including:

Obedience Trials

Tracking Tests

STAR Puppy Testing

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Rally Trials

Training Clinics

CGC Testing

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Agility Trials

... and more!