Welcome to the St. Paul Dog Training Club web site!
Since 1953 the St. Paul Dog Training Club (SPDTC) has provided high quality instruction for all dogs and their owners in a professional, respectful environment. As one of the longest established dog training clubs in the Midwest, SPDTC offers you and your dog an ongoing and well-recognized tradition of the finest in a wide variety of dog training classes and canine competitive events.
SPDTC offers classes for people who want a well mannered companion animal, and also for those who want to achieve all levels of obedience, agility and rally competition with their dogs. "Puppy Einstein" classes provide your puppy with socialization and behavioral training. Please use the menu options to the left to find out details about our classes, events, club membership and other policies and helpful information.
A not-for-profit organization, SPDTC is run by a volunteer board, whose members willingly share their time and expertise to ensure high quality classes and an encouraging environment where you and your canine companion can excel at what ever activity or level in which you participate.
Run-Thru Facilitator Needed SPDTC is looking for an additional facilitator for Friday night 6:00 PM run-thru's. Please contact Ron for more information.
Obedience Run-Thu Sign up! Sign up for obedience run-thrus at 1:00 pm on Wednesdays when the Open/Utility classes are held. Check the club calendar for dates.
Announcing: Beginning Utility Class Class time: 4:45-6 pm Tuesday nights starting December 3rd, four week break then resumes after the Holiday break. Taught by Pat Nevins. Students may still sign up, please sign up at SPDTC or email Ron.
Announcing a New Beginning Open Class Starts November 26th Class time: 7:30-9:00 pm Tuesday nights Taught by Judy Super, you can still sign up sign up at SPDTC or email Ron.
Wednesday Morning Classes: Beginner's, Intermediate, Open, Novice and Utility Our Beginner’s class is 9-10am and Intermediate class at 10-11 both taught by Jon Pidde. We also offer Open, Novice and Utility classes taught by Pat Nevins. The class times are: Open exercises 10-10:45, group advanced heeling and Novice 10:45-11:15, followed by Utility exercises 11:15-12:30. Novice students should arrive a little early as class times do fluctuate.