The Rapid City Kennel Club (RCKC) offers a variety of classes!
Tarri Sorenson, Training Instructor
Puppy Classes, 10-16 weeks old at the start of class
(Basic skills, sit-down-recall-stay, puppy play time)
Good Behavior, 5 months and up
(Basic skills for a well behaved companion)
Canine Good Citizen Certification, any age
(Certifies that your dog has demonstrated the skills necessary as a well behaved dog to earn the certification)
Farm Dog Certification, any age
(Certifies that your dog has demonstrated the skills necessary in a rural environment to earn the certification)
Canine Urban Good Citizen, any age
(Certifies that your dog has demonstrated the skills necessary in an Urban environment to earn certification)
Rally Novice, any age
(AKC competition class to earn a title in Rally Novice)
Companion Dog, any age
(AKC competition class to earn a title in Obedience)
Kathy Sjomeling, Training Instructor
Tiny Paws - Puppy Play Group**
This group is for small breed puppies and adult dogs under 15lbs
Little Paws - Puppy Play Group**
This group is for puppies 10-16 weeks of age.
Big Paws - Puppy Play Group**
This group is for puppies 16-24 weeks of age.
**These groups may be combined if appropriate
Intro to Tricks - Awakening the Learner - Build the bond between you and your dog
This class is for those who have not taken a tricks class or want to build on the beginning skills of training tricks. We will cover tricks needed to attain the AKC/DMWYD Novice tricks Titles.
Advanced Tricks - The Journey Continues
This class is for those who have previously taken a tricks class. More advanced skills/tricks will be taught in this class.
Canine Explorer - Building confidence and "Exposure to new" - limit 4 teams per session!
This class will introduce new items each week for the dogs to explore, interact with sounds, textures, equipment, etc. Especially helpful for puppies, young dogs, and dogs that are cautious. Emotionally safe, kind, no-pressure exposure and learning for you and your dog.
Rhonda Melton, Training Instructor
Conformation Handling Class
A class for instruction on handling your dog for Conformation. Ramp and table will be provided, as appropriate
Check back for more information on future classes involving Rally, Pre-Competition, Canine Good Citizen and Companion Dog!
See the following locations for more information:
Sirius Canine Training Facebook page or, call Tarri:
Dogzausted LLC Facebook page or, call Kathy: