• Sherman Oaks: Basic/Intermediate Group Training Class
    This is a group-oriented class that focuses on the skills needed for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification (we offer CGC evaluations throughout the year). During class, we work on beginner to intermediate skills, including aggressive and selective behaviors. Members can pop in for a class at their leisure for $15 per class. If you want to make this your regular training session, we offer one-year training membership for $400, which entitle you to unlimited training classes through LARPBO. Bring water for you and your dog, as well as treats or a toy that motivates your dog. For your first class, please complete and submit our New Member Form and Participant Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/). While we do not require you bring these documents to class, please make sure your dog is current on the following: - Bordetella vaccination/titer and rabies vaccination for dogs 4 months and older OR Bordetella vaccination for 4 months and younger; and - Local animal care and control agency licensing requirements. Also note that by signing our Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/), you are confirming that you are up-to-date on these requirements. ***All dogs must be on a secure collar and leash. Dogs using e-collars must also be on a leash. Prong collars should be backed up with a carabiner. Short leashes are recommended (less than 6 feet). Harnesses and retractable leashes are not allowed since they provide little control. Contact us at [masked] if you have any questions or concerns*** We look forward to seeing you and your dog! Please call[masked] if you have any questions.

    Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Park

    14201 Huston St. · Sherman Oaks, CA

  • Sherman Oaks: Advanced CGCA Group Training Class (Trainer: Tino)
    This is a group-oriented class that focuses on the skills needed for the AKC Canine Community (Advanced CGC) title. Participating dogs must have received their CGC and title registered with the AKC. Proof of CGC title is required. Members can pop in for a class at their leisure for $15 per class. If you want to make this your regular training session, we offer one-year training membership for $400, which entitle you to unlimited training classes through LARPBO. Bring water for you and your dog, as well as treats or a toy that motivates your dog. For your first class, please: - Bring a copy of CGC certification (must be under your name and not a prior owner) - If you are a new member, complete and submit online this New Member Form and Participant Release of Liability Before attending any class, make sure your dog is current on: - Rabies vaccination for dogs 4 months and older OR Bordatella vaccination for 4 months and younger; and - Local animal care and control agency licensing requirements. We look forward to seeing you and your dog! Please call[masked] if you have any questions.

    Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Park

    14201 Huston St. · Sherman Oaks, CA

  • Long Beach: Basic/Intermediate Group Training Class
    This is a group-oriented class that focuses on the skills needed for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification (we offer CGC evaluations throughout the year). **One dog per handler.** During class, we work on beginner to intermediate skills, including aggressive and selective behaviors. Members can pop in for a class at their leisure for $15 per class. If you want to make this your regular training session, we offer one-year training membership for $400, which entitle you to unlimited training classes through LARPBO. Bring water for you and your dog, as well as treats or a toy that motivates your dog. For your first class, please complete and submit our New Member Form and Participant Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/). While we do not require you bring these documents to class, please make sure your dog is current on the following: - Bordetella vaccinations/titer and rabies vaccination for dogs 4 months and older OR Bordatella vaccination for 4 months and younger; and - Local animal care and control agency licensing requirements. Also note that by signing our Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/), you are confirming that you are up-to-date on these requirements. ***All dogs must be on a secure collar and leash. Dogs using e-collars must also be on a leash. Prong collars should be backed up with a carabiner. Short leashes are recommended (less than 6 feet). Harnesses and retractable leashes are not allowed since they provide little control. Contact us at [masked] if you have any questions or concerns.*** We look forward to seeing you and your dog! Please call us if you have any questions: • Felix Aguilera [masked]) • Rita Vasquez [masked]

    Stearns Champions Park

    4520 E. 23rd Street · Long Beach, CA

  • Long Beach: Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Test
    This is the test for your dog to receive their Canine Good Citizen (CGC), S.T.A.R. Puppy (up to 1 year old), or Community Canine (Advanced) title. Cost is $20 per dog - pay at the booth when you sign-in. Please RSVP as it is important for us to know the number of dogs that will be tested on this date. All dogs must pass test items: • Click here for the CGC list and rules. (http://www.akc.org/events/cgc/training_testing.cfm) • Click here for S.T.A.R. Puppy list and rules. (http://images.akc.org/pdf/starpuppy/brochure.pdf) • Click here for Community Canine/Advanced CGC ("CGCA") list and rules.(http://www.akc.org/dogowner/training/akc_community_canine/test_items.cfm) **NOTE: Community Canine/Advanced CGC testing is done by Troy Smith only. If you plan to get your dog CGCA tested, please email [masked] to determine if Troy will be available. We look forward to seeing you and your dog. Please call 855-LARPBO1 [masked]) if you have any questions.

    Stearns Champions Park

    4520 E. 23rd Street · Long Beach, CA

  • NO CLASSES (Thanksgiving weekend)
    NO CLASSES (Thanksgiving weekend)

    Needs a location

  • Pasadena: ADV Class Urban Field Trip (Lead: Sammi)
    ***BEFORE YOU SIGN UP, please read details in its entirety and the guidelines (http://www.larpbo.org/urban/)!*** All humans are welcome, but handler/dog team must be pre-approved. Click here to see if you and your dog are on the pre-approved list and to read the guidelines (http://www.larpbo.org/urban/). Meetup location may change. If you plan to attend, please RSVP so that you are notified of any changes! DISTRACTIONS, DISTRACTIONS AND MORE DISTRACTIONS! Expect lots, including other dogs whose owners do not pay close attention like we do. A positive image is what we are promoting at these urban field trips. You must have your dog under control at all times! PARKING: [MORE INFO TO FOLLOW] BRING: Water (lots!), treats, leash, and a short lead (a foot long leash). ------------------------------------ This is a group-oriented meetup that focuses on the skills needed for the AKC Urban CGC ("CGCU") title. The dogs will be exposed to heavily distracted areas. We will take Troy's CGCA class drills out in highly visible areas, including long sit/down stays with people weaving around the dogs. Lots of mental stimulation for handler and dogs, as well as photo opportunities. We want our pups challenged and have fun doing it! Click here for Urban CGC test requirements (http://www.akc.org/dog-owners/training/urban-canine-good-citizen/cgcu-test-items/). The ADV Class Urban Field Trip will take place once a month. Meetup location and time will vary. Always check and RSVP on Meetup. Many of the exercises in this class require that your dog already has a solid foundation in basic obedience. As an organization focused on Responsible Ownership, we also require that all health and licensing laws be followed. Therefore, this class has the following pre-requisites: 1. Dog must have a CGC title. 2. The human/dog team must have participated in at least one CGCA obedience class led by LARPBO head trainer, Troy Smith. 3. Due to extreme distractions and high public visibility, dog and handler must show readiness to represent LARPBO. Troy Smith must approve ADV Class Urban Field Trip participation. Click here for the list of approved handler/dog team (http://www.larpbo.org/urban/). 4. The dog must be current on Rabies and Bordatella vaccinations. 5. The dog must meet the licensing requirements of your local animal control agency. 6. Members must complete and submit the New Member form and participant release of liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/). THE ADV URBAN FIELD TRIP FOLLOWS LARPBO PACK WALK GUIDELINES: #1 One dog per handler. #2 All dogs must be on a secure collar and leash. Dogs using e-collars must also be on a leash. Prong collars should be backed up with a carabiner. Short leashes are recommended (less than 6 feet). Harnesses and retractable leashes are not allowed since they provide little control. #3 PLEASE NO NOSE TO NOSE CONTACT (dog to dog that is). We recommend maintaining a six-foot distance. #4 Please bring doggie poo bags. #5 Make sure you bring water for you and your dog. #6 Share the road. Move to the right to let others pass. * All breeds welcome. * There will be lots of foot traffic, automobiles, bicyclists, and other dogs. If your dog tends to be reactive to any of these distractions, please be EXTRA mindful and prepared. * If you have additional questions, please contact [masked] or call[masked]

    Needs a location

  • NO CLASS (Thanksgiving weekend)
    NO CLASSES (Thanksgiving weekend)

    Needs a location

  • Sherman Oaks: Basic/Intermediate Group Training Class
    This is a group-oriented class that focuses on the skills needed for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification (we offer CGC evaluations throughout the year). During class, we work on beginner to intermediate skills, including aggressive and selective behaviors. Members can pop in for a class at their leisure for $15 per class. If you want to make this your regular training session, we offer one-year training membership for $400, which entitle you to unlimited training classes through LARPBO. Bring water for you and your dog, as well as treats or a toy that motivates your dog. For your first class, please complete and submit our New Member Form and Participant Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/). While we do not require you bring these documents to class, please make sure your dog is current on the following: - Bordetella vaccination/titer and rabies vaccination for dogs 4 months and older OR Bordetella vaccination for 4 months and younger; and - Local animal care and control agency licensing requirements. Also note that by signing our Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/), you are confirming that you are up-to-date on these requirements. ***All dogs must be on a secure collar and leash. Dogs using e-collars must also be on a leash. Prong collars should be backed up with a carabiner. Short leashes are recommended (less than 6 feet). Harnesses and retractable leashes are not allowed since they provide little control. Contact us at [masked] if you have any questions or concerns*** We look forward to seeing you and your dog! Please call[masked] if you have any questions.

    Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Park

    14201 Huston St. · Sherman Oaks, CA

  • Long Beach: Basic/Intermediate Group Training Class
    This is a group-oriented class that focuses on the skills needed for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification (we offer CGC evaluations throughout the year). **One dog per handler.** During class, we work on beginner to intermediate skills, including aggressive and selective behaviors. Members can pop in for a class at their leisure for $15 per class. If you want to make this your regular training session, we offer one-year training membership for $400, which entitle you to unlimited training classes through LARPBO. Bring water for you and your dog, as well as treats or a toy that motivates your dog. For your first class, please complete and submit our New Member Form and Participant Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/). While we do not require you bring these documents to class, please make sure your dog is current on the following: - Bordetella vaccinations/titer and rabies vaccination for dogs 4 months and older OR Bordatella vaccination for 4 months and younger; and - Local animal care and control agency licensing requirements. Also note that by signing our Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/), you are confirming that you are up-to-date on these requirements. ***All dogs must be on a secure collar and leash. Dogs using e-collars must also be on a leash. Prong collars should be backed up with a carabiner. Short leashes are recommended (less than 6 feet). Harnesses and retractable leashes are not allowed since they provide little control. Contact us at [masked] if you have any questions or concerns.*** We look forward to seeing you and your dog! Please call us if you have any questions: • Felix Aguilera [masked]) • Rita Vasquez [masked]

    Stearns Champions Park

    4520 E. 23rd Street · Long Beach, CA

  • Sherman Oaks: Basic/Intermediate Group Training Class
    This is a group-oriented class that focuses on the skills needed for the AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC) certification (we offer CGC evaluations throughout the year). During class, we work on beginner to intermediate skills, including aggressive and selective behaviors. Members can pop in for a class at their leisure for $15 per class. If you want to make this your regular training session, we offer one-year training membership for $400, which entitle you to unlimited training classes through LARPBO. Bring water for you and your dog, as well as treats or a toy that motivates your dog. For your first class, please complete and submit our New Member Form and Participant Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/). While we do not require you bring these documents to class, please make sure your dog is current on the following: - Bordetella vaccination/titer and rabies vaccination for dogs 4 months and older OR Bordetella vaccination for 4 months and younger; and - Local animal care and control agency licensing requirements. Also note that by signing our Release of Liability (http://www.larpbo.org/new-member-form/), you are confirming that you are up-to-date on these requirements. ***All dogs must be on a secure collar and leash. Dogs using e-collars must also be on a leash. Prong collars should be backed up with a carabiner. Short leashes are recommended (less than 6 feet). Harnesses and retractable leashes are not allowed since they provide little control. Contact us at [masked] if you have any questions or concerns*** We look forward to seeing you and your dog! Please call[masked] if you have any questions.

    Sherman Oaks/Van Nuys Park

    14201 Huston St. · Sherman Oaks, CA