Sandia Dog Obedience Club: Teaching people and their dogs for over 70 years.

For Obedience, Conformation, & Freestyle training, contact:

SDOC c/o Nancy Norem
Acting Obedience Registrar
9300 Lona Lane NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111

For Rally training,

SDOC c/o Rene Urbach
Acting Rally Registrar
824 Waterfall Dr NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
Phone: 505-270-8928

Mail Scent Work class applications to:

SDOC c/o Vikki Welby
Scent Work Registrar
9150 Signal Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122

For questions contact:
Dee Falk
Phone: 505-697-2140

For Agility training,

SDOC c/o Jerry Faulkner
Agility Registrar
10844 Cerro Crestado Drive NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114
Phone: (505) 898-7272

For Tracking training,

SDOC c/o Gloria Napper-Owen
Tracking Registrar
6921 Old Orchard Ln NE
Albuquerque, NM 87111

Classes & Events

Title Link Start Date Start Time Instructor
(CLASS FULL) Basic Novice Obedience Class Saturday, March 25, 2023 09:00am John Clendenin
(CLASS FULL) Conformation Saturday, March 25, 2023 12:00pm Kim Banales
Competition Agility I I Tuesday, March 28, 2023 11:30am Laura Echeverria
Intermediate Novice Obedience Tuesday, March 28, 2023 07:00pm Deb Tabor
Introduction to Agility Tuesday, April 04, 2023 05:30pm Peggy Chandler
Introduction to Agility Wednesday, April 05, 2023 01:00pm Donna Faulkner
(CLASS FULL) Tricks Class Wednesday, April 05, 2023 05:00pm Pam Jones
Competition Agility 1 Thursday, April 06, 2023 05:30pm Linda Smith
SIGN UP REQUIRED Agility Fun Match #1 Saturday, April 08, 2023 05:00pm Linda Smith
SIGN UP REQUIRED Agility Fun Match #2 Saturday, April 08, 2023 06:15pm Linda Smith
Advanced Scent Work: SW 5 Sunday, April 09, 2023 05:30pm Dee Falk
Scentwork 3 & 4 Sunday, April 09, 2023 07:00pm Dee Falk
Scent Work 1 Monday, April 10, 2023 06:30pm Dee Falk
Scent Work 2 Monday, April 10, 2023 07:45pm Dee Falk
SDOC Members' Award Banquet Sunday, April 30, 2023 05:00pm n/a
Rally Novice Thursday, May 04, 2023 05:00pm Jeanne Gill
Agility Trial Friday, May 05, 2023 07:00am Barbara Petersen
Obedience and Rally Trial Friday, May 12, 2023 08:00am Nancy Norem
Scent Work Trial Friday, June 02, 2023 08:00am Cathy Hyatt
Fall Obedience/Rally Trials Friday, September 29, 2023 08:00am Jill Warren & Mike Urbach

Application, payment, and proof of vaccination required

Important reminder: All SDOC classes are limited in size. Mail your completed and signed application, proof of the dog's vaccinations, and your payment to the appropriate registrar. It must be received at least one day prior to the class start date and prior to the time the class limit is reached. 

If you have any questions concerning the classes, please contact the appropriate registrar.

The Health and Safety of our dogs is of the utmost importance to SDOC; therefore dogs training or visiting the club are required to be current on vaccinations.  See the SDOC Vaccination Policy for complete details.  Kindly Keep a copy of your vaccination records with you at all times.

Click Here to Download Class Application Form

Click Here to Download Junior Handler Permission Form

DO NOT PLACE YOUR APPLICATION IN THE MAIL SLOT AT THE SDOC BUILDING. You must MAIL your application to the appropriate registrar as noted on the application form

All SDOC classes are limited in size.

You MUST include your name, address, phone number and email on the application so that we can contact you.

Receipt of the application does not guarantee a place in the class.

Emailed applications are not accepted.

To avoid misplacement, please staple your check to your application.

We no longer maintain wait lists for classes. If the class is full, the applications, checks, and shot records for dogs that did not make it into the class are shredded.

Class Fees

8 week classes are $99.00 (including tax)

6 week classes (such as Puppy Kindergarten) are $79.00 (including tax)

4 week classes are $49.00 (including tax)

Rescue Discount of 25% is available for One Obedience Class and One Agility Class.

8 week classes - discounted price is $74.75 (including tax)

6 week classes - discounted price is $59.25 (including tax)

Drill and Skill Class Fees: $10/class/dog. Punch Cards are available at a cost of $100 for 11 sessions (purchase from your drill instructor). 

Junior Handlers: The fees for Junior Handlers (who must be at least 16 and under 18) and their dogs is $50 (incl tax). The Junior Handler must be the one handling/training the dog. Junior Handlers need to submit the Sandia Dog Obedience Junior Handler PERMISSION TO PARTICIPATE and AUTHORIZATION FOR MEDICAL SERVICES form to the trainer on the first day of class.