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
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


Title Link Start Date Start Time Instructor Number of Attendees
Beginning Agility Saturday, September 30, 2023 07:00am Toi Tschohl
SIGN UP REQUIRED Agility Fun Match #1 Saturday, September 30, 2023 07:00pm 20
SIGN UP REQUIRED Agility Fun Match #2 Saturday, September 30, 2023 08:15pm 17
CLASS FULL: Basic Novice Monday, October 02, 2023 05:00pm Catherine Waters
Competition Agility 2 Tuesday, October 03, 2023 11:30am Laura Echeverria
Introduction to Agility Tuesday, October 03, 2023 05:30pm Karen Norfolk
CLASS FULL: Foundations of Agility II Tuesday, October 03, 2023 07:00pm Kathleen Copland
Introduction to Agility Wednesday, October 04, 2023 01:00pm Donna Faulkner
CLASS FULL: Beginning Agility Wednesday, October 04, 2023 02:30pm Suzi Dressler
CLASS FULL: Rally Novice Thursday, October 05, 2023 05:00pm Jeanne Gill
Competition Agility 1 Thursday, October 05, 2023 06:00pm Linda Smith
SIGN-UP REQUIRED Tracking Class Saturday, October 07, 2023 08:00am Gloria Napper-Owen 6
CLASS FULL: Introduction to Agility Saturday, October 07, 2023 09:15am Carol Franks
SIGN UP REQUIRED Adv SW Class Sunday, October 08, 2023 05:15pm Dee Falk 10
SIGN UP REQUIRED Inter SW Class Sunday, October 08, 2023 07:00pm Dee Falk 11
SIGN UP REQUIRED SW 3 Class Monday, October 09, 2023 06:30pm Dee Falk 9
SIGN UP REQUIRED SW 2 Class Monday, October 09, 2023 07:45pm Dee Falk 9
CLASS FULL: Tricks Class Wednesday, October 18, 2023 05:00pm Pam Jones
Rally Novice Thursday, November 09, 2023 05:00pm Rebecca Kupay
Advanced/ Intermediate Rally Thursday, November 09, 2023 06:30pm Rene and Mike Urbach

Application, payment, and proof of vaccination required

Important reminder: All SDOC classes are limited in size. Except for classes that are signed up for online, 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. For online class registration, follow the instructions in the email you receive after signing up.

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 obedience classes. If the class is full, the applications, checks, and shot records for dogs that did not make it into the class are shredded. Agility does maintain a waiting list.

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)

Retaking a class: If you retake the same class with the same dog within 6-months, the fee is discounted by 50%. 

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.