The buttons below will take you to the websites of the recreation departments that sponsor our classes.  Use the search function on the recreation website to find our classes and enroll.  If you have any questions or issues, you can contact the recreation department directly or contact Gold Star Dog Training.   

To view descriptions of the classes listed below, click here.

Schedule also available as PDF.  Click below to print current schedule. 

 
 

Regarding the Therapy Dog Academy course: Dogs must have completed the Essentials class (completion of Beyond Basics highly recommended); exceptions may be made by contacting the instructor before registering for the course. This course does not result in therapy dog certification, nor does it guarantee certification. Please review the course policies for details.

Click here to review all course policies.


ESSEX

Dog/Puppy Essentials: Basic Training and Social Skills
6-week course: $130 resident/$135 non-resident

  • Mondays, March 11–April 15, 6:15pm–7:15pm

  • Mondays, April 29–June 10 (no class 5/27), 6:15pm–7:15pm

  • Mondays, July 15–August 19, 6:15pm–7:15pm

Beyond Basics
5-week course: $115 resident/$120 non-resident

  • Mondays, March 11–April 8, 7:30pm–8:30pm

  • Mondays, April 29–June 3 (no class 5/27), 7:30pm–8:30pm

Therapy Dog Academy
6-week course: $150 resident/$155 non-resident

  • Mondays, July 15–August 19, 7:30pm–8:30pm

Sign-up/cost information:
Contact Essex Recreation at 878-1342 or use the button to go to their website.

 

ST. ALBANS

Dog/Puppy Essentials: Basic Training and Social Skills
6-week course: $135 resident/$166 non-resident

  • Tuesdays, March 26–April 30, 6–7pm

  • Tuesdays, June 4–July 9, 6–7pm

  • Tuesdays, June 4–July 9, 7:15–8:15pm

  • Tuesdays, August 6–September 10, 6–7pm

Therapy Dog Academy
6-week course: $150 resident/non-resident $195

  • Tuesdays, March 26–April 30, 7:15–8:15pm

  • Tuesdays, August 6–September 10, 7:15–8:15pm

Sign-up/cost information: 

Contact St. Albans Recreation at 524–1500 or use the button to go to their website. 

 

WILLISTON

Dog/Puppy Essentials: Basic Training and Social Skills
6-week course: $130 resident/$135 non-resident

  • Thursdays, March 28–May 9 (no class Apr. 25), 6:15–7:15pm

Therapy Dog Academy
6-week course: $155 resident/$160 non-resident

  • Thursdays, March 28–May 9 (no class Apr. 25), 7:30–8:30pm

Sign-up/cost information:
Contact Williston Recreation at 876-1160 or use the button to go to their website.