Dog Obedience Class

Activities will resume under guidance from the Commonwealth of Virginia and Spotsylvania County officials.  Please note that classes, programs, facility rentals, special events, and sports may be delayed, postponed, or cancelled if at any time new guidance is issued at the state or local levels regarding the COVID-19 virus.  Attendants will not be able to participate if they are experiencing any of the following: cough, shortness of breath, fever or chills, sore throat, muscle aches, headache, or new loss of smell or taste.

Class is recommended for dogs ages 2 months and older. All dogs must have age appropriate shots and dogs 4 months and older must bring rabies certificate to first class or when you register.    Participants need to bring a short lead and a 6 foot lead, Buckle collar, water, shopping bags for fecal clean up. Class is held outdoors in Loriella Park, and the dog attends all classes, including the first day, with you.  

 Please note: If your dog is very aggressive, we suggest private lessons.  Please check recreation department for pre-evaluation with instructor if necessary. 

Basic Dog Obedience

Class will help you train your dog in basic obedience.  Class will cover verbal and visual commands, walking on a loose leash, sit, down, stay, wait and come, as well as any particular concerns you have for your pooch.


  • Date: Wednesdays April 5 - May 10, 2023
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Location: Loriella Park Pool Shelter Area
  • Ages: See registration form
  • Registration Start Date: 3/13/2023
  • Registration Deadline: 3/31/2023
  • Cost: $75 County Residents/ $85 Non County Residents
  • Form: Dog Obedience Registration Form