SADTC Club Members at Fiesta Pooch Parade
Club Members at Fiesta Pooch Parade

What is SADTC?

San Antonio Dog Training Club is a group of people actively involved in training our dogs to be loving, well-behaved companions in the household. Some of our dogs and people go on and enjoy competing in the sport of dog obedience.

We offer obedience classes using positive motivational methods – clicker training.

We Train You to Train Your Dog.
Want to Learn How?

Winter classes are underway.

Registration for Spring classes will be available February 22,2024. Classes will start March 16, 2024.

Spring 2024 Class Schedule

  • 03/16/24 Saturday
    • 9:30 to 11:00am Rally Novice/Advanced
    • 11:15 to 12:15pm Competitive Obedience
    • 1:00 to 2:00pm Basic Manners Class
    • 2:00 to 3:00pm AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Class
  • 03/25/24 Monday
    • 6:00 to 7:00pm Intermediate Manners/CGC Prep
  • Advanced Scent Work ongoing practice, dates and times vary

Where Are Classes Held?

Classes are held at Lockhill Feed, Pet and Lawn Supply, 4927 Golden Quail, San Antonio, TX 78240. Please park in the front of the building. You may also park on the grassy area to the left of the building. Use the front entrance please.
Here’s a map to our training site.

Interested in Our Fall Obedience and Rally Trials?

Our Obedience and Rally Trials will be held November 09-10, 2024 at Top Dog Training Center.

If you’d like to see some well-trained dogs in action, drop by the trials.
There’s location information on the premium list in the link below.

Have Questions for Us? Please Ask.

To reach SADTC, call 210.738.1030 and be sure to leave a message.
One of our volunteers will get back to you as soon as possible.
Or visit our contact page to send us a message.
We’d love to hear from you.

Our Most Popular Classes

AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Class: This course is for puppies 3 months to 6 months of age. Only 6 slots are available, first come, first serve. Puppies must have completed their first series of shots, plus their rabies vaccination. The focus is on getting you and your puppy off to a good start. Topics include housebreaking, chewing, jumping up, and basic commands such as sit, down, and come. No prerequisite class required.

Basic Manners: This course is for dogs that have not had any formal obedience training, regardless of age (puppies must have completed their first series of shots, plus their rabies vaccination). Topics covered include: walking on a loose lead, sit, down, and come. The class also covers dog management and control. At the end of the class, the handler should have a good understanding of how to teach their dog using positive reinforcement(clicker training)and the dog should understand the basic commands. No prerequisite class required.

Intermediate Manners/CGC Prep: This course expands on the basic class, but with more emphasis on using clicker training to teach various dog behaviors. Included is more work on loose lead walking, duration of sit and down, recall and fun dog tricks! Also covered are the ten exercises necessary to pass the AKC Canine Good Citizenship Test. This test is conducted the week after the class session is over. Prerequisite class is Basic Obedience.