Training Services

We offer a range of classes and private instruction. The proceeds from our public training activities help to support our work with veterans and other individuals with disabilities.

There will be NO CLASSES November 14th through November 20th. 

SERVICE DOG ONLY Classes November 21st through December 21st.

Class Meets on Next new class starts
Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Mondays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm January 9, 2017
Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 11:30 am January 10, 2017
Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm January 11, 2017
Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Saturdays, 9:00 am – 11:00 am January 14, 2017

Canine Education CenterOperation Freedom Paws is located on a 4.2-acre property in San Martin, CA. The facility is easily accessible from Highway 101, and is accessible for clients with various levels of mobility.

OFP Canine Education Center:
13920 Llagas Ave
San Martin, CA 95046


Class Objectives/Description
Obedience This series covers safety, first aid, and consistent work on the basic commands: heel, sit, look, down, wait, end of leash movement, come. Obedience classes are taught in six-week building blocks: basic obedience leads to intermediate obedience level one, then level two, beginning advanced, and so on.
Puppy A six-week introductory class that focuses on socialization and basic skills: sit, heel, come, down, bring it, give, take. The class also covers confidence building, trust, and problem-solving ideas for potty-training, chewing, digging and more.
Intro to Rally Combining obedience and agility, this introductory class covers pivots, side-steps, jumps, and applies them to navigation and agility course elements. It’s a bonding experience, as well as good exercise for dog and owner.
Private Lessons Custom coaching by appointment.
House Calls Custom coaching by appointment.
In-Kennel Training Custom coaching by appointment.
Canine Good
Citizen Test
The American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen (CGC) Program is designed to reward dogs who have good manners at home and in the community. Mary is a certified evaluator for the 10-item test.
Search and Rescue We work with Search and Rescue volunteers and their dogs to develop and hone specific skills. Contact us for details.