Training Services

We offer beginning, intermediate and advanced classes and private instruction. Service dog classes have different hours, please check your contract for days and times. The proceeds from our public training activities help to support our work with veterans and other individuals with disabilities.

NO PUBLIC DOG CLASSES December 10th through January 7th.

Class Meets on Next new class starts
Public Dog Training Mondays, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm January 8, 2018
Public Dog Training Tuesdays, 10:00 am – 11:00 am January 9, 2018
Public Dog Training Wednesdays, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm January 10, 2018
Public Dog Training Saturdays, 9:00 am – 10:00 am January 13, 2018

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.