New Class Schedule

New classes start on the first Wednesday of the month.

From April 2014 to July 2014, class size will be limited. Early registration by email will be required.

Please click here to send an email.

The schedule for 2014

  • April 2
  • May 7
  • June 4
  • July 2
  • August 6
  • September 3
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3

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Welcome to the ABOTC

Every Wednesday evening, dozens of caring and concerned dog owners - just like you - come to the top of Flagpole Hill and have a wonderful time training their dogs.

Yes, it's hard work a few hours a week, but the rewards - for you and your dog - are boundless.

All our instructors work for free. They instruct your classes because they want to encourage dog obedience, and loving and caring for your dog.

We train you... to train your dog!

The dog obedience training you receive at ABOTC is worth so much more than you can ever pay. This training teaches you how to be a friend with your dog, helps him to become a better companion, and establishes a bond between a human and their dog.

Meet the trainers!

Nearly all our trainers are former ABOTC students with an average of 15 years of experience in training, showing, and raising dogs.

Each trainer has many years of training experience, not only on their own dogs, but with all breeds encountered at ABOTC. Every trainer is dedicated to making your ABOTC experience positive for you and your dog.

Featured in the Dallas Observer!
Teach Your Dog Good Manners At These Inexpensive Training Classes
March 13, 2012

All Breeds Obedience Training (At Flagpole Hill)
According to dog park gossip, this program brings the most bang for your buck and its central location is pretty choice (it's near White Rock Lake). This volunteer-led program provides both basic and continued dog training education, so that once you've mastered that whole "Sit, Stay, Down" bit you can work on more advanced maneuvers, like keeping his attention for extended periods of time.

An eight-week class costs $80, but if you rescued your pal from a shelter you get the class for $40. Awesome. After you've finished your basic course you can pay another $50 for unlimited classes for the rest of the year. You can't beat that.

Information & Links  
  Parking Information
We cannot park our vehicles on the sides of the road (grassy areas) of the Flag Pole Hill park. Please arrive a little early to park on the main lots near the picnic houses or behind the park office.
Inclement Weather?
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Registration Booklet - (Information, Map, Registration Form) - click here

Doggy Links - supplies, rescue groups, web sites - click here

Got questions for ABOTC for our trainers? click here

Dog Safety Tips -click here

Map to Flagpole Hill - click here

Members of the Month - click here

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