Our assortment of Competitive Obedience classes are listed below. Click on the Class Description to get details on the class, including requirements and fee. Note, we typically have a fuller assortment of Rally Obedience classes. Please call the front desk (972-677-7094) to be placed on an Interest List for Competitive Obedience classes, if what you’re looking for isn’t listed below.  

  • Manners 2 (or equivalent level of training)
  • Dogs must have a solid Sit, Down and Stay.
  • If your dog does not currently meet the criteria above, please e-mail the instructor, Gabi Vannini, at gabi@whatagreatdog.com to determine fit and/or arrange a drop-in. There are other criteria that may be considered.
  • Dogs must be current on vaccinations 
  • 112 for 4 consecutive classes of 60 minutes each, pre-payment required.  For your convenience, auto-pay is available for this class.  Class Packs can be purchased in multiples of 4.
  • $35 for a single Drop-in.  Call the Richardson Front Desk BEFORE 6:00 pm the day of the class if you would like to Drop-in.
  • Please review the Ongoing Class Policies. prior to enrolling in an Ongoing Class.

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Your Instructors

  • Specialty & Pet Manners Trainer

    Gabi Vannini CPDT-KA
    Gabi Vannini CPDT-KA joined the WAGD staff in fall 2018. She teaches barn hunt, agility, conformation, rally and manners. She is an AKC CGC, trick, ACT test, temperament test and farm dog evaluator. Gabi competes in a variety of dog sports with her own dogs and has titled in obedience, agility, rally, conformation, lure coursing, dock diving, barn hunt, tricks […]