Puppy Raising Events

Classes, Meetings And Events

Puppy raising events, unless otherwise specified, are for Puppy Raisers only and are not open to the public.

Puppy Raiser Meetings

First Wednesday of each Month
All meetings start promptly at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise specified) at the GDA campus. (We’re working on getting you an updated calendar, in the meantime call to confirm meeting dates)

Different Puppy Raiser Meetings

To support the development of your puppy into a future guide, remember to attend at least one puppy raiser meeting per month. Here are the days, times, and locations of the puppy raiser meetings so you can choose one that is convenient for you.

Bear Valley Springs (Tehachapi) Puppy Raiser Meeting
3rd Monday of every month 4:45 p.m.
Thunder Paws Training Facility
20609 Santa Lucia St., Unit C, Tehachapi
Butch & Karen Reyburn (661) 821-1769

Orange County GDA Puppy Raiser Meeting
3rd Tuesday each month @ 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Ascolta
2351 McGaw Ave., Irvine 92614
Kandi Brennan (949) 697-8430
kandibrennan@gmail.com

San Diego Puppy Raiser Meeting
1st Monday of every month 6:30 p.m.
The Classical Academy
2950 S. Bear Valley Parkway
Escondido, CA 92025
Louise Henderson (818) 833-6441
lhenderson@guidedogsofamerica.org

San Gabriel Valley Puppy Raiser Meeting
3rd Monday of every month 6:30 p.m.
Sycamore Elementary School
225 W. 8th Street, Claremont
Cindy Miller 909-297-0350
cynthiamiller@verizon.net

San Luis Obispo County Puppy Meeting
3rd Monday of every month
Animal Care Clinic
162 Cross St., San Luis Obispo 93401
Stephanie Ruggerone (805) 544-4958
gruggerone@sbcglobal.net

South Bay Puppy Raiser Meeting
2nd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
Christ Lutheran Church
6500 Stearns Street, Long Beach 90815
Brian & Nancy Matthews (562) 425-7936
bnmandthegirls@verizon.net

Sylmar Puppy Raiser Meeting
1st Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
13445 Glenoaks Blvd. Sylmar 91342
Puppy Department (818) 833-6441
Pam & Bob English (661) 296-4633
englishpaws@cs.com

Ventura Area Puppy Meeting
3rd Wednesday of every month (Jan, Feb, March, April, May, Sept, Oct, Nov)*
7:00 — 8:30 p.m.

Ventura County Star Building
550 Camarillo Center Drive, Camarillo
*In lieu of June please attend the GDA Open House at the Sylmar Campus
*July and August meetings are off site special events. Contact Debbie for info.
*In lieu of Dec please attend the Holiday Party at the Sylmar Campus
Debbie Prince (818) 259-9239
venturagdapuppy@gmail.com

Westside Puppy Meeting
2nd Monday of the Month at 6:15 p.m.
Ken Edwards Center
1527 4th Street 4th Street, Santa Monica 90401
Glyn Judson (310) 453-1892
glynjudson@roadrunner.com

GDA 2014 SATURDAY OBEDIENCE CLASSES

Below is the new schedule for Saturday obedience classes. With the class size growing it was necessary to make some changes to better suit the dogs as well as the humans. We would like to stress the importance of staying within the age group of your dog, as the classes and expectations are set for each specific age level.

Obedience Class Schedule (held at GDA):

September 20th
October 18th
November 15th

9:00-10:00…..11 months and up
10:30-11:30…..9 months to 10 months
12:00-1:00……5 months to 8 months
1:30-2:30…….7 weeks to 4 months

Click here to download Saturday Obedience Class Schedule

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