Established in 1972, the St. Lawrence Valley Dog Club is a nonprofit dog club dedicated to the responsible ownership of all dogs. We are an American Kennel Club licensed club and welcome owners of both purebred and mixed-breed dogs.  The club regularly holds classes and sponsors AKC trials which focus on agility, obedience, and rally.

Fall Beginner Obedience Classes are Scheduled!

Classes will be held at the Potsdam Elementary School Gymnasium.  Registration is Monday, September 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm for Beginner Puppy and Adult Obedience classes. Handlers must be present at registration without dogs.  Bring record of immunizations.  Fee for the six week class is $75.  Class size is limited.

Beginner Puppy Classes will be on Monday evenings from Sept. 16 to Oct. 21.

Beginner Adult Classes will be on Wednesday evenings from Sept. 18 to Oct. 23.

Advanced Obedience Classes are scheduled!

Intermediate/Advanced Trick Dog and Novice Competition Classes will be on Monday evenings on the dates above.  Advanced Beginner/Novice Trick Dog and Rally Classes will be on Wednesdays as above.  Fee is $75 for six week session. Registration will be on the first night of class.  Bring dog and record of immunizations to first class. Please pre-register for these classes by contacting Laurie Gilbert below.

For more information, contact Laurie Gilbert at:

Laurie.Gilbert@yahoo.com or 315-261-9103

September Obedience/Rally Trials are scheduled for September 21/22, 2019 to be held in Westville, NY.  We welcome back Judge Laraine (Lori) Moffa.  Regular and Preferred Obedience classes will be offered as well as all five levels of Rally each day.  Entries are limited to six hours of Obedience and two hours of Rally so get your entries in early!  

Here is the Premium list: 2019 September Premium List Final


Here is a list of campgrounds in St. Lawrence County.  South Colton, Ogdensburg and Waddington are closest to Canton: Camping in St. Lawrence County

Link to new campground in Potsdam, NY: St. Regis Campground




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