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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.

Postponed! – SPRING OBEDIENCE CLASSES – Postponed!

Due to the Corona Virus Stay-at-Home Mandate and School Closing

Anticipated classes in addition to the beginner obedience classes are advanced beginner/trick dog, intermediate/advanced trick dog, Canine Good Citizen Prep and Rally classes.

For more information, contact Laurie Gilbert at: or 315-261-9103

Obedience/Rally Trials

June 27-28, 2020

4 Obedience/Rally trials will be held on June 27-28, 2020 at the Pine Street Arena (Sandstoner Park) in Potsdam, NY.  Judges for these events will be Laraine (Lori) Moffa of Plattsburgh, NY and Elizabeth Chase of Belchertown, MA.

Master, Excellent, Advanced, Intermediate and Novice Rally classes will be offered.  All Regular and Preferred Utility, Open and Novice as well as Beginner Novice Obedience classes will be offered.

Dry camping on site is available.

Here is the Premium List: 2020 SLVDC June Premium List

Due to an unavoidable situation for the 2020 May dates, the SLVDC Obedience/Rally trials will be held on June 27-28, 2020.

September 19-20, 2020

Pending AKC approval, two Obedience/Rally trials will be held on September 19-20, 2020 in Westville, NY at the Heel-n-Fetch Training center.  More details soon.

Planned Agility Trials

August 8-9, 2020

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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