Topnotch Training was established in 1981 by Karen D'Augusta and has become one of the longest-running dog training schools in Northern California - with 1,000s of owners and dogs graduating from our live programs.
Now you can learn from Topnotch professionals from the comfort of your own home~~or anywhere!
Topnotch Training values your canine's development and YOUR health equally. Thus we decided to move exclusively to a LIVE virtual training format via Zoom.
With your commitment to training, your dog becomes a well-behaved family member!
Learn why virtual training is positive and as effective as in-person classes.
Teaching good life skill habits from the start sets your puppy up for success.
Tips to Control Biting, Chewing, Potty Training and More...
Classes for Puppies 8-16 Weeks
Building the Foundation
Dogs need boundraries. Consistent and patient training starts from the very first day and continues through the dog's lifetime.
Learn how to teach your dog to be a good companion.
Classes for Dogs Six Months and Older
Levels: Beginning thru Utility
Do you enjoy teaching your dog commands and tricks? Then the sport of AKC Rally might be for you.
Perfect for those who desire an activity with their best friend--pure fun and games.
Classes for Dogs One Year and Older
Levels: Novice thru Masters
Don't let distance keep you from getting the help you need!
Family-friendly. Competitive Rates. Fun!
Train At Your Dog's Pace
Consult on Behavioral Issues