Latest News & Updates

2018 Rattlesnake Avoidance Training

It’s time to prepare for the season ahead with Rattlesnake Avoidance Training, sponsored by Sierra-Tuolumne Kennel Club. Training will be held April 20 and 21. You know they are out there – rattlesnakes! Every year we receive calls and emails from folks whose dogs have been through the training and afterward SAFELY avoided contact with […]

Classes for 2018 Beginning January 3rd

Our 2018 class sessions are getting underway. Obedience, (Basic and Intermediate), Puppy and Rally classes will be Wednesdays at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds starting January 3, 2018. Please see the Class Schedule page for class times. The best way to secure a place in one of our classes, is to print the class application and […]


Sierra-Tuolumne Kennel Club’s 2017 All Breed AKC dog show will be held October 14 and 15 at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora CA. Classes are offered for all breeds recognized by the American Kennel Club as well as those in the Miscellaneous Class awaiting recognition. Follow the progression as the winner in each breed […]

2018 Class Sessions

Our class dates for 2018 can be found on the Class Schedule page. We will hold Puppy, Obedience and Rally classes in the Manazanita building at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds beginning January 3. Due to the smaller area inside, class sizes are limited. It is recommended that you submit your application early.

Therapy Dogs!

Do you have questions about Therapy Dogs? Have a dog you think is the “ideal” therapy dog candidate? There is much more to therapy dogs than a nice dog that likes people. How do you know if your dog is a good candidate? Here are some tips from STKC member, Marie Tiraschi, a qualified tester […]

Doggie Diggins at Historic Columbia State Park

Our Annual Doggie Diggins event will be held Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Columbia State Park between 10am and 1pm. Visitors can try out the mini agility equipment, meet and learn about various dog breeds and watch obedience demonstrations. Your four legged companion can test their skill Bobbing for Sausages and in the Biscuit Bone […]

Holidays Are Here!

Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s – it will be here before you know it! Of course your pets do not want to be left out of the holiday fun. Here are some tips for keeping them safe during this festive, but busy, season. Be Careful with Seasonal […]

What’s Happening??

Here is a look at some of our Upcoming Events. We hope you can join us for one or all of them. For July and August we are on summer break. We will of course answer any inquiries about the club or classes and will hold our General Membership meetings the third Monday of the […]

2015 Rattlesnake Avoidance Training for Dogs

  Our third annual Rattlesnake Aversion training was again a great success. Natural Solutions took nearly 200 dogs through the training at our clinic this year. The clinic was held Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2015. the dogs learned to avoid the snakes by SIGHT, SOUND and SMELL. We do plan to hold the clinic […]

Agility Workshop

Join us for a one day agility workshop Saturday, April 4 from 9 am – 2:30 pm. The workshop will be for Beginning to Intermediate agility students. So, if you are just starting out, a little bit rusty or just want to have some fun, come join us! You will learn basic handling techniques, how […]

Class Schedule

Classes are held on Wednesday evenings at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora, with the exception of Agility (which is held adjacent to the Humane Society in Jamestown). View our Classes & Training page for the class descriptions.
Obedience, Puppy and Rally classes are $85. Agility classes are $90.


March classes are held indoors and class sizes are limited. Pre-registration is recommended.
Download the Instruction Application by clicking HERE

March classes are held in the Manzanita building.
Basic Obedience now at 3 pm and 6 pm. Class sizes are limited!

Basic Obedience and Puppy Classes
January 3 – February 14    The 6:00 pm Basic class is FULL
March 4 – April 25
May 2 – June 13
September 5 – October 17  

Intermediate Obedience, offered with sufficient enrollment. Please contact us.
January 3 – Feb 14
March 14 – April 25    Intermediate WILL be offered this session. Class size is limited.
May 2 – June 13
September 5 – October 17

RallyNovice, Advanced, Excellent   
January 3 – Feb14
March 14 – April 25      Intermediate and Advanced at 4:00 pm, Novice at 5:00 pm
May 2 – June 13
September 5 – October 17

Spring Agility Classes will begin in April/May, depending on the weather.

Click HERE for Agility Class Application.

Agility classes are held in Jamestown adjacent to the Humane Society building.
A Basic Obedience class is a prerequisite for Agility, (class need not be with STKC).