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About Us



Valley Hills Obedience Club, Inc. (VHOC) is the San Fernando Valley's only AKC licensed obedience training club and an active member of the Southern California Dog Obedience Council. Founded in 1952, VHOC has provided training classes for over 50 years and currently offers instruction in the canine sports of agility, obedience, rally and nose work, at a variety of levels, as well as low cost pet classes for the community. All of our instructors have years of experience and expertise in canine performance sports.




The objectives of the club are to:

  • Sponsor and promote the training of dogs by offering a variety of classes, seminars and other educational events.

  • Promote responsible dog ownership for the betterment of the community.

  • Hold and support obedience, rally and agility trials and matches open to all dogs (purebred and mixed breeds) that are registered with the American Kennel Club.



Group classes are held at various locations throughout the San Fernando Valley, CA.



Membership in Valley Hills Obedience Club, Inc. is open to all interested individuals who subscribe to the objectives of this organization. General Membership meetings are held regularly at various San Fernando Valley locations. Meetings often include demonstrations and presentations by guest speakers on a variety of dog-related topics. The club's newsletter, VHOC Newsette, is published monthly and includes important dates, events and announcements, as well as brags, photos and informative articles submitted by the members.

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