Family dogs, in our community, have a lot of requirements -- to be good in the house,  play nicely with kids, play well with dogs, not bark too much, walk nicely on a leash--just to name a few! Most of these qualities are really learned skills. 


AdobeDogs teaches you to use positive training (and food) to help your dog learn basic manners as well as cues, make great decisions, and be calm in many situations. The result is a trusting, happy, well-behaved canine companion. 


Molly's AdobeDogs will help you enjoy training your great community dog!

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Woody in the Woods

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Making New Friends

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Shadow at the History Museum

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And, an Omicron update.

As of today, 1/10/22, I am not starting any new classes until after 1/21/22. If you are currently enrolled in a class that has been meeting or is supposed to start before then, you should have received an email from me with an update.

There are no classes scheduled for 1/15 and 1/19 due to room availability. 

I will post an update around 1/20. Thank you for your patience!!!!

Also, if you need to contact me, please email me at

Thank you. 

Puppy and Manners classes start every few weeks.

Special classes will start periodically on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings.

Please check out the Class Calendar

to see the current schedule. 

If you have a new puppy now or one on the way,  please  contact to find out about classes or private lessons. Please include your pup's breed, when your pup is coming home, and your pup's birth date. 


Also, check out articles from Julie Bond's blog that are listed below.


Check  out these articles from Julie Bond

And her latest:

Just a Few of My Favorite Things

(note from Molly--I really like homemade braided fleece toys

in addition to rope toys!)

Help for Quarantined Puppies

Socialization (during quarantine) for a Shy Puppy

Pandemic Problems:  Is My Dog Afraid of Strangers Now?

Video on Facebook about taking your puppy in for vaccinations

Help from Julie Bond
Foundation Classes

These 3 classes are the basics for a great community dog, and we start new sessions every few weeks.

Check the List of Current Classes for class and registration information. 


PUPPY PRESCHOOL-Start off right-- start this class as soon as your pup is 10 weeks old and has been in your home for at least 10 days. Part support group/part training class. If you have a new puppy and don't see a class starting within 10 days, please email me at


MANNERS & MINDING 1--Your pup is still a work in progress.  This class is for "teenagers" who are 4 to 8 months old. 

BASIC MANNERS FOR COMMUNITY DOGS--For dogs 6 months or older who haven't had any basic training or may need a refresher course. Great class for rescue dogs.

Newest Classes with Marina & Molly

Puppy Preschool, Saturday, 3/6, 10:10 am (Meets every Saturday for 6 weeks) COMPLETE INFO

Puppy Preschool, Saturday, 3/6, 11:00 am (Meets every Saturday for 6 weeks) COMPLETE INFO

Manners & Minding 1 (4 to 8 months), Saturday, 3/6; 12:30 pm (Meets every Saturday for 6 weeks) COMPLETE INFO

Manners & Minding 1, (4 to 8 months), Wednesday, 3/10; 5:30 pm (Meets every Wednesday for 6 weeks) COMPLETE INFO

Manners 1.25 (8 months or younger), Wednesday, 3/10, 6:20 pm (Meets every Wednesday for 6 weeks) COMPLETE INFO

Basic Manners for Community Dogs, Tuesday, 3/9, 5:05 pm  COMPLETE INFO

Searching for Fun, Tuesday, 3/9, 5:55 pm  COMPLETE INFO

Searching for Fun, Tuesday, 3/9, 7:05 pm  COMPLETE INFO



More Details Coming some time!

If you would like to be added to the mailing list

to receive updates on current classes, please email me

at & put "Mailing List" in the subject line. 

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Currently, there are no puppy playgroups!

I do offer CLASSES for puppies on Saturdays. Please see the calendar for starting dates. 


Small Dog/Puppy Playgroup
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