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 to help your dog learn basic behaviors, to make great decisions, and to 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!

Puppy Classes are Starting

I will be holding outdoor classes  in the parking lot behind 425 First Street in Los Altos. (Although grass is cushier, it is easier to sanitize the hard surface.)

Well, if it's not one thing it's another!  Due to smoke, I have decided to do a 2-session, 30-minute puppy orientation.  One will start  on Wednesday, 8/26,  at 5:00 pm, and the other will be Saturday morning at 9:30 am. Please click on Current Classes or the Class Calendar above to register. (Class name is New Puppy.)

I hope to start a full schedule the week of 9/6. Thank you for your patience and keep your pups inside and safe! 

Classes will be smaller and shorter.

Masks, social distancing, and registration are mandatory.

Help from Julie Bond

Julie may not be holding Saturday classes or seminars in Los Altos, but she's still here to help! Check out the articles below. 

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


Manners & Minding 1, Saturday, 3/`14; 1:00 pm (Meets every Saturday for 6 weeks) COMPLETE INFO

Puppy Preschool, Tuesday, 3/10, 5:30 pm (Meets every Tuesday for 6 weeks) COMPLETE INFO

Manners 1.5 (6-15 months), Tuesday, 3/10, 7:30 pm (Meets every Tuesday for 4 weeks) COMPLETE INFO

Puppy Practice: Sit and Down and Stand, Saturday, 3/14, 1:00 pm COMPLETE INFO

Manners & Minding 1, Tuesday, 3/17, 1:00 pm (Meets every Tuesday for 6 weeks) COMPLETE INFO

New Puppy Orientation, Saturday, 3/21, 11:00 am  COMPLETE INFO

Puppy Practice: Touch, YoYo Game, Collar Grabs, Saturday, 3/21, 12:00 pm  COMPLETE INFO

Searching for Fun, Wednesday, 3/25, 6:00 pm  COMPLETE INFO

Basic Manners for Community Dogs, Wednesday, 3/25, 7:30 pm  COMPLETE INFO

Puppy Preschool, Saturday, 3/28, 12:00 pm  COMPLETE INFO

Manners 1.25, Thursday, 4/2, 7:30 pm  COMPLETE INFO

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. 

Small Dog/Puppy Playgroup

Indoor playgroup for dogs and puppies under 20 lbs. Nuthin' but PLAY and hanging out with people. Only FRIENDLY dogs/puppies. Great opportunity for you and your dog to socialize in a clean place with a supervised group. This group is appropriate for timid to confident players. The play session is 45 minutes long and is $10.00.

Puppies must be at least 10 weeks old and have been in your home for 10 days. Please bring proof of vaccinations to your first playgroup. The Bordetella vaccination is strongly recommended and will be required starting March 1. 


The Playgroup usually meets at 9:00 SATURDAY morning,

but please check the calendar to make sure!

  Registering for the class is appreciated and will help me know how many dogs to expect. Please use link to the calendar, double click on the class, and you be taken to the Sign In page. 

Sorry, all play groups cancelled through May

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