Capital Chapter

Northeast Region

Puppy Classes for Volunteer Puppy Raisers

Capital Chapter is fortunate to have volunteer trainers who teach special puppy classes at three area locations. Puppy raisers are welcome to attend classes as often as they would like. These puppy classes are for Canine Companions puppies only.

Columbia, MD
Maryland Puppy Class is held every other Friday at 6:30 p.m. at The Coventry School for Dogs and their People, 7165 Oakland Mills Rd. A-J, Columbia, MD 21046 Classes are taught by Stephanie Berry & Michele Kauffman of The Coventry School. The class coordinator is Stacey Rogers; she can be contacted at

Fairfax, VA
Fairfax Puppy Class is held at Pender Veterinary Clinic (near Fair Oaks Mall) at 4001 Legato Rd, Fairfax VA Classes are held on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month with one additional field trip monthly. Classes are taught by trainer Anne Davis, owner of Rudy's Friends Dog Training. The class coordinator is Jackie Cheshire; she can be contacted at

Middleburg, VA
Middleburg CCI Puppy Class is held at the American Legion Hall, 111 The Plains Road, Middleburg, VA on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 7 pm. Classes are taught by Genevieve Warner of Creating Fun Animals. The class coordinator is Gail Griffith; she can be contacted at