AKC Member Club
A Nonprofit Organization

Demonstrating Responsible Dog Ownership since 1967

Serving Santa Cruz, Monterey & San Benito counties with training locations in Watsonville, Soquel & Capitola

Monterey Bay Dog Training Club

What We Do

We take pride in helping our community become more responsible dog owners by helping people train their dogs in obedience and agility.


Annual scholarship to the University of California Veterinary School of Medicine at Davis, California Annual scholarship to Hartnell College Veterinary Technology at Salinas, California


Disaster relief donations following the Oakland Fire Storm, Florida’s Hurricane, Hawaii’s Hurricane, the Midwest floods, Southern California’s fires, Southern California and Northern California’s earthquake, Monterey County flood, Search and Rescue organizations, September 11, 2001 disaster fund, Sheriff’s Department Canine Dog Protection Vests and various local Santa Cruz County animal needs


Annual demonstrations at the Santa Cruz County Fair.  Periodic obedience demonstrations and speakers for the Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey County schools, community events, organizations and the Capitola Mall.


MBDTC Members support their community by providing a variety of services and events that help create better Canine Good Citizenship. They support CCI, Guide Dogs for the Blind and the Morris Animal Foundation, a leader in research.


Year-round obedience, conformation and agility classes provide handlers tools to move ahead rapidly with training.


Annual Contributions
  • UC Davis Veterinary Scholarship
  • National Disaster Search Dog Foundation
  • Morris Animal Foundation
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind
  • Canine Companions for Independence
  • Canine Defense Fund (ADOA)
Additional Recent Donations - to focus on relevant needs
  • Peninusla Humane Society (for Burlingame PG&E Gas Fire)
  • Portuguese Water Dog Foundation (in memory of Lloyd D'Augusta)
  • San Benito Sheriff's office (Special rappelling clip for K-9 unit)
  • Watsonville PD & Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office: Bullet-Proof vests for K-9 Units)