Volunteer Training

After you attend a volunteer orientation (Please call DAWG at 805-681-0561 to schedule orientation time) and you have completed all of your required paperwork, to walk or socialize dogs you must attend dog handling classes with a DAWG Staff member. You will start in the beginner class and move into the intermediate class before finishing the training. After attending two beginners classes you are welcome to join the weekly pack walks! After you finish the training, you can come in whenever you’d like to walk the dogs!
The training classes are offered on Saturdays & Sundays and you must complete two beginners and two intermidiate classes to come walk dogs whenever you’d like!

Class Times:

Beginner Class: 10 am - 11 am, Saturdays & Sundays
Intermediate Class: 11 am - 12 pm, Saturdays & Sundays
Pack Walks: 10 am - 12 pm, Wednesdays

Remember! Classes fill up quickly, you must sign up for the classes below to attend.


Beginner Class- Sign up here

Intermediate Class- Sign up here

Pack Walks

After you have attended a minimum of two beginners classes you’re welcome to attend the weekly pack walk! These are held every Wednesday 10 am - 12 pm. RSVP below!

Our Phone Number

1 (805) 681-0561

Our Office

5480 Overpass Road
Santa Barbara, CA, 93111
United States