Sandy and Ari

Dr. Sandy Gould is a rally trainer, exhibitor, instructor and American Kennel Club Rally Judge. Sandy has had the honor of being invited to Judge Rally at the AKC Rally Invitational and the Poodle Club of American National Specialty trials. She has trained and shown standard poodles in Rally, Obedience, Agility, Nose Work, and Barn Hunt.

The September 2023 – May 2024 rally sessions are filled and we are unable to accept additional students.  In August, 2024, registration will open for the September 2024 – May 2025 session.  If you have any questions please contact Dr. Sandy Gould – (815) 954-7578 or

Rally Classes September thru May

Francis Field Dog Obedience School Dog Bite Policy

Francis Field Dog Obedience School has the right to ban from training at the school any dog that has attempted to attack any person or dog or has demonstrated incidents of unprovoked aggression in any training or trialing environment.  It is the instructors’ responsibility to ensure a safe training environment for everyone at all times and the instructor has the absolute discretion to deny any dog participation in class based on a history of aggression. We maintain a strict policy that any dog with a bite history cannot train at the school.