Dog Training at Mountain Humane

We’re excited to announce a bunch of new classes that we’ll be offering starting in January of 2020! From puppyhood to pups that need more time to learn – we’re covering more topics and expanding our efforts to help more pets & people in the community. Check out all of the classes below or send us an e-mail for information.

 

Guidelines for all Behavior & Training Classes:

  • All dogs must be accompanied by an adult (18 & up).
  • Dog cannot be sick, injured, in pain or have behaviors (aggression, bite history) that could jeopardize the health or safety of other dogs, staff or volunteers.
  • All dogs must be on harnesses, martingale collars, gentle leaders and/or on a flat, buckled collar. *No choke chains, prong collars, or e-collars allowed.
  • All dogs should come on a 6’ lead at all time. Exceptions will need to be approved *No extending leashes
  • Only force-free and positive methods of training animals are allowed.
Class Name Prerequisities Class Information Dates Pricing Signup
Puppy Social -Between 8-16wks of age
-First set of vaccines (DA2P, Bordetella) 10 days prior to first puppy social
-No prior history of aggression to humans or other dogs
-Puppy playgroups in a controlled setting
-Exposure to some novel stimuli
-Minimal-no training (not a class)
-Monitored by a certified trained staff member
-Q&A
Every Thursday (starting Jan 9th)
5pm - 5:45pm
$15 per session
Puppy Preschool -Between 8-16wks of age
-First set of vaccines (DA2P, Bordetella) 10 days prior to first puppy social
-No prior history of aggression to humans or other dogs
-4 week structured class rotation.
*Students can jump in any week and jump out at any week.
-Puppy playgroups in a controlled setting
-Foundational skills for basic training
-Exposure to novel objects
-Tips on life with a puppy such as housetraining, chewing, happy vet visits, etc.
Every Saturday, starting Jan 18th
9am - 9:45am
$15 per session
Basic Training -Up to date vaccinations (DA2P, Bordetella, RV)
-Spayed/Neutered
-Over 4 months old
-No prior history of aggression to humans or other dogs
-Foundational skills for basic training (Sit, Down, Come, etc.)
-Understand how dogs learn
-Learn how to effectively communicate with your dog
-Practice basic manners
>>Not jumping on people to greet
Sunday Jan. 19th - February 23rd
4 - 5pm
$100 for MH Alumni
$120 for Non-Alumnu
Advanced Training - Cancelled -Basic Training Class Graduate
-Up to date vaccinations (DA2P, Bordetella, RV)
-Spayed/Neutered
-Over 4 months old
-No prior history of aggression to humans or other dogs
-Building on skills learned in the Basic Training class (recall, heel, working through distractions, etc.)
-Measuring progress over 6 weeks
-Some off leash work
Sundays, January 12th - February 16th
4 - 5pm
$100 for MH Alumni
$120 for Non-Alumnu
Reactive Rover -Dog barks/growls/lunges at other dogs while on leash walks
-No prior history of dog fight or injury to another dog or human
-Up to date vaccinations (DA2P, Bordetella, RV)
-Spayed/Neutered
-Over 4 months old
-Foundational skills for working with your dog’s reactivity
-Learn how to help your dog overcome these behaviors
-Learn tricks on how to better manage these behaviors
-Working around other dogs in a controlled setting
-Work at your dog’s pace
Wednesdays, January 22nd - February 19th
6 - 7pm
$140 for 5 Week Session