The SPCA believes in positive reinforcement to help strengthen the bond between people and pets. Our dog and puppy training is affordable, high-quality, and fun for the whole family. Come learn with us and see what your dog can do! Join the SPCA Behavior Training conversation on Facebook, find us on Yelp, or call us at 831-264-5422.
Puppy Preschool: Start your puppy off on the right paw (for puppies under 5 months)
Puppy Kindergarten: Older puppies build on skills and socialization (puppies 5-9 months)
NEW! Puppy training in Carmel
Puppy Social in Pacific Grove: Drop in for puppy play and fun learning
Family Dog: Learn vital skills in a fun, non-judgmental environment
NEW! Family Dog in Carmel
Ultimate Family Dog in Pacific Grove: Build on skills and prepare for Canine Good Citizen certification
Out and About in the Real World: For dogs that need help in the “real world”
Agility for Fun: Fun, non-competitive playing and bonding with your dog
Ultimate Agility for Fun: Even more fun and bonding with your dog
Fun Sniff and Search: Fun, interactive, and confidence-building
Extremely Fun Sniff and Search: More challenging, more fun, and more rewarding
Shy Dog: Help your timid, shy, or nervous dog succeed and gain confidence
Reactive Rover: Understand and correct problems that upset your dog while on leash
Reactive Rover 2: Build on the foundation you started in Reactive Rover
Canine Carnival School: Amaze friends with your dog’s fun tricks and skills – carnival style
NEW! Dining With Your Dog: Enjoy fun, local, pet-friendly restaurants while teaching your dog to be a good doggie diner
Playing and socializing for friendly dogs in a safe environment
Sunday Dog Social for Larger Dogs (30 lbs and over): A safe and fun alternative to dog parks
Sunday Dog Social for Smaller Dogs (under 30 lbs): A safe and fun alternative to dog parks
Please email us or call 831-264-5422 to schedule or learn more about private training.
Private training options include training for blind or deaf dogs, aggression towards people or pets, resource guarding, one-on-one training in your home or at the SPCA, and all other training that will help with your individual circumstances. The options are limitless – we are here to help!