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! 

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“SPCA classes are worth their weight in gold! They showed me how to help my dog “Walter” face his fears and enjoy life. Last weekend we walked by a big dog on the trail and for the first time, no drama. Walter gave a little ‘woof’ and we were on our way. Wow!!” —Trisch B.

 
“We adopted brother and sister dogs and they have already taken the Out and About and Agility for Fun classes. The Dog Socials have been tremendous too—we’re on our third one and we’re going to keep going to them. SPCA staff is so helpful and our dogs continue to make steady progress. It’s more about training us humans than the dogs!”—Mark L.
 
 
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Private Behavior Training

The SPCA offers low-cost private training for you either at the shelter or in the convenience of your own home.

Free Behavior Helpline

Still need help? No problem! Call our free behavior helpline.

Free Behavior Handouts

Click here to view or print out behavior tip sheets on everything from separation anxiety to litter box training!