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Training Classes

Please Note: Our in-person training classes may be temporarily suspended, but we will still be providing training by going virtual! We are excited to take this new journey by sharing pet-owner content in a unique setting and by offering our training through a user-friendly platform like Zoom. Please scroll below for our available virtual classes!

Come learn with us and see what your dog can do! Click here to meet our skilled, compassionate, and accredited trainers. Join the conversation on Facebookfind us on Yelp, call us at 831-264-5422, or email Wendi wnewman@spcamc.org or Bonnie blogue@spcamc.org and they will be happy to talk with you to help meet your pet's needs.

Virtual Puppy Training Classes: Start your puppy off on the right paw! This class is open to all puppies up to the age of 7 months. We will be covering all the basics that you need to give your puppy the foundation skills to become a well-behaved dog. This class is online and will be hosted by RingCentral through Zoom. 
Each week we will go over training skills to teach your pup from sit, down, to leash manners and how to socialize in this spacial awareness time. We are here to support you in helping your pup become all they can be. The group class is designed to teach basic skills, manners, and socialization. If your pup needs more one on one for behavior concerns, we are also offering private online training.

Virtual Family Dog 1: is open to all dogs 7 months and older. We will be covering all the basics that you need to give your dog the foundation skills to become a well-behaved dog. This class is online and will be hosted by RingCentral through Zoom. Each week we will go over training skills to teach your pup from sit, down to leash manners in this spacial awareness time. We are here to support you in helping your pup become all they can be. The group class is designed to teach basic skills. If your dog needs more one on one for behavior concerns, we are also offering private online training.

Private Training: For Private training, please call us at 831-265-5422 or email Wendi wnewman@spcamc.org or Bonnie blogue@spcamc.org. We are offering virtual consultations to help you work with your dog's behavioral needs.

As mentioned, the SPCA behavior team has temporarily suspended all our behavior training group classes, workshops/lectures, as well as our Sunday Socials. Our private appointments will be suspended for the next two weeks. We will be looking at possibly resuming private appointments at the SPCA facility soon. If you have signed up for a class, please contact us for a refund or credit. If you need assistance with a behavior concern, please call us and we will try to help you over the phone.

Thank you for your support and understanding during this time.

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