Dog Training Workshops
Sign up for our FREE dog workshops with our certified dog behavior consultant
Sign up for our FREE dog workshops with the shelter’s certified dog behavior consultant! There are a variety of topics – from potty training, to jumping up, to leash manners – our workshops go over behavioral basics and training tips for dogs and humans of all ages and backgrounds.
All workshops start at 12 p.m. and are approximately 30 minutes in length. We will be hosting the workshops in our indoor multi-purpose classroom. Our facility is located at 430 Waller Mill Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23185. The workshops are for humans only, no dogs. Simply fill out the information below to secure your spot!
757-221-0150 ext: 0
Or fill out the Class Interest Form
Puppy Class Level 1:
Emphasizes socialization and preventing common puppy problems
Includes off-leash playtime in every class
Completion of course includes preparation & testing for AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy
Puppy Class Level 2:
Builds on obedience learned in Puppy Level 1
Apply classroom skills to real-life situations
Adult Class Level 1:
Basic obedience focusing on confidence & trust
Beginner level instruction on functional skills such as (leash skills, general manners, coming-when-called, stay, and much more)
Adult Class Level 2:
Expands basic obedience skills
Includes preparation for AKC Canine Good Citizen (CGC)
CGC testing included for all dogs
Trick Training Class:
Take your canine communication to the next level. Develop a dog’s attention, intelligence, and comprehension while traching amusing behaviors.
Includes prep and testing for AKC Trick Dog Novice
Therapy Dog Class:
Prepares dog-and-handler teams for volunteer work as a therapy dog team. Flexible curriculum based on individual goals
Includes preparation for your choice of therapy certification testing options
AKC Canine Good Citizen:
The AKC Canine Good Citizen test is the accepted standard for pet obedience. The group class is open to select, advanced enrollees who have a strongly established foundation of training. Testing is included. Titling, for AKC registered dogs, is available upon passing the test.
Words from Past Clients
“We wanted to thank you all for your help, and for retaining Adam Claar to help with training classes. He is incredible and really helped us with Sadie. She is a sweet and lovely dog, and as the months have gone by, she has really settled nicely into our family.”
– Sadie’s family, January 2021