10constructionThere is currently construction near PosiDog, restricting direct entry via Burrell from Northwest Blvd. You can still access our portion of Burrell via Edgehill Road (see map below). Parking is available along the side of the building (including the side wall of the neighboring building); in the business lot diagonally across the street; and in the alley along the side of the building facing Northwest Blvd. Please call if you have any questions or need help with parking.mapish10shelterworkingvettrainer


Polite Greetings
Three week series. Focused work on friendly dogs learning to politely greet people.

Wednesday, Apr 29
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Confidence Building
Four week series. SKIP MAY 9 Social & environmental confidence building. Fun agility, relaxation around dogs & people, trick training.

Saturday, May 2
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Therapy Dog Skills
Three week series. SKIP MAY 9 Think your dog has what it takes to be a therapy dog? Preparing for evaluation?

Saturday, May 2
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Polite Greetings
Three week series. Focused work on friendly dogs learning to politely greet people.

Monday, May 4
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Walking With Your Dog
Three week series. With some smart techniques, you can learn to walk together. Let’s go!

Tuesday, May 5
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm
Settle, Stay & Self Control
Three week series. Even highly motivated dogs can learn to have self control.

Tuesday, May 5
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm

The schedule of Puppy Class will be changing on May 6. For some of you, that will mean switching times midway through your series. Please sign up for the schedule as is, and note that the following changes are effective May 6:

Wednesday Daytime=no change.
Wednesday 6:30PM will become Wednesday 7:00PM-7:50PM or 8:00PM-8:50PM.
Thursday 7:00PM will become Thursday 7:00PM-7:50PM or 8:00PM-8:50PM.
Saturday 10:00AM will become Saturday 9:00AM-9:50AM, 10:00AM-10:50AM or 11:00AM-11:50AM.
Best Beginnings Puppy Class **DAYTIME**
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Wednesday, Apr 29
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Wednesday, Apr 29
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Thursday, Apr 30
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 90 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Saturday, May 2
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Best Beginnings Puppy Class **DAYTIME**
Eight week series, 50 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Wednesday, May 6
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Best Beginnings Puppy Class
Eight week series, 50 minute sessions. Socialization, manners, confidence building, problem prevention and more!

Wednesday, May 6
7:00 pm - 7:50 pm

pup-cardMouthing & Play Biting Video Tips
Set you and your puppy up for success with these
puppy management tips
 
The American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior’s
Position Statement On Puppy Socialization
 

Rowdy & Reactive I: Rehab
Orientation, private session, plus six group sessions. Get help right away for your rowdy, reactive, or leash lunging dog.

Sunday, May 3
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Rowdy & Reactive I: Rehab
Orientation, private session, plus six group sessions. Get help right away for your rowdy, reactive, or leash lunging dog.

Sunday, May 17
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
On-Leash Agility: Level I
Four week series. SKIP MAY 9 Want to join agility class but can’t risk another dog getting in your rowdy Rover’s face?

Saturday, May 2
5:15 pm - 6:05 pm

Confidence Building
Four week series. SKIP MAY 9 Social & environmental confidence building. Fun agility, relaxation around dogs & people, trick training.

Saturday, May 2
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Scent Class
Six week series. Independence, distraction, discrimination, indication, containers, commitment. prerequisite: Intro to Scent

Thursday, Apr 30
8:00 pm - 8:50 pm

On-Leash Agility: Level I
Four week series. SKIP MAY 9 Want to join agility class but can’t risk another dog getting in your rowdy Rover’s face?

Saturday, May 2
5:15 pm - 6:05 pm
No events available...
No events available...
Agility IV: Advanced
Six week series For graduates of Agility III: Intermediate, and for experienced teams.

Saturday, May 2
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Agility IV: Advanced
Six week series For graduates of Agility III: Intermediate, and for experienced teams.

Saturday, May 9
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm
No events available...
No events available...


WHY POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT?
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read the AVSAB
Position Statement
on Punishment
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read the AVSAB
Position Statement
on Dominance
Without Force or Punishment
ouchWHAT’S WRONG
WITH THIS PICTURE?

Effectiveness is not enough

Susan G. Friedman, PhD