Whether it is jumping, chewing, leash manners, recall or you’re just looking for good behavior, we can help! Many pet owners struggle to make their dogs a well-behaved part of the family. In fact, one of the main reasons dog owners surrender their dog is because of behavior problems. We are here to help you reach your training goals!

We offer a wide selection of affordable classes for all ages and behavioral needs. Whether you are looking for your dog to socialize with others, learn their manners, master a new skill, or just have fun, we have what you are looking for! 

Not sure what class is right for you and your dog? 
Click here for a helpful guide for some of our regularly scheduled core classes! 

Looking for other options? The training classes are updated regularly, so please check back often! If you need immediate assistance please scroll down to book a Private Consult or email behavior@nhspca.org.

Please note – Classes will be evaluated one week prior to the start of class to determine whether or not there are enough participants to run class.  Low participation may result in cancellation of a class/workshop.  Please help us avoid class cancellations by registering for class/workshop in advance of one week.   

Behavior and Training Classes

Adult Dog TrainingAdult Dog

Training Classes for the adult dog 6 months and older. A variety of classes from basic to advanced obedience as well as fun stuff too!

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Puppy Dog

Fun classes for puppies 2 to 6 months old! Get them started off right with our proven positive reinforcement methods.

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difficult dog training classesDifficult Dog

 Specialized classes for the more difficult behavior problems like reactivity with other animals, insecurity and fear.

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Dog sport classes Sport Classes

Classes for Dog Agility and other high energy games! These exciting classes provide fun,  exercise and mental stimulation for your dog!

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Doggie Playgroups

A safe environment for dogs of a smaller size or puppies to socialize and play.  With trained staff to facilitate appropriate dog-dog interactions.

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Special Workshops

Our workshops provide additional training on a wide variety of topics. Sign up for CPR Certification or other specialized courses.

Upcoming Workshops

NHSPCA Private Training Consults

Does your dog have specific behavior issues you need one-on-one assistance with? Not sure about taking a class and want professional advice? We offer one-on-one in-person and virtual private training consults to get you and your dog started in the right direction and keep you on a steady path to training success. Consultations for specific behavior problems are available by appointment. Contact our Behavior & Training Department for pricing and scheduling by emailing behavior@nhspca.org or calling (603) 772-2921 x 112.

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