The play groups offer off-leash play time in a safe environment with a trainer on hand to help facilitate healthy and proper social interactions and answer training questions. 


Important Vaccination information:  All pets must be current on core vaccinations in order to attend any classes or programs at the NHSPCA. Vaccines for canine parvovirus, distemper, canine hepatitis and rabies are considered core vaccines. Please speak with your veterinarian about the appropriateness of non-core vaccines.  These include vaccines against Bordetella and Lepto. Vaccine records will be requested during the registration process. If unable to upload, please email them to


Registration information:  Please note – when signing up for a class theparticipantis your dog (the human companion’s information will be under “Client”)  

Small Dog Play Groups

For non-aggressive dogs weighing less than 25 lbs.

See below for availability

Puppy Play Groups

For puppies 10 weeks and up to 6 months of age.


See below for availability