Dog Training

About Our Classes

Introducing Virtual Dog Training Classes! 

We are now offering online seminars via Zoom, an easy-to-use platform for virtual meetings and classes.

Our dog training classes utilize positive, dog-friendly methods effective for dogs and puppies of all ages. We focus on good manners in the real world, socialization, and giving you the tools to prevent or address behavior problems. 

  • See class descriptions below for fees. Seattle Humane adopters will receive a “punch card” with six punches. These punches can be used for a variety of single-session seminars (and/or future online or in-person series classes). 
  • View our program policies.
  • Class descriptions, age ranges, fees and prerequisites are listed below. 
  • Sign up using the provided links in the class descriptions. 
  • After registering, you will receive the link and instructions for joining your class. 
  • Need help with class fees? Please contact us. 

If you have questions or would like to be notified when we add more seminars and classes, please contact us at [email protected]

Training Classes

Behavior Basics

This is a great place to start! This single-session seminar will give you a comprehensive look at how dogs learn and how to teach them using positive reinforcement-based training. This class also includes an introduction into dog body language.

Fee: $25 per household. Adopters: 1 “punch”
Prerequisite: None
Note: Class is offered remotely via Zoom

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Puppy Priorities

This single-session seminar covers the basics of puppyhood: housetraining, chewing, mouthing, home-alone training and more! We’ll also discuss the importance of socialization and share ideas on how to successfully socialize your pup, even during a pandemic. Whether you are in the midst of the joys and travails of puppyhood, or planning for the future, this very practical class will help you get your pup started on the right paw.

Fee: $25 per household. Adopters: 1 “punch”
Prerequisite: None
Note: Class is offered remotely via Zoom

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Reactive Rover

In this single-session seminar, you’ll learn why dogs bark and lunge at other dogs while on leash, and what you can do to improve this behavior. This class focuses on dogs that are reactive to other dogs while on leash and doesn’t address off-leash aggression or other inter-dog issues.

Fee: $25 per household. Adopters: 1 “punch”
Prerequisite: None
Note: Class is offered remotely via Zoom
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Shy and Fearful Dogs

In this single-session seminar, you’ll learn why dogs may be shy or fearful of people, other dogs or in other situations. Learn tactics for helping your dog feel more comfortable and confident around the things that worry them.

Fee: $25 per household. Adopters: 1 “punch”
Prerequisite: None
Note: Class is offered remotely via Zoom

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Dogs at Play

Our Dogs at Play single-session seminar is a fascinating look into canine behavior, greetings, play, and dog park safety and etiquette. If you've ever had questions about your dog's greetings, interactions, play with other dogs, or simply wonder what your dog is really trying to tell you, this class is for you! This presentation is full of pictures, videos and helpful information for all dog owners, whether you are new to dog ownership or a veteran.

Fee: $25 per household. Adopters: 1 “punch”
Prerequisite: None
Note: Class is offered remotely via Zoom


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