Providence Animal Center is happy to provide a variety of behavior and training services as well as informational resources for pet owners to help you and your pooch maintain a wonderful relationship.
Group Training Classes
Providence Animal Center offers puppy classes for puppies aged 8-25 weeks. Proof of age-appropriate vaccinations is required. In this class, your puppy will play with other puppies and you will learn about puppy behavior and training. Classes are held either Monday mornings or Friday evenings at Providence Animal Center. Class fee is $125 payable to Providence Animal Center. Please fill out the form below to start the registration process.
Basic Obedience Training
Michelle Frumento, CPDT-KSA, CNWI, of Your Mannerly Mutt, Inc., hosts an intimate class with force-free, positive methods. Skills learned in this 4-week class include basic commands and loose-leash walking. Classes are held on Wednesdays from 12-1pm at Providence Animal Center, in Media. Dogs must be at least 6 months old. Pricing is $100 and payable to Providence Animal Center. Please fill out the form below to start the registration process.
Loose Leash Walking
Providence Animal Center invites you to sign-up for our 2-week loose leash walking class, starting August 1st. This class will teach you tactics you can put in place while you are walking your dog that will combat pulling and yanking on the leash, making strolls with Fido more enjoyable. Classes are held Wednesday nights from 7-8pm. The $75 class fee is a full donation to Providence Animal Center. Please fill out the form below to start the registration process.
Class will be led by Dave from At Attention Dog Training.
Small Dog Playgroup | Dog Park Etiquette
Calling all small dogs! Providence Animal Center invites you to sign-up for our 4-week small dog playgroup class, starting August 7th. This class will teach you and your dog how to successfully navigate outdoor fun with other canines, avoid conflict and learn dog body language to prepare you for great dog park experiences. Classes are held Tuesday nights from 5-6pm. The $150 class fee is a full donation to Providence Animal Center. Please fill out the form below to start the registration process.
Dayna Villa, CPDT-KA, would be happy to schedule a private consultation with you to help you through any behavior or training challenge. Dayna offers her advice on a multitude of behavior challenges in the Training Videos, below. Please fill out the below form for more information about pricing and appointment availability.
PLEASE NOTE: For safety purposes, we do not permit the use of retractable leashes, prong collars and shock collars for any dog on our campus, including those taking part in our low-cost behavior services.
Ask the Trainer: Crating
Ask the Trainer: Dog Collars
Ask the Trainer: Separation Anxiety
Ask the Trainer: Keeping your dog trained while outside
Ask the Trainer: How to properly put your dog in the crate
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Bringing Home a New Adult Dog
Bringing Home a New Puppy
Bringing Home a Second Dog
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