5660 Indian River Road #118
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

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CREATING HAPPY PETS AND HUMANS WITH POSITIVE TRAINING THAT WORKS!

Happy Paws Update - November 8, 2018

 

PUPPY TRAINING IS BACK!


Happy Paws Puppy training is currently available to all VBSPCA adopters who have adopted a puppy within the last 12 months. Our training schedule offers a Basic class for puppies up to 6 months of age and an Advanced class for puppies between 6 and 12 months of age. Classes are offered as sessions, and adopters will select the date and time of the week that works best for their schedule. Please note that whichever day and time you choose will be the same day and time for each of your 6 training sessions. This allows our training staff to move forward with the curriculum while keeping everyone on the same page, ensuring a successful experience for both puppies and parents. We launch a new phase of classes every few weeks so you won’t have to wait to long to get your training started. For information on our winter schedule or to sign up for a class, email puppytraining@vbspca.com.

 

 

 

Group Training
 

 

-- Happy Paws asks that everyone who is seeking help with a dog who shows aggression, anxiety or fear to please fill out our Behavioral History Form. --

 

To enroll in a class visit our Schedule and select the class that you would like to join.


            Puppy School               

Pre-School


For puppies 3 months and younger. This class allows your pup the opportunity for fun socialization and exercise. Owners will learn to identify safe play.

Fee: 6 session for $140
Fall semester classes run September 10, 2018 - October 19, 2018


 

Elementary School

Start out on the right paw! Basic manners and socialization for puppies 10-14 weeks old. Humans will learn how to house-train, crate-train, and curb biting and jumping behavior. Puppies will learn sit, down, stay, leave it, and walking on a leash without pulling.


Fee: 6 session for $140
Fall semester classes run September 10, 2018 - October 19, 2018



Middle School 


Calling all "tween" puppies! This class is similar to Elementary School, but is for puppies who are between 4 and 9 months old. Your tween will work on socialization, problem prevention, problem solving, and foundations for training using positive methods.

Fee: 6 session for $140
Fall semester classes run September 10, 2018 - October 19, 2018


 

Parent's Day Out


This fun training and socialization experience happens during the day. We’ll tire out your puppy while you take a break!


Fee: 6 session for $140

               Dog College              

 

Bachelor's

This six-week class is for dogs over the age of 9 months who have not had prior training, or are at the very beginning of their training journey. This curriculum will go over all of the basics, from sit, all the way to walking nicely on a leash.


Fee: 6 session for $140
Fall semester classes run September 10, 2018 - October 19, 2018


 

Master's

This six-week class is aimed towards dogs who have the basic obedience cues down pat. Utilizing fun games and exercises, this curriculum will teach your dog more advanced behaviors by challenging your dog and improving their current skills. By the end of this class your dog should be able to pass the Canine Good Citizen test.

Fee: 6 session for $140
Fall semester classes run September 10, 2018 - October 19, 2018


 

    Extra-Curricular Activities   


Day School

 

We know that the work involved in having a new puppy/dog can be overwhelming, so in Day School we get the training started for you. Your dog/puppy will have training, play time, and chill-out time. The self-control they'll practice will help you build their focus for future training, whether you just want good manners or will be competing in sports like agility or obedience. We provide individualized instruction from our skilled and experienced trainers. We make sure to keep class sizes small, in order to assure quality training time and to get your dog off on the right paw.

Fee: 1/2 Day for $25 | Full Day for $45


 

Nose Games & Tricks


Have fun while teaching your dog new skills. Nose Games is both an activity and a sport that helps to develop your dog’s focus and problem-solving skills, provide mental and physical exercise, and build confidence all at the same time!


Fee: 6 sessions for $140



Loose-Leash Walking

Teaching your dog to walk politely on a leash can be one of the most difficult things for a dog to learn. In this four week course, learn to teach your dog to walk on a leash without pulling. Our goal in this class is to make walking together enjoyable for you and your dog.

Fee: 6 sessions for $140



Total Recall


Having a reliable recall, or response to the come command, is one of the most important skills for any dog. In this three week course, we will focus on the basics of teaching a recall. Then we will quickly move to teaching your dog to come to you in all situations, even when he/she is distracted. Let our experts show you the secret to building a reliable recall, a skill that could save your dog's life.

Fee: 6 sessions for $140


 

Adventure Walks

 

Have fun and exercise too! Provide enrichment to your dogs while learning to master walking leave it, loose leash walking, focus, and learning to walk around other dogs and distractions. This class is for anyone who would like a dog they can take out and socialize with other animal guardians as well.  For dogs that have problems pulling or reactivity should go through our Loose Leash Walking Program or Reactive Dog Program.

 

Fee: 6 sessions for $140


 

                    Specialty Degree                    

 

New Classes Coming Soon
 


                               Seasonal                               
Agility


Agility is a dog sport in which a handler directs a dog through various obstacles such as tunnels, weave polls, jumps, and many other fun things. It builds your dog's confidence, while developing a strong relationship between dog and handler. 


Fee: 6 Sessions for $140


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5660 Indian River Road #118
Virginia Beach, VA 23464

Contact:
puppytraining@vbspca.com
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CREATING HAPPY PETS AND HUMANS WITH POSITIVE TRAINING THAT WORKS!

Happy Paws Update - November 8, 2018

 

PUPPY TRAINING IS BACK!


Happy Paws Puppy training is currently available to all VBSPCA adopters who have adopted a puppy within the last 12 months. Our training schedule offers a Basic class for puppies up to 6 months of age and an Advanced class for puppies between 6 and 12 months of age. Classes are offered as sessions, and adopters will select the date and time of the week that works best for their schedule. Please note that whichever day and time you choose will be the same day and time for each of your 6 training sessions. This allows our training staff to move forward with the curriculum while keeping everyone on the same page, ensuring a successful experience for both puppies and parents. We launch a new phase of classes every few weeks so you won’t have to wait to long to get your training started. For information on our winter schedule or to sign up for a class, email puppytraining@vbspca.com.