Dog Training Programs

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At the Monadnock Humane Society Training Center we offer a wide selection of dog training classes.

Our classes range from basic training such as Puppy Kindergarten and Everyday Canine Essentials to intermediate classes such as Focused Fido and Canine Good Citizen. We also provide competition levels of Obedience, Agility and Rally Obedience, as well as Therapy Dog Training and support. Specialty classes and one hour clinics are offered frequently to offer guidance with training difficulty and introduce you and your furry friend to new class offerings.

All our training classes are available to register online, by using the class listings below. You can also contact us for more information by email or 603-352-9011 X206.

Our class curriculum is focused on teaching your dog the necessary life skills and obedience behaviors through the use of reward-based training methods. Using proven humane training solutions creates a strong human-canine relationship based on mutual respect and understanding.

Class Cancelation Notice: All classes are running as scheduled. Please keep up-to-date with all our classes and notifications with our MHS Training Center Facebook page.

Training Center Events

The MHS Training Center offers a variety of fun Events, Special Classes, and Competitions.  Our calendar is worth checking out to see if there’s something you’re interested in checking out.

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Mastering basic dog obedience commands is a vital part of being a responsible dog owner. The basic commands you will learn in our training classes will help make navigating the relationship between animal and owner much easier, and keep both you and your pet safe in emergency situations. We offer basic obedience classes for all ages of dogs and puppies!

Includes Puppy Kindergarten(Level 1 for puppies), Everyday Canine Essentials (Level 1 for dogs over 4 months), and Focused Fido (Level 2). 

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Dog Agility

Our dog agility classes are designed to provide the training that both dog and owner will need to enjoy the many benefits of this active sport. For fun and for those interested in competition.

We offer all levels of Agility classes from Pre-Agility to Competition Levels and practice runthrus.

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Rally and Competition Obedience

Rally Obedience and Competition Obedience Classes will fine tune your Obedience skills and teach you more advanced skills geared towards those interested in these events.  We offer classes in the sport of Rally Obedience from Beginner to Advanced Competition levels. Rally classes will teach you (and your dog) the rules, signs and needed for competition and for fun!  Competition Obedience classes are offered for Beginner Novice, Novice, Open and Utility levels.  We also have Heeling class as a weekly offering.

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Specialty Classes

Specialty Dog Training Classes are a wonderful way to explore new and innovative areas of dog training. They are a great way to enhance your relationship with your pet and have fun learning together.  Most of these classes require basic obedience classes prior to registering.

Our Specialty classes include Therapy Dog Training, Musical Freestyle, Canine Good Citizen and Tricks offerings.

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Private Lessons

For problem behavior prevention and solutions, basic manners, and dog sports. Allows for flexible schedules with 1:1 instruction to meet your and your dog’s specific needs and goals.  Dogs who are reactive, overly fearful or aggressive can be helped more comfortably and safely through private lessons.

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Register for Our Training Programs

Explore our programs and enroll your pet today