Training

Dear MHS Training Center Fans and Friends

As of Monday, March 30th, 2020, we are sad to announce that all of our dog training activities have ended.  All of our group training classes, private lessons, fun dog events, and private rentals through the MHS Training Center are canceled until further notice.

MHS will continue to serve our community through the following services:  Animal surrenders, Foster family support, Animal Safety Net, Community Food Pantry needs, Shelter Animal care, and other emergency services to help our community's animal needs during this time.   Please consider donating to MHS in honor our the MHS Training Center.

We hope to be back to helping you and your dog through positive and professional dog training soon.  Please check back frequently to see announcements about when classes will be back in session.  Keep up with us at the MHS Training Center Facebook page to be the first to see when we are back open for business.  Email will be checked infrequently training@humanecommunity.org at this time. Voicemail messages may not be received or responded to at the Training Center extensions.

Thank you for all of your support, and we look forward to the next time we see you and your dog!

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 training@humanecommunity.org or 603-352-9011 X206.

Please CLICK HERE to view a printable version of our current dog-training class schedule.  Unavailable at this time

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 CANCELLATIONS-

UPDATE:  As of 3/30/2020-All MHS Training Center classes and activities are canceled until further notice. 

We will be communicating by email, this page and our MHS Training Center Facebook page, with any updates and changes moving forward.  Please email training@humanecommunity.org with questions.  

Everyday Canine Essentials

Basic Obedience Classes

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, Everyday Canine Essentials, Focused Fido and some Level-3 training classes.

 

Agility Fridays - Intermediate & Novice Competition

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 Obedience

Rally Obedience Class will fine tune your beginner Obedience skills and teach you 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!

We offer Beginner Rally, Intermediate, Advanced Rally classes and Rally Runthrus.

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Competition Obedience

Competition obedience will build your training skills as you and your dog advance in the sport of Obedience. We will strive for precise performance, quick and correct responses to signals, motivational heeling, and confident teamwork.  We teach retrieving, stand for exam, competition recalls and more in each of our classes.  Heeling class is fun and energizing for those doing Rally, Obedience or looking for a group environment to work on leash walking.

Our classes welcome beginners to Competition Obedience with Heeling, Beginner Novice, and Novice level classes.

More experienced trainers and dogs will benefit from our Open and Utility level classes. Most of our classes offer "drop in" payment for each class you attend.  Please email training@humanecommunity.org to learn more. 

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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.

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