Do you have a shy dog who needs to learn basic obedience? Just the Basics for Shy Dogs includes everything covered in our popular Just the Basics class with a classroom setting featuring a calm ambiance to help ease anxiety and fearfulness. This class covers training essentials, including sit, down, stay, recall, and loose-leash walking.
Please note: This is not a behavior modifcation course for fear or aggression-based behaviors. This class is not suitable for dogs who have shown aggression or reactivity towards people or dogs, including barking, lunging, or having a history of having bitten previously. If you are not sure if this class is appropriate for your dog, please email email@example.com or call 415-522-3509 before registering.
Frequency & Duration: 1 hour per week for 5 weeks. Please note: First class is a mandatory orientation for humans only--no dogs, please.
Class includes: Handbook and Certificate of Completion
Fees: $175 (if your dog has attended a previous SF SPCA class within the last six months, fee is $150)
Class capacity: 8 students
Location: 243 Alabama Street
Course prerequisites: Dogs must be 5 months of age or older, up to date on all vaccinations (including rabies), and able to work safely around people and other dogs on leash without barking or agression.