Private Lessons

Private lessons offer an option to work one-on-one with a trainer covering manners topics from our group classes and workshops in a format that allows for more personalized curriculum and attention from the trainer. Topics covered can include:

  • Manners: attention, sit, down, stay, come, leave it
  • Jumping
  • Leash pulling
  • And more

To discuss your needs and schedule a lesson, please contact Mel Hardwick at or 804-517-5390. Mel also offers private lessons in beginner agility.

All private lessons are $60 per hour and are held at our training center or virtually. Click here for more information. We do not offer training options off Richmond SPCA property.

If you would like a private lesson for agility or another sport, please speak directly with your instructor. Not all instructors offer this service. If you are looking for help with a behavior problem for a dog or cat, please see our behavior consultation services.

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