Puppy Skills Workshops

January 9, 16, or 23
Sunday 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.
Participants choose which dates to attend and may register for more than one.

Please review our Covid-19 training class policies before attending your first play session.

Instructor: Alisha Fritz

With many of families bringing home puppies over the holidays, it’s important to get your puppy started on the right track. Properly socializing your puppy is a great way to have a positive influence on his or her future behavior! Each session will include playtime with puppies and humans, discussion of a specific behavior topic important to puppy parents, and introductory training exercises. Students choose which sessions to attend. For puppies up to 20 weeks of age on the date of the workshop. Pre-registration is required.

January 9 (full)

  • house training discussion
  • play and socialization
  • introduction to training name recognition, sit, and come

January 16 (full)

  • discussion about mouthy behavior
  • play and socialization
  • introduction to training your puppy not to jump on people

January 23 (full)

  • discussion about chewing
  • play and socialization
  • introduction to training polite leash walking

Please follow this link for important information before attending play sessions:  https://richmondspca.org/classes/puppies/

Waiver & Agreement:

I hereby waive, release and discharge for myself, my heirs, personal representatives and assigns any and all rights, liability, causes of action and claims that may now or hereafter accrue to me or which I may now or hereafter assert against the Richmond SPCA or the officers, directors, employees, agents, successors and assigns of any of them for injury or illness and/or property damage that my dog may suffer or sustain as a result of his or her participation in Richmond SPCA training classes.

I hereby assume all risks of any such injury, illness or damage. I certify that my pet is physically fit to participate in the Richmond SPCA training classes.

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