WHAT ARE THEY SAYING?
we’ll help you translate
we’ll help you translate
Animals speak a language all their own, and our knowledgeable trainers can help you translate.
Our expert trainers can assist with your pet behavior-related questions and connect you with resources through our free pet behavior helpline. To reach us:
We offer low cost behavior consultations virtually and at our training center. Our trainers are experienced at helping both cats and dogs with a variety of common behavior issues. Information on registring is available here: Low Cost Behavior Consultations
Our workshops cover reward-based training techniques to help improve your relationship with your four-legged friend. Most workshops are single 90-minute sessions and are for people only. Some are in-person at one of our two training centers and some are held virtually. We offer workshops throughout the year based on expressed interest.
Handling Issues – Virtual
A common complaint from dog guardians involves their pets not allowing basic care such as nail trims, ear cleaning, and even brushing. This can be especially problematic when the handling must be done for medical reasons, but basic grooming is also important for the health of your dog. This workshop will discuss techniques to help your dog learn to enjoy grooming and management for when unexpected situations arise.
Workshop topics we offer:
Interested in a dog-related workshop topic? Please complete our class interest form to be notified when workshops are enrolling.
Our workshops cover reward-based training techniques to help improve your relationship with your four-legged friend. All cat workshops will be held virtually via Zoom. More information is available here: What you need for virtual training classes. We offer workshops throughout the year based on expressed interest.
Litter Box Issues – Virtual
One of the most common and frustrating challenges some cat guardians encounter is issues with the litter box. Inappropriate elimination is the main reason families with cats consider relinquishment of their companions. During this workshop, we will discuss strategies to avoid, improve, and/or eliminate this problem.
Complete our cat behavior interest form to be notified when new workshops become available for registration. Topics include:
We refer to Janet Velenovsky for in-home cat behavior consulting.
The Richmond SPCA is a proud recipient of funding from Maddie’s Fund®. This generous support enables us to provide behavior help to the pets and people in our community at no or low cost. #ThanksToMaddie
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