Beyond the Training Basics

Classes for dogs that have already mastered sit, stay and down and want to become the ultimate trick master.

Beyond The Basic Training Classes

Want to do more with your dog? Come have Fun with Fido by joining our instructors in these interactive classes that incorporate fun and positive training techniques into everyday living to enhance your family's relationship with your canine companion.

Prerequisites: Puppy or Adult Skills Class (through NHS) or instructor permission (call: 402-444-7800 ext. 2272).

Fun With Fido Classes
Class length= The classes meet once a week for 4 weeks
Class cost = $64.20

In addition, all proceeds from our training classes go directly back to helping animals in need at the Nebraska Humane Society.

Training Classes Currently Offered

Fun With Fido: Home Companion

What To Expect From This Class

Home Companion class will provide participants with opportunities to review and strengthen basic skills such as sit, down, stay/wait, recalls, and loose leash walking. This class provides additional experience and training for situations that occur in the home like greeting company, self-control, and how to make meal time more pleasant.

Who Should Take This Class

This class is for dog/handler teams who have taken a basic Puppy or Adult class and would like to work with their dog on how to be a polite member of the family. 

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
 Tues., Dec. 5th  Tues., Dec. 26th  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Tues., Jan. 9th  Tues., Jan. 30th  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Tues., Feb. 6th  Tues., Feb. 27th  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  CHE  Enroll


Fun With Fido: Sampler Class

What To Expect From This Class

The Sampler Class will give you a chance to try a little bit of each of the Fun with Fido classes. This is a great class to try if you are unsure about the Fun with Fido classes.

Who Should Take This Class

This class is for dog/handler teams who have taken a basic Puppy or Adult class and would like to work with their dog on how to be a polite member of the family. 

Upcoming Classes

No classes scheduled at this time!


Fun With Fido: Loose Leash Walking

What To Expect From This Class

Have you ever asked yourself- "Who's walking who" when walking Fido? Then Loose Leash Walking is for you! If your dog pulls and/or pays absolutely no attention to you when on leash- this class is for you. We will concentrate walking on a "loose" leash, reliable recalls, and last but not least focus.

Who Should Take This Class

This class is for dog/handler teams who have taken a basic Puppy or Adult class and would like to improve their skills in an active environment.

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
Mon., Nov. 13th  Mon., Dec. 11th  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  BJDD Enroll


Fun With Fido: Treibball

What To Expect From This Class

Is your dog full of energy, likes to learn, or wants to be busy? Do you want to work on your relationship and communication with your dog? Treibball may be for you. Treibball is a new dog sport. It is similar to herding, but uses large balls instead of sheep. Working together as a team you will learn how to move the balls into a goal.

Who Should Take This Class

This class is for dog/handler teams who have taken a basic Puppy or Adult class and would like to work with their dog on the basic skills in a new way.active environment.

Upcoming Classes

Start Date End Date Time Location  
 Sat., Dec. 9th  Sat., Jan. 13th  1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Sat., Jan. 13th  Sat., Feb. 10th  12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Sat., Feb. 17th  Sat., March 17th  12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  LHC  Enroll


Fun With Fido: Out on the Town

What To Expect From This Class

This class is specifically designed to review skills such as loose leash walking, greeting strangers, and passing other dogs, outside of the classroom setting.  Instructors will provide organized, scheduled outings to areas within the Greater Omaha area where dogs and handlers will gain confidence, experience, and trust. 

Who Should Take This Class

Anyone that wants to have a well-mannered canine companion in public situations.  If you want to go around town with your dog and have the confidence to handle public situations, this class is for you.

Upcoming Classes

Out on the Town will return in the Spring of 2018!


Fun With Fido: Backyard Fun

What To Expect From This Class

Backyard Fun is a class that will strengthen basic skills such as sit, down, stay/wait, recalls, and loose leash walking through the use of games, tricks, climbing equipment, and pulling activities. All the activities in this class may be played in the backyard.

Who Should Take This Class

This class is for dog/handler teams who have taken a basic Puppy or Adult class and would like to continue to improve their skills in an active environment.

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
 Tues., Jan. 9th  Tues., Feb. 6th  7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Tues., Feb. 13th  Tues., March 13th  7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  LHC  Enroll


Fun With Fido: Tricks

What To Expect From This Class

Tricks Class will reinforce basic skills such as sit, down, stay/wait, recalls, and loose leash walking, while teaching tricks. We teach tricks like shake, roll over, nap time, spin, bow, etc…

Who Should Take This Class

This class is for dog/handler teams who have taken a basic Puppy or Adult class and would like to continue to improve their skills in a fun environment.

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
 Mon., Dec. 4th  Mon., Jan. 8th  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  LHC Enroll
 Mon., Jan. 15th  Mon., Feb. 12th  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  LHC Enroll
 Mon., Feb. 19th  Mon., March 19th  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  LHC Enroll


Fun With Fido: Snooping Around The House

What To Expect From This Class

Snooping Around The House Class will strengthen basic skills such as sit, down, stay/wait, and recalls while teaching the dog to use his/her nose to find scented objects.

Who Should Take This Class

This class is for dog/handler teams who have taken a basic Puppy or Adult class and would like to work with their dog on how to follow a scent.

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
 Sun., Dec. 3rd  Sun., Jan. 7th  1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Sun., Jan. 14th  Sun., Feb. 11th  1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Sun., Feb. 18th  Sun., March 18th  1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  LHC  Enroll


Fun With Fido: Exercising With Fido

What to Expect From This Class

Exercising with Fido class is a class for dogs and people who would like to get in shape and work together. Come learn how to exercise with your dog safely and have fun.

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
 Sat., Jan. 6th  Sat., Feb. 3rd  8 a.m. - 9 a.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Sat., Feb. 10th  Sat., March 10th  8 a.m. - 9 a.m.  LHC  Enroll


Fun With Fido: Games Around The House

What to Expect From This Class

This class will teach you new and different games to play with your dog at home using things you already have at home. Participants will practice their basic skills in new fun ways that will help build better communication and relationship skills. 

Upcoming Classes

No class scheduled at this time.