Training for Recent Adopters

Training Classes For Recent Adopters

Sometimes it can be hard having an adoptive dog adjust to a new household.  The Nebraska Humane Society is here to help you with all your training needs! Take our new Dog Training Classes for Recent Adopters and receive a discounted rate!

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

Puppy Skills For Recent Adopters

What to expect from this class

This class is for any puppy who has had the first 2 rounds of puppy vaccinations and is ready to be in a class with dogs who are up to the age of 8 months.  Skills that will be trained and developed include name recognition, recalls, sit/down, stay, stand, leave-it, and walking on a loose leash.  Handlers will gain experience in understanding proper reinforcement for positive behaviors and assistance from our instructors on typical problems encountered during these early canine developmental months.  This class provides a foundation for developing a strong bond with your new puppy.

Who should take this class

This class is for any puppy who has had the first 2 rounds of puppy vaccinations and is ready to be in a class with dogs who are up to the age of 8 months.

Class length and Cost

The class meets once a week for 6 weeks - $50.82

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
Mon, Jan. 8, 2018 Mon., Feb. 19th  6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018 Wed., Feb. 21st  6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 Sat., March 3rd  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  CHE  Enroll
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018 Wed., March 7th  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018 Thurs., March 15th  6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 Sun., April 8th  6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018 Mon., April 9th  6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018 Wed., April 11th  6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  CHE  Enroll


Adult Skills For Recent Adopters

What to expect from this class

This is a basic training class for any dog over the age of 8 months that has never taken a training class. Skills that will be trained and developed include name recognition, recalls, sit/down, stay, stand, leave-it, and walking on a loose leash.  Handlers will gain experience in understanding proper reinforcement for positive behaviors and assistance from our instructors on typical problems that may be encountered. This class provides a foundation for developing a strong bond with your adult dog whether they are new to the home or long-term family members. 

Who should take this class

Any adult dog that was recently adopted and that has not previously taken a training class should take this class.

Class length and Cost

The class meets once a week for 6 weeks - $50.82

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
 Mon., Jan. 8, 2018  Mon., Feb. 19th  7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Wed., Jan. 10, 2018  Wed., Feb. 21st  7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Fri., Jan. 12, 2018  Fri., Feb. 23rd  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Sat., Jan. 20, 2018  Sat., March 3rd  11 a.m. - noon  CHE  Enroll
 Thurs., Feb. 1, 2018  Thurs., March 15th  7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Sun., Feb. 25, 2018  Sun., April 8th  7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Mon., Feb. 26, 2018  Mon., April 9th  7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Wed., Feb. 28, 2018  Wed., April 11th  7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  CHE  Enroll