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.

Training Classes Offered 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., Feb. 26th, 2018 Mon., April 9th, 2018 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
Wed., Feb. 28th, 2018 Wed., April 11th, 2018 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
Sun., Mar. 4th, 2018 Sun., April 15th, 2018 4 p.m.- 5 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
Sat., Mar. 10th, 2018 Sat., April 21st, 2018 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  CHE  Enroll
Wed. Mar. 14th, 2018 Wed., April 25th, 2018 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
Wed. Mar. 28th, 2018 Wed., May 9th, 2018 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  
Fri., Mar. 2nd, 2018 Fri., Apr. 13th, 2018 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
Sun., Mar. 4th, 2018 Sun., Apr. 15th, 2018 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
Sun., Mar. 4th, 2018 Sun., Apr. 15th, 2018 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
Sat., Mar. 10th, 2018 Sat., Apr. 21st, 2018 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
Wed., Mar. 28th, 2018 Wed., May 9th, 2018 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  CHE  Enroll


Training Classes Offered around Omaha

Puppy Skills For Recent Adopters- Offsite

What to expect from this class

This class is for any puppy who has had the first 2 rounds of puppy vaccinations, including bordatella, and is ready to be in a class with dogs who are up to the age of 5 months.  Skills that will be trained and developed include greeting people appropriately, name recognition, recalls, sit/down, stay, stand, leave-it, and walking on a loose leash.  Handlers will learn how to build confidence in your pup, grooming and basic health care, dog communication, and building a lifelong bond.

Who should take this class

This class is for any puppy who has had the first 2 rounds of puppy vaccinations (including bordatella) and is ready to be in a class with dogs who are up to the age of 5 months.

Class length and Cost

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

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
Sat., Jan. 6th, 2018 Sat., Feb. 10th  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  The Pet Clinic  Enroll
Sat., Feb. 24th, 2018 Sat., March 31st  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  The Pet Clinic  Enroll

The Pet Clinic is located at 2509 S. 140th Circle, Omaha, NE.