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., Apr. 30th, 2018 Mon., June 11th, 2018  6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Sat., May 5th, 2018 Sat., June 16th, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

 CHE  Enroll
 Wed., May 9th, 2018 Wed., June 20th, 2018 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Thurs., May 24th, 2018 Thurs., June 28th, 2018 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 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  
Sun., Apr 29th, 2018 Sun., June 10th, 2018 7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. CHE Enroll
Sat., May 5th, 2018 Sat., June 16th, 2018 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. CHE Enroll
Sun., May 6th, 2018 Sun., June 17th, 2018 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. CHE Enroll
Thurs., May 24th, 2018 Thurs., June 28th, 2018 7:45 p.m. - 8:45 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  

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