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

6 weeks - $50.82

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
 Wed., Aug. 30th  Wed., Oct. 11th  7 p.m. - 8 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Thurs., Aug. 31st  Thurs., Oct. 12th  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

6 weeks - $50.82

Upcoming Classes
Start Date End Date Time Location  
 Sun. Aug. 6th  Sun. Sept. 17th  2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Sun. Aug. 6th  Sun. Sept. 17th  5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.  LHC  Enroll
 Wed., Aug. 16th  Wed., Sept. 27th  7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Wed., Aug. 23rd  Wed., Oct. 4th  6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  CHE  Enroll
 Thurs., Aug. 31st  Thurs., Oct. 12th  7:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.  CHE  Enroll