Oregon Humane Society
  Pet Training
Training Classes

The Oregon Humane Society's training and behavior department offers training classes, private consultations, and workshops for our community. We want to help keep pets happy in their homes by educating people about humane and responsible treatment and training of their companion pets.


Our instructors are experienced Certified Professional Dog Trainers. 


Services take place in the Animal Medical Learning Center at the Oregon Humane Society on NE Columbia Blvd.


Free Opportunities Dates
Help for your Reactive Rover -New! Saturday, January 31
Problem Pooch Class Saturday, January 17
Puppy Romps! Saturday, December 20
Private Training  
One-on-One Training at OHS Request an appointment here

Basic Dog & Puppy Training Classes


Puppy Manners Classes

Saturday, January 3

Basic Manners Dog Training Monday, January 26
Little Learners Dog Training Tuesday, January 6

Basic Manners at our Westside Adoption Center

Tuesday, January 6
Intermediate Dog Training Classes Dates
Advanced Manners More information here
Adolescent Manners Get on our wait list!

Animal-Assisted Therapy Program

 Classes available
Canine Good Citizen Prep Class Thursday, January 22
Specialized Classes Dates
Reactive Rover Wednesday, January 7
Reactive Rover 2 Tuesday, January 20
Beginning TTouch Workshop Sunday, January 11



Please Note: Some classes are for people only. Read class descriptions for details.



Class Requirement


OHS requires that all animals in our training classes are spayed or neutered. Animals attending private training consultations or who are under six months of age are exempt from this requirement.  For additional information about our policy, go here.



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Additional Information


Free Articles on Pet Care and Advice

Training Department - Frequently Asked Questions


Have you been helped by the OHS Training and Behavior Department? 


  • We would love to hear from you to know how you've been helped. Share your story with us.
  • Consider making a donation to our department so that we can continue to help others.


Behavior problems are the number one reason pets are surrendered to animal shelters across the country. Your donation can help us educate and support our community with the hope of keeping pets happy and healthy in their homes. We also provide many programs that enrich the lives of our shelter animals while they live with us.


Send your tax-deductible donation to:


Oregon Humane Society

Training & Behavior Department

1067 NE Columbia Blvd.

Portland, OR 97211


Training and Behavior Department Contact

(503) 285-7722, ext. 225



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