Training Help for your Kitten or Cat
Are you at your wits’ end because of your kitten’s or cat’s behavior? We can help! The Oregon Humane Society’s Training and Behavior Department offers classes, private trainings, a free pet behavior helpline, and an online resource library. We want to help keep pets happy in their homes by educating people about humane and responsible treatment and training of their companion pets.
*NEW* Virtual Kitten-garten Class for Kittens – Sign-up Now!
$95 for Four weeks of training.
New kittens have so much to learn! Get your kitten started in the right paw with the fun and informative class. You will learn some fun tricks, like how to teach them to sit or give-high five, as well as learn some of the fundamentals needs of kittens like nail trims and traveling in the car. For kittens 6 months and younger.
Week 1: What all kittens need
Week 2: Fun things to do with your kitten
Week 3 and 4: Common mistakes and how to avoid them
Virtual Tricks Class for Cats – Sign-up Now!
$95 for four weeks of training. Teaching your cat new tricks is a great way to strengthen your relationship. It can help keep your high-energy kitten entertained, or boost the confidence of your shy cat. Trick training can make nail trims easier and vet visits less stressful. Plus, it’s fun! This class is great for new cat owners and appropriate for cats of all ages (kittens through seniors).
Virtual Private Trainings for Cats and Kittens – Book an appointment now!
$85 for a single session; $225 for a pack of three sessions. During a one-on-one consultation, we’ll review your unique situation and help you discover solutions to fit your specific needs. We can help you with litter box issues, fearful behavior, preparing your cat for a baby, issues with cat and kids living together, or problems with multi-cat households. We utilize humane and positive training methods and encourage you to have fun while working with your cat or kitten. Can’t find a time online that works for you? Contact us.
Gift Cards Available – Click here to purchase a gift card
Gift cards are available for you to purchase for friends and loved ones. The gift cards are sent digitally so they can be used right away, and you get to choose the amount you would like to purchase. This makes a wonderful gift for anyone who recently brought a new pet into their home, someone who wants to bond with their pet or someone who just wants to do something fun with their pet. Please note that these gift cards can only be used for OHS training classes, they cannot be used for an adoption of an animal or for products in our Best Friend’s Corner store.
Other Cat Behavior Resources
These 20 to 90 minute presentations are available for you to watch at your convenience. To access our on-demand options, pay the fee, choose “Book this Service”, then select the presentation you would like to watch. The video will appear in a pop-up window. If the video doesn’t start, please see if your browser has a block for pop-ups. You must create an account to be able to watch the videos. Proceeds go to support the programs and services at OHS.
OHS Behavior Help Line
Call the OHS Behavior Help Line at (503) 416-2983 with your behavior concerns or questions. You’ll be able to leave a recorded message, and OHS will return your call and offer suggestions. If you have a medical question, please call your veterinarian. OHS is unable to give medical advice to the public.
Pet Advice Resource Library
We provide a wide variety of articles that address common pet behavior issues. Search our Resource Library » by category to quickly find the information you are looking for.