Beyond the Basics! Intermediate Manners Class

Continue the fun with our Beyond the Basics class! In this five-week class, you’ll discover how to get your dog to listen to you – even in a distracting environment. You’ll learn new cues like ‘leave it’ and ‘go to your bed’ and continue to improve on skills like loose-leash walking. This is a great class to take your dog’s training to the next level and a good choice if your dog needs more practice before joining our Canine Good Citizen Prep Class.

This is an intermediate level class for dogs 6 months and older. If you haven’t completed a basic level class, please sign up for Basic Manners or Little Learners instead.


Oregon Humane Society – Manners Hall
1067 NE Columbia Blvd, Portland, OR 97211 Get directions»

Manners Hall is in the Animal Medical Learning Center.


$140 for five weeks of dog training. Dogs attend all five weeks.

Proceeds from registration fees support the animals and programs at OHS. Thank you!


  • Dogs must be people and dog friendly.
  • Dogs must have taken Basic MannersLittle Learners, or Adolescent Manners prior to attending. Dogs should already know how to sit, lay down, stay, watch, and be familiar with loose-leash walking.
  • Dogs must be at least six months of age.
  • Dogs must be up-to-date on vaccinations. Distemper/parvo combination vaccine is required for all dogs. Rabies vaccine is required for dogs over six months. Bordetella vaccine is recommended.
  • Dogs over six months must be spayed or neutered.
  • Dogs must be healthy and free of any symptoms of illness. No coughing, sneezing, diarrhea, vomiting, etc. within 24 hours of class.

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