Virtual Training Classes & Videos

Did you recently adopt a new cat or dog? Need some help navigating your dog’s anxiety or your cat’s litter box issues?

Get useful tips on helping your pet from our certified trainers. Live virtual classes, as well as on-demand and free training videos are available.

Virtual Training Classes ($25)

Live & Led by a Certified Trainer

Learn about a specific topic with one of our certified trainers from the comfort of your home or during your lunch break. These live, virtual group classes are kept small (up to 10 people) so you can get all your questions answered.

We use Mindbody for our scheduling software, which works best with Chrome. When you sign up for your first class, you will be asked to set up an account with Mindbody, using a login and password that is unique to you. Once you sign up, the access link will be emailed 30 minutes prior to the start of class. Purchases $25 or less are non-refundable. Learn more about our refund policy.

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During this educational, interactive presentation, you’ll learn how dogs express themselves using body language. Keep your dog happy and safe by learning how to tell when he or she is worried, stressed, or unhappy. This is a great class for all dog owners—especially those who visit dog parks, have kids at home, or who have recently adopted a new dog. (60 minutes)

Is it a struggle to walk your dog because they bark and lunge, or they pay attention to everything in the environment other than you? This virtual class will cover causes and treatment options for reactive behavior of any kind, with special focus on the leash-reactive dog.

Led by an instructor from our popular Reactive Rover class, attendees will learn about positive training techniques, habit changes, and management techniques that can improve walks with enough practice and consistency. Attendees will also get information about group classes and private training that may help them reach their goals. (60 minutes)

Adolescence is a challenging time for owners and their dogs. This class will give you an understanding of your adolescent dog between the ages of 7-18 months, and provide plenty of time for questions with one of our certified trainers. (60 minutes)

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All of our cat and kitten classes are virtual, as cats respond better to training from the comfort of their own home. In addition to our virtual group classes, we also offer virtual private training for cats and kittens to focus on specific issues.

On-Demand Training Videos ($20)

Watch Anytime

These online training video presentations are available for you to watch at your convenience. To access, select one of the videos below, pay the fee, choose “Book this Service,” then select the presentation you would like to watch. You will need to create an account to be able to watch the video. Once purchased, videos may be watched multiple times for a period of 30 days.

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Luca the dog in the grass

Adolescence is a challenging time for owners and their dogs. Between the ages of 7-18 months, adolescent dogs are going through developmental shifts that can cause them to behave in ways that seem irrational, shocking, and uncharacteristic of the once innocent puppy that you thought you had raised. Learn how you and your dog can survive this time, and have a wonderful adult dog after adolescence. (45 minutes)

White and fluffy dog posing for the camera at the 2022 Doggie Dash

Not sure how to teach your dog advanced tricks? Want your cat to jump in a carrier on cue? Try clicker training! Learn about “clicker” or “marker” training and how it can be used to quickly and easily communicate with your pet. This presentation is focused on dogs, but you can use this method to train your cat, bird, or other pet. (90 minutes)

Pet Anxiety

Home Alone Anxiety is a heartbreaking disorder for dogs and their owners. Although there aren’t any quick fixes, this presentation will explain the disorder and give you a clear path to solutions that will help free you both. (70 minutes)

Is your cat not using the litter box consistently? This is an issue we do not want to have to deal with, yet according to studies, 10% of cats may deal with this at some point in their life. Learn what you can do to help your cat and the litter box become friends again. (30 minutes) 

Free Training Videos

This free video is essential for anyone who is thinking of adopting a puppy or dog, or who has recently brought home a new puppy or dog. Learn how to avoid common mistakes and to help your pup safely adjust to your home. (20 minutes)

Pretty black long haired kitten with blue eyes

This free video is essential for anyone who is thinking of adopting a kitten or cat, or who has recently brought home a new kitten or cat. Learn how to avoid common mistakes and to help your cat safely adjust to your home. (34 minutes)

More Training Help

Have questions about our training facilities or classes? Need more help for your pet? Check out our frequently-asked questions, use our interactive resource tool, sign up for a training class, or book a private training to find solutions.

Contact Us

Training & Behavior

(503) 802-6729
Free Pet Behavior Helpline: (503) 416-2983