COVID-19 UPDATE:

Thank you so much for your interest in our dog training classes! Following CDC safety guidelines, we are requiring that all visitors and staff wear masks inside and outside our Santa Rosa and Healdsburg shelters.

Pawsitively Puppies

(For puppies four months and younger)

Start out on the right paw with a puppy class that focuses on the puppy/parent relationship. Pawsitively Puppies classes are stress free and make learning fun. You will use games and positive reinforcement to help your pup develop into the great companion you know he or she can be.

Event Venue Date
Kinderpuppy, Santa Rosa, Saturday, August 13 - September 10 (skip Sept. 3) at 11:30am with Kathleen Matthews Santa Rosa Campus - Multi-purpose Room
  • August 13, 2022 11:30 am
Registration CLOSED
Kinderpuppy, Santa Rosa, Saturday, August 13 - September 10 (skip Sept. 3) at 12:30pm with Kathleen Matthews Santa Rosa Campus - Multi-purpose Room
  • August 13, 2022 12:30 pm
Registration CLOSED
Drop Off Puppy: Santa Rosa, Saturday, August 13 - September 10 (skip Sept. 3) at 1:30pm with Kathleen Matthews Santa Rosa Campus - Multi-purpose Room
  • August 13, 2022 1:30 pm
Registration CLOSED
Kinderpuppy: Santa Rosa, Saturday, August 27 - September 24 ( skip Sept. 3) at 9:00am with Ulli White Santa Rosa Campus - Multi-purpose Room
  • August 27, 2022 9:00 am
Registration CLOSED

School of Pawsitive Rewards

(For dogs five months and older)

Want to take your best friend out to coffee or stroll around in public places with ease? Enroll in this series of classes, in which you and your dog will build your relationship and enhance your communication. Learn new skills, fine-tune behaviors you have already learned, and then take these lessons into real life situations.

Event Venue Date
It's Elementary Level 1: Santa Rosa, Thursday, August 11 - September 1 at 6:15pm with Bonnie Wood Santa Rosa Campus - Indoor Training Room
  • August 11, 2022 6:15 pm
Registration CLOSED
It's Elementary Level 1: Santa Rosa, Sunday, August 14 - September 11 (skip Sept. 4) at 10:30am with Tenaya Karraker Santa Rosa Campus - Indoor Training Room
  • August 14, 2022 10:30 am
Registration CLOSED
It's Elementary Level 1: Santa Rosa, Monday, August 15 - September 12 (skip Sept. 5) at 5:30pm with Tenaya Karraker Santa Rosa Campus - Indoor Training Room
  • August 15, 2022 5:30 pm
Registration CLOSED
It's Elementary Level 1: Santa Rosa, Tuesdays, August 23 - September 13 at 5:00pm with Lynnette Smith Santa Rosa Campus - Indoor Training Room
  • August 23, 2022 5:00 pm
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It's Elementary Level 1: Santa Rosa, Tuesdays, August 23 - September 13 at 6:15pm with Lynnette Smith Santa Rosa Campus - Indoor Training Room
  • August 23, 2022 6:15 pm
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It's Elementary Level 2: Santa Rosa, Wednesday, August 24 - September 14 at 5:00pm with Lynnette Smith Santa Rosa Campus - Indoor Training Room
  • August 24, 2022 5:00 pm
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Junior Varsity Level 2: Santa Rosa, Wednesday, August 24 - September 14 at 6:30pm with Lynnette Smith The Barlow
  • August 24, 2022 6:30 pm
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It's Elementary Level 2: Santa Rosa, Saturday August 27 - September 24 (skip Sept. 3) at 9:00am with Bonnie Wood Santa Rosa Campus - Indoor Training Room
  • August 27, 2022 9:00 am
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It's Elementary Level 1: Santa Rosa, Saturday August 27 - September 24 (skip Sept. 3) at 10:15am with Bonnie Wood Santa Rosa Campus - Indoor Training Room
  • August 27, 2022 10:15 am
Registration CLOSED

Pawsitive Electives

(For dogs five months and older)

HSSC’s Academy of Dog also offers alternative and elective classes for the sensitive or advanced pup. Reactive Rover and other fun classes are added periodically, so check back often!

Event Venue Date
Reactive Rover Level 1: Saturday, September 10 - October 15 at 10:30am with Wayne Smith Healdsburg Community Room
  • September 10, 2022 10:30 am
Registration CLOSED
Reactive Rover Level 1: Healdsburg, Saturday, Sept 10 - October 15 at 1:00pm with Wayne Smith Healdsburg Community Room
  • September 10, 2022 1:00 pm
Registration CLOSED