Every individual we reach through our ever-growing programs and courses is another opportunity to advance animal welfare and inspire a more humane world.  Each interaction from educating a dog owner on positive training methods to giving a person the chance to experience the power of the human-animal bond through cat yoga or one of our kids camps, enriches the lives of not only the animals, but the people too.

2022-05-18T16:08:18-06:00

COOPERATIVE CANINE CARE BASICS

Next Classes Start in July, 2022


Make grooming and vet visits a breeze as you learn how to work with your canine on care basics like nail trims, baths, and tooth brushing. Our trainers will also give you tools to help your dog with invasive handling and basic obedience.

2022-06-02T10:24:29-06:00

PET FIRST AID

Next Class November 5 & 6, 2022
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. each day

This pet first aid course is being offered in partnership with Walks 'n' Wags.

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2022-06-23T11:18:12-06:00

UNDERSTANDING DOG BEHAVIOUR

Do you want to understand dog personalities better and feel confident in training your paw-some pal?

Whether you’re looking to improve your skills in dog-handling as an animal care professional or a animal guardian, our dog behaviour training classes will give you exposure to a variety of canine breeds and behaviours while you learn and develop skills in identifying dog body language, how to modify common behavioural issues, and how to train new behaviours using force-free training.

These programs are for people – do not bring your own dog to class. They will not be admitted as you will be working with animals in our care at EHS.

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Introduction to Dog Behaviour and Training

Our six-week class is perfect for groomers, dog-walkers, kennel attendants, and anyone who is passionate about understanding dogs better!

In this unique class offering, you’ll have the opportunity to work directly with our expert trainers at EHS and interact safely with shelter animals for a one-of-a-kind experience with both classroom and hands-on learning. By gaining a deeper understanding of training methods, you can help facilitate humane, positive human-dog interactions to provide the best possible experience for the dogs you work with.

6 weeks

Wednesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Total=18 hours of training!)

50% Classroom / 50% Active Register Now July 2022

Please note that you must be 18 years of age or older, have a current tetanus shot, and be in good physical health for this program.

Next Session: July 19, 2022

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