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Richmond SPCA

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2519 Hermitage Road
Richmond, VA 23220

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Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Managing a Reactive Dog
Alisha Fritz

Saturday, January 5, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Managing a Reactive Dog is an entry level, 7-week, course for dogs who growl, bark, or lunge towards dogs or people while out on walks.  It teaches handlers how to identify their dog's triggers (source of fear or excitement), and manage the dog in the presence of these triggers.  The exercises covered are designed to help the dog learn to be less worried about his or her triggers, have better focus on the handler, and make better decisions instead of reacting. We will not cover how to introduce your dog to new animals or people. As a matter of safety, all handlers must be able to fully control their dogs on leash both in our building and the parking lots. Enrolled dogs must be 6 months or older and up to date on vaccinations.  We also strongly recommend them being spayed or neutered.  The first class is for HUMANS ONLY and is held in Smoky's Training Center, accessed from our 3rd parking lot. 

If you have any questions regarding whether this class is right for you and your dog, please call Gail at 804-521-1332. 

Location: Richmond SPCA
Smokey's Training Center
2519 Hermitage Road
Richmond, VA 23220
Fees: $140
Contact: Please call 804-521-1332 for additional details or e-mail classes@richmondspca.org.
Calendar: Richmond SPCA Pet Training Class Calendar
Category: Public Training Classes
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