The Training Center
Training Classes-Basic Obedience- Agility- Rally & Competition Obedience- Seminars- Private Lessons- Behavior Help
What customers say about our dog training classes:
"We are very happy to have taken this training class and enjoyed it completely! Thank-you!" Focused Fido graduate
"Thanks so very much for getting us started in a positive way". Puppy Kindergarten graduate
"(Our) trainer was kind to doggies and owners...no matter how much or how little (our family) knew about dogs and training". Puppy Kindergarten graduate
"A very positive experience for my dog and me" Everyday Canine Essentials graduate
"Our instructors were knowledgeable and encouraging" Focused Fido graduate
The MHS Training Center offers a wide selection of training classes. Classes range from basic training classes, such as Puppy Kindergarten and Everyday Canine Essentials to competition levels of Obedience, Agility and Rally Obedience. Specialty classes and 1-hour clinics are offered frequently to help troubleshoot training issues. Our class curriculum are focused on teaching your dog necessary life skills and behaviors through the use of reward-based training methods. Using proven humane training solutions creates a strong human-canine relationship based on mutual respect and understanding. See our full listing of classes.
Our friendly and experienced training staff enjoy teaching people and their canine companions. Our trainers continue to expand their working knowledge of dog training and learning by attending many seminars, trials and classes annually. Several of our instructors are Certified Professional Dog Trainers, and others are currently working on requirements to become CPDTs. To learn more about our trainers, click here. To learn more about their CPDT-KA certification, click here.
Our premier training facility is an indoor 4,000 square foot room with Top Dog rubber flooring, which is non-slip and cushioned. Agility dogs won't slip on the floor and delicate joints are protected. The Training Center is climate-controlled during all seasons, provides lots of natural lighting, is handicapped accessible and offers convenient parking with easy access into our facility. We offer hourly rentals to individuals looking for a place to train on their own or to exercise their dog in a safe, indoor facility. Hourly rentals include the use of our gating, rally and obedience equipment and, upon permission, our agility equipment. Please contact Alice to reserve the Training Center email@example.com 603-352-9011 x112. The hourly rate is $20/hour. To see photos of the training center, click here
The MHS Training Center frequently hosts educational seminars aimed at the pet owner and dog-sport competitor, continuing education for dog professionals, APDT Rally Obedience Trials and CDSP Obedience Trials, and occasional guest instructors to the Monadnock Region. Follow this link to our seminar page for an up-to-date listing.
Many of our training class clients actively compete in a variety of dog activities. We also have dog families who have accomplished Registered Therapy Dog and Canine Good Citizen status. We try to keep our Good News! Student Brags page up to date. Check out recent brags here.
Are you experiencing a behavior problem with your canine companion? One of our professional trainers may be your answer. To learn more, go to our behavior page.
We also offer a smaller selection of training treats, brain toys and anti-pull harnesses in our Training Center for those enrolled in classes to purchase. To find out more about our offered retail products, click here.
Registering for a class, workshop, trial or your purchase from our retail area, helps supports the more than 2,000 homeless animals cared for by MHS.
We look forward to seeing you in class!