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Est. in 1985, 30,000 families have trusted our teaching methods.

Small Class Size

To ensure that dogs and their families can develop skills in a social setting and receiving individualized attention from trainers.

Training Philosophy

Dogs and humans should live side by side in a cooperative relationship! Whatever your goals, we have the class for you.

We offer one-on-one private consultations as well as online AKC Trick Evaluations! Click on the button below to learn more and register.

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All in-person classes are suspended until it is safe to do so. Virtual class options are available below.

Class Date Description
AKC Trick Title: Online Evaluations
  • June 1, 2020 1:00 pm

About the Class Does your dog do tricks?  Tricks are fun and entertaining for you and your dog as well as providing both mental and physical stimulation. You can earn your dog’s trick titles by sending us videos. Register any time during the month shown. For full information on the Trick Title program visit: (more…)

Behavior Consult Online
  • June 1, 2020 1:00 pm
  • June 3, 2020 1:00 pm

About the Consult This will be a one half to on hour private consult with a behavior counselor or trainer.  It covers everyday training or  addresses behavior challenges.  It will be conducted through Zoom and may require the client to submit additional videos and information to the counselor.  You will recieve a recap and action (more…)

Dogs Reacting~Online Seminar
  • June 13, 2020 1:00 pm
  • June 25, 2020 6:30 pm

Seminar Description This is the information seminar  for the Dogs Reacting behavior series. It covers the causes of  and treatment options for  reactive behavior of any kind.  Techniques and protocols shown and discussed in this session can assist you  and your dog to make  positive habit changes that, with practice and determination, enable dogs to (more…)

Let's Just Walk-Virtual
  • June 16, 2020 6:00 pm
  • July 7, 2020 6:45 pm

About the Class Four Weeks from Chaos to Calm Times are changing how we walk with dogs in our changing world.  In this class we present a series of exercises designed to increase your dog’s motivation to focus on and engage with you during walks and outings. Exercises are  centered on improving communication and teamwork (more…)

Pet First Aid and CPR
  • September 12, 2020 9:00 am
  • September 12, 2020 2:00 pm
  • September 19, 2020 9:00 am
  • September 19, 2020 2:00 pm

About the Class Hosted by Berkeley Humane and presented by Peter Pay of Need to Know Training. Participants will learn the prior planning and preparation necessary to respond effectively to an animal medical emergency. Learn the immediate and temporary care necessary to sustain an injured or ill dog or cat, and to minimize further harm (more…)

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COVID-19: Training & behavior tips

Our team of pet experts is here to help. We have several videos with tips on how to stay safe and healthy with your pets during this pandemic. View Training & Behavior tips.