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Training School class descriptions

Training School class descriptions

At Animal Humane Society Training School, students will learn practical skills for creating a well-mannered member of their household.

Pet behavior helpline

Pet Behavior Helpline
(763) 489-2202

We’re here to answer your behavior questions about your pet, and we might just be able to help you resolve an issue that will keep your pet at home, with you.

Please call the Animal Humane Society Behavior Helpline with any questions you may have regarding your pet’s behavior. Animal Humane Society Training and Behavior staff will provide you with action steps and resources to help resolve any issues. All messages will be returned within 24 hours.

Canine Good Citizen test

Canine Good Citizen test

The American Kennel Club’s Canine Good Citizen test (CGC) is a certification program that evaluates dogs in simulated everyday situations in a relaxed, noncompetitive atmosphere.

The purpose of the test is to ensure that dogs are respected members of their communities and are trained to act mannerly in the home, in public places and in the presence of other dogs. Dogs that pass the CGC test are deemed to be reliable family and community members and will receive a certificate from the American Kennel Club.

Dog playgroups

Dog playgroups

We offer a number of playgroups and socialization opportunities for your pet at our Golden Valley location. See the schedule for details.

Playgroups

Small Dog Playgroup is a mixed-age group for dogs that are 20 lbs. and under.

Puppy Playgroup is a group for puppies under 5 months of age. Small or shy puppies might feel more comfortable in our Featherweight group.

Dog training

Dog training classes

Flexible, pet-oriented, family-friendly. The Animal Humane Society’s Training School is designed to help you fit pet training into your life. Our format allows you to go at your own pace. We encourage full participation by all family members, including children. With AHS Training School, you will learn real life skills you can use with your pet.

Animal Humane Society locations

Buffalo

4375 Hwy. 55 S.E.
Buffalo, MN 55313
(763) 390-3647

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Coon Rapids

1411 Main St. N.W.
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
(763) 862-4030

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Golden Valley

845 Meadow Ln. N.
Golden Valley, MN 55422
(763) 522-4325

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St. Paul

1115 Beulah Ln.
St. Paul, MN 55108
(651) 645-7387

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Woodbury

9785 Hudson Rd.
Woodbury, MN 55125
(651) 730-6008

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  • Administration
    (763) 522-4325
  • Animal Admissions
    (763) 412-4969
  • Pet Behavior Helpline
    (763) 489-2202
  • Boarding
    (763) 489-2222
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