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Behavior and Training Resources

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For dogs of all ages. Using positive training techniques, you will learn effective ways to get the behaviors you want while building a trusting and respectful relationship with your dog. Your dog will develop self control and self confidence as your bond becomes stronger.

$95 for the 6-week session
$85 for dogs over 5 years old adopted from the Chemung County SPCA
Included in adoption fee for puppies and dogs up to 5 years old

The price includes a training clicker, treat bag and instructional handouts. 

Our trainers: Deborah Reynolds, KPA CTP and Barbara Cook, CPDT

Enrollment is on a first come, first served basis. The first session will be orientation and will be conducted without dogs. 

A current rabies certificate is required. 

Call us at 607-732-1827 for more information or to enroll.

Additional classes will be scheduled in the fall. 

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The links below offer tips for solving the most common behavior problems we see in dogs and cats. Some of these behavior problems are the reason pets get returned or surrendered to shelters. Rewards-based training can help curb unwanted behaviors and instill good manners. Positive training will help you build a good level of  communication, trust and reliable control. Dogs learn quickly and retain the most information when taught through positive reinforcement training methods. 

Common Dog Behaviors

Common Cat Behaviors