New! Our family friendly classes are structured using evidence-based methods of training to ensure an effective and enjoyable learning experience for you and your dog.
Your support of the dog training program at MSPCA Cape Cod not only helps you and your pet, but also helps the thousands of animals we care for each year. Thank you!
A class designed for owners and their dogs aged 5 months and older. Our focus will be to provide you with information about how to train your dog in the basic behaviors that make him or her a well loved and enjoyed companion.
Puppy Play & Learn is a great way to get your 8 to 16 week old puppy started on fun learning while contributing to the positive early socialization experiences that are so critical for your puppy’s development.
If you would like to be added to a ‘Wait List’ in the event that a full class has a cancellation, please complete your registration and then email the office at firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate the class you are interested in being added to the wait list for. Please be sure to include daytime phone numbers as we may need to reach you last minute.
We require any dog attending class to be free from contagious disease and parasites, up to date on their rabies vaccine and current on all other vaccines per their veterinarian’s recommendation. Should your dog show symptoms of illness (such as coughing, vomiting, diarrhea, extreme lethargy or lack of appetite) within 48 hours of your class, please leave him/her at home to avoid spreading anything to your classmates’ dogs. Even if your dog is unable to attend class, you can still come to see the material presented and potentially ‘borrow’ the Instructor’s demo dog. This will allow you to keep up with the exercises and jump right back in once your dog is feeling better.
**Message from the Training Coordinators**
Thank you for considering the MSPCA to help you accomplish your dog training goals. If you did not find the class you hoped for on this site, please contact us to let us know what you would like to learn with your dog. Our goal is to help you have fun while learning with your dog and we are happy to add new classes or bring back past ones based on the demand from our students.