Obedience Training

To love your dog is to learn with your dog! The Training & Education Center at the Animal Rescue League and Western PA Humane Society is Pittsburgh’s premier place for all of your dog’s training needs. Our team is comprised of some of the city’s most knowledgeable canine trainers. Our positive, reward based training methods will help to bring out the best in your dog all while strengthening the human-canine bond! Register for an class at our East End or North Shore location today!

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Where are behavior classes held?

North Shore Facility: 1101 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233
East End Facility: 6926 Hamilton Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

When are classes held?

A complete listing of class dates and times will be available soon! Please email classes@wpahumane.org for more information.

What is the tuition fee?

$100.00 per dog; Specialty class tuition fees may vary.

Class Refund and Rescheduling Policy

If class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, students will be notified. Students may reschedule or request a refund.
Notice of cancellation by a student must be done no later than five (5) days prior to the class in order for a refund to be issued. A $15.00 processing fee will be deducted from all refunds.
Notice of rescheduling class by a student must be done no later than five (5) days prior to the class. One requested reschedule is permitted per dog. Any additional requests require full payment of a class. No refund will be granted for obedience training classes included in our adoption package.

Inclement Weather

For inclement weather cancellations, students will be notified via email.

Vaccination Requirements

We require proof of current vaccinations for distemper and rabies at orientation classes. Please contact your veterinarian for medical advice and proof of vaccinations.

More Information

Send email inquiries to classes@wpahumane.org or call 412-321-4625 x224 for details.

Behavior and Training Classes Pages

Browse the pages below to find information on our Behavior and Training Classes.