Lost Our Home Pet Rescue Offers Pet Obedience Classes
By Lindsay Hansen -
Tuesday Nov 07, 2023
Lost our Home Pet Rescue, a no-kill shelter in Tempe is offering basic pet obedience classes to the public. The next session starts on Saturday, Nov. 14, and runs from 9 to 10 a.m. for 6 weeks. The cost of the course is $125, and you can register online or in person. All proceeds benefit Lost Our Home Pet Rescue.
The following classes are available basic, puppy or intermediate. Each group meets Saturday’s at Lost Our Home Pet Rescue, located at 2323 S. Hardy Drive in Tempe.
Basic classes: Our Basic level classes offer everything you need to teach your dog to be a well-mannered family member. The class is limited to 6 dogs and their families.
What you will learn: Sit, Down, Stay, Loose Leash Walking, Wait, Come, Leave It, Touch, Wait, Settle, and Go to Your Place
What you will resolve: Jumping, Pulling on the Leash, Barking, Digging, Counter Surfing, Door Dashing and more!
Puppy Classes: Puppy classes are for pups up to 10 months old. These classes will set your pup up for success and will include appropriate puppy socialization. All puppies must be vaccinated *prior* to the start of class.
What you will learn: Sit, Down, Stay, Loose Leash Walking, Come, Leave It, Drop, It, Touch, Settle
What you will resolve: Jumping, Pulling on leash, Barking, Digging, House Training and more!
Intermediate/ Canine Good Citizen: Our Intermediate level class is perfect for any dog that has completed a basic level or puppy class (here or at another facility.) The Intermediate level class builds on the skills and cues learned in prior classes and prepares your dog to take the Canine Good Citizen Test, which is administered on the last day of class. Please contact us if you’re not sure if this class is right for you.
Classes are presented by Julie Jacobus, CPDT, ABCMT, CGC Evaluator. To sign up, email [email protected] or call 602-671-1731.
About Lost Our Home Pet Rescue
Lost Our Home was founded in 2008 in response to the thousands of pets in need as a result of the economic downturn in general, and the Phoenix-area foreclosure crisis in particular. Dedicated to rescuing pets abandoned or at risk of homelessness due to pet parents’ life crises: eviction, domestic violence, job loss and illness Lost Our Home has saved the lives of over 32,2500 pets, reunited more than 7,000 pets with their families through their Temporary Care and Tempe PD Programs, and fed over 975,000 meals to hungry pets through their Pet-Food Bank Program. Lost Our Home Pet Rescue specializes in helping domestic violence victims with their pets. They have valued partnerships with several domestic violence shelters to serve victims and their pets. To learn more about Lost Our Home Pet Rescue, visit http://www.LostOurHome.org, or call (602) 445-7387 (PETS).