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Dog Seminars & Classes

In an effort to strengthen the bond and communication between people and their pups, the Wisconsin Humane Society offers classes and seminars to the public at our Milwaukee and Ozaukee Campuses!

If you're outside the Milwaukee or Ozaukee area and are looking for resources, please contact us at behavior@wihumane.org or 414-431-6173 so we can direct you to a qualified professional in your community.

Group Training Classes

Currently offered at the Milwaukee and Ozaukee Campuses

Bring your puppy or dog to the Wisconsin Humane Society for our fun and engaging training classes! All of our classes use reward-based training techniques and we will teach you how you can use a clicker for training.

We currently offer the following six-week courses:

  • Puppy ABCs
  • Dog Manners
  • Shy Dog Class

We currently offer the following single-session workshops:

  • Stop the Pulling
  • Canine Massage Workshop 
  • Pet First Aid & CPR

Learn more or register by selecting a class near you on our calendar.

Dog Behavior Seminars

Currently offered at the Milwaukee and Ozaukee Campuses

Join us for a two-hour seminar on dog behavior, training techniques, animal safety, and problem solving. If you've had questions about canine body language, how to correct unwanted behaviors, how to best communicate with your pup, or any other canine conundrums, this is your chance to get answers from the experts!

The seminar costs just $10 and it includes a $5 gift certificate to use in our Animal Antics retail store inside the shelter.

Register by selecting a Dog Behavior Seminar near you on our calendar.

Pooch Playtime

Currently offered at the Milwaukee Campus

Is your dog longing to get out for more playtime and socialization? Join us for our next Pooch Playtime at the Wisconsin Humane Society Milwaukee Campus! Your dog can run and play with other dogs in our indoor, climate-controlled training center. We provide a fun and relaxing environment for playtime that is monitored by two trained WHS volunteers.

It's only $8 per dog for the 45-minute play session, and 100% of proceeds support the animals at WHS. Pre-registration is required and sessions are limited to 8 dogs.

Register by selecting your desired Pooch Playtime date on our calendar.