Dog Training

The MCSPCA offers positive, rewards-based training to help your dog become a good family companion.

We can help build a positive relationship with your dog, teach you how to communicate what you need – and you will be helping support shelter animals at the same time!

*NEW* Puppy Classes @ Freehold Adoption Center!

First session starts Monday August 14th. This class will meet once a week for 4 weeks $80.

For more information email

 Puppy Kindergarten (for puppies 10 weeks to 5 months)

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This class will meet once a week for 6 weeks. $100. Time varies upon instructor.

Training is important for all puppies 10 weeks to 5 months of age.  Kindergarten will help give you and your pup a good foundation to work with. Besides socializing your puppy, you will learn basic commands and ways to address jumping, mouthing and housebreaking. Questions? Email Kathy!


Adult Beginner – Basic Manners (over 6 months)

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This class will meet once a week for 6 weeks. $100

No prior training necessary. For dogs over 6 months. Basic Manners will teach you basic commands and offer  solutions to issues you might be having at home. Questions? Email!



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For people and dog-friendly dogs 6 months and up. No prior training necessary.

Handlers and dogs will be introduced to the fun and thrill of agility. You and your dog will strengthen your relationship by learning  foundation skills for the sport of agility. This class is designed to exercise both canine brain and body and  introduce basic obstacle familiarization.

For more information, email

If you are interested in more advanced training, email

Next Pet Therapy Prep Class:


$120 ($100 for rescue dogs)
This class will be four, 1 hour sessions to prepare you and your dog with skills needed to take a pet therapy test.
Prerequisite: all participants must know basic commands and be good with other dogs
To sign up, please contact
to learn more about pet therapy, please click here
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