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Obedience Training

Are you looking for something fun to do with your dog?  Do you have a feisty Fido that needs to improve his manners? We have just the right class for you and your dog!

 

Puppy STAR Class - Six week class for dogs 7 months and younger. 
Socialization - Training - Activity - Responsibility -  A great way to get your new puppy off to a very good start and then move onto Basic Obedience or another class. Fun training for young dogs in a fun, puppy friendly atmosphere!  Puppies must have first set of shots in order to participate in class.


Class Starts - Monday, April 17 at 6:00 p.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer - Towl Building - FULL
Class Starts - Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m - Instructor - Alison Martz - Behind shelter, under tent - FULL
Class Starts - Monday, June 5 at 6:00 p.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer - Towl Building
Class Starts - Saturday, July 8 at 10:00 a.m. - Instructor - Alison Martz
Class Starts - Monday, July 17 at 6:00 p.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer

 

Basic Obedience - Six week class for dogs 7 months or older. 
Learn how to "listen to your dog" as your dog learns to "listen to you." Your dog will learn how to walk nicely on a leash, as well as become solid on the commands sit, down, stay and come. Basic Obedience is a pre-requisite for Pet Therapy Class.


Class Starts - Monday, April 17 at 11:30 a.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer - Towl Building - FULL
Class Starts - Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer - Towl Building
Class Starts - Saturday, May 6 at 11:30 a.m. - Instructor - Alison Martz - Behind shelter, under tent - FULL
Class Starts - Monday, June 5 at 11:30 a.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer - Towl Building
Class Starts - Monday, June 5 at 7:30 p.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer - Towl Building
Class Starts - Saturday, July 8 at 11:30 a.m. - Instructor - Alison Martz
Class Starts - Monday, July 17 at 11:30 a.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer
Class Starts - Monday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer

 

Advanced Obedience - Six weeks for dogs of all ages.
This class will not only focus on proofing your dog's skills but also offers to get him/her ready for the Canine Good Citizens test. The last class will be the actual CGC test by an AKC Evaluator.  Pre-requisite:  MUST have recently completed Basic Obedience.

Class Starts - Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. - Instructor -  Heidi Fischer - Towl Building - FULL
Class Starts - Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30 p.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer - Towl Building
Class Starts - Wednesday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m. - Instructor - Heidi Fischer

Pet Therapy Class - Six week class for dogs who have previously taken basic obedience class.
Have you ever wanted to give back to the community while spending time with your dog?  This class will help prepare you and your dog for evaluation and registration by a Therapy Dog organization. It is the next step in becoming a volunteer with Misty's Pals, the Pet Therapy volunteer group of the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast. This is an advanced class. Basic Obedience and being solid on all commands is a pre-requisite as these are not taught in this class.


Class Starts - Wednesday, April 19 at 6:00 p.m. - Instructor Heidi Fischer - Towl Building - FULL
Class Starts - Wednesday, June 7 at 6:00 p.m. - Instructor Heidi Fischer - Towl Building
Class Starts - Wednesday, July 19 at 6:00 p.m. - Instructor Heidi Fischer

Nose Works - A six week class for dogs of any age.  Nose Works is a search and scenting activity for virtually all dogs and people. This easy to learn sport is not only fun, but also builds confidence and focus in many dogs, while providing a safe way to keep dogs fit and healthy through mental and physical exercise.  Participants will receive their very own scent kit, and because of this, classes are $130!  Participants must bring a soft crate to class, if you don’t own one, HSTC can provide a crate during class.

 

Class Starts – Tuesday, June 20 at 6:30 p.m. -  Instructor Heidi Fischer - Towl Building

 

Focus Proofing - Six week class for dogs 1 year or older.
Build stronger communication with your dog through improving its obedience skills. This class will work on focusing their attention to you in an outside environment, along with controlling their impulses. This class will also build confidence for the shy dog, and give them the skills they need to be able to work around other dogs. This class will further prepare your dog for Pet Therapy Class or Agility.

TBD

 

Registration is easy!  Please fill out a registration form and email to jclifford@hstc1.org or mail to:

Humane Society of the Treasure Coast
4100 S.W. Leighton Farm Avenue
Palm City, FL  34990

Please be sure to sign the release waiver on the back and provide a copy of your pet's current vaccination record prior to class.

Advanced registration and payment is required to reserve your spot in class.

Classes are $130 (Please note that fees are non-refundable) and payment (check made out to HSTC) can be either mailed in with registration, credit card information can be written on registration form, or you can come visit the shelter and pay by credit card.
Shelter Adoptee Class Coupons Accepted!

For more information regarding Obedience Classes or to register, please call our Director of Humane Education, Jessie Clifford at (772) 600-3221 | email jclifford@hstc1.org.


 Agility Training

Agility Classes

HSTC offers a variety of Agility Classes, for more information regarding Agility Classes or to register, please call our Director of Humane Education, Jessie Clifford at (772) 600-3221 | email jclifford@hstc1.org.

Join HSTC's Agility Club

Agility Club membership is open to all those who have animals who have successfully completed at least six (6) weeks of agility classes and have a basic understanding of the use of the equipment.  Joining the Agility club will allow you to practice at HSTC on your schedule whenever there isn't a scheduled class or event!  

A completed membership application, with check payable to HSTC in the amount of $150, should be returned to the shelter or emailed to jclifford@hstc1.org.  Upon completion of the application and acceptance by the Humane Society, the member will receive the gate code.

 

4100 SW Leighton Farm Ave

Palm City, Florida 34990

(772) 223-8822

2015 Treasure Coast Choice Award
   

 

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