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Behavior & Training

Training and socializing is vital to a happy, well-adjusted family!

At the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland, we know that healthy pets in our community are happy pets in our community. Through our new training and behavior department, we are excited to offer programs, guidance and support to community members.

Want to join our upcoming dog training group classes?

BASIC CLICKER CLASS

SESSION 1: Sundays, running January 6th 4th through February 17th *skipping the January 27th class
Time: 11:30am-12:30pm
Location: the ARLGP at 217 Landing Road, Westbrook
Registration fee: $155 for non-ARLGP alumni | $125 for ARLGP alumni*
*When registering alumni: please enter promo code ‘alum’ at check-out to apply your adopter discount

SESSION 2: Mondays, running January 7th through February 11th
Time: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location: the ARLGP at 217 Landing Road, Westbrook
Registration fee: $155 for non-ARLGP alumni | $125 for ARLGP alumni*
*When registering alumni: please enter promo code ‘alum’ at check-out to apply your adopter discount

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

PUPPY CLICKER CLASS
SESSION 1: Sundays, running January 6th 4th through February 17th *skipping the January 27th class
Time: 10:00am-11:00am
Location: the ARLGP at 217 Landing Road, Westbrook
Registration fee: $155 for non-ARLGP alumni | $125 for ARLGP alumni*
*When registering alumni: please enter promo code ‘alum’ at check-out to apply your adopter discount

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Do you have a training and behavior concern with your dog, cat or critter?

STEP ONE: Fill out our online behavior support form and tell us what you are experiencing
This form allows us to gather critical information to support you and your animal as efficiently as possible. Please take your time and answer each question thoroughly.

STEP TWO: We will connect. A member of our team will be in touch within two business days to discuss next steps for you and your pet.

Connect with Brittany, our training and behavior manager:

Brittany Linkenheimer is a certified behavior and training specialist receiving her certification from the world-renowned Karen Pryor Academy, a graduate of Starmark Academy’s 3 certification program, an AKC Evaluator, and has her BFA. Brittany utilizes humane training methods that are based on current scientific knowledge of learning theory to teach people how to communicate and train their animals.

CONTACT BRITTANY: training@arlgp.org or (207) 517-3953


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