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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
Dogs 6 months and older

Tuesday evenings, running for 6 consecutive weeks from Tuesday, October 23rd through Tuesday, November 27th
Class Time: 5:30-6:30pm

Sunday mornings, running for 6 consecutive weeks from Sunday, November 4th through Sunday, December 9th
Class Time: 10:00-11:00am

Location: ARLGP Community Room
Class Fee: $100 for ARLGP alumni dogs, $155 for non-alumni
REGISTER NOW

STAR PUPPY CLICKER CLASS
Puppies 5 months and under

Monday evenings, running for 6 consecutive weeks from Monday, October 22rd through Monday, November 26th
Class Time: 5:30-6:30pm

Location: ARLGP Community Room
Class Fee: $125 for ARLGP alumni dogs, $155 for non-alumni
REGISTER NOW

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 positive reinforcement techniques and clicker training to teach people how to communicate and train their animals.

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


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