Upcoming Events

Jul
8
Mon
Introduction to Odor @ Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Jul 8 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Intro to Odor is the next step after completing Nosework for Beginners! In Ithis class you will learn how odor works and how to create unique puzzles for your dog to solve, while improving your own handling and observation skills. This class builds on the foundation set in Nosework for Beginners and introduces your dog to the first target odor of Birch. Dogs are also challenged with new search areas to improve their problem solving skills and aid in building their drive and confidence.

Prerequisite: completion of Nosework for Beginners, or permission from instructor.

Frequency and Duration:
Mondays, starting July 8 at 6:15 pm
This is a 1.5 hour (90 minutes) per week class held for 6 weeks.

Jul
9
Tue
Companion Dog Level 1 class @ Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Companion Dog Level 1 is for dogs 6 months and older as well as graduates of Puppy Preschool and/or Kindergarten. Whether you’ve just adopted and want to get off on the right paw or need a refresher, this class is for you. You will learn various hand signals and commands, such as sit, down, come, heel, stay, and leave it, and teach your dog to wait at doorways and walk politely on leash. Proof of current DHPP and Rabies vaccinations is required.

Tuesdays, starting July 9th from 7:30-8:30 pm

Jul
10
Wed
Puppy Kindergarten @ Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Jul 10 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Puppy Kindergarten is for puppies 4-6 months old and will build on the foundation laid in Puppy Preschool! This class expands on topics like socialization and appropriate play, and begins laying the framework for recall, more impulse control, and basic commands, along with supervised socialization (off-leash playtime to teach puppies how to play with other dogs.)

Puppies must have had at least 2 DHPP vaccines to attend. If older than 5 months, a rabies vaccine is also needed.

Wednesday, starting June 19th*
*Class will be skipped 7/3

Companion Dog Level 1 class @ Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Jul 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Companion Dog Level 1 is for dogs 6 months and older as well as graduates of Puppy Preschool and/or Kindergarten. Whether you’ve just adopted and want to get off on the right paw or need a refresher, this class is for you. You will learn various hand signals and commands, such as sit, down, come, heel, stay, and leave it, and teach your dog to wait at doorways and walk politely on leash. Proof of current DHPP and Rabies vaccinations is required.

Wednesdays, starting June 19th from 7:30-8:30 pm*
*Class will be skipped on 7/3

Jul
11
Thu
Pet Loss Support Group @ Lantos Center for Compassion
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

When your companion animal dies, it’s natural to feel grief and sadness, even depression. Our free support group is designed to offer anyone grieving the death, loss or terminal illness of a beloved companion animal. Led by a professional counselor, our group meets the second Thursday of each month, from 7-8:30 pm. The group usually ranges in size from 6 to 12 participants. Some people come once or twice, others four or five times. Participants need not be PHS/SPCA adopters and are not required to sign up for the class.

More information: http://035.b62.myftpupload.com/grief/

Jul
12
Fri
Volunteer Orientation @ Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

New volunteers, please signup online to attend this orientation. Existing volunteers please contact Volunteer Services by clicking here.

Space is limited, so please choose only one date that is convenient for you. If you would like to attend an orientation date that is already full, you can come to that orientation and try for a Drop-In seat. If we have space available due to no-shows or cancellations, you are welcome to stay. If there’s no room, you will have to leave and try for another date.

Jul
13
Sat
Dog Day Mornings @ Coyote Point Shelter
Jul 13 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Do you have a dog who’s a social butterfly? Or maybe a dog who’s a little shy or nervous? Do you like dog parks but sometimes feel uncomfortable being there? Then have we got a program for you and your canine companion!

At Dog Day Mornings dogs romp and play off-leash in a supervised atmosphere every Saturday morning, rain or shine.  All dogs must be current on their vaccinations, have attended a basic obedience class and all dogs 6 months and older must be altered.

For more information and to enroll call 650-340-7022 ext. 784. Pre-registration is required – no drop-ins. Come join us. . . It’s a barking good time!

Dog Day Mornings (Small Dogs Only) @ Coyote Point Shelter
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Do you have a dog who’s a social butterfly? Or maybe a dog who’s a little shy or nervous? Do you like dog parks but sometimes feel uncomfortable being there? Then have we got a program for you and your canine companion!

At Dog Day Mornings dogs romp and play off-leash in a supervised atmosphere every Saturday morning, rain or shine. All dogs must be current on their vaccinations, have attended a basic obedience class and all dogs 6 months and older must be altered. This session is for small dogs only.

For more information and to enroll call 650-340-7022 ext. 784. Pre-registration is required – no drop-ins. Come join us. . . It’s a barking good time!

Puppy Preschool @ Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Jul 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Puppy preschool is for puppies 2-4 months old and provides a foundation for a lifetime of good habits. This class introduces topics like house training, crate training and puppy handling, and will cover how to correct behaviors like biting, chewing and jumping, plus supervised socialization (off-leash playtime to teach puppies how to play with other dogs.)

Puppies must have had at least 1 DHPP vaccine to attend.

Saturdays, starting July 13th from 12:00-1:00 pm

Ask a Trainer @ Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Do you have a question or need advice on your dog’s behavior?  Join us at our Ask a Trainer event to receive the answers and advice you need!  This event is for humans only, no dogs please.

When:  Saturday, July 13th from 4-6 p.m.
Where: Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA, 1450 Rollins Road, Burlingame, CA
Cost: $10 or FREE for dogs adopted at the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA with proof of adoption
For more information please call 650-340-7022 ext. 667

Bring your questions to the event or email your questions in advance to training@PHS-SPCA.org

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