Featured Learning Program

Get Smart!

To love your dog is to learn with your dog.

The Training & Education Center at the Animal Rescue League/Western PA Humane Society is Pittsburgh’s premier place for all of your dog’s training needs. Our team is comprised of some of the city’s most knowledgeable canine trainers. Our positive, reward based training methods will help to bring out the best in your dog all while strengthening the human-canine bond!

Register for an class at our East End or North Shore location today!

Dog Obedience Training

Class Types Offered:

BASIC: Foundation courses for learning beginner skills

ADVANCED: Continuing courses for sharpening skills and focus towards accelerated classes

CANINE GOOD CITIZEN (CGC) COACHING: AKC CGC program designed to recognize dogs with good manners and responsible pet owners

THERAPY DOG PREPARATION: Practice test exercises and prepare for animal assisted therapy work

C.L.A.S.S. (CANINE LIFE AND SOCIAL SKILLS): Developed by the Association of Pet Dog, the program is designed to help your dog navigate the outside world successfully

SPORTS & FUN: Learning through exercise, activities & entertainment

TUTORING: sessions for specific skills or behavior matters

Private consultations are offered on a limited basis.