Adult Manners 1

Learn how to communicate with your dog in our introductory adult obedience class! This class covers the training essentials, including sit, down, stay, come, and loose-leash walking, among other important topics. 

The first class of the 5-week series is an orientation for guardians only--please leave your dog at home. Training with your dog will begin in class two. This class is appropriate for dogs of all sizes. (We also offer a small-dog-only training class, Small Adult Manners 1.)

Frequency & Duration: 1 hour per week for 5 weeks. Please note: First class is a mandatory orientation for humans only--no dogs, please.

Fee: $185 per dog (If your dog was adopted from a shelter or 501(c)(3) rescue group, the fee is $165)

Course prerequisites: Dogs must be 6 months of age or older and able to work safely around people and other dogs on leash. (If your dog is between 4 and 9 months old, please look at our Adolescent Manners 1 class.) 

Class includes: Handbook, Homework and Certificate of Completion

Class capacity: 8 dogs

Location: SF SPCA Mission campus

Please review our class policies before enrolling in a class.

 

Upcoming classes:

  • Tuesdays, March 26 - April 23, 7:30 - 8:30 pm with Josh: Sorry, section and wait list are full.
  • Wednesdays April 3 - May 1, 5.00 - 6.00 pm with Emily: Sorry, section and wait list are full.
  • Tuesday, April 9 - May 14 (skips April 30), 6:15 - 7:15 pm with Rachel: Register now.
  • Wednesdays, April 17 - May 15, 7:30 - 8:30 pm with Shoshi: Sorry, section and wait list are full.

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