Puppy and Beyond -Leverett

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Dakin Humane Society

163 Montague Road

Leverett, MA 01054

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Puppy and Beyond (Puppy Kindergarten through Basic Manners, two in one!):

Eight weekly lessons beginning January 12th, ending March 2nd, for puppy ages 8-16 weeks at the start of class.

We’ll help you teach your pup how to:

  • Respond to basic obedience cues (e.g., sit, down, stay, come!, greet politely, walk nicely on leash, leave items alone on your cue, and be relaxed and settled near you)
  • Be comfortable with handling
  • Be comfortable around other people and new things
  • Play nicely with other pups
  • And more!

Part of each session will also include:

  • Socialization: how to introduce puppy to new things and experiences, handling/grooming/husbandry, understanding puppy’s body language communications, and much more!
  • Tips and troubleshooting common puppy behaviors such as houstraining, nipping, jumping, and chewing.
  • Sessions may include supervise puppy play to give your pup positive social experiences with other pups while you learn to read signs of good play and when and how to intervene productively.

Proof of first series of vaccinations required to register (or at first session).

*For registration questions, please email kbegnoche@dakinhumane.org

Discount Codes: If any of these discounts apply, enter them under "Enter Promotional Code" during registration.

ADPT-Dog -10% discount is offered to dogs adopted from Dakin, TJO Shelter, or any other adoption agency. Proof of adoption required at first class.

Seniors -10% discount is offered to humans age 65 and up and/or dogs age 8 or up.

USMilitary -10% discount is offered to US Military (Active, Reserve, or retired)

*One discount code per ticket.

Dog Training Program Policies


All dogs must be current on rabies and other vaccinations prior to the starting their first class. Puppies are only required to have their first series of vaccines. You will need to show proof of vaccination at your first class.

Class Cancellations

If the minimum enrollment for a class is not met 2 days before the class, the class may be cancelled. We will contact enrolled participants 2 days before the first session to notify of the cancellation. Paid participants will have the option of enrolling in an alternative class, receiving credit toward a future class, or receiving a full refund.

Refund Policy

We will refund your class fee if you cancel in writing 3 days before the class starts. Enrollments within 3 days of the class are not eligible for refunds for any reason.

A dog that is overly reactive or unruly during class may be asked to leave class, at the trainer’s discretion. Dogs actively in heat may also be asked to leave class. If either of these scenarios were to occur you may have the option to attend a private session, enroll in a later class, or receive a partial refund.

All refund requests must be made in writing & emailed to our office at kbegnoche@dakinhumane.org or by calling us at (413) 781-4000 x 117.

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