Leash Manners

Does taking your dog for a walk feel more like a game of tug-of-war?

Do you feel like you have a sled dog even though you are not training for dog sports? If so this may be the class for you. Leash Manners is a three week workshop focusing on tools and techniques for helping you and your dog enjoy your walks. During this class you will learn about why having the right equipment (harness, leash, rewards) matter, and techniques on how to keep your dog focused on you while still allowing them to enjoy their walks..

Location: The Humane Society of Jefferson County, W6127 Kiesling Rd, Jefferson, WI 53549 (outdoor play yard).

Class Length:  3-week series (About 1 hour lessons)

Class Size: 6 dog maximum


What’s the schedule for this class?

We offer several, but limited, series throughout the year. 

Here are the 2022 start dates:

Start DateClass TimeNotes
Thursday, April 75:45-6:45pmFULL
Thursday, April 77:15-8:15pmFULL
Thursday, May 55:45-6:45pmFULL   (class dates are 5/5, 5/12, and 5/26 - we skip 5/19)
Thursday, May 57:15-8:15pmFULL   (class dates are 5/5, 5/12, and 5/26 - we skip 5/19)

Enroll now in Leash Manners class (online form). If you have questions, call (920) 648-2421 or email us!


Please note that this class is not intended for dogs who are reactive/aggressive toward other dogs, on or off leash.

If your dog displays reactive/aggressive behavior towards other dogs, please call us at (920) 648-2421 for classes and other services available to treat leash reactivity and dog-to-dog aggression.


Are there any prerequisites for this class?

There are no prerequisite training classes for Leash Manners! 


How much does this class cost?

The price of Leash Manners class is $75, which includes lessons, weekly take-home handouts, and valuable one-on-one time with our trainer.


Who teaches this class?

Our behavioral trainer Alli currently teaches Leash Manners class. You can learn more about her certifications, experience, and more on our Meet the Trainers page!


Classes are filling up quickly, so be sure to enroll soon (online form). If you have questions, call (920) 648-2421 or email us!

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