Behaving Buddies Workshops

OHS Behaving Buddies workshops help teach you and your dog how to overcome common unwanted behaviours. The OHS Behaving Buddies workshop series includes:

These single-session workshops are taught by professional OHS dog trainers and take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

 Cost: $60 per dog

Upcoming Workshops 

To be placed on an interest list for Behaving Buddies workshops that are not currently open for registration, select the “Interest List” button below. Select the calendar date (December 31, 2022) and time (11:59 pm) and select “Continue”. 

Interest List

COVID-19 Safety Protocols: To ensure the safety of OHS staff, volunteers, participants and animals, we ask that participants stay home if they are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or live with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the last five days. At this time, masking is not required for OHS programs, although participants who feel more comfortable wearing masks are encouraged to do so. We are regularly monitoring public health regulations and will update our COVID-19 safety protocols if anything changes.

A maximum of two human participants from the same household will be permitted to accompany each dog. Children attending class must be over the age of eight and accompanied by an adult.

Spaying and Neutering: Spay or neuter is recommended but not required for class. Read more about our position on spay/neuter.

Dogs must be at least four months old and have the following vaccinations:

  • Parvovirus, Distemper, Adenovirus and Parainfluenza (up-to-date)
  • Bordetella vaccine (up-to-date)
  • Rabies vaccine (up-to-date)

Behaving Buddies – Cancellation and Refund Policy: Refund requests received 48 hours in advance of a scheduled workshop are eligible for a refund of $35 ($25 administration fee applied). Refund requests received within 48 hours of a scheduled workshop are not eligible for a refund.

For more information, email at programs@ottawahumane.ca or call 613-725-3166, ext. 298.