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July 2021

  • Training Class

Puppy Pointers: Puppy Socialization

July 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
| LIVE ONLINE CLASS

Puppy Socialization   Adequately socializing puppies during the critical period – 8 to 20 weeks is the most effective measure to reduce the chance of your dog developing fear-related behaviors as an adult. Live virtual group modules are a cost-effective, flexible option to help your puppy grow up to be a friendly, confident dog. You can take one or all of them! The order doesn’t matter as it is all about laying down an adequate foundation so we can teach…

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  • Training Class

Reactive Rover

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
| LIVE ONLINE CLASS
$75

Class will be held LIVE online. Zoom meeting details will be emailed after registration. Has your dog's on-leash growling, barking, and lunging towards other dogs begun stressing you out? Do you want to understand their behavior better and get some immediate relief? The reactive rover online options will provide you with the same quality training you have come to expect from the Maryland SPCA with the added benefit of working at your pace and from the safety of your own…

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  • Adoption

Adopt-A-Thon

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
9041 Snowden Square Dr.
Columbia, MD 21045 United States
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Join us at PetSmart Columbia for Adopt-A-Thon, part of PetSmart Charities' National Adoption Week and meet adoptable pets from the Maryland SPCA!  

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  • Training Class

Puppy Pointers: Puppy Resource Guarding

July 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
| LIVE ONLINE CLASS

Puppy Resource Guarding   Adequately socializing puppies during the critical period – 8 to 20 weeks is the most effective measure to reduce the chance of your dog developing fear-related behaviors as an adult. Live virtual group modules are a cost-effective, flexible option to help your puppy grow up to be a friendly, confident dog. You can take one or all of them! The order doesn’t matter as it is all about laying down an adequate foundation so we can…

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  • Adoption

Adopt-A-Thon

July 22 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
9041 Snowden Square Dr.
Columbia, MD 21045 United States
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Join us at PetSmart Columbia for Adopt-A-Thon, part of PetSmart Charities' National Adoption Week and meet adoptable pets from the Maryland SPCA!  

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  • Adoption

Adopt-A-Thon

July 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
9041 Snowden Square Dr.
Columbia, MD 21045 United States
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Join us at PetSmart Columbia for Adopt-A-Thon, part of PetSmart Charities' National Adoption Week and meet adoptable pets from the Maryland SPCA!  

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  • Training Class

Canine Communication

July 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
| Friday @ 5:30pm

Welcome to Canine Communication Canine Communication and Play Have you ever been unsure if your dog is enjoying a play interaction? Is your dog regularly getting into scuffles, but you don’t know why? Our speaker will teach you all you need to know about dog-to-dog communication and play. You will learn about the hallmarks of healthy, reciprocal play as well as red flags that require immediate intervention. Real-life examples and a breakdown of play behaviors will give you the confidence…

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  • Adoption

Adopt-A-Thon

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9041 Snowden Square Dr.
Columbia, MD 21045 United States
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Join us at PetSmart Columbia for Adopt-A-Thon, part of PetSmart Charities' National Adoption Week and meet adoptable pets from the Maryland SPCA!  

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  • Adoption

Adopt-A-Thon

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9041 Snowden Square Dr.
Columbia, MD 21045 United States
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Join us at PetSmart Columbia for Adopt-A-Thon, part of PetSmart Charities' National Adoption Week and meet adoptable pets from the Maryland SPCA!  

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  • Education

Virtual Story Time • LIVE ONLINE

July 29 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Thursdays from 4:00pm - 4:30pm Do you miss reading to the animals in the kennels during Wagging Tales Reading Hour? Join the Maryland SPCA for our brand-new Virtual Story Time! Thursdays at 4:00 pm, starting October 1, each registered child will be paired virtually with a live animal to read to, offering a chance to practice their reading skills in a non-judgmental, fun way! Animal-themed books are encouraged, but not required. Slots will fill up fast, so please register now.…

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