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February 2021

  • Education

Virtual Story Time • LIVE ONLINE

February 11 @ 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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  • Education

Spread the Love Story Time • LIVE ONLINE

February 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Maryland SPCA and Enoch Pratt Free Library invites kids aged 5-12 to come read stories one-on-one to a pet and learn how to make a fun animal craft with a librarian! Spread the Love Story Time is a great way for kids to practice their reading skills in a judgment-free environment while having fun! Readers will be individually paired with Maryland SPCA volunteers and their pets in a virtual meeting space. We encourage parents/guardians to remain present in the…

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  • Training Class

Separation Anxiety 101

February 14 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
| Sunday @ 9:00am

Welcome to Separation Anxiety 101  This is the first step to addressing your dog's separation-related behaviors.   What is Separation Anxiety? Separation Anxiety Myths How to prevent separation anxiety during a pandemic and in puppies.   How to manage your dog so you can leave your home without guilt. Observation of you dog in the home setting to determine if your dog is anxious A live assessment so you will know where to start training. Option to continue training if you choose to change the way…

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  • Education

Virtual Story Time • LIVE ONLINE

February 18 @ 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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  • Training Class

Puppy Socialization: Puppy Biting and Chewing

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
| LIVE ONLINE CLASS

Puppy Biting and Chewing   Adequately socializing puppies during the critical period 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 your puppy that…

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  • Training Class

Reactive Rover

February 21 @ 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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  • Training Class

All-Star Canine Online, Wednesdays

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
| Wednesdays @ 5:00pm for 5 weeks
3300 Falls Rd
Baltimore, MD 21211 United States
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We're committed to helping you create a positive and lasting relationship between you and your dog. Many behavior problems can be prevented or solved with positive, consistent training and socialization. All–Star Canine Class teaches you how to train your dog to: Come when called. Sit. Go to bed. Leash walking mechanics. Stay. Canine body language. Leave it. And much more. To aid in training, please bring treats your dog loves to every class! Requirements Must internet access and a device…

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  • Education

Virtual Story Time • LIVE ONLINE

February 25 @ 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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  • Training Class

Puppy Socialization

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
| 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

Canine Communication

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
| Sunday @ 10:30am

Welcome to Canine Communication Have you ever been unsure what your dog is trying to say? Is there a behavior you can't seem to figure out? Are you nervous about off-leash interactions because you are not quite sure if your dog is enjoying them? This webinar is for you!  This class will cover the basics of canine communication so you can better understand why your dog does what he does. You will develop the confidence to: Effectively monitor your dog's behavior around people…

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