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Basic Manners: Saturdays April 6th - May 18th

(6 months & up) Welcome to Basic Manners! This 7 week class is taught by Kristen Brown, a Victoria Stilwell Academy Certified Dog Trainer (VSA-CDT) and the Behavior & Training Manager at the Lynchburg Humane Society. This course teaches basic manners with positive reinforcement focused methods, opens communication between owners and their dogs, and sets the foundation for more advanced skills! Starting April 6th, 2024 and ending May 18th, 2024, we will meet every Saturday from 10:15am-11:00am. We look forward to getting started!

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We require all dogs aged 6 months and up are up-to-date on their Rabies, DHPP, and Bordetella vaccines.

Waiver Agreement

I understand that the social environment that my dog will be in may place them in a hazardous situation and could result in injury or illness to me or my dog. 

The Lynchburg Humane Society, Inc. makes no claims or representations regarding the temperament, disposition or health of any animal. I release The Lynchburg Humane Society, Inc. and its agents from any and all injuries and property damage, by any pet. 

The LHS has limited information about the medical history and illness exposure of any animal. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the LHS from and against all liability for any medical exposure to my personal pet(s).

I hereby release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the LHS and its directors, officers, employees, volunteers, and agents, and their successors and assigns, from any and all claims, causes of action and demands of any nature, whether known or unknown, arising out of or in connection with my activities and interactions with any pets.

I give permission for the Lynchburg Humane Society to use photos of the dog & persons attending for Lynchburg Humane Society marketing and other materials. If you would like to attend and do not want your photo used please complete your registration and then contact Kristen Brown at