Pet Help Sessions - March 2015

The Right Way to Get Your Cat Into Their Carrier

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 at 7:00 pm - Animal Hospital of North Asheville Education Room

Does your cat disappear when you bring out their carrier? It is a battle to put your cat into their carrier? Many cats resist getting into their carriers, but it is possible (and important) to avoid this stress for your cat and for you. This free help session will provide positive methods to help train your cat to enjoy their carrier along with tips to help make traveling with your cat less stressful.

This free help session is being presented by Tristan Rehner, MS, CPDT-KA of Pet Behavior Aid in the Education Room of Animal Hospital of North Asheville.

The mission of Pet Behavior Aid, a non-profit organization, is to increase the retention of companion animals in their homes in Asheville and Western NC through education and training programs for people who have dogs or cats, animal shelter and rescue workers, and the general community.

How to Clicker Train Your Cat or Dog

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 at 7:00 pm - Animal Hospital of North Asheville Education Room

Are you interested in learning more about clicker training for your dog or cat? Have you ever wondered why people use "clickers" to train? Or when and how to use the clicker correctly? How does the "click" sound help train an animal? These questions and much more will be answered by Jenny White, CPDT-KA of Dog-Ed.

Join Dog-Ed on Tuesday, March 24th from 7-8pm to learn the clicker training basics as well as play a few fun games to play with your cat or dog. This class is not only for dog and cat families, clicker training works for all animals even fish!

No registration required and this is a free event.

Please contact Jenny at Dog-Ed @ 989-1883 or info@dog-ed.net with any questions.

***These Help Sessions are for people only, so please leave your pet at home. Our goal is to teach you what you need to know to help your pet.

These Help Sessions are free to the public on a first come, first seated basis. Please be aware that Animal Hospital of North Asheville will be seeing patients while the Help Session is in progress, so some of our parking will be reserved for the families of patients needing care. Thank you for understanding.

In case of inclement weather or icy roads, behavior help sessions will be cancelled. If you have any doubt whether the class will be held, check our Facebook page or call Animal Hospital of North Asheville at 828-253-3393.

How to Help Your Leash Reactive Dog

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 at 7:00 pm - Animal Hospital of North Asheville Education Room

Does your dog growl, bark, lunge, and just get all into a tizzy when he or she sees other dogs or people while on a leash? If so, this class is for you. At this free, people-only behavior help session, you will learn canine body language so that you can better know what to expect at each encounter. You will also learn what steps you can take to prevent your dog from going into this state of mind, and you will learn lots more!

This free Help Session is being presented by Tristan Rehner, MS, CPDT-KA of Pet Behavior Aid and is for people only.

The mission of Pet Behavior Aid, a non-profit organization, is to increase the retention of companion animals in their homes in Asheville and Western NC through education and training programs for people who have dogs or cats, animal shelter and rescue workers, and the general community.