Dog-Harmony to host first humane education symposium

To help keep dogs in their homes and out of shelters, Dog-Harmony Inc. is offering a low-cost day of seminars June 16 to help owners understand and train their pets. The morning seminars, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., will cover topics such as “how to talk dog,” fear at the vet’s office, and what […]

Puppy Play Group

Join Nancy Bown, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), in a controlled, safe environment where your dog, aged 9 to 16 weeks, will have a chance to interact with other dogs and people. Playtime, socialization and other puppy-themed topics will be discussed. Cost: $20 Puppies must be cleared by a vet before […]

Basic Obedience Class: Level 1

Join Nancy Bown, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), for a four-week course on basic obedience for your dog. This course will educate you on how to properly teach your dog standard cues, such as sit and leave it, in a fear and stress free way using positive reinforcement techniques. It’ll also […]

Puppy Play Group

Join Nancy Bown, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer – Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA), in a controlled, safe environment where your dog, aged 9 to 16 weeks, will have a chance to interact with other dogs and people. Playtime, socialization and other puppy-themed topics will be discussed. Cost: $20 Puppies must be cleared by a vet before […]

Dog-Harmony offers low-cost training options

Every five years an estimated 6.12 million pets find themselves re-homed, and more than 40 percent of the owners say it’s due to behavior issues, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. What could have solved those issues? Positive-reinforcement training. Unfortunately, training can be costly. But, Dog-Harmony, a nonprofit rescue […]

Loose Leash Walking Clinic

Nancy, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) and Dog-Harmony’s founder, is offering training sessions at Dog-Harmony Headquarters, 3906 U.S. Highway 98 W, Unit 34, Santa Rosa Beach. This course focuses on walking on a leash without pulling. Equipment Needed: Buckle Collar, Harness, Six Foot Leash $10 for rescues from a 501(c)3 organization $15 for […]

Come When Called: A Recall Clinic

Nancy, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) and Dog-Harmony’s founder, is offering training sessions at Dog-Harmony Headquarters, 3906 U.S. Highway 98 W, Unit 34, Santa Rosa Beach. This clinic focuses on recall, which could be a life-saving skill. Nancy will teach you how to work with your dog to make sure that when you […]

Dog-Harmony and the Destin Library set to host humane education events

Dog-Harmony has teamed up with the Destin Library to host a lecture series over the next few months. From workshops focusing on educating children to teaching you the difference between service dogs and therapy animals, this series will cover it all. Upcoming events: Children’s Humane Education Workshop Feb. 27 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Cruelty […]

Dog-Harmony offers group training classes

Dog-Harmony offers community humane education courses featuring group training classes. Nancy Bown, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer-Knowledge Assessed (CPDT-KA) and Dog-Harmony’s founder, leads these courses at Dog-Harmony Headquarters, 3906 U.S. Highway 98 W, Unit 34, Santa Rosa Beach. For more information about the individual classes, visit Dog-Harmony’s events page. To sign up for one of […]