Training Your Pet

SafeHaven Dog Training

SafeHaven Humane Society is dedicated to helping people build and maintain happy, lifelong relationships with their pets. From obedience classes to private training, our goal is to be a resource for the communities we serve and to help owners experience the many rewards of pet ownership.  

Our Training Philosophy

At SafeHaven Humane Society, we are committed to using positive, rewards-based training methods to help dog owners build healthy relationships with their canine family members. From puppy socialization to basic manners and sports, we offer a variety of classes year round. Class sizes are kept small to ensure personalized attention.


Proof of vaccinations required for DHPPV, Bordetella and Rabies (when age appropriate). Clients must notify trainer prior to classes, workshops or private lessons if their dog has a history of dog or human directed reactivity/aggression.

Contact for information

Please contact us at or 541-928-6743 for all of your pet training needs.

SafeHaven does not issue refunds for Training Classes, Private Lessons and/or Workshops.

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Meet the Training Program Staff

Kaysha Rogers- Enrichment & Training Coordinator

Kaysha Rogers, CPDT-KA is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer who discovered her passion of training dogs as a child in Dog 4H. This love of dogs followed her to college where in 2012 she graduated from Oregon State University with an Animal Science degree with an emphasis on Animal Behavior. Kaysha is a member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers as well as a Canine Good Citizen Evaluator. She has over a decade of experience showing and training dogs and strives to use fun, non-aversive methods to help dogs overcome behavioral issues. She passionately competes with two of her own dogs Rusty and Loki, in a competitive relay race sport called Flyball and is currently training her SafeHaven adopted dog Wiley to play the sport as well. Kaysha also hopes to compete in the developing sport called Rally Freestyle Elements with her dog Oliver. 



Miriam Orzol - Dog Training Instructor

Miriam is a soon-to-be graduate of Oregon State University, and will be receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. She plans on attending OSU later this year to begin a second degree in Psychology as well as an option in Animal Behavior. Miriam began her training as a hobby, working with her friends’ dogs as much as possible before becoming an intern in the Enrichment and Training department here at Safehaven Humane Society. She plans on continuing her education in the Animal Behavior and Dog training field. Miriam enjoys being involved in the community, talking about shelter medicine and animal science as well as working with client and shelter dogs to help them with behavioral issues. She has experience training cats, rats, horses, and dogs. Her household currently includes her beloved cat, Milo, her young Great Dane, Westley, and her five rats, Amadeus, Jericho, Calcifer, Howl, and Nero. She actively fosters cats from Safehaven and enjoys interacting with all kinds of animals. 


Michaella Boyd - Dog Training Instructor

Michaella is a recent addition to SafeHaven’s Enrichment and Training Department. Not only does she work with and train many of SafeHaven’s shelter dogs, but she also gets to feed them delicious treats while doing it! Michaella has always been an animal lover and has recently begun taking steps to develop her animal focused career. Before becoming a member of the Enrichment and Training Department, Michaella volunteered faithfully and helped SafeHaven shelter pets of all shapes and sizes.  Michaella is currently enrolled in the CATCH Canine Trainer's Academy to become a professional dog trainer and is the proud Fur Mama to an eight-year-old chocolate Lab named Hershey, three cats, and ten ducks.