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.

Requirements

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/agression.

Contact for information

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

 

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Meet the Training Program Staff

Kaysha Rogers- Enrichment & Training Coordinator

  

Kaysha Rogers discovered her passion working and competing with 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 Canine Good Citizen Evaluator and has over a decade of experience working with and training dogs using positive, non-aversive methods. She is currently studying to take the Certified Professional Dog Training Knowledge Assessed examination (CPDT-KA) in the fall. Kaysha fosters SafeHaven dogs who need one-on-one training to help overcome behavioral issues and passionately competes with her own dogs in Flyball and Rally Obedience. She lives with her three awesome dogs, Rusty, Oliver and Loki, as well as with a 16 year old cat Dinah, a rabbit named Doyle and a chinchilla named Watson. 

 

Miriam Orzol - Dog Training Instructor

Miriam is a soon-to-be graduate of Oregon State University, and will be recieving 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 Traininer’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.