FAQs

Training Tips

What websites do you recommend for dog behavior and training tips?

Our experienced team of dog training volunteers recommend the following websites and blogs f or dog behavior and training.

Would you like hands-on training and professional guidance to train your dog or puppy?

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Do you give pet behavior advice?

If you have a specific question or behavioral issue with your pet you’d like to discuss, call or email our Behavior Helpline.

We can often point pet owners in the right direction, solve minor issues, and even prevent a pet from being surrendered due to their behaviors in some instances.

The Helpline is checked regularly and messages will be returned by a behavior professional as soon as possible.

When contacting the Behavior Helpline, please include the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your phone number
  • The best time to return your call
  • Type of animal (cat, dog, other)
  • How long you’ve had the animal
  • A brief summary of the problem or question

Call (503) 585-5900, ext. 318


How to Teach Your Dog to Come When Called

Willamette Humane Society’s Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Annie Ingersoll, demonstrates how to each your dog to come when called.

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How to Teach Your Dog to Lay Down

Willamette Humane Society’s Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Annie Ingersoll, demonstrates how to each your dog to lay down.

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