Dog training seminar: Author Suzanne Clothier; $250, $300 after Aug. 1; 9 a.m. Sept. 21-22; Friends for Life Dog Training, 2121 S.W. Deerhound Ave., Redmond; Dennis Fehling at 541-350-2869.
Negotiating the Spaces between ... helping the horse evolve the human: Lecture and demonstration by Sharon Bringleson, EPONA Advanced Instructor of Center for Horses and Healing in Fort Collins, Colo.; $25; registration requested; 6-9 p.m. July 12; Rafter J Ranch, 65950 93rd St., Bend; 816-273-2163 or www.bernadettehartman.com.
Summer brewfest: Third-annual event benefiting the Humane Society of Central Oregon, with 20 breweries, live music, pet adoptions and free ice cream; $5; 1-6 p.m. Saturday; Whole Foods Market, 2610 U.S. Highway 20, Bend; 541-330-7096 or www.hsco.org.
Basic companionship: Basic commands and skills; $120; six-week class; 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays or Wednesdays; preregister; Dancin’ Woofs; Kristin Kerner at 541-312-3766 or www.dancinwoofs.com.
Beginner Obedience: Basic skills, recall and leash manners; $110-125; 6 p.m. Mondays or Tuesdays; preregister; call for directions; Meredith Gage, 541-318-8459 or www.pawsitiveexperience.com.
Intermediate Obedience: Off-leash work and recall with distractions; $110; 6 p.m. Wednesdays; preregister; call for directions; Meredith Gage at 541-318-8459 or www.pawsitiveexperience.com.
Obedience classes: Six-week, drop-in classes; $99.95; 4 and 5 p.m. Mondays, 4 and 5 p.m. Fridays, and 12 p.m. Saturdays; Petco, 3197 N. U.S. Highway 97, Bend; Loel Jensen at 541-382-0510.
OBEDIENCE FOR AGILITY: Six weeks; $120; 5 p.m. Mondays; Desert Sage Agility, 24035 Dodds Road, Bend; Stephanie Morris at 541-633-6774 or www.desertsageagility.com.
Puppy 101: Socialization, basic skills and playtime for puppies 8-13 weeks old; $85; four-week class; 6-7 p.m. Thursdays; preregister; Dancin’ Woofs; Kristin Kerner at 541-312-3766 or www.dancinwoofs.com.
Puppy Basic manners class: Social skills for puppies up to 6 months old; $110; seven-week class, cost includes materials; 6-7 p.m. Mondays; preregister; Friends for Life Dog Training, 2121 S.W. Deerhound Ave., Redmond; Dennis Fehling at 541-350-2869 or www.friendsforlifedogtraining.com.
Puppy Life Skills: $120 for six weeks; 5 p.m.; Tuesdays; Desert Sage Agility, 24035 Dodds Road, Bend; Jan at 541-420-3284 or www.desertsageagility.com.
Puppy kindergarten classes: Training, behavior and socialization classes for puppies 10 to 16 weeks old; $80; 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; preregister; call for directions; Meredith Gage, 541-318-8459 or www.PawsitiveExperience.com.
Treibball Class: Urban herding sport involving eight exercise balls, a goal and 165-foot field; $120 for six weeks; Saturdays, call for times; Desert Sage Agility, 24035 Dodds Road, Bend; Jan at 541-420-3284 or www.desertsageagility.com.
Private Training, Boarding
Anne Geser: In-home individual training with positive reinforcement; 541-923-5665.
Cascade Animal Connection: S.A.N.E. Solutions for challenging dog behavior, Tellington TTouch, private lessons; Kathy Cascade at 541-516-8978 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dancin’ woofs: Behavioral counseling; 63027 Lower Meadow Drive, Suite D, Bend; Kristin Kerner at 541-312-3766 or www.dancinwoofs.com.
Dogs Ltd & Training: Leash aggression, training basics, day school; 59860 Cheyenne Road, Bend; Linda West at 541-318-6396 or www.dogsltdtraining.com.
Friends for Life Dog Training: Private basic obedience training and training for aggression/serious behavior problems; 2121 S.W. Deerhound Ave., Redmond; Dennis Fehling at 541-350-2869 or www .friendsforlifedogtraining.com.
lin’s School for Dogs: Behavior training and AKC ring-ready coaching; 63378 Nels Anderson Road, Suite 7, Bend; Lin Neumann at 541-536-1418 or www.linsschoolfordogs.com.