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Foster dogs from any rescue or shelter may attend our dog training class for free. Register at mishamayfoundation@gmail.com

PRIVATE IN-HOME SESSIONS
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JUN 24 Private Behavior Sessions by Appointment in Lakewood near Wadsworth and Alameda

JUL 8 Private Behavior Sessions by Appointment in Lakewood near Wadsworth and Alameda

Jul 8 6 week Obedience and Good Manners - Thorton

Jul 22 and 23 VegFest: Volunteers needed – Jefferson County Fairgrounds

AUG 5 Private Behavior Sessions by Appointment in Lakewood near Wadsworth and Alameda

Aug 19 and 20 Denver Pet Expo – FREE – Volunteers needed

 

Classes

*Animal Communication
*Animal Reiki Certification
*Animal Rights
*Anxiety, Fear, Phobia and Trauma
*Barking & Digging
*Basic Obedience & Good Manners
*Behavior Training
*Canine Anxiety
*Canine CPR and First Aid
*Canine Massage
*Canine Nutrition
*Canine Sensory Management
*CATS: Understanding the Mysterious Creature
*Come Command
*Door Manners
*Families and Dogs
*Fear & How to Lessen It
*Finding Your Calling
*Flower Essences for People & Pets
*Food, Toy and Place Guarding
*I Can't Control Myself
*I'm Scared and Scarey on a Leash
*Introvert in an Extroverted World?
*KIDS: Earn an “I’m a Dog’s Best Friend” Certificate
*Leash Walking and Good Manners
*Obedience and Good Manners
*Off-Leash Protocol
*Proper Greetings:Who Me Jump up?
*Puppy Socialization
*Separation Anxiety
*Spirit Animals
*Understanding Cats
*Understanding Dogs
*Veg Life

*FREE Overview of our Dog Training Programs with Q&A: 6 week Obedience and Good Manners, Canine Good Citizen Certification, Single Theme Behavior, Dog Trainer / Behavior Specialist Certification, 4 week Understanding Dogs, 3 week Leash Walking, 3 week Off Leash / COME

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Calendar of Classes & Events by DATE

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Special DealsSpecial Deals on Multiple Classes:
Sign up for any 1 class: $25 if paid 2 days before the class; $35 after.
Sign up for any 2 classes: $40 if paid 2 days before your first choice.
Sign up for any 4 classes: $75 if paid 2 days before the first class.
Sign up for any 6 classes: $100/ up to 2 days before the first class; when you register, you must choose the 6 classes

 

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Private In-Home Sessions

Private In-Home or Office Sessions
Performed by Lorraine May, M.A.
Executive Director of Misha May Foundation Dog Training and Rescue
Voted Best Dog Training in Denver 3 years in a row!

Lorraine May has been training for over 15 years. The rescue has always accepted the hardest dogs that no one else wanted. Lorraine has fostered and worked with just about every breed and every issue successfully over the years.

In-Your -Home Sessions: Jeffco and Denver – day, evening, weekend
Office Sessions: Lakewood - day, evening, weekend

Philosophy: Misha May employs Learning Theory which is an educational approach. We communicate with the dog clearly establishing consistent rules. We set the dog up for success so that instead of punishing him for doing something wrong, we spend our time teaching and practicing what is right. Just like an athlete practices his skills, we coach the dog until he can perform correctly on his own. Why not be kind and compassionate to your friend rather than harsh and punishing?

Number of Sessions: Typically one session is adequate to help the owner change his or her behavior and learn how to proceed with changing the dog’s behavior. Follow-up training typically happens in one of our specialty classes (Understanding Dogs, Scared and Scary) which cost $150 for 4 weeks.

Prior to the session: complete a registration so that the trainer arrives prepared and ready to work
During the session: assessment of dog and situation, training of dog, coaching of humans, development of goal oriented treatment plan, follow-up suggestions such as classes
Following the session: delivery of educational handouts, clarification of any questions, suggested continuation in our specialty classes, additional appropriate referrals

The session will address:
*Behavior: to teach the dog what he or she needs to know to replace an unwanted behavior with an acceptable behavior that gets him what he wants or needs (play, self-confidence, safety, attention, great life)
*Emotions: to help the dog develop a more positive association with his world which leads to relaxation, manners and a great life

Pricing:
Initial consult / training session / treatment plan / handouts – 1.5 hours @ $350
Follow-up treatment session – 1 hour @ $250
Package of 3 one hour follow-up treatment sessions - $600
Follow- up classes if appropriate for your dog(s) - $150 for all 4 weeks
Understanding Dogs - for almost any issue
Scared & Scary - for dogs who fear, react to, or dislike other dogs, but are okay with humans

Foster dogs from any rescue or shelter may attend our dog training classes for free. However, we do not have the resources to offer private sessions for free.



JUNE

Jun 24 Private Behavior Sessions by Appointment in Lakewood near Wadsworth and Alameda

JUN 24 Private Behavior Sessions by Appointment in Lakewood near Wadsworth and Alameda

June 24th. Choose a time: 9-10:30am, 10:45am-12:15pm, 12:30-2:00pm, 2:15-3:45pm (also July 8th and August 5th)
Address and details will be sent upon registration.
Dog Behavior Specialist: Lorraine May, M.A.
Executive Director of Misha May Foundation Dog Training and Rescue Support
Voted Best Dog Training in Denver 3 years in a row!


Lorraine May has been training for over 15 years. The rescue has always accepted the hardest dogs that no one else wanted. Lorraine has fostered and worked with just about every breed and every issue successfully over the years. Lorraine’s dog behavior articles have been published by Channel 9, Mile High Dog magazine, Cats and Dogs Colorado magazine, Walnut Hills Newspaper and other local publications.

Philosophy: Misha May employs Learning Theory which is an educational approach. We communicate with the dog clearly establishing consistent rules. We set the dog up for success so that instead of punishing him for doing something wrong, we spend our time teaching and practicing what is right. Just like an athlete practices his skills, we coach the dog until he can perform correctly on his own.

Prior to the session: complete a registration to save time in the session During the session: assessment of dog and situation, training of dog, coaching of humans, development of goal oriented treatment plan, follow-up suggestions such as classes Following the session: delivery of educational handouts, clarification of any questions, suggested continuation in our specialty classes, additional appropriate referrals.

The session will address:
*Behavior: to teach the dog what he or she needs to know to replace an unwanted behavior with an acceptable behavior that gets him what he wants or needs (play, self-confidence, safety, attention, great life)
*Emotions: to help the dog develop a more positive association with his world which leads to relaxation, manners and a great life
*Physiology: to specifically address the nervous system and brain to help alleviate fear and anxiety
*Psychology: to develop confidence, build trust and heal past abuse, neglect and trauma

Registration Required at mishamayfoundation@gmail.com.
Reserve your spot by paying the 1.5 hour one session fee of $200 using Paypal or credit card with the donation button at www.mishamayfoundation.org or mail a check to Misha May, PO Box 151166, Lakewood, CO 80215-1166.
Or reserve 3 appointments by paying the 1.5 hour three sessions fee of $500 using Paypal or credit card with the donation button at www.mishamayfoundation.org or mail a check to Misha May, PO Box 151166, Lakewood, CO 80215-1166.

JULY

Jul 8 Private Behavior Sessions by Appointment in Lakewood near Wadsworth and Alameda

Jul 8 6 week Obedience and Good Manners - Thorton

Jul 22 and 23 VegFest: Volunteers needed – Jefferson County Fairgrounds

JUL 8 Private Behavior Sessions by Appointment in Lakewood near Wadsworth and Alameda

JULY 8th. Choose a time: 9-10:30am, 10:45am-12:15pm, 12:30-2:00pm, 2:15-3:45pm (also June 24th and August 5th)
Address and details will be sent upon registration.
Dog Behavior Specialist: Lorraine May, M.A.
Executive Director of Misha May Foundation Dog Training and Rescue Support
Voted Best Dog Training in Denver 3 years in a row!


Lorraine May has been training for over 15 years. The rescue has always accepted the hardest dogs that no one else wanted. Lorraine has fostered and worked with just about every breed and every issue successfully over the years. Lorraine’s dog behavior articles have been published by Channel 9, Mile High Dog magazine, Cats and Dogs Colorado magazine, Walnut Hills Newspaper and other local publications.

Philosophy: Misha May employs Learning Theory which is an educational approach. We communicate with the dog clearly establishing consistent rules. We set the dog up for success so that instead of punishing him for doing something wrong, we spend our time teaching and practicing what is right. Just like an athlete practices his skills, we coach the dog until he can perform correctly on his own.

Prior to the session: complete a registration to save time in the session During the session: assessment of dog and situation, training of dog, coaching of humans, development of goal oriented treatment plan, follow-up suggestions such as classes Following the session: delivery of educational handouts, clarification of any questions, suggested continuation in our specialty classes, additional appropriate referrals.

The session will address:
*Behavior: to teach the dog what he or she needs to know to replace an unwanted behavior with an acceptable behavior that gets him what he wants or needs (play, self-confidence, safety, attention, great life)
*Emotions: to help the dog develop a more positive association with his world which leads to relaxation, manners and a great life
*Physiology: to specifically address the nervous system and brain to help alleviate fear and anxiety
*Psychology: to develop confidence, build trust and heal past abuse, neglect and trauma

Registration Required at mishamayfoundation@gmail.com.
Reserve your spot by paying the 1.5 hour one session fee of $200 using Paypal or credit card with the donation button at www.mishamayfoundation.org or mail a check to Misha May, PO Box 151166, Lakewood, CO 80215-1166.
Or reserve 3 appointments by paying the 1.5 hour three sessions fee of $500 using Paypal or credit card with the donation button at www.mishamayfoundation.org or mail a check to Misha May, PO Box 151166, Lakewood, CO 80215-1166.

Jul 8 6 week Obedience and Good Manners - Thorton

July 8, 15, 22, 29 August 5, 12 from 9:00-10:00am
Close to 128th and Colorado in Thornton
Address and details will be sent after registration.

This class covers all of the basics such as sit, down and stay plus lots more. Come and leash walking are also included, as well as calming techniques. We educate you about dog behavior based on science that works. Our approach is force free and positive. We respect you and your dog, and your loving relationship. The class is fun and stress-free, yet effective.

Misha May is Denver's Best Dog Training for the 3rd year in a row! Registration required at mishamayfoundation@gmail.com. Reserve your spot by paying the $125 fee using paypal or credit card with the donation button at www.mishamayfoundation.org or mail a check to Misha May, PO Box 151166, Lakewood, CO 80215-1166.

Foster dogs, still homeless and not adopted, from any rescue or shelter, may attend for FREE. Please do not request a FREE spot for a dog who is adopted or spoken for (by the foster parent or other).

About the instructor: Ekta Bhattacharya

Hello, my name is Ekta, I am currently a dog trainer and behavior specialist apprentice at Misha May Foundation. I joined the dog-parent club 4 years ago and am loving every minute of it! Initially though, it was not a smooth ride, and I made every mistake in the book that new, or even experienced dog parents make. I decided to join the dog trainer and behavior specialist program to make sure that I have all the best tools for communicating with my fur babies. As a result of this training I have learned a great deal about dog behaviors, how to communicate with dogs and how they communicate with us, and have great ideas about solving various issues using positive reinforcement. I find working with dogs very rewarding and fulfilling. I am able to read dogs well, am kind and patient with them and empathize with their humans who want to help their dogs be successful in the human world. My goal is to help other dogs and humans in having better communication and a harmonious relationship with each other without having to resort to forceful, outdated methods.

Jul 22 and 23 VegFest: Volunteers needed – Jefferson County Fairgrounds

VegFest
July 22 from 10am-6pm
July 23 from 10am-5pm
Exhibit Hall, Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 West 6th Avenue, Golden, Colorado 80401
After turning into the Fairgrounds, follow the CLEARLY marked signs to the Exhibit Hall.

Misha May Foundation, one of the many non-profit organizations participating, will have a booth both days where we offer free dog behavior handouts, dog training information and products / books. The event is fun, educational and delicious, where we connect with awesome animal-loving people.

Volunteers are integral to our success. Please email mishamayfoundation@gmail.com.

Our sponsor for the event is Mile High Natural Awakenings magazine.

VegFest Colorado is a 2 day fair that promotes a vegan lifestyle. This event features renowned speakers who speak on health, diet, compassion, and environmental issues. VegFest Colorado also features expert chefs who demonstrate how to prepare delicious healthful plant-based/vegan dishes. Additional activities include food sampling, restaurants, commercial & non-profit exhibitors, vegan speed dating, fun for the kids and more. VegFest Colorado's primary purpose is to raise awareness of the importance of a plant-based lifestyle and to help build a supportive vegan community.

As an Attendee, spend time with like-minded people. Enjoy and learn from world renowned luminaries who speak on health, diet and environmental issues. Learn ways to prepare healthier foods at the many Food Presentations. Have fun doing activities with your children in the Kid’s Kingdom. Savor plant based food samples offered by several food vendors. See first-hand the numerous eco-friendly commercial businesses which could enhance your life. Acquire a new or deeper appreciation for the work the participating non-profit groups are committed to.

For tickets and more information: vegfestcolorado.org

AUGUST

Aug 5 Private Behavior Sessions by Appointment in Lakewood near Wadsworth and Alameda

Aug 19 and 20 Denver Pet Expo – FREE – Volunteers needed

AUG 5 Private Behavior Sessions by Appointment in Lakewood near Wadsworth and Alameda

Aug 5. Choose a time: 9-10:30am, 10:45am-12:15pm, 12:30-2:00pm, 2:15-3:45pm (also June 24th and July 8)
Address and details will be sent upon registration.
Dog Behavior Specialist: Lorraine May, M.A.
Executive Director of Misha May Foundation Dog Training and Rescue Support
Voted Best Dog Training in Denver 3 years in a row!


Lorraine May has been training for over 15 years. The rescue has always accepted the hardest dogs that no one else wanted. Lorraine has fostered and worked with just about every breed and every issue successfully over the years. Lorraine’s dog behavior articles have been published by Channel 9, Mile High Dog magazine, Cats and Dogs Colorado magazine, Walnut Hills Newspaper and other local publications.

Philosophy: Misha May employs Learning Theory which is an educational approach. We communicate with the dog clearly establishing consistent rules. We set the dog up for success so that instead of punishing him for doing something wrong, we spend our time teaching and practicing what is right. Just like an athlete practices his skills, we coach the dog until he can perform correctly on his own.

Prior to the session: complete a registration to save time in the session During the session: assessment of dog and situation, training of dog, coaching of humans, development of goal oriented treatment plan, follow-up suggestions such as classes Following the session: delivery of educational handouts, clarification of any questions, suggested continuation in our specialty classes, additional appropriate referrals.

The session will address:
*Behavior: to teach the dog what he or she needs to know to replace an unwanted behavior with an acceptable behavior that gets him what he wants or needs (play, self-confidence, safety, attention, great life)
*Emotions: to help the dog develop a more positive association with his world which leads to relaxation, manners and a great life
*Physiology: to specifically address the nervous system and brain to help alleviate fear and anxiety
*Psychology: to develop confidence, build trust and heal past abuse, neglect and trauma

Registration Required at mishamayfoundation@gmail.com.
Reserve your spot by paying the 1.5 hour one session fee of $200 using Paypal or credit card with the donation button at www.mishamayfoundation.org or mail a check to Misha May, PO Box 151166, Lakewood, CO 80215-1166.
Or reserve 3 appointments by paying the 1.5 hour three sessions fee of $500 using Paypal or credit card with the donation button at www.mishamayfoundation.org or mail a check to Misha May, PO Box 151166, Lakewood, CO 80215-1166.

Aug 19 and 20 Denver Pet Expo – FREE – Volunteers needed

Denver Pet Expo
Aug 19 from 10am-5pm
Aug 20 from 11am-4pm
Denver Merchandise Mart
451 E 58th Ave Denver, CO 80216
FREE ADMISSION
For more information: denverpetexpo.com

Misha May Foundation, one of the many non-profit organizations participating, will have a booth both days where we offer free dog behavior handouts, dog training information and products / books. The event is fun, educational and delicious, where we connect with awesome animal-loving people.

Volunteers are integral to our success. Please email mishamayfoundation@gmail.com.

Our sponsor for the event is Mile High Natural Awakenings magazine.

What can you expect at an Amazing Pet Expo?
Tons of Exhibitors
Fabulous Prize Giveaways & Fun for both the Two-Legged AND Four-Legged
Adopt! Dozens of Rescue Groups and a Petfinder.com Mega-Adoption Event
Discounted Vaccinations, Microchipping and Heartworm & Flea Preventatives
Free Nail Trims
Pet Activites
Live Entertainment, Obedience Demonstrations, Author Readings/Book Signings
The Latest & Greatest Pet Products
Learn About Pet Care, Volunteerism, Grooming, Pet Behavior & Training, Traveling with your Pet, How YOU Can Make a Difference, Different Types of Pets/Breeds, Veterinarian FAQ, Fun Activities for You & Your Pet
And SO MUCH MORE!


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Class Cancellation Policy: Generally, we do not cancel classes. If we do, we will contact you by email. Be certain you have registered with a legible, easy-to-read, correct email address. When weather may be an issue, the class will not be cancelled if the teacher will be attending. Fees are then used to pay class expenses. In the case of extenuating circumstances, we will do our best to work with you. If a class is cancelled, we will re-schedule the class. If you cannot attend a re-scheduled class, your fee may be transferred to another class or become a donation which is tax deductible.


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Contact

The Misha May Foundation Dog Training and Rescue
Lorraine May, Executive Director
PO Box 151166
Lakewood, CO 80215-1166
Phone 303-239-0382
mishamayfoundation@gmail.com
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Sponsor one our many activities: the printing of our annual newsletter/mailing, signs or flyers, special event space, etc;

Money (click on the donation link) to keep our animals fed and help pay veterinarian and boarding bills;

Time as a Volunteer

Services or Products at one of our many events - gain exposure and goodwill!

Dedications

Reiki session or charm to someone's animal who can't afford it;

A portion of your proceeds: any business or event can do it;

Come to a Class or Event which helps us raise money!

Contact us and let us know what works for you, or to see how we might work together. We're excited about the possibilities and are always open to new ideas!


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