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New: Intermediate Level Group Dog Training Classes - Leash and Learn Workshops in Valparaiso, IN

🐾 This May, bring your pup and join us for a scenic park walk with our new Small Group Leash and Learn Dog Training Classes -- Refine Your Dog's Obedience Skills with Lisa the Traveling Dog Trainer🐾

Intermediate Level Training for Even-Tempered Dogs!

Dogs Aged: 9 months and up.

📅 Leash and Learn Workshops


Wednesdays: May 8, 15th, 22

Saturdays: May 11 and 18th

🕒 Times:

Wednesdays: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

📍 Location: Rogers Lakewood Park, Valparaiso

You May Purchase Single or Multiple Training Sessions at a time.

Limited 6 participating dog spots available per workshop!

Enrollment closes once a slot is full or 48 hours before each class

- follow our FB page for up-to-date info. Sign up begins Monday, April 15.

🚗 Free Parking Available on Wednesdays. $3 Park Entrance Fee on Saturdays.

🏞️ Meeting Point: First parking lot on the right, near or outside the 1st pavilion shelter.

🐶 Leash and Learn Workshop Itinerary -

5-10 min: Introduction of your dog and getting to know each other's training histories and goals.

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM (Wednesdays) or 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM (Saturdays)

Learn loose leash walking skills and safely socialize your dog on leash near others! I will help and address dogs who jump and bark excessively. The workshops are geared to strengthen your dog's confidence and improve basic obedience commands around new distractions.

6:30 PM - 6:45 PM (Wednesdays) or 9:30 AM - 9:45 AM (Saturdays): Scenic group dog walk around the picturesque Lake (which offers paddleboat rentals, small boat cruises and fishing pole rentals btw!)

6:45 PM - 7:00 PM (Wednesdays) or 9:45 AM - 10:00 AM (Saturdays): Your specific dog training questions are welcomed at our open Q&A session towards the end of every workshop with Lisa the Traveling Dog Trainer

💡 Behavior Focused

- Each workshop covers topics such as how to read canine body language, effective communication, and building confidence in your dog's social skills! Led by Lisa, a former veterinary assistant, multi-certified dog trainer, and master's level behavior analyst student at Purdue University.

-All proceeds support K9 Safe Haven Rescue, a new foster-based rescue founded by (me!) Lisa the Traveling Dog Trainer aimed at providing veterinary care and finding forever homes for dogs in need.

Payment Details: 💲

Payment due upon booking your training slot

via Venmo (preferred) to or to @k9safehavenrescue.

Payment option 2: Zelle payment can be made directly to Lisa, the Founder and Trainer, at phone number 219-730-5239.

Payment option 3 PayPal: We add a service charge of $5 for PayPal. Scan the direct QR Code shown here to pay for sessions, adding the $5 transaction fee (PayPal charges us) per session:

 --Simply add the date you plan to attend in the Venmo or PayPal memo.

An intern will be recording the events for educational purposes and marketing content.


-These workshops are NOT intended for dogs who have severe behavior challenges - we are happy to help privately at another place and time for severe cases.

-No refunds for events.

-Dogs must be on non-retractable leashes at all times in the hour and respect boundaries of the other dogs and participants.

--Persons 18 and over welcomed, minors under 18 require accompany of 1 adult over 18.

-Must have a dog to attend.

📧 Proof of up-to-date rabies vaccination of pet in attendance is required via email to within 48 hours of the event to secure your spot.

🐕 $50 per dog; additional $10 charge applies for an additional dog per household (3 dogs per household max).

-Reschedule for bad weather will be determined 24 hours before the event!

(Weather reschedule date if need is Wednesday, May 29 and Saturday May 25)

--Facebook private group for Leash and Learn Attendees coming, follow The Traveling Dog Trainer or K9 Safe Haven Rescue on Facebook for the most current updates.

Limited 6 participating dog spots available per workshop!

Reserve your spot soon to be part of this exciting personalized small group socialization opportunity to bond with your pet and learn, while supporting a great cause at a beautiful Valparaiso Park! :)


Call 219-730-5239 Monday through Wednesday from 9am - 7pm and we will return your call Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday - if we miss you.

See you at the park!


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