This is a look into the psychology of people and pets and how we need each other. We discuss the stages of development across the lifespan and how pets give and get love.

Human-Animal Bond Part 1 & 2

This class offers a brief history of dog food, discusses pet nutritional needs at various stages as well as current trends in food, such as raw, grain-free, canned, dry food, and homemade.

Pet Nutrition Part 1 & 2

This class talks about the ways we can prepare now for an emergency. We will discuss evacuations, medications, identification, stress levels, and where to go even on a budget.

Pet Emergency Planning

This class is an introduction to the practice of canine massage and how it benefits your dog with aging, post-surgery recovery, sports injury, and stress reduction. Private Canine Massage Sessions available too.

Canine Massage

This class discusses the importance of knowing your pet, getting a baseline on his normal, learning to brush his teeth, brush his fur, the value of clean water and proper care of his food and more!

Basic Pet Care

This class teaches the dog owner how to properly fit and secure their dog in a car harness, safety tips for staying at hotels, campsites, family, as well as some essential travel products.

Traveling With Your Dog

This class discusses the legal parameters, the training involved, and scope of work involved for service, therapy and emotional support dogs. each level. Also showcases new developments in technology.

What is a Therapy Dog?

This class talks about the importance of having a pet food bank in every neighborhood; we talk about people in need and how everyone can help. Lots of information, personal stories, and data!

Pet Food Banks

This class presents an overview of basic dog first aid and canine CPR, including frostbite, heatstroke, choking, poisons, and plants. This course will equip you to handle pet emergencies better.

Canine First Aid & CPR

Our classes are currently postponed due to COVID-19. We look forward to seeing you in person as soon as we can! In the meantime, please check back as we work to offer some of these classes on-line.

Thankful Paws  P.O. Box 97  Perry Hall, Maryland 21128

(410) 457-9800

ThankfulPawsCharity@gmail.com