Bark House Volunteer Training Schedule

1st Friday each month
3rd Saturday each month


Dates 2022:

Friday, Feb 4, 2022
Saturday, Feb 19, 2022

Friday, March 4, 2022
Saturday, March 19, 2022

Friday, April 1, 2022
Saturday, April 16, 2022

Friday, May 6, 2022
Saturday, May 21, 2022

Friday, June 3, 2022
Saturday, June 18, 2022

Friday, July 1, 2022
Saturday, July 16, 2022

Time: Approximately 4 hours on site at 1743 Old Olympic Highway, Port Angeles

(1.5 hours) Tour of Bark House and Grounds
(.5 hours) Intro to Clicker Training and Leashing
(.75 hours) Hands on Dog Handling
(.5 hours) Defensive Dog Handling-Hands on
(.5 hours) When Things Go Wrong

Required videos: Any required videos will be assigned after your phone interview and before the day of your training

Extra: Walking 2 dogs with observation/assessment/feedback from trainer/staff

Upon completion of your training, a staff member or trainer will approve your ability to work independently with the dogs.


Thank you for understanding that safety is our primary concern for you and the animals. Your training will help us ensure everyone is consistant with the dogs and their traning plans so they can be adopted into a loving home as soon as possibe.