General Volunteer Orientation:

  • January 19, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • February 16, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • March 16, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • April 20, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • May 18, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • June 15, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • July 20, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • August 17, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • October 19, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • November 16, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • December 21, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM

Foster/Sitter/Fill-in Handler Orientation & Training (please make sure you have already submitted the online application).

This session will last approximately 4 hours:

  • March 9, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 10:00 AM- If you have attended the Volunteer Orientation with Maggie, you may arrive at 10:30 AM.

 

**Dates/locations are subject to change**

JIG/KING/LOVE Litter (TTA/TTF) - Mondays, 6:00 PM

  • January 7, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • January 14, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (In-class dog swap)
  • January 21, 2019- Bed Bath and Beyond- 11101 University Ave., Clive
  • January 28, 2019- NO CLASS
  • February 4, 2019- Home Depot- 10850 Plum Dr., Urbandale- meet at the doors on the right side on the front of the building
  • February 11, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy- Cancelled (weather)
  • February 18, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy  (2 week dog swap)
  • February 25, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • March 4, 2019- Fireplace Superstore- 10820 Douglas Ave., Urbandale 
  • March 11, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (In-class dog swap)
  • March 18, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • March 25, 2019- Target- 1800 Valley West Dr., West Des Moines
  • April 1, 2019- Barnes & Noble- 4550 University Ave., West Des Moines (In-class dog swap)
  • April 8, 2019- NO CLASS (Team Training)
  • April 15, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (Evaluation Week 1)
  • April 22, 2019- Valley West Mall- meet by information desk (Evaluation Week 2)

MIKE Litter (Des Moines-SMA)- Thursdays, 7:30 PM

  • January 10, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • January 17, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (In-class dog swap)
  • January 24, 2019- Merle Hay Mall, meet near entrance between Panda Express and Lens Crafters
  • January 31, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy CANCELLED (weather)
  • February 7, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy CANCELLED (weather)
  • February 14, 2019- Valley West Mall, meet near information booth
  • February 21, 2019- Barnes and Noble, 4550 University Ave., West Des Moines
  • February 28, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (In-class dog swap)
  • March 7, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • March 14, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (2 week dog swap)
  • March 21, 2019- Walker Johnton Park, meet near skate park
  • March 28, 2019- Bed Bath and Beyond- 11101 University Ave., Clive
  • April 4, 2019- Grey's Lake, park in SE Parking Lot: Park Map
  • April 11, 2019- Home Depot- 10850 Plum Dr., Urbandale (In-class dog swap)
  • April 18, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (Evaluation Week 1)
  • April 25, 2019- Sticks
  • May 2, 2019- Homemakers (Evaluation Week 2)

MIKE Litter (Cedar Rapids- SMA)- Thursdays, 7:00 PM

  • January 10, 2019- Tails A Wagg'n Pet Resort
  • January 17, 2019- Tails A Wagg'n Pet Resort (In-class dog swap)
  • January 24, 2019- NO CLASS
  • January 31, 2019- Home Depot, 4501 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids CANCELLED (weather)
  • February 7, 2019- Tails A Wagg'n Pet Resort CANCELLED (weather)
  • February 14, 2019- Tails A Wagg'n Pet Resort (In-class dog swap)
  • February 21, 2019- NO CLASS
  • February 28, 2019- Best Buy, 4650 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids
  • March 7, 2019- Tails A Wagg'n Pet Resort
  • March 14, 2019- Gordmans, 4601 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
  • March 21, 2019- NO CLASS
  • March 28, 2019- Tails A Wagg'n Pet Resort (2 week dog swap)
  • April 4, 2019- Lindale Mall, meet near mall entrance next to Hu Hot
  • April 11, 2019- Bever Park (meet in Old McDonald's Farm parking lot on top of the hill), 2700 Bever Ave SE, Cedar Rapids
  • April 18, 2019- Tails A Wagg'n Pet Resort (Evaluation Week 1)
  • April 25, 2019- Sticks
  • May 2, 2019- Lindale Mall, meet near mall entrance next to Hu Hot (Evaluation Week 2)

NAN Litter (BNOC)- Thursdays, 6:00 PM

  • January 10, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • January 17, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (In-class dog swap)
  • January 24, 2019- Merle Hay Mall, meet near entrance between Panda Express and Lens Crafters
  • January 31, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy CANCELLED (weather)
  • February 7, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (In-class dog swap) CANCELLED (weather)
  • February 14, 2019- Valley West Mall, meet near information booth
  • February 21, 2019- Barnes and Noble, 4550 University Ave., West Des Moines
  • February 28, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (2 week dog swap)
  • March 7, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • March 14, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • March 21, 2019- Walker Johnston Park, meet near skate park
  • March 28, 2019- Bed Bath and Beyond- 11101 University Ave., Clive
  • April 4, 2019- Grey's Lake (In-class dog swap), park in SE Parking Lot: Park Map
  • April 11, 2019- Home Depot- 10850 Plum Dr., Urbandale
  • April 18, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (Evaluation Week 1)
  • April 25, 2019- Sticks
  • May 2, 2019- Homemakers (Evaluation Week 2)

OBOE Litter (WLC)- Tuesdays, 6:00 PM

  • January 8, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • January 15, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy- MOVED TO 11 AM
  • January 22, 2019- Jordan Creek Mall, meet near Sephora (near former Younkers) Mall Map- CANCELLED (weather)
  • January 29, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy CANCELLED (weather)
  • February 5, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • February 12, 2019-  Jordan Creek Mall, meet near Sephora (near former Younkers) Mall Map
  • February 19, 2019- Bed Bath and Beyond- 11101 University Ave., Clive
  • February 26, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (In-class dog swap)
  • March 5, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy 
  • March 12, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • March 19, 2019- Walker Johnston Park, meet near skate park (2 week dog swap)
  • March 26, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • April 2, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • April 9, 2019- Fireplace Superstore- 10820 Douglas Ave., Urbandale
  • April 16, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (Evaluation Week 1)
  • April 23, 2019-   Jordan Creek Mall, meet near Sephora (near former Younkers)- (Evaluation Week 2) Mall Map