Training Options

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Through the use of positive training, you and your dog can overcome obstacles while enjoying the learning process. All dogs are different, so there is not a one-program-fits-all solution for all dogs. Some dogs are quick learners and might only need basic skills while others have behavioral problems that take time to work through. The length of training also depends on your expectations and goals for your dog. It is never too late or too early to begin training!

Basic Skills: Sit, down, stay, coming when called, loose-leash walking, place, wait at the door, leave it, polite greetings (no jumping), and any other skills that your dog might specifically need.

Puppy Training: Potty training, mouthing, chewing, socialization, problem solving, and basic puppy skills.

Behavioral: Reactivity (i.e. barking at dogs or people while on a walk), resource guarding, separation anxiety, etc.

Tricks: Spin, shake, pout, roll over, speak, weave-thru-legs, play dead, etc. Your imagination is the limit!

In-home Lessons: Begins with a 1.5 hour initial consultation and then either a 3-lesson or 4-lesson package. The lessons in the packages are an hour long each. Lessons are customized to work on your dog’s specific problem behaviors and attain your goals, all while in the comfort of your own home.  Lessons are available during the weekday, a few evenings, and on Saturdays. Please call or e-mail for pricing and availability.

Group Classes: 

Puppy Start Right Class – For puppies 7-12 weeks of age. A 4 week socialization class with five online on-demand video lessons to watch in between socialization classes. Early puppyhood is a critical time for socialization and learning. Puppy class is the single most important thing you can do to help your puppy reach his full potential. See the “Group Class Schedule” for upcoming class dates and locations.

Basic Obedience Class5 week class working on sit, down, stay, leave it, coming when called, loose-leash walking, wait and polite greetings (not jumping up). This class is for dogs that are comfortable being around other dogs and people while on leash (i.e. dogs who do not bark obsessively at other dogs/people while on leash). See the “Group Class Schedule” for upcoming class dates and locations.

Real Life Distraction Class – This class is for dogs that are comfortable being around other dogs and people while on leash (i.e. dogs who do not bark obsessively at other dogs/people while on leash) who have previously completed either a 3-lesson or 4-lesson in-home training package or the Basic Obedience class. We meet at different outdoor locations to work on your dogs obedience skills in real life situations. This teaches you how to be motivating to your dog in a high distraction environment and teaches your dog how to generalize his behaviors and respond to you in different situations. You are able to sign up for this per class. See the “Group Class Schedule” for upcoming dates and locations