1. Do whatever you are going to do with confidence and enthusiasm.
2. Praise is as or more important than corrections.
3. Do not get so caught up in the theory that you forget the practical.
4. Get more involved with your dog: Try to comprehend what the dog is feeling and try to understand their feelings of enjoyment.
Personal in-home training is just that, personalized for the goals of your family and dog. Your training program will incorporate skills needed for all of you to be successful. Build your own four (4) week program or get ideas by viewing the programs below.
This program is designed for the family dog. Learn clear communication for you and your dog while teaching them Come, Down, Loose Leash Walking, Place, Off, Sit, Stay, Wait. Toss in some fun with games and tricks and this program will keep you focused on building the connection you share with your dog.
Teach your puppy the foundations they can use thru all their years. This is a great program for young dogs to begin social skills and good manners. This package will include crate manners, proper play, keeping four paws on the floor (jumping), the teething process and more. Puppy cues will include Drop, Leave-it, Mat, Mine/Yours, Wait.
This program will teach your dog how to tolerate handling at the vets, groomers, and everyday care. Your dog will have a choice in their care making it less stressful. They will be an active participant and be able to communicate if something is not comfortable and the practice will stop. This is great for getting dogs used to harnesses, muzzles, backpacks and any other equipment. Cooperative care makes our dogs safer to handle for owners and caregivers.
This program is intended to create confidence for your dog. Dogs will learn balance and coordination and be familiarized with different starter agility obstacles such as perches, wobble board, ladder, ramps, planks, low-level jumps, tunnels, and tables.
Get M.A.D. - Manners, Attention, Discipline – The foundation work of good training starts with the basics of learning attention, manners, and discipline. Get clear communication with your dog as you gain attention and train wanted behaviors.
Dogs that are reactive are ones that over react to certain situations. They can be sensitive to other dogs, cars, people, things in motion, the environment and more. It’s important to remember that your reactive dog is having a hard time. This program will give you a better understanding of your dog’s triggers and the tools to help.
Safely Socialize Program: (SSP)
This program is for dogs who need exposure to other dogs to gain proper interaction and social skills in a safe positive environment. They learn to interact with other dogs, play, build confidence and become comfortable in a new environment.
Program offered for 3-4 hours per session: $20.00. This is a rotating weekly program based on flexibility, call to schedule your personal time frame.
Vaccine requirements: Rabies, Distemper, Bordatella. Dogs must be on montly flea/tick preventative.
Open to clients that have taken group classes, private package lessons, or a minimum of two private lessons.
Walking Rover: Does your dog tug, pull and drag you down the street? These sessions will start you on your way to simple ways to help make the walk more enjoyable and pleasant for you and your dog. Exercise is an important part of your dog’s daily routine, make it something you both look forward to.
Day Train: available based on schedule 9:00 am - 12:30 pm or 1:30 - 5:00 pm