Too many dogs are given up after their normal, easily modifiable behaviors like barking, biting, chewing, and house soiling are allowed to become problems. But it doesn't have to be this way. To prevent your dog from becoming a sad statistic, take your dog and your family to a professional dog training class. Our training classes are a fun and social activity that helps your dog become a well-behaved, safe, and valued family member.
Why is training my dog a necessity?
As a dog owner, one of the first questions you may ask is, Does my new companion need training? Yes, and so do you! Whether you are intentionally teaching him or not, your canine friend is always learning-and this is true not just for puppies but also for older, adult dogs. If you do not teach your pet your rules, he will invent his own. Training allows caregivers to safely and humanely control their dog's behavior. Positive training enhances the bond between dog and owner, and helps ensure that your dog will respond happily to your instructions.
What should I look for in a trainer?
It's essential that the dog trainer you select uses humane training techniques that encourage appropriate behavior through such reinforcement as food, attention, play, or praise.
What training format do you offer?
We offer three formats:
When possible, all family members should participate in the dog's training. By learning to communicate humanely and effectively with their canine friend, they will develop bonds that will form the basis of the entire relationship.
What should I seek in a group class?
We would like to invite you to observe a class before signing up. Watch for the following: