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To ensure that dogs and their families can develop skills in a social setting and receiving individualized attention from trainers.
Dogs and humans should live side by side in a cooperative relationship! Whatever your goals, we have the class for you.
We also offer one-on-one private consultations as well as online AKC Trick Evaluations! Click on the button below to learn more and register.
Masks are required at all times when in the on-site classroom.
|Basic Skills for Dogs-Online/Live 2021||
Class Description Building a foundation of basic dog and relationship skills using reward based training for all members of the family makes daily life safe and enjoyable for everyone. Read the position statement of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior: AVSAB-Humane-Dog-Training-Position-Statement-2021.pdf (ftlbcdn.net) This hybrid class is made up of both online and live sessions (more…)
|Behavior Consult Online||
About the Consult This will be a one half to one hour private consult with a behavior counselor or trainer. It covers everyday training or addresses behavior challenges. It will be conducted through Zoom and may require the client to submit additional videos and information to the counselor. You will receive a recap and action (more…)
|Dogs Reacting~Online Seminar||
Seminar Description This is the information seminar for the Dogs Reacting behavior series. It covers the causes of and treatment options for reactive behavior of any kind. Techniques and protocols shown and discussed in this session can assist you and your dog to make positive habit changes that, with practice and determination, enable dogs to (more…)
|Let's Just Walk-Combination||
About the Class Four Weeks from Chaos to Calmer Times are changing how we walk with dogs in our changing world. In this class we present a series of exercises designed to increase your dog’s motivation to focus on and engage with you during walks and outings. Exercises are centered on improving communication and teamwork (more…)
|Puppy Start Up-Live||
About the Class This will be a hybrid style class. The first session will be online to get you and your puppy prepared for our group class (maximum 5 puppies. The following four sessions will take place in our training classroom with appropriate spacing and masks. Provide your puppy vital early training to help them (more…)
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COVID-19: Training & behavior tips
Our team of pet experts is here to help. We have several videos with tips on how to stay safe and healthy with your pets during this pandemic, as well as fun tricks you can do at home! View more Training & Behavior tips.