It's never too soon (or too late) to start training. We begin training puppies at 7 weeks, be it manners or foundation for competitive obedience. The earlier we teach them what we want, the less likely they are to develop behaviors we don't. Keep it simple. One step at a time, we can build a foundation that will last a lifetime. The most important lesson you can teach your puppy is that learning is fun!
This phase can start as early as 3 months and end as late as 24 months, depending on your puppy's rate of maturation. Your once sweet and attentive puppy suddenly starts selectively listening and lacking impulse control. The adolescent may be easily distracted, test boundaries, demonstrate reactivity and or avoidance. This is a very moldable phase, obedience is the solution. We can give your dog the tools and skill set to handle any situation.
The adult dog can take up to 4 years to reach full maturity. A well trained adult dog is stable, confident, and equipped to remain composed under any set of curcumstances. Maturity may bring new found dominance. Aggression peaks between 2-4 years. If there are weaknesses in your foundation training, this can be challenging for pet owners. Rest assured, it's never too late to improve your dog's manners, behavior modification is our specialty.
Down under distraction
Off leash heeling
Focus & Attention
AKC CGC (Canine Good Citizen)
AKC Farm Dog
Nosework & Tracking
Intro to Dogsport
Proper E-collar foundation
"The AKC’s Canine Good Citizen program is the gold standard of behavior for dogs in our communities. Canine Good Citizen is part of the AKC Family Dog Program and many dog owners choose CGC as their first step in training their dogs.The CGC program offers many practical advantages too. The CGC award is a prerequisite for many therapy dog groups. Some homeowner’s insurance companies encourage CGC testing, and an increasing number of apartments and condos require that resident dogs pass the CGC test. The tagline of the CGC program is, “Responsible Owners, Well-Mannered Dogs,” and that is what CGC is all about."
Evaluation/Consult (approx half hr)
Private training lesson (half hr)
OVERNIGHT BOARD & TRAIN PROGRAMS:
Foundation for Puppies 3 weeks
*recommended for ALL puppies, must be under 4 months! We provide a positive foundation for learning/engagement and introduce impulse control skills. This program is designed to help prevent potential issues.
General Obedience & Leash Manners 3 weeks
*recommended for all ages wanting improved obedience. Leash/house manners, impulse control, pulling, barking, jumping, mild reactivity, etc
Advanced Obedience & Behavior Modification 4 weeks
*recommended for leash reactivity, on/off leash obedience, difficulty performing under distraction, recall
Customized Board & Train 6 weeks plus
Tune Up Training (no minimum stay required)
*only available for FHF trained dogs, pay/day
DAY SCHOOL DOG TRAINING:
*Open to all ages and levels, 3 week consecutive minimum commitment Monday-Friday
$1875 for 3 weeks
$2500 for 4 weeks
*Available to FHF trained dogs only