Basic commands including sit, down and stay. These commands are the building blocks to an obedient and well balanced pet. They will provide you the ability to learn how to communicate effectively with your pet.
How to release an item when commanded to do so, willingly. This is an invaluable tool to have when trying to keep your pet safe or your personal belongings. It also makes a game of fetch more enjoyable with your 4 legged friend.
When you call their name they will come running. This is another great command to successfully help you keep your pet safe and getting into unwanted trouble. This too will make that game of fetch fun and entertaining for you and your canine companion. This command will give you the confidence to bring your pet along with you to enjoy more activities with the family.
Walking at heel is just as important as the previous commands. Your dog will be focused on the you and maintain a safe and controllable distance. This will make walks a pleasure to take and help build the bond between you and your beloved pet. Having the dog sit automatically when you stop walking will enable you to greet neighbors and their pets in a respectable manner with ease. And lets not forget about what you will gain when a dog masters the stay command. It will free up your hands and concerns that you would otherwise have with an uncontrollable, untrained pet. You can focus on other tasks while confidently knowing your pet is safe. All the commands you learn in this class will be the stepping stones to train your pet to their full potential.
When dealing with a rescue dog you must not let their past get in your way. It just that, the past. Dogs in general can be some of the most forgiving creatures. It wouldn't be fair to them to use their past as a crutch. Its your duty to help these dogs through their struggles by being a committed and dedicated owner. Training takes time, it takes patience. Some days are great, others not so much. The more time you able to commit, the quicker and easier the results become. We teach you how to make the training fun and stimulating for everyone involved.