PRIVATE INSTRUCTION IN YOUR HOME
Is your new puppy or dog driving you crazy or acting just plain rude? Is your fairly well behaved dog just in need of some basic information to become an even better family companion? Well, Smiling Tails Dog Training can help.
Private lessons in your home are geared toward accomplishing your goals for your dog. My focus is on giving you excellent service, treating you and your dog with respect and kindness and having fun while learning.
Puppy lessons are typically four weeks long and cover lots of information on how dogs learn, socialization, elementary forms of basic canine manners and help with problem behaviors.
For the adolescent or adult dog, training is usually covered over a period of six to seven weeks and includes basics such as sit, down, stay, stand, come when called, walk nicely on leash and go to place. We do a lot of work on teaching your dog to come when called which is a skill that is extremely valuable in everyday activities with your dog. Time is also allotted to address any behavioral problems that your dog is exhibiting.
Training and behavior modification are also available to address issues such as jumping, chewing, nipping, excessive barking, house soiling, resource guarding, dog/dog aggression, separation anxiety, fears and phobias. A certified dog trainer works hand in hand with you and your dog to identify and resolve problem behaviors.
Let us help you to keep smiling!