Puppy Essentials

Puppy training and socialization

Overview
Age: 5 to 9 months
Basic Obedience
Socialization
Boundaries

Puppy training helps your puppy to get off to the right start.

This program will teach your dog how training works (it’s not innate!), basic cues for everyday life, and provide an introduction to leash walking behaviors. Plus, puppies will be exposed to other people, environments, and dogs, which improves sociability and reduces reactivity. 

Our Partner Trainers mold and shape dogs’ behavior using positive reinforcement and science-based methods. Positive reinforcement uses reward-based techniques and establishes long term positive associations.

 

 

Program

Focus Areas

Fitdog teaches 7 core commands to give you the tools to get your dog to focus on you and control their impulses.

  • Sit
  • Down
  • Focus
  • Touch
  • Wait / Impulse Control
  • Place
  • Drop it / Leave-it

 

Trainers will also modify or introduce behaviors in real-world settings such as:

  • Jumping up
  • Mouthing (Chewing)
  • Name recognition
  • Basic Leash Manners

Program Package

  • 10 Day Training Sessions
  • 1 Virtual Training Session
  • Duration: 2 to 3 weeks
  • $1,350
  • Bonus: 2 Pack Obedience Classes

 

Benefits

You will never regret having a well-trained, confident, and happy dog. Here are all of the benefits of training.

Better Management

You will learn basic tools and commands that allows you to manage your dog in public and social situations.  Without the right tools, many dog owners stress about including their dogs in their every day life.

Socialization

Socialization is an important aspect of a dog’s life.  With our program, your dog will learn social cues and boundaries and able to participate in fun, enriching group activities like hikes or day care.

Fun & Engaging

Training is fun and stimulating for your dog. Dogs gain confidence, learn new tricks, and are more engaged.

Prevents Future Issues

Finally, training reinforces boundaries and addresses any behavioral issues such as jumping or chewing.

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