Start as you mean to go on. . . .
Begin on the right path to a well-behaved dog by planning and setting rules early. Every interaction with your puppy can be a learning experience for you both. Learn appropriate ways to reward and eliminate behaviors. Socialize in a safe enviornment. Play games and have fun while teaching your pup manners.
Our classes provide your family with dog training that works - through every stage of your dog's life as they grow up in your home. We've been training dogs in the Dayton area since 2001.
This is not your typical dog obedience class! We use clicker training to dramatically speed up the learning process and offer a clear way to communicate with your dog. Not sure you want to use the clicker? Don't worry, you can still get great results at our classes. We also welcome children in class and encourage them to participate.
Congratulations to our Next Step Graduates!
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Relationships depend on clear communication, respect, empathy, consideration, and kindness. Communication and training with any species is a two-way street that involves listening, observing, and then relaying information. Your dog is constantly learning everyday so you might as well help him learn appropriately! Ultimately, training your dog can help him become a participating member of your family. Isn't that what we all want?
We don't use collar corrections, shock collars, or force to train. We use science-based training methods to teach your dog what we like and what we don't.
Our certified professional trainers are nationally certified by The Certification Council of Professional Dog Trainers. They are also professional members of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers and are experienced in training pets, their people and other animal care professionals. We have wonderful relationships with many veterinarians in the area who trust our methods and advice. How do you choose a good dog trainer? Not all trainers are certified in the same way or follow the same code of ethics. The APDT's website has information for the pet owner to make an informed choice so you don't waste your time or money. Click here to read more.
Training is Communication
3 steps to sign up your pup
3. Pay online or mail in check.
- Fun, fast paced, real-life practice
- Families and children welcome
- Games, tricks and playtime
- Adoption and rescue discounts
for pups of all ages
The most important part of education is proper training in the nursery. - Plato