All Ages Training
We’ve been training dogs and puppies, and their owners, since 1978 … how can we help you?
Puppy Head Start & Puppy Petiquette – You just picked up your cute little fluff ball, now what?
Four 8-week old Australian Labradoodles, Cleo, Dexter, Wrigley and Daphne, attended Puppy Headstart in July/August 2009 – read what Gordon had to say about Miss Cleo’s training on our ‘Testimonials’ page!
Your house should be puppy-proofed by now, so now it’s on to housebreaking that new little bundle of joy. Is it hard for you to take your pup out every time it wakes up? Do you work all day? Maybe we can help get your pup get off on the right paw … your pup can come and live with us for housebreaking, manners, socialization and basic obedience training before you even take it home!
Training for Dogs and Puppies … and Their People
Encouraging trust, love respect and good manners for dogs and puppies of all ages.
Group classes are held several times a year at Fresh Air Dogs in Guilford, call 564-2604 to pre-register. Those who pay in full in advance will receive a discount.
6-Week Class Outline
Week 1 – Orientation & Video (people only, no dogs)
Introduce Training Equipment (clickers, treats, toys. etc.)
Gaining your dog’s attention
Behavior Management (housetraining, chewing, barking, etc.)
Week 2 – Sit, Down, Push-Ups, Come, Games
Week 3 – Leash Walking, Trade, Tricks
Week 4 – Touch, Stay, Doorways, Games
Week 5 – Wait, Leave It, Practice & Review All, Tricks
Week 6 – Graduation & Trick-Off
Students should let us know, in advance, if they are interested in putting an Obedience Title on their dog or if they are interested in their dog being certified with Therapy Dog International.
Private Lessons – in your home or at Fresh Air Dogs
Let us know what you would like some 1-on-1 help with and we’ll work out a training schedule.
Learn & Play (daily) and Learn & Stay (weekly) Programs for Dogs and Puppies – tailored to the needs of the dog and owner
Little Ralphie, Lola, Franklin, Hattie, Hannahbelle, Barkley and Max – 8/2010
Both Miss Lola and Miss Hattie attended Fresh Air Dogs “Learn & Stay” program; read what Amy had to say about Miss Lola’s training on our ‘Testimonials’ page!
Following an evaluation session with the dog and owner, the dog will stay with us for intensive training (five day minimum). Dogs can stay for longer periods of time until all goals are accomplished.