All Ages Training


We’ve been training dogs and puppies, and their owners, since 1978 … how can we help you?


Puppy Head Start & Puppy PetiquetteYou 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 manners puppy training before you even take it home!

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Training for Dogs and Puppies … and Their People

Encouraging trust, love respect and good manners for dogs and puppies of all ages.


CLICKER TRAINING – We hold a “Getting Started” workshop the first Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This class is for humans only, no dogs. Those wishing to join our group class may choose the day of the week and time that works best for them. FMI, call 564-2604.


6-Week CLICKER TRAINING Class Outline
Fifteen Tips for Getting Started with the Clicker
Karen Pryor 04/01/2002


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.

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Private Lessonsin 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.

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Learn & Play (daily) and Learn & Stay (weekly) Programs for Dogs and Puppiestailored 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.

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Fresh Air Dogs – Your dog’s favorite place to learn, play and stay!


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