Positive Dog Training. Positive Results.
A Better Pet LLC strives to provide the tools you need to help enhance the human-animal bond. Wherever you are in the journey — there is a service for that. Don’t see what interests you? Living immersed in the world of animals, we might be able to help steer you in the right direction. Have questions? Contact us.
Selecting and using the right training equipment to help guide your dog in positive ways can be daunting with all the directionless options out there. Many are downright mean and counterproductive to developing a trusting relationship with your pet. Here we have gathered the tried and true. And we teach you how to use them the right way, and as positive aids in training.
Private Training In-Home Single Sessions (All services usually begin but eventually always include a private, 4 hour intensive session)
COVID UPDATE: PRIVATE STILL FOUR HOURS BUT CONSISTS OF ONE 2.5 HOUR ZOOM SESSION WITH A FOLLOW UP 90 MINUTE ZOOM OR LIVE SESSION IF ABLE TO BE OUTSIDE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
SINGLE SESSION MODEL – IN HOME – 4 hours in length
An intensive single session in your home. Learn the language of The Six Pillars of Dog Training Wisdom. Strongly recommend all members of the family [over the age of 6] participate. This is a thorough ‘crash course’ that sets you up for immediate, ongoing and long lasting results. Service includes time, a clicker, a recording of initial 2.5 hour session and initial ongoing support by phone or email.
New puppy in the home? Unruly adolescent getting out of control? Poor impulse control? Adult and older dog developing poor habits or becoming increasingly difficult to manage? Want more family involvement? Considering training towards therapy or service dog functionality? Whatever issues bring you to seek professional help, you’ve come to the right place. Get started now on the journey to learn how to become the Benevolent Leader to your dog[s].
Service begins with a brief telephone intake which helps customize the issues that are important to you. From this information you receive a customized treatment plan to address current issues, learn how to fix them and develop the skill set to trouble shoot any future issues. Call or email to set up an intake or get more details. References available upon request.
TOPICS INCLUDE: house training, crate training, learning basic manners, dealing with mouthing/chewing, fears, rude manners, getting along with others (animals and people), learning about calming signals in dogs, new dynamic in house (e.g., marriage, divorce, new baby or pet, moving, etc.), destructive behavior, leash manners, running away, anxiety disorders, PTSD, excessive barking, overly protective behavior as well as dog/dog or dog/people reactivity or aggression.