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 always include a private, 4 hour intensive session)
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, The Six Pillars of Dog Training Program of Study (available separately as online course) 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, mouthing/chewing, fears, rude manners, getting along with others (animals and people), new dynamic in house (e.g., marriage, divorce, new baby or pet, moving, etc.), destructive behavior, leash behavior, running away, anxiety disorders, PTSD, excessive barking, overly protective behavior as well as dog/dog or dog/people reactivity or aggression (see below for more details on Aggression I