Positive Dog Training. Positive Results.
A Better Pet LLC strives to provide the tools – training and equipment — you need to help enhance the human-animal bond. Wherever you are in the journey — there is a service for that. Living immersed in the world of animals, we might be able to help steer you in the right direction. Have questions? Contact us.
We are hard at work on producing online service dog curriculum for those local and distance learners interested in virtual support. This includes finding the right “make and model” dog for your needs, puppy raising, socializing, public access skills and development of functional skills for service.
SUMMER 2021 COVID-19 UPDATE: The following will remain active until further notice.
PRIVATE TRAINING | HYBRID MODEL 2 SESSIONS – The Six Pillars of Dog Training Wisdom
The Six Pillars of Dog Training Wisdom is a user friendly approach to understanding the science and art of dog training. The Six Pillars has been evolving over the past 20+ years and is designed to help demystify the simple but necessary foundational skills you need to succeed with your dog regardless of your hopes, dreams and goals. 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.
Part 1: Two and a Half Hour (2 1/2) Zoom based live video discussion and tutorial with homework* ( includes recording of first session for review purposes ) and, if and as needed, initial ongoing support by phone or email.
Part 2: Follow up is a 90 minute session with 2 Options: Meet in person or via Zoom to review progress and give additional ongoing support. It can be done anytime within 6 months of initial session.
*NOTE: For local clients, free lifetime membership to Drop in Play (DIP) becomes available immediately after first zoom session.
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. Contact us 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.
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