In-Home Dog Training Programs
Dog Smart covers dog training for every stage of development for your dog, from puppies to adult dogs. All programs are customized to meet your goals.
4-week Puppy Training Program: Sessions are once a week
This training includes education and guidance for owners on all puppy behavior and socialization skills. It is the precursor to obedience training and includes housebreaking, proper food and water schedules, crate training, toy introduction, leash introduction, and all puppy behaviors, including chewing, jumping up on people, separation anxiety and more!
8-week Basic Training: Sessions are once a week
Learning to communicate properly with your dog is key to having a dog that understands exactly what is expected of them. Includes an introduction to voice commands and hand signals such as sit, stay, down, come, wait at the door, place, and control walking. All of this training is done on a 6-foot leash.
12-Week Intermediate Training: Sessions are once a week
Includes all basic obedience commands in addition to long-distance and distraction work. All of this training is done on a 6-foot/15-foot leash.
16-Week Advanced Training: Sessions are once a week
This training is conducted on a 15-foot leash. It includes emergency come with a whistle around distractions and temptations with fast recalls. Training provides reinforcement of all commands.
(Trainer will provide a whistle for emergency come command, training collar, and 15-foot leash.)
Private Remote Puppy Training
For those that live outside of the Dog Smart service area and need help with their puppies.
- Free phone evaluation
- One-on-One access to trainer
- Food & Water Schedule
- Crate Training
- Setting up potty area
- Potty Schedule
- Puppy behaviors
- Worksheet downloads
- Client Facebook Page (closed group)
- Weekly email follow-ups
Behavior Modification Dog Training (can be done in-home or remote)
Behavior modification looks to change the way a dog feels as well as reacts to a situation, a person, a thing, or an animal, etc. Used for excited, fearful and aggressive behaviors whether in the home or out on walks.
Therapy Dog Training: Twelve one-hour Sessions
For this training, the dog and handler will be trained to pass the Therapy Dog International test.
Service Dog Training: Call for a Quote
The service dog training program includes all obedience commands and will be customized to fit the duties required of the dog.
Unlimited Email and Phone Consultations for the Life of the Dog
If your dog should regress or you have a question, you can e-mail or call to set up your free phone consultation. The information will guide you in the right direction and get your dog back on track. If a courtesy lesson in your home is required, there is no charge to you.
Get your dog evaluated today!
Not sure what program suits you and your dog best? Want to learn more about programs and meet the trainer? Book a free evaluation to have a sit down with the trainer. The evaluation can run-up to an hour at no cost, no risk, and no obligation.