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.

Puppy Training Program: Three one-hour sessions (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 house breaking, proper food and water schedules, crate training, toy introduction, leash introduction, and all puppy behaviors.

Basic Obedience Training: Six one-hour sessions (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.

Intermediate Obedience Training: Nine one-hour sessions (once a week)

Includes all basic obedience commands in addition emergency come. All of this training is done on a 6-foot leash.

(Trainer will provide a whistle for emergency come command.)

Advanced Obedience Training: Twelve one-hour sessions (once per week)

This training is conducted on a 15-foot leash. It includes long distance come commands around distractions and temptations with fast recalls. Training provides reinforcement of all obedience commands.

(Trainer will provide a whistle for emergency come command, training collar and 15 foot leash.)

Behavior Modification Dog Training

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.

Lifetime Support
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.