Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer
As an ABC Certified Dog Trainer (ABCCT), I have studied and trained, mastering the knowledge and techniques necessary to assist you improve and build a better safer relationship between you and your companion. The following are just some of the areas I can help:
1. Prevention and control of behavior problems. I can help you teach your dog proper housebreaking methods, as well as how to curtail chewing and prevent unruly behavior in and around your home.
2. Learning to obey. My program will teach you how to communicate effectively and humanely with your pet. Teaching your dog basic cues is of critical importance. This is done in a humane fashion utilizing positive reinforcement creating a healthy where we not only learn, but have fun doing it.
3. Solving and understanding behavior problems. While a little prevention is worth allot of cure, many clients' dogs have already existing behavior challenges. I will assist with reasonable effective solutions to common behavior problems, teaching the skills needed to deal with nipping, jumping, chewing, digging, barking, housebreaking, unruly behavior, boundary training and more. Accomplishing this without having to resort to the use of intimidation is one of my areas of expertise.
4. Handling distractions. Once we have established a foundation and a clear understanding of the basics we teach your pet to listen around distractions, such as other dogs, people, small animals, and cars. Proper behavior around these distractions could save your companion's life.