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Why Train?

  • To deepen the bond between you and your dogs, and to increase the enjoyment, companionship and satisfaction of the relationship with your dog

  • To provide for the safety and happiness of your dog

  • To develop a good canine citizen for the benefit of your family, neighborhood and community

Dogs, by nature, are pack animals with a well defined social order. When you train your dog, you assume the alpha role (pack leader) as his master. It is not cruel to train a dog. It is actually unkind to deprive him of the discipline he would receive from his pack leader. Your dog needs to know the rules of the house in order to become part of your family circle and bond with his master.

Learning the basic commands sit, down, stay, walk on a leash, and come when called are essential for the dog to become an enjoyable, well-mannered companion. Every dog is different. Some are hyperactive, others are laid-back, a few are shy and need more self-confidence, while others may have too much confidence. Some have common behavioral problems such as jumping on people, digging, barking, chewing, etc. The time taken to train your dog is small considering the results.

Your reward – a special companion for life!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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