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Our training philosophy at A Lucky Dog begins with the pet owner. Our trainers believe in teaching clients positive reinforcement methods designed to successfully train their dogs for a lifetime of companionship. Our fun and informative sessions keep owners involved in their dog's development and encourages participation throughout the learning process. We find that clients who play an active role in their dogs training programs dramatically improve their dog's behavior and overall skill levels.

We offer several convenient packages designed for the different stages of a dog's life. One of our popular packages is called "The Right Start" and is designed for the new dog owner who wishes to start their puppy on the right track towards good manners and proper housetraining.

In addition to these packages, A Lucky Dog offers training solutions for behavioral problems that require individual evaluation and specially designed sessions to target specific issues. Some behavioral problems may be serious concerns to owners, and require carefully charted behavioral modification plans. Our Behavior Counselors and Trainers offer years of experience and are available for consultations. Click here for contact information.

Training Packages:

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The Right Start
Puppies, like babies, have special needs. This 6 week program is designed to address the basic needs of a puppy and help owners understand how their puppy develops. This package guides owners through the first weeks of "infancy" to set the course towards a well-behaved, well adjusted adolescent. Topics include:
  • Housetraining Basics
  • Handling Techniques
  • Early socialization (sights and sounds)
  • Beginner commands
  • Nipping/chewing
  • Stages of development
The Next Step
Our popular 6 week program is designed to meet a puppy's growing need to explore his world. The program focuses on the important developmental stage when a puppy is mature enough to understand, remember and learn more in depth training skills. Topics include:
  • Housetraining
  • Come/Sit/Down/Stay
  • Recall
  • Socialization (the great outdoors)
  • Heeling
  • Recognizing unwanted behavior
The Ivy League
This package is tailor-made to meet the client's specific needs. It is recommended for busy professionals who have limited time to spend with the trainer, yet require optimal results. After the initial consultation, the trainer will prepare a personalized plan designed to address the client's individual needs. Training will be done three times a week; usually while the owner is at work or away.

Additional issues we address:
  • Separation anxiety
  • Housebreaking
  • Car sickness
  • Escaping
  • Running after cars/other objects
  • Boundary training
  • Dog/Dog aggression
  • Fearfulness
  • Stealing food
  • Food guarding
  • Object guarding
Please call for an individual price quote.