Growly Reactive Dog

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Our group class is designed to fit the needs of dogs that do well with other dogs when off-leash. The class is not designed for dogs with aggression issues towards people and dogs when on and off-leash. Such behaviors need to be addressed individually in one-on-one sessions. Behaviors such as growling, jumping and lunging at the sight of another dog is not an uncommon behavior often caused by the restriction of the leash they are hooked on to.

We focus on teaching the dog an alternative behavior and provide you with management strategies should unexpected encounters occur. We will teach you and your dog to become a successful team. We will provide barriers and a safe and controlled environment in Level 1 & 2. Level 3 is for those dogs that have successfully completed Level 1 & 2 and are ready to encounter real time environments.

Level 1

Our Level 1 class is designed to teach you and your dog new behaviors in a safe and controlled environment. There will be barriers that help with the visual trigger. Training will take place in our dog training center in Campbell.

Bring to class:

  • Lots of small, high value (moist) treats your dog loves.

  • Favorite toy

  • Mat

  • Water

  • Flat collar, martingale or  harness. (no prong, choke or e-collars allowed)

  • 6ft leash (no retractable) 

We will provide barriers in a safe and controlled environment. 

Vaccination requirements:

Proof of one DHPP vaccine 

There are no make-up classes.

For dogs 16 weeks or older

Class Duration/Cost:

5 weeks/50 minute classes

$350

Dates and Times:

Saturday, January 8, 2:00PM - FULL

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Level 2

Level 2 focuses on decreasing the barriers and distance to other dogs. We will implement the learned new behaviors by increasing the visual to the triggers. In Level 1 we build a foundation of new behaviors and now we will build on them.

Bring to class:

  • Lots of small, high value (moist) treats your dog loves.

  • Favorite toy

  • Mat

  • Water

  • Flat collar, martingale or  harness. (no prong, choke or e-collars allowed)

  • 6ft leash (no retractable) 

Vaccination requirements:

Proof of one DHPP vaccine 

There are no make-up classes.

For dogs 16 weeks or older

Class Duration/Cost:

5 weeks/50 minute classes

$350

Dates and Times:

Saturday, January 8, 3:00PM

Level 3

Level 3 is for dogs that have successfully passed level 2. Now we take the learned behaviors from inside the safe and controlled environment into the outside environment. 

Bring to class:

  • Lots of small, high value (moist) treats your dog loves.

  • Favorite toy

  • Mat

  • Water

  • Flat collar, martingale or  harness. (no prong, choke or e-collars allowed)

  • 6ft leash or longer (no retractable) - some exercises may be off-leash

Vaccination requirements:

Proof of one DHPP vaccine 

There are no make-up classes.

For dogs 16 weeks or older

Class Duration/Cost:

5 weeks/50 minute classes

$350

Dates and Times:

Saturday, January 8, 9:30 am