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Phase Training
     Our experience has shown that dog owners vary greatly in what they want out of their lives with their best friends. Some like to take their dogs everywhere with them; on car rides, into stores, and on adventures like camping, hiking and even to Disneyland. For others, the local dog park is considered an adventure. Then there are those owners who simply seek a companion they can go on walks with around the neighborhood.

   It is for this reason that we created Phase Training. This form of one-on-one personalized training begins with an evaluation of the dog and owner. The evaluation not only covers what individual owners seek to achieve with their pals, but also takes into account the fact that dogs themselves are individuals. Given that owners and dogs are all unique, it only makes sense that dog-owner relationships vary from one household to the next.

   Working with you on an individual basis enables us to be very comprehensive with our Phase Training. We cover a lot of ground in just a few sessions, so to help ensure that you stay on track, we present you with custom documentation tailored specifically for you and your dog as we move through each phase.

   We focus heavily on psychology throughout the program because we want you to have a thorough understanding of everything. After all, if you don't know why we teach what we teach, or when and how to apply which techniques, your training won't be effective. If you think it sounds like we teach you to be a dog trainer, you're right, because that's exactly what we do!

   So that we can help your dog understand that your commands are expected to be heeded regardless of where you happen to be or what distractions might be present, Phase Training sessions are conducted in different environments. We'll vary the sessions between your home, out in public, and/or in our training center.

   Phase Training comes in two flavors; 3-Phase and 6-Phase. With the 3-Phase program, we cover all the basics such as not jumping up, not mouthing, etc., and you can expect your dog to become solid in basic obedience including walking in a Heel position by your side, staying put when you say "Stay", and more.

   The 6-Phase program goes to the next level, such as your dog performing commands remotely. For example, if your buddy somehow gets out of the back yard and you discover him across the street, the last thing you want is for him to cross the street again, even if it is to come back to you, because you risk him getting hit by a car even if his intentions are good. It would be better if he sits right where he is and waits for you to go get him. We can also work with you on more advanced training techniques.

   The table below summarizes the differences between Phase Training and Group Training Classes.

Group Training Classes Phase Training
Course material includes common basic commands Comprehensive training program is tailored to meet your specific needs
Group training focuses on everyone as a group One-on-one training focuses specifically on you and your dog
Weekly classes Flexible scheduling
Structured weekly progression Progress at your own pace; program can also be modified as needed
More material is covered in each phase than can be covered in a class
Includes comprehensive documentation
Includes telephone consultations, as needed
Address specific issues - counter-surfing, digging, destructive behavior, etc.
Work with reactive, non-social, or aggressive dogs
Stage scenarios to simulate real-life situations
Can address issues occurring at home
"Proof" commands to solidify learned behaviors

   To find out more about how we can help you, contact us today.

 
 
 
 
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321 Iron Point Rd.
Folsom, CA 95630
or
2201 Francisco Dr.
Suite 140-102
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

Feel free to ask to see a demo and we'll show you an example of a dog who has learned to Heel, Sit, Stay, Come, etc. off-leash, in the face of distraction anywhere in the real world (not just some training area), including at a dog park with other dogs running around like maniacs!

 

 
Quick appointments available for Sacramento and surrounding areas including Fair Oaks, Citrus Heights, Rancho Cordova, Granite Bay, Roseville, Loomis, Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs, Placerville, Lake Tahoe and more. We are available for travel to other areas of California and Nevada on a case by case basis. Contact us for details.