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Dog Training Philosophy
     There are many philosophies and methods used in today's dog training. Some philosophies advocate having a professional train your dog, while others boast the use of "secret" training tools. At Dog Training for Owners, our philosophy is that the owner of a dog is the best vehicle through which to achieve reliable results in the shortest amount of time.

   Our experience shows that a strong bond between a dog and its owner pays big dividends when it comes to training a dog. We will show you how to use this bond to motivate your pal to want to learn. Think about that for a moment. Would you rather learn the things you have to learn or the things you want to learn?

   Our training methods will also show you how to recognize what motivates your dog and turn that motivation into a desire to learn. You will learn how to effectively communicate with your buddy, which not only paves the way for solid training, but also makes for a loving relationship between you and your best friend.

   Some training camps actually train dogs for their owners, which often results in dogs that can't be depended upon to always perform the tasks they learned when their owners ask them to. Why is that? Because the dogs learned what they had to learn from someone who's job it was to train the dogs. Chances are high that the trainer didn't spend the time required to get to know each and every dog, let alone bond with them. Additionally, if an owner doesn't know how a trainer motivated a dog to learn, how effective can that owner be at practicing what's required to maintain the level of their dog's training? It is not uncommon for a dog trained in such a camp to indeed come when its owner calls, but instead of bounding over to the owner with enthusiasm, it saunters over with it's head hung low. Surely, that's not what you want, is it?

   Our methods not only involve training your dog, but also focus on teaching you the training techniques that make the most of the bond and relationship you already have with your best friend. Working closely with you enables us to ensure that your pal is taught using the methods most appropriate for your particular dog. This is key in having your pal become reliable when you issue commands. While not every dog will benefit from the same training methods, chances are good that you will also be able to apply the techniques you learn from us to train other dogs you may befriend over your lifetime.

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

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


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.