Dog Training Classes
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CERTIFIED DOG AND PUPPY TRAINING CLASSES
Georgia Dog Gym's seven lesson Basic Dog Training Class covers loose leash walking, heel , sit, down, stay, come when called, place, leave-it, and drop-it, and addresses behavior problems such as jumping up, pulling on leash, barking, nipping, mouthing, and chewing. The dog training class will also teach leadership skills and management techniques. We provide a dog training workbook which guides you through your daily homework with your dog. This class is suitable for young puppies as well as older dogs. Contact Georgia Dog Gym at 706-378-2275 to get dog training class information and registration forms mailed out to you.The class cost is $225.00.
Jennifer Cullari, Certified Professional Dog Trainer/Educator, will be instructing a Basic Training Class that begins on Thursday, September 6th at 7:00pm. REGISTER NOW!
Cyndy Douan, MHDL, PDTI will be instructing a Basic Training Class that begins on Tuesday, September 25th at 7pm. REGISTER NOW!
PUPPY KINDERGARTEN CLASSES
Wednesday, August 15th at 7:45pm
This 4 WEEK Class costs $125 and it is open to all puppies *younger* than 18 WEEKS of age. Get YOUR PUPPY off to the right start!
Puppy Nipping & Mouthing
Sit, Down, & Coming When Called
If you enroll your puppy in Kindergarten, you will received a $10 credit that you may apply to enrolling your puppy in the Seven Week Basic Training Class. Click HERE to download a Puppy Kindergarten Registration Packet!
PRIVATE DOG TRAINING LESSONS
Private Dog Training lesson formats can be more convenient and offer more individualized attention to clients and their dogs. A basic dog obedience course covers loose leash walking, heel , sit, down, stay, come when called, and addresses common behavior problems such as jumping up, pulling on leash, barking, nipping, mouthing, and chewing. Leadership skills and management techniques are also instructed. Prices for private lessons start at $575.00 for a basic six-lesson program. Our dog trainer also works with various abnormal canine behaviors including fears & phobias, aggression, separation anxiety, obsessive/compulsive behaviors, and house soiling. Certified Dog Training Programs and prices may vary. You may be asked to meet for an evaluation prior to starting a dog training program. Please contact us for details.
There are a wide variety of techniques and methods used successfully to train dogs. What is important to understand is that all dogs are different and there is no one right way to train every dog. Dogs will respond differently to various techniques and methods.
If you are trying to train your dog and you are not getting the results you desire, you should ask yourself these questions:
Do I have a training program that is step-wise and uses progressions to teach the behaviors that I desire?
Do I work with my dog every day or almost every day?
Am I sticking with my training steps consistently or am I skipping steps in my training?
Do I insist that my dog follow instructions during a training lesson, then relax the rules when I am not in a training session?
Does my training break the concepts down into do-able tasks that my dog can succeed at and get rewarded for, or do I feel like I am battling my dog and he is constantly failing to do what I ask of him?
And FINALLY, the simplest question:
Is what I am doing with my dog WORKING?
If your answer to any of these questions is "NO", then you might consider enrolling in private lessons with a professional dog trainer.
Georgia Dog Gym private dog training provides a tailored a program for you and your dog that is focused on your own training goals, suits the temperament of your dog, and offers flexibility in techniques and methods that suit the owner's personality and preferences.
We don't believe in forcing square pegs into round holes.
If you have a particular method or training tool that you would prefer to work with, we will incorporate that into your training program. So if there is a particular training tool or technique that you would like to use to train your dog, our trainer would prefer to show you how to do that correctly rather than your trying it on your on and creating more problems or potentially harming your dog with it.
We believe that training tools don't harm dogs, but that people who do not understand approaches to training can harm dogs. We want to work cooperatively with you to develop positive results with your dog.
Here are some examples of the types of training offered in Private Lesson Programs:
Lure and Reward Training
Manners Minder Training
Frisbee Disc Training
Reliable Recall Training
Freestyle Dance Training
Multiple Dog Training
Remote Electronic Collar Training
Gentle Leader Training
We work with all types of behavior problems in Private Lessons where it is easier to identify the issues and design appropriate behavior modification and training programs to target the troublesome parts of your dog's behavior. Here are some of the issues we will work with in Private Lessons:
Growling, Snarling, Snapping
Aggression toward People & Children
Fears and Phobias
Poor Socialization Skills
Jealousy toward Others
Chasing Other Animals
CALL TODAY TO SET UP PRIVATE LESSONS FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG! 706-378-2275