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Training a New Puppy

Being a proud puppy owner is a blast. Pups are fun, adorable, and offer constant companionship. But in order to ensure your puppy has the proper behavior, it's often necessary to train him or her; sometimes, this task is best left to the pros! Check out some helpful definitions that may assist you in your search for a professional dog trainer. You may also run into these phrases when reading up on training yourself.

  • Obedience Training – Good behavior starts with you. To train your new family member, you may want to look into a class for the dog. Obedience school is oftentimes offered at local pet stores. A professional will know how to teach your dog to obey a rule, not bite, and keep from being aggressive toward people and animals.
  • Housebreak – A lesson you should be teaching your pup from the start is how to eliminate outside, and not in his crate or on your carpet!
  • Agility Training – This can come later in your puppy's life if you wish. In order for your puppy to exhibit the proper behavior, he'll need to know how to listen, follow commands, and respect you as an owner. Agility training helps in all of these areas, as it requires your dog to pay special attention to you in order to complete a trick.
  • Whisper Training – Because a dog is a wild animal at his core, it's important that you know how to "speak" his language. Whisper training helps you understand your pooch so he can be as well behaved as possible.
    Animal Behavior College
    Valencia, CA 91355
    Dog training is an important subject that our college is designed to address through the best educational programs available. Register today for pet training courses through our established college.
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    Best Paw Forward
    Pensacola, FL 32501
    For years we've provided experienced dog training classes in the local and surrounding areas. We have both group classes and private instruction and deal with puppies and adult dogs.
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    (850) 572-0653
    User Review: "Rebecca is the best. She has helped me train several dogs and always works with the individual dogs needs. She will..." - Deborah (FL)
    6251 N Davis Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32504
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    (850) 476-7375
    User Review: "Very unhappy with training class. Instructor had only 3 months experience in training and no knowledge of different breeds...." - susan (FL)
    Sonshine Kennels
    3682 Gardenview St, Milton, FL 32571
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    (850) 994-7326
    User Review: "I have left numerous messages on the answering machine of the business and never received a call back. I was told to call..." - Nicole (FL)
    Palafox Pet Salon
    8814 N Palafox St, Pensacola, FL 32534
    (850) 505-0095
    Leading Edge Obedience Inc
    264 Muscogee Rd, Cantonment, FL 32533
    (850) 968-0072
    Mason's Mongrel's Dog Training
    23888 Old Foley Rd, Elberta, AL 36530
    Specializing in one on one obedience and agility training for you and your best friend. Our classes are led by a certified trainer with over 30 years experience. Let us improve the relationship between you and your pet!
    (251) 747-5079
    A A Pet Resort Inc
    11800 County Road 87, Elberta, AL 36530
    (251) 986-5207
    Pet And Praise Obedience
    14707 Niagara Court, Foley, AL 36535
    Pet And Praise Obedience in Foley, AL provides your family with the highest quality positive pet training methods and service. Please call today!
    (251) 970-2177
    Good Dog-Dog Training
    Gulf Shores, AL 36542
    Behavior modification for dogs and their owners. Basic and advanced obedience classes offered by a professional trainer. All training private and tailored to the needs of the dog and family.
    (251) 967-0936
    The Practical Dog
    1600 Ferry Road, Fairhope, AL 36532
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    (251) 233-2168
    Smeraglia's Puppy University
    8449 County Road 64, Daphne, AL 36526
    (251) 621-1981
    Happy Valley Boarding Kennels
    727 Valparaiso Pkwy, Valparaiso, FL 32580
    (850) 678-2550
    34940 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541
    (850) 650-3145
    Pets Behave LLC
    297 County Line Rd, Niceville, FL 32578
    (850) 897-8666
    Good Dog Obedience Training Inc
    356 Whitfield Rd, Freeport, FL 32439
    (850) 835-0055

    Enrolling in obedience classes and using whispering techniques are key to training your dog to be well behaved. Canines use these skills for work duties in the military, police force, or on the farm herding animals. Pets who understand rules and commands are less likely to show aggression, bite children, or ignore their master. For training to work, the owner must work with their pet and never reward bad behavior. Most classes at puppy schools are completed in two months and meet weekly. Owners work with puppies daily to teach new rules. Basic commands include sit, stay, and lay. Once this basic skill level is mastered, tricks like roll over are taught. Agility programs help prevent boredom and keep pets exercised. They're a good step to take after a canine masters primary commands. Canines who understand these rules behave in any environment, including the groomer, or veterinary office. Housebreaking a puppy requires lessons at home. A kennel, crate, or cage is useful in housebreaking. Many pets consider these units to be their own personal space, so they don't object to being placed in one. Barking is a behavior that many pet owners want corrected. Repetitive “no-bark” commands help overcome this negative conduct. Some veterinarians recommend the use of citronella collars that spray citronella if a dog barks. The collars are more humane than shock collars and have shown to be very effective. Look for schools that are taught by professionals with certification in obedience and agility expertise. These instructors may work privately, or for a boarding kennel. Whisperers are better to use for aggressive canines, including those who have already bitten someone. They work to get the problem canine to obey simple commands after determining what triggers the animal's negative response. Ask your veterinarian about dog trainers in your area.
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