Your puppy’s training begins the moment you bring him or her home, even if you don’t realize it. It is estimated that over 4 million pets are euthanized in this country alone, annually, primarily by owners who got off to a bad start with their new pet and behavior problems followed. During the first 16 weeks of a puppy’s life is when they form the majority of their attitudes towards their environment, including people, other animals, environments and experiences. New puppy owners shape the behavior of their new canine companion, even if they’re not in a formal training program and are not aware of what they are teaching their puppy.
To assist in preventing possible future behavior problems and to get the new puppy started off on the right paw, Northern Kentucky K9 offers a private consultation for new owners. Education on how to teach their puppy limits they can understand, confidence building, proper handling, the importance of proper socialization, effective communication, how to decrease behavior issues and to better understand their new puppy’s needs. Owners will have the opportunity to ask questions of a professional trainer regarding their puppy and receive guidance on possible causes and solutions to problems. The important topics of house breaking, play biting, toy selection, grooming and much more are covered in some of our programs. (Young, well-mannered family members who can sit politely through the class are encouraged to participate so the whole family knows how to handle their new puppy.)
Looking for some guidance on getting your puppy headed in the right direction? A Puppy Consultation may be exactly what you need! This is an opportunity to have the trainer meet with you and your puppy in your home and consult with you regarding your personal challenges, offering guidance geared specifically toward that.
One on one, in your home, covering the above topics.
Rate: $150, + KY Service Tax of 6% (includes one session; approx 1.5-2 hrs in the NKY area - additional cost for travel if outside of Boone, Kenton, Campbell counties)