Personal In-home Private Adult Dog Training

Many owners don’t know where to turn once their puppy classes are over – because training your dog doesn’t end just because the classes do! Dogs still have so much to learn after they reach six months of age.

Adult Dog Basic Skills Training

Duration: 3 weeks
Cost: $290
Suitable for: Owners and dogs aged over 6 months

This course cater to owners and dogs aged six months and older. The program provides you with the fundamentals of how your dog learns, how your dog communicates, and the most effective way to train your dog. In this program we will cover:

  • Clicker or Marker word training
  • Leadership
  • Calm behaviour – why it’s important and some techniques
  • Walk on a loose lead
  • Come when called
  • Respond to their name with eye contact (around mild distractions)
  • Sit on cue
  • Drop on cue
  • Stand on cue
  • Sit for a greeting
  • Calm handling and grooming
  • Stay (for a short period of time)
  • Preventing and solving problem behaviours like jumping up, barking and digging

Please note that our first class is a one on one Zoom session with your personal trainer ! In the first session, we will explain the basics of positive reinforcement training and how dogs learn. We will also use the first session to talk about what you want to get out of course and things you would like to cover in the remaining in-home sessions.

Please contact us at any time if you have questions about this popular program!

Adult Dog Advanced Skills Training

Duration: 3 weeks
Cost: $290
Suitable for: Owners and dogs aged over 7 months

This course caters to owners and dogs aged seven months and older – and as a prerequisite, you must have completed the Adult Dog Basic Skills Training with The Positive Pet Project.

This class is the next step, building on the behaviours taught in the basic skills class and focusing on good manners for everyday life while you and your dog are out and about together. It also helps start you off with the behaviours you will need to know if you intend to take your dog for a Delta Therapy Dog Assessment. This course focuses on providing you and your dog the opportunity to learn to be calm and well-mannered in all sorts of places. In this course we will cover:

  • Calm behaviour in new locations
  • Loose lead walking
  • Walking politely past other dogs
  • Leave it
  • Come when called – distance
  • Sitting or standing politely for stroking
  • Doorway and getting out of the car manners
  • Canine behaviour
  • Simple problem solving
  • Body language
  • Starting to work with our dog off lead

Please note that our first class is a one on one Zoom session with your personal trainer ! In the first session, we will explain the basics of positive reinforcement training and how dogs learn. We will also use the first session to talk about what you want to get out of course and things you would like to cover in the remaining in-home sessions.

Please contact us at any time if you have questions about this popular program!