Dog Training 2018-04-17T06:41:06+00:00

STANWOOD & CAMANO ISLAND DOG TRAINING

For Dogs Over 5 Months Old

Would you like a well-trained dog? Does committing to a class at the same time, same place, every week seem challenging with work, kids, and your busy life? Enjoy a well-behaved, obedient dog without having to attend classes or do all the work yourself.

Basic Obedience Training / We’ll teach your canine companion basic skills such as sit, down, stand, come, beginner stay/wait, loose lead walking, leave it control, and recalls.

Beyond Basics / For dogs who have completed a basic training program. This training builds upon the basic skills along with distractions and may include: long wait and stay, long distance recalls, focus, loose lead walking in all types of environments along with vehicle enter/exit control, sending your dog to bed, greeting guests, door entry/exit politeness, and food manners.

Behavior Modification / Working closely with you to tackle problematic behavior such as excessive barking, pulling on the leash, jumping up, whining, guarding food, and more.

For Puppy’s Under 5 Months Old

As cute, snuggly, and precious that puppies are, it’s no secret that they can be a huge challenge. Get your puppy started off on the right paw with basic training and good manners. Using only positive training methods, our Puppy Basics Training is customized and focused on imprinting good behaviors around four main areas:

House TrainingMost clients report that accidents are greatly reduced or gone within the first few days of using our house training system.

Obedience –Most puppies won’t be ready for basic training until they’re a bit older but we can start with puppy on helping them understand core obedience behavior such as sit, lie down, stay, leave it, come, drop it, wait and loose leash walking.

Manners –When speaking about manners we are talking about jumping, chewing, nipping, biting, stealing, whining, and barking. Every puppy is different and we’ll work with you on finding the best way to overcome these issues.

Socialization –There are good ways to socialize and there are the not so good ways to socialize puppies (dog parks, etc). We’ll work with you on how to safely socialize your pup.

What You Get:

  • One-on-one, personalized lessons with a Professional Dog Trainer.
  • Customized training plans because every dog is a unique individual, which means the cookie-cutter approach is ineffective.
  • A higher rate of success than training on your own.
  • Quicker results happen when your dog is on familiar turf.
  • An initial complimentary consultation.
  • With the training while you’re away, at least two follow-up meetings with you to make sure the transfer of  skills and behavior goes smoothly.
  • We are fully committed to your success and therefore offer on-going email, phone, and text support for 6 months after your last session at no additional charge.

Choose between two types of programs to fit your needs:

  • Private Lessons-Where you and your dog receive one-on-one instruction in your dog’s own home environment and neighborhood, or
  • Training While You’re Away – We’ll come to your home and train your dog during the day while you’re away. We’ll then meet with you to demonstrate your dog’s skills and transfer the training to you.

Rate:

(Please note, dog training services are only available in Stanwood and Camano Island)

Private In-Home Training – $1.25 per minute plus $15.00 travel fee.

GIVE US A CALL (360) 348-6561 or

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Meet Our Trainer

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 Shanlora

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For over 20 years, Shanlora has been training dogs with 9 of those years owning her own dog training business. She has trained dogs of all ages and breeds teaching Basic Manners, Obedience, Behavior Modification, Search and Rescue, Tracking, and Schutzhund.

Throughout her dog training adventures she has learned many things. All dogs have unique personalities but they have one thing in common. They speak the same language.

She uses a balanced approach with lots of praise, treats, and motivation. Her goal is to help you as a dog owner to speak their language, train your dog to accomplish anything, and enjoy a stronger relationship with your dog. She believes every dog is capable of achieving great things!

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A Few Items You Should Know About…

CASA or NOAH ADOPTION:  Any dog, within 3 months of adoption from our local shelters, will receive a $20 discount off of their first six sessions when booked consecutively.

EQUIPMENT:  All leashes, collars, training treats, are to be supplied by the owner.

OUR TRAINING PHILOSOPHY: Every dog is a unique individual. Some are shy, some are energetic and some are more challenging. We work with all breeds and temperaments, and every training program is customized to your dog’s needs. All training plans take into consideration factors such as temperament, age, breed, sex, general health and history. We then use that information to create a customized plan that addresses your dog’s obedience and behavioral concerns.

Our program has been used successfully by dog owners with big dogs, small dogs, and medium dogs. It’s worked with owners that are experienced with dogs and first time pet parents.

This program has had MAJOR success in solving anxiety issues, aggression, house training, destruction problems, jumping, not coming when called, leash pulling, and so much more.

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