You love your dog, but you might not love a few of their not-so-cute habits. These habits could include barking at anything that moves, going to the bathroom on the carpet, chewing on items other than toys, leash pulling, begging and more. If you are experiencing any of these undesirable habits with your dog, you might want to consider dog training classes.
If you are considering dog training classes, we would first recommend identifying what type of dog training you would like for your little best friend. There are many options for dog training, ranging from basic obedience training to dog nose work scent detection.
Next step, head to the internet. You can find out a lot of information about specific dog training classes offered in your area with a quick search online. There, you can read customer testimonials, reviews, and get more information about hours of operation and price.
Lastly, when you have narrowed it down to a few top programs that interest you, we recommend making an in-person visit prior to enrolling your pup, and possibly even sitting through a session. Ensure that the program is managed by a trained professional, that the facilities are clean, and that you have a good gut feeling about the instruction and care you and your pet will receive in the selected dog training classes. If you want to go one-step further, you could ask the training program for references; this would allow you the opportunity to speak with someone whose pet has graduated the prospective dog training classes and give you a clear picture of what the program is really like.