work with a professional dog trainer

Nobody enters into a classroom for the first time and instantly knows the subject matter and can utilize the information effectively. If you expected to get your first dog and would wake up in the morning knowing how to train your dog, that is an unrealistic expectation. There is no shame in asking for help with dog training, and it will make both you and your dog happier if you work with a professional dog trainer. The key is knowing which traits to look for when signing up for dog training classes. Here are some aspects of being an effective dog trainer that can help you choose.

Key Traits in an Effective Dog Trainer
  • Adaptability- A dog trainer has to have the ability to recognize what it is that you want to accomplish and develop the appropriate plan to get you and your dog to that desired outcome.
  • Passion- When you select a dog trainer who truly loves dogs and has a dedication to making you and your dog as happy as possible, it shows in how they handle the dog training classes and the interactions they have with you and your dog.
  • Multiple Training Styles- An effective dog trainer takes the time to determine which training style will work best for your dog and you as the dog’s handler and is experienced with a wide variety of styles.
  • Patience- For you and your dog to have a fun experience with effective training results, you need a dog trainer who doesn’t make you feel like they are annoyed with either of you. A quality dog trainer understands that dogs and people learn at different rates, uses different methods, and will have patience throughout the process. They’ll also possess excellent communication skills so they can pace their teaching appropriately and make any necessary changes that come about because they listened to what you have to say.

Here at Dogs By Andy K-9 Services, you will find that our love of dogs and passion for what we do, along with our dedication to flexibility and communication, make us an ideal choice when you are looking for an effective dog trainer. You’ll love our facility and the wide variety of styles and training classes we have to offer. Contact us today to learn more.