You call your dog. She comes with tail wagging.
You walk your dog. Your arm remains attached to your shoulder.
Family mealtime. Your dog lays on her bed.
You leave to do errands. You return to a pee-free, un-chewed home.
A guest arrives. Your dog sits for a greeting.
Impossible? Nope. You can do this. Your dog can do this. And it can be easy and fun. All you need is understanding. Communication. A little positive reinforcement. All you need is Sarah.
Instant Behavior Improvement Session
Ready to hit the puppy panic button? A ninety-minute one-on-one session is the fast and easy way to solve your canine crisis or puppy predicament. Whether your issues relate to in-home frustrations like housebreaking, jumping, nipping or excessive barking or to outdoor aggravations like leash pulling, ignoring come, dog aggression or chasing behavior — if your dog is doing it, Sarah can address it.
This ninety-minute session is also a great way to learn more advanced skills such as off-leash control and trick, Frisbee® or Agility training. Each consultation comes with Sarah’s training DVD.
Puppies bring so much into our lives. Joy. Laughter. Carpet stains. Chewed-up shoes. Get a handle on your bundle of joy with one invaluable ninety-minute session! You’ll learn basic routines and problem solving skills. It’s never too early to begin, and the benefits will last a lifetime.
Pre-Puppy Consultation: You’re excited about getting a dog or puppy…but you’re a little nervous, too. What breed is right for your lifestyle? Rescue or purebred? Male or female? Is your house ready? Your kids? What about food? Leashes? Crates? Yikes! Let Sarah be your guide as you begin your search for the perfect puppy for you and your family. Choosing and raising a puppy is a big responsibility. The time you spend getting ready will make a big difference.
Follow Up Lessons
Hour long follow-up lessons may be scheduled as needed or purchased in a bundle at a discount. Some behavior problems or training goals require Sarah’s follow up and fine-tuning. These sessions are appropriate for puppies or dogs and can be used to reinforce the lessons learned in an initial consultation, puppy consultation or group dog training class.
Sarah’s extended, four session training package takes you and your dog from beginner to expert in a series of fun and informative lessons that build on your growing knowledge. This discounted package is tailored to you and your dog’s specific needs and is available to you once you’ve completed a Puppy Consultation or Initial 90-minute Session.
These session give you the inside scoop on Agility and its many joys. You’ll learn the lingo and work on the equipment — all within a secured, fenced enclosure. You’ll also learn off-leash skills and Agility moves that will help you and your dog improve and increase your communication, your bond and your all-around fun-ness.
This five session course includes an initial 90-minute lesson and four one-hour follow up sessions.
Got the pre-puppy jitters? Wondering what dog breed is right for your family? Do you need help housebreaking your puppy or advice about jumping, barking or chewing? Calm and reassuring dog training advice from a renowned canine behavior expert is just a phone call, Skype or iChat away! A 30- or 60-minute phone session can resolve these issues and answer your questions in an efficient and cost-effective way. Click here to get started.
*Sarah cannot address aggression in a phone consultation. Aggression is a serious issue that must be discussed in person with an experienced professional. This service does not offer medical advice or is it intended to take the place of veterinarian care.