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AFRP’s “Good Dog” Manners class is perfect for any dog, Puppy through Adult, needing a good start in their new home or continuing their learning in their existing home.
You and your dog will learn with positive training techniques that are fun and rewarding. This basic class will help you build a strong bond with your dog.
The “Good Dog” Manners class provides help with problem solving and overall house-manners as well as teaching you to teach your dog basic skills such as come when called, sit, lie down, stay, leave it, wait at the door, and walking nicely on a leash.
Upcoming 2019 Sessions
Classes take place every Thursday from 6-7pm
Email or call us at 333-0722 to sign up today!
The Importance of Dog Behavior
The number one reason dogs are surrendered to shelters is due to behavior problems. The majority of these problems are correctable. Dogs can be kept out of shelters if the people who love them increase their understanding of dog behavior and training.
Studies show that dogs that are unaltered, are acquired at one-to-three years of age or are less than six months of age, have never been to obedience class, spend much of the day in crates or in the backyard are at high risk of surrender to shelters.
These high risk dogs often have one general thing in common: they go beyond a lack of manners to destructive behaviors ranging from not being housebroken and chewing the furniture to excavating the yard, escaping, or acting aggressively towards family, friends, or other animals.
When these behaviors are addressed and corrected a dog and his family have a much better chance at living together happily ever after.