Selecting a Puppy
We can recommend the right breed for your needs and lifestyle. We can select a puppy from its litter that will best fit your needs. We can assist with puppy development and socialization and help you train your puppy to be a well-mannered member of society in Columbus, Ohio.
Puppy Temperament Testing
We can help families find the right dog for their household based on their needs and the puppy’s natural instincts. We can also help breeders determine the right type of owner their puppies should be given to and home they should go to.
Expecting A Baby?
We can also help you prepare your dog for the baby’s arrival into the home.
We want to teach owners how they can influence and shape the behavior of their growing puppy. By not teaching or setting limits your puppy understands, you are possibly contributing to future behavior problems. Puppy Talk is designed to teach owners to better understand their puppy’s needs, establish effective communication, curb behavior problems, and show owners how to properly socialize their new puppy.
Your dog can begin training as early as 14-16 weeks. Older dogs can be trained as well. Your dog’s training is based on its individual personality, past and present behavior, aptitude for learning, breed characteristics, social development, and – most importantly – your family’s goals. The training will teach your dog useful obedience commands, good manners, and acceptable behavior patterns.
This is designed to help owners who have generally well-behaved dogs but wish to solve a specific problem. We will advise you on probable causes and assist you with solutions. We will also provide assistance for specific problems, such as house training, chewing, and jumping up.
Aggression, shyness, separation anxiety…our clients benefit from the latest knowledge of canine learning theory, canine psychology, and behavior modification through individualized counseling and instruction on proper dog handling skills.
Owners need the necessary time and patience to work closely and patiently with their dogs 2-3 times a day at 10-20 minute intervals. I will teach you how to train your dog for obedience commands and how to handle unwanted behaviors.
Group Lessons are available with limited space in the class. We currently have a beginner class and an advanced class forming for 1 night a week for 6 weeks in duration. During these classes you will learn new commands for your dogs and also help them socialize with other people and other dogs. Please call for class dates and prices.
Walk with Me
Take a 30 minute walk with me at a park or around your home to show you some useful hints on walking with your dog and answering any questions that you may have about walking on a leash, obedience training, behavioral problems, etc.
Do you have a reason to think there are drugs in your house, school, place of business, car, etc. that you would like to have a Certified Handler and Dog help you find? Lori has a German Shepherd that she has trained and certified under American Working Dogs Association that can come and do a search to either put your mind at ease or help you discover what may be hidden in a secret place.
Residency programs meet the needs of Columbus, Ohio dog owners who simply lack the time or patience to complete a training program on their own or who wish to put their dog’s training into the hands of a professional trainer. This type of training for your dog will be accomplished quickly without disrupting your busy schedule. The length of training time is based upon your dog’s personality, past and present behaviors, and your particular goals for your dog.
A service dog is a type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities including physical disabilities, visual difficulties, hearing impairments, mental illness, seizures, diabetes, autism, and more.
This program will include private lessons with a remote e-collar included. Training is guaranteed for the life of the dog as long as you continue to work with your dog throughout his lifetime.