PAWSitive Approach LLC Positive Dog Training, serving Longmont, Loveland, Berthoud, Johnstown, Mead, Lyons, Mead Colorado
PAWSitive Approach Dog Training serving Longmont, Loveland, Berthoud Colorado PAWSitive Approach Dog Training serving Longmont, Loveland, Berthoud Colorado

We offer positive dog training in Longmont, Loveland, Berthoud, Mead, Johnstown, Lyons, and Hygiene Colorado.

PRIVATE DOG TRAINING


Our Custom, In-Home dog training lessons may include:

  • Leash walking: have a dog that walks nicely without pulling on the leash.
  • Greeting visitors: Teach your dog how to politely greet your visitors.
  • General obedience: Sit, down, wait, stay.
  • Recall: How to get your dog to come to you when you call, every time.
  • Give your dog a job: Dog's love to join in the day to day chores. Teach your dog how to help you!
  • Crate training: Teach your dog to love his crate, and to go to his crate when asked.
  • A dog that listens & Responds: Teach your dog to respond to you every time you ask.
  • Counter Surfing: How to stop your dog from searching the counter tops.
  • Go to place: Teach your dog to go to his place when asked. 

These are just some of the behaviors we can provide for you. If you do not see your needs listed, please contact us and let us know what you and your dog would like to learn. Note: If your dog has any behavior problems, please see our Behavior Modification page.


HOW TO GET STARTED:

  1. FOR DOGS 18 WKS & OLDER: All dogs new to PAWSitive Approach (18 weeks & older, and needing training only), must first attend Dog Talk before purchasing any lessons or packages. If your dog is under 18 weeks old, please see our Puppy Training page. If your dog has behavior issues (i.e. fear, reactivity, resource guarding, aggression, etc.), please see our Behavior Modification page.
  2. SERVICE AREA: Please check to ensure that you are in our service area.
  3. SIGN UP: Click on the purple button next to/under the lesson description to start the sign-up process.
  4. QUESTIONS?  Please contact us with any questions or problems.  We will be happy to help you.

LESSONS & RATES:

 

Dog training lessons, Behavior Modification|Loveland, Longmont, Berthoud Colorado

DOG TALK

Dog Talk ensures we all are on the same page when it comes to the training of your dog.

We will meet in person and discuss your dog training goals. We will complete an introductory evaluation, noting your dog's strength's and any weaknesses. We will then discuss how I can help you and what all will be involved to best meet your dog training goals.

We'll continue with an introduction to dog training methods, and how dogs communicate.  We will get you started with some management and training exercises to promote success for everyday manners.

Within 24 - 72 hours, you will receive an emailed summary report of the Dog Talk lesson, along with any instructional documents needed.

Dog Talk includes:

  • One-on-one instruction from a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner.
  • An introductory evaluation of your dog, including your dog's strengths & weaknesses.
  • A customized management & training plan.
  • An emailed report sumarizing your Dog Talk lesson, and homework assignment.
  • Introduction to our training methods.
  • A dog communication lesson.
  • Foundation exercises to get you going towards your goals, a.k.a. homework!
  • A copy of "On Talking Terms With Dogs - Calming Signals" by Turid Rugaas
  • Welcome folder, and a goodie bag, including two free clickers!

Dog obedience training for good manners in Longmont, Loveland Berthoud Colorado

Good Manners Customized

Would you like for your dog to listen when you speak to him? Wouldn't it be nice if your dog would actually do what you ask, the first time you ask? Are you getting tired of your dog always begging for food? Are you tripping over your dog while trying to prepare meals? Is taking your dog for walks getting to be too much work? Whatever you need, we can help! This is the package for you!

This package is 5 lessons that are jammed packed with tools to produce a good mannered dog!

We can work a bit on everything for a well rounded dog, or we can concentrate on just a few problem areas. We will do what is needed to create the best mannered dog for you.

Manners we teach, but are not limited to:

  • Impulse Control
  • Sit & Down
  • Coming when called
  • Loose leash walking
  • Targeting
  • Go to place

The Good Manners Customized package includes:

  • One-on-one instruction from a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner.
  • Demos of all exercises with your dog.
  • Written copies of all exercises.
  • Homework, and email support.

Good Manners Advanced

This package builds on the Good Manners package, proofing recalls, stays, distance work, heeling, etc.. Our Good Manners Advanced package will give you great start with agility, competitive obedience, Rally, or earning a C.G.C..


Teach your dog to sit, down, come when called|Loveland Longmont Berthoud Colorado

Give Your Dog A Job!

A dog with a purpose, a job to do, is a happy dog! Fortunately, we have lot's of great ideas of jobs that most dogs are qualified for!

  • Putting away his toys
  • Learning the names of objects
  • Finding lost keys
  • Alerting you to specific sounds

Have some fun, and laugh with your dog, while preparing him for his job! Our "Give Your Dog a Job" package is just what you need! Your dog will amaze you and strut his stuff while working for you!

Give Your Dog A Job package includes:

  • One-on-one instruction from a Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner.
  • Demos of all exercises with your dog.
  • Written copies of all exercises.
  • Homework, and email support.

Service areas:
We provide force-free, positive dog training in Longmont, Loveland, Berthoud, Lyons, Hygiene, Johnstown, and Mead Colorado.

*Travel fee: We charge a travel fee of $1 per minute for all minutes traveled over 25 minutes from our location in Berthoud CO, to yours (50 minutes total both ways), per googlemaps.com.  If unsure of your distance from us, please send us your address, and we will check to see if there will be a travel fee, and if so, how much it will be.