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Puppy Classes Starting in January

Puppy Classes Starting in January

Photo by Berkay Gumustekin on Unsplash Natural Obedience for Puppies Puppies are pure joy, emotionally open to the world and ready to learn! Let’s set them up for success by giving them the foundations for natural obedience. In this class, you will be hand-feeding your puppy so that every behavior we ask of them is shaped with food. We will be working on: sit, down, stay and come-when-called. We will also be giving you a “home protocol” to keep puppy safe and out of trouble. We do encourage crate-training for housebreaking and other training purposes. Class Information: We will meet every Tuesday at...


New Class at Planet Dog!

New Class at Planet Dog!

I'm very excited to announce a new Canine Core Method Class is starting on April 24th at Planet Dog! This foundational class will give you the tools you need to start working with your dog's prey drive. Working with a dog's drive is the fastest way to create a harmonious relationship while also shaping obedience behaviors. Accessing a dog's drive can also help him to become more grounded and emotionally balanced--in some cases it can even relieve the symptoms of trauma (reactivity). So please join us, Portland dog lovers! You can stop by the store to sign up at 211 Marginal Way...