Puppy Training in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
We are Your In-Home, One-on-One puppy trainer in Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha and the surrounding areas.
Start your new puppy off right! We use time-tested training methods that make teaching your puppy everything it needs to know easy. The best thing is that all of the learning is done in a fun way! Effectively training your puppy begins with the puppy actually wanting to participate in the training. It is a proven fact that learning is accomplished much more quickly when it’s fun. If the training is not enjoyable your puppy will lose interest quickly or simply just shut down. For these reasons we make our training sessions more like “Just Another Playtime.”
Another important thing to remember is that most pups learn better when they are in familiar surroundings or in their home environment. That is the reason that we offer “in-home” puppy training.
Our Training Sessions Feature:
- One-On-One Training
- Customized Training Plan designed just for your puppy
- No Group Sessions
- 1 Hour Sessions
- Only Humane, Natural & Science Based Methods Are Used
- We work with Any & All Breeds of puppies.
In The Beginning:
Our In-Home puppy training program begins with a home visit. This visit takes about 60 minutes on average. The visit includes an evaluation and assessment of your puppy’s personality and level of experience. After that, if your puppy engages with the trainer, we begin the training at that point.
Training begins as we evaluate your pups understand of the basic obedience commands. After that we talk with you to find out what your level of experience is. Then we discuss what your training goals and expectations are. Next, we develop a customized training plan and set up a schedule to implement it. Lastly, we show you and explain to you how to continue the training between our visits.
Our Basic Puppy Training Program
Great social skills and proper behavior are the cornerstone to becoming a beloved part of your family. To this end we begin by teaching your puppy to Sit, Stay, Come, Lay Down, and walk nicely on a leash. We also teach your puppy the Off, No and Leave It commands so that it can remain safe at all times.
If you have an older puppy that has some previous training, we can help it “brush up” on that training. By reinforcing the previous training, it does two things. It reacquaints your puppy with that command (or commands) and it also helps to further build the bond between you both.
We train more than just puppies. We train dogs of all ages. From puppies that are at least 8 weeks old, to adult dogs and even senior dogs, any dog will benefit from training.
Why Choose A BETTER DOG 4U for Your Training Needs?
- All of our training is done “one-on-one”. You aren’t standing around while we work with other dogs.
- The training is not rushed. Our goal is to have every dog succeed so that they (and you) will have the best life possible.
- We customize our training to fit your puppy’s needs and personality.
- All training is done in your home and eliminates the need to travel to and from classes.
- We guarantee that you will be happy with the training your dog receives.
Your puppy’s training isn’t just a one-time thing. After finishing Puppy Basic Training, you will need to be prepared and fully committed to daily training reinforcement. The old saying “Use It, or Loose It” applies here. Once your puppy learns all of the basic commands it only takes a few minutes a few times each day to go through each command to reinforce them. If you don’t do it, they will forget it, and you will both suffer for it.
Ready to Get Started? Contact Us and set up your In-Home visit Today!