How is Dog Gone Good different from other dog training companies?

We are highly recommended by many other pet professionals and much of our business is from our clients sending their friends and family to us because they were so happy with our services. We often get people coming to us after not being satisfied with other dog trainers. Read more on why you should choose …

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What will I have to do in between classes?

In class you are given the tools you need to work with your dog. A total of 30 minutes of training each day will help ensure optimal results. This can be done in 10 or 15 minute increments and by more than one family member.

What is Dog Gone Good’s success rate?

The majority of our business comes from referrals. This is because our clients are very satisfied. We have pictures of dogs we have trained and customer testimonials throughout our website along with over 50 positive reviews on other online review sites. View Success Stories. Your dog’s success also depends on you. In class you are …

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Is my puppy too young to start training?

A dog’s optimum training period starts at 6 weeks of age.  For in-home training, we can begin as soon as you get your puppy and even before with our pre-puppy consults to help you prepare for your puppy’s arrival.  Puppy Training Puppies need to be up to date on their vaccines for group classes but …

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Are other family members/children allowed to come to class?

It is important for all family members to participate in the training at home. All family members are welcome for our in-home dog training sessions. Our general rule is children under 10 years old should not come to group classes. An exception might be made for mature eight or nine year old children. If you …

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What training method does Dog Gone Good use?

We use positive reinforcement and leadership based training methods. We motivate dogs to learn through reward based training using treats, toys, play, praise, etc. We also incorporate leadership exercises so your dog will not only know what you want him to do, but will also want to listen to your commands….it still comes down to …

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Do I have to use treats to train my dog?

We have more flexibility with the types of rewards we use during our in-home programs (play, toys, treats, etc.).  We use what works best for each individual dog and family.  If treats are used properly, your dog will not be food dependent. We also teach you how to wean off of treats so that you …

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