The Alexandria Dog Training Company basic
obedience training course is for dogs and puppies at least five months of age.
dog will learn to respond to you promptly and work around
distractions such other dogs, people, traffic, and typical city/suburban environments.
Six one-hour lessons -- In-home training course covers walking on a loose lead at your side, sitting automatically when you stop, sit, down, come, down from a distance, extended sit-stay and down-stay, and out of sight stays. Each week reviews the prior week's work and adds in a new exercise to work on during the week. You will need to work with your dog daily to practice the lessons and reinforce what has been learned. Beginning in a quiet area, later training is done in more challenging environments so that your dog learns to behave in spite of distractions.
If you prefer to have your dog professionally trained, or if you have limited time to devote to daily training, please inquire about additional training options during your consultation.
Your dog will receive daily professional training sessions weekdays for two weeks and you will receive once a week handling lessons in order to ensure the dog's responsiveness to you. The Daily Training Course covers the same exercises that the Private Lesson course does: walk on a loose lead at your side, sit automatically when you stop, sit, down, come, down from a distance, extended six-stay and down-stay, and out of sight stays. The dog will be trained in various nearby locations such as a local shopping center or park near your home to help him learn to work around distractions.