K9 and You will focus on introducing furry family members the right way to new members. We offer discounts to people who have recently adopted dogs from an animal shelter!

Puppy Focused (younger than 11 weeks)

  • Setting boundaries
  • Impulse control
  • Initial heeling drills
  • Veterinarian visit preparation
  • Foundation for prevention possessiveness
  • Engagement
  • Play with appropriate toys
  • Crate manners
  • People manners
  • Potty on command
  • Familiar with a leash
  • Biting/nipping issues
  • Feeding/food manners and beginning food aggression prevention
  • In-house socialization

Older Puppies (11 weeks and older)

  • Socialization the correct way – will include treating them like one of the family – car loading, car rides, public places and stores that are dog friendly (no dog parks)
  • Continuation of leash skills focused on loose leash walking
  • Motor skill/muscle memory development
  • Basic play manners/toy instructions
  • Obedience behaviors including sit, down, stay and come when called, go to a place and stay
  • Teach puppy to leave something alone on command
  • Utilize the puppies breed characteristics to help with focus and drive of wanting to be an obedient companion
  • Engagement training to make the puppy focus on you
  • Confidence building drills to reduce fear and anxiety that causes problems later on
  • Extinguish nipping / biting issues
  • How to handle teething
  • Loose leash walking in public places with distractions
  • Beginning shaping behaviors for future work post – teething
  • Extended sit, extended down, extended stay duration work
  • An extended stay in their place duration
  • Indoor manners including furniture preferences
  • Elevator / close quarters manners / handling