Family Dog Training

We are committed to meeting our clients' standards for individual attention and professional experienced care, and have selected trainer Mindy Ney to provide these things for our family dog training classes.

Mindy Ney graduated from Connecticut K-9 and then honed her positive reinforecement based techniques with long time trainer, Marilyn Marks while working at The Good Dog Spot. In addition to this, Miss Ney has a degree in animal care from Becker College, and volunteers with We Adopt Greyhounds instructing inmates to train retired greyhounds.

Our levels 1 and 2 obedience classes utilize clicker training to positively build a connection between you and your dog. Each session is 5 weeks long with the first session being a human only orientation. Clicker training is a form of positive reinforcement only training that utilizes a dog's natural drive to work for food.

Price is $144 (plus sales tax)per 6 week session

Level 1 covers:

  • Sit
  • Down
  • Target
  • Loose Leash Walking
  • Body Blocking
  • Recall
  • Leave It

We also focus on keeping your dog in control during distractions and teaching proper (jumping free) greetings.

Level 2 covers:*

  • Stay
  • Handling (ears, paws, nails, prep for vet and groomer visits)
  • Going from a Down to a Sit
  • Standing for Exams
  • Watch Me
  • Doing Commands from a Distance
  • Adding New Difficulty with Distractions to Level 1 Commands

*Requires satisfactory completion of Level 1

To learn more or enroll in our next round of classes call or email us today!