Basic obedience if often times down played as unimportant yet it is the foundation in which all other learning is to be built. If the basics are poor or incomplete, future learning of anything will be poor or unobtainable. Basics are the MOST important in all learning. If your house is built on sand, it will eventually crumble under pressure.
The Brownhill Basics of obedience is the foundational curriculum in skill building for both dog and owner with the core exercise being attention. Attention is a reciprocal exercise and essential for maximizing the learning of anything as is maintaining a logical progression to learning for fairness and ease of learning. Consider attention, step one.
Whether you have committed to a new puppy and are looking to prevent undesirable behavior, re-educating your adult dog for improved quality of life or rehabilitating severe behavioral symptoms like aggression, building an attention span between dog and handler is a necessity.
Once focus is established, the training expands to teach and build:
- Confidence for a mentally sound and stable dog.
- Boundaries like doorways, street curbs, open vehicles doors.
- Heeling exercises
- Sit, down, and stays
- Come when called regardless of surrounding distractions
- Problem Solving
Our introduction program is approximately a 12 week course with a unique structure compared to conventional programs. Call for details. Clients are not held by a binding contract with our private lessons so you can decide yourself if your happy with the results. It’s your money and our reputation.