Group Classes for January & February 2017

Group Class Schedule – Beginning January 2017

Tuesdays:

10am – Puppy Class (beginning January 10th – 6 week class)
11am – Level 1 Class
6pm – Level 1 Class
7pm – Level 2 Class
8pm – Agility for Fun

Thursdays:

10am – Level 2 Class
11am – Level 3 Class
6pm – Level 3 Class
7pm – Level 4 Class
8pm – […]

Now Offering Daycare!

At this time our daycare program is designed for past or current clients of Perfect Pet Dog Training on Wednesdays only. However, we also offer a Playcare Training program for new clients (details below).

Daycare

Our daycare program is designed to reinforce the training you and your dog have worked on with us in the […]

Front Door Etiquette

Since dogs learn that when the doorbell rings, and they run around barking, squealing, growling, and jumping off the walls, they will be rewarded with visitors to jump on, it is important to teach your dog the behavior you want him to do rather than what NOT to do. I highly recommend training a […]

Clicker Training

What is clicker training?

Clicker training is a fun and effective way to communicate with your dog. The only thing you need is a clicker, some treats, and your dog!

Clicker training is gentler than traditional training methods. According to Karen Pryor’s clickertraining.com website, “In traditional training, you tell an animal or person what to do, […]

Real Life Training

One of the mistakes we often make with our dogs is thinking that dogs see training classes in the same way that we often see being in school—in other words, that learning is reserved for the classroom! In truth, dogs (and people) are constantly learning every second of every day. To have a truly […]

8 Resolutions You Owe Your Dog In The New Year

Many of us make resolutions for ourselves every New Year (some are more successful than others). This year I invite you to include some resolutions to make your dog’s life better.

Make the most of it. Whether you want to work on a behavior problem or just do something cool with your dog, there is […]

Help Your Dog Love Visiting The Veterinarian

To prevent your dog from shaking and whining every time you pull into the veterinary clinic parking lot, start training him to show him that the veterinarian’s office is the greatest place in the world when you first bring him home. This training obviously works better starting as a puppy, but any dog can […]

FREE Canine Good Citizen Testing

FREE Canine Good Citizen testing will be held Wednesday, January 29th 2014 from 4pm – 7pm. The test will be held at our training facility – 4465 Posterity Court, Suite 100, Gastonia, NC 28056. Please call or email to reserve your spot or for more information – 803-210-9380 or info@perfectpetdog.com.

Not sure if you and […]

Canine Good Citizen Workshop

Wednesday, December 4th at 6pm
Cost: $35

This is a workshop (not a test) for those who want to work toward getting their dog’s Canine Good Citizen certificate from the AKC. Any dog can work toward a CGC, even dogs not registered with the AKC. This workshop will last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours and will […]

Teaching Your Dog The Come Command

Apart from being essential for safety reasons, when your dog has mastered the come command he/she can be allowed greater freedom in many situations. For example, when you are down at the beach or out hiking your dog can go off exploring on her own but will always be alert and ready to respond […]