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 – […]

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, […]

Happy Paws Bootcamp

Bootcamp style workouts and other fun activities for you and your dog!

Happy Paws Bootcamp is the only organization in Gaston County offering a unique and challenging, yet fun fitness program that combines total body workouts and dog obedience for both man and his best friend.

Perfect Pet Dog Training and FITspiration FITness have joined forces […]

The Importance Of Socialization

Socialization is important to the overall well-being of your dog because it will provide him with the ability to develop skills to cope with new experiences in a positive way, therefore reducing your dog’s stress.

What is Socialization?

Socialization is the process of exposing dogs to new environments and situations. It helps them to feel more […]

Expectations And Leadership

These days there is a lot of talk on TV and in dog raising books about dominance in the relationship between dogs and humans. While this topic can make for dramatic television material, it is very rare that a dog is trying to dominate his person or household. The true definition of dominance as […]

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Dog Trainer

Often times when a potential client calls me they will tell me about the issues they are having with their dog and then ask, “Can you help us?” The answer is always an enthusiastic “Yes!”

However, there are important considerations that every pet owner needs to make when they seek training. First, know that I […]

Checklist For Your New Dog

When you bring a new dog into your home, you might be a little overwhelmed. Thus, here is a checklist of things to consider for the new addition to your home.

What You Need:

Crate: Buy a size-appropriate crate for use in potty training and providing down time for your dog. Dogs are den animals, so […]

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Lifetime Support – No Additional Costs!

We know you will have years of happiness with your dog after training with us. Because we know this, we offer lifetime support to all of our clients at absolutely no extra charge! We encourage all of our clients to keep in touch and never hesitate to contact us regarding behavior questions or just […]

When Your Dog Won’t Listen

Does your dog listen sometimes and other times act like he has no idea what you’re asking him to do? Many people find that their dog either listens well in class or at home, but doesn’t listen well in other environments. They’re embarrassed by their dogs behavior in front of company, especially if they’ve […]

Can I Train My Dog Just Like They Do On TV?

Reality TV versus Real Life

Have you seen the program “The Biggest Loser”? This is a reality TV program where overweight people vie to lose the most weight and win huge cash prizes. Week after week, the program depicts the competitors running, lifting, sweating, climbing and pushing away from the dinner table, with each episode […]