The Recently Adopted Dog
Let us help you start off on the right foot with your rescue! We have a plan to make your new canine a true member of your family! If you have not yet adopted your dog, here is a great resource on how to choose the right dog for your family.
- The Decompression, Honeymoon, and Acclimation periods of newly adopted dog
- Easy exercises that build a solid foundation for obedience
- Games and exercises that help build trust and self-confidence for your new dog
- Common mistakes newly adopted pet parents make
Our New Additions class can help you not only understand the challenges you may face, but teach you how to work through them! This four week class will help you transition your dog from a shelter or rescue dog to a happy and focused family member.
This class will help you:
How to establish leadership skills and routines
Help your dog gain confidence in themselves and you
Build focus and connection through positive reinforcement training
Introduce the concept of impulse control and basic obedience cues
Set your dog up to succeed and create a lasting bond
Understand the “honeymoon period” and what drives problem behaviors
Prepare you to continue your education with your canine companion
This class is appropriate for dogs with little-to-no training, ages 9 months and older, who have been adopted from a shelter or rescue group within the last 3 months.
What you will need:
A variety of high value treats
Buckle or martingale collar or no-pull harness (Freedom No-Pull harnesses are available in our retail area), 6-foot leash, and a flat mat, towel, or blanket. Pinch/prong collars, choke chains, e-collars, and extendable leashes are not allowed in class.
Enjoy a small class setting with our team members who specialize in shelter and rescue dog training.
Rescue & Adopt!
|We love supporting local shelters and rescues and their newly adopted dogs!|