Our Training Program

 

Level 2

 

Puppy Behaviors

  • Continuing crate conditioning

  • Potty commands (on leash)

  • Started on a potty schedule

  • Calm and quiet in crate

  • Calmly and quietly ride in crate in vehicle—offering to get into crate

  • Continued handling skills—brushing, nail trims, being handled ( ie, looking in mouth and ears)

  • Continued negative behavior elimination—no biting, chewing, jumping

  • 3 field trips per week for socialization and training

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Level 2 Training Commands

**Commands at this level are on leash outside and in different places as well as off leash inside the home.

  • “Name” –this will get puppy’s attention and call them to yourself

  • “No” –for any unwanted behaviors

  • “Okay” – releases them from stay

  • “Sit”

  • “Down” – lie down on the floor

  • “Come” (from inside house and outside with long leash)

  • “Let’s go”—loose leash walking with minimal pulling using mild distractions

  • “Off”—continuing this command to stop jumping on people and furniture

  • “Wait”—to be released from inside crate

    • to be released to eat

    • at the door

    • when walking ie, crossing the street

  • “Sit Stay”—away from home on leash—10 feet away

  • “Down Stay”—away from home on leash—10 feet away

  • “Go Potty”—puppy to go to the bathroom on leash with commands

  • “Stand”—more solid stand with a short stay

  • “Place”—Puppy will go to his bed and not get off until released. Puppy can adjust positions, but must be quiet.

  • “Kennel”—puppy will go into crate

  • “Give”—puppy will release the toy to owner

  • “Leave it”—Puppy will not pick up items off of floor

  • “Wipe your paws”—puppy will stand and allow owner to wipe off paws after coming inside

**Please note: Each puppy is different and will demonstrate different degrees of knowledge with each command.

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We are conveniently located just 45-minutes NW of the Pittsburgh airport; 1-hour and 15-minutes South of the Cleveland airport;  40-minutes East of Akron/Canton; 2-hours North East of Columbus; or just 30-minutes South of Youngstown, Ohio.