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Every level of training for your furry friend

PUPPY STARTER

Axis I

Board & Train BootCamp
Age: 12 weeks and under
Training duration: 30 days
Focus

This course is designed to prevent basic problematic behaviors from being self rewarded and help him have a successful start into this new world. This is not a foundation cue focused training although we attempt to include a few depending on how the puppies attention span develops within the time frame.

What is taught?

Socialization to external stimuli desentiziation (sound and visual)House/Potty trainingKennel trainingBehavior modification: nipping, jumping, body handlingFoundation Cues/Basic Obedience: Name game, down, sit, come, Doggie Zen, rollover

Group Obedience Class
Age: 12 weeks and under
Duration: 1 hr for 6 Weeks
Focus

This course is designed to set your pup up on the path to a successful start into this new world.
The class focuses primarily on puppy socialization and proper house mannerisms tied with the
AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy criteria

What is taught?

Dog Body language
External stimuli desensitization (sound and visual)
Discussion on house Potty training
Kennel training
intro to leash and collar
Behavior modification: nipping, jumping, body handling
Foundation Cues/Basic Obedience: Name game, down, sit, come, Focus, (trick cue), Leave it,
Wait for food Bowl

THERAPY/SERVICE

Axis IV

Course Info (Coming Soon…)
Focus

This course is designed for advanced training into preparation for a Therapy and Service Dog. Please contact us for more informationPawsitive Creations – Axis V

What is taught?

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Group Class info (Coming Soon…)
Focus

This course is designed for advanced training into preparation for a Therapy and Service Dog. Please contact us for more informationPawsitive Creations – Axis V

What is taught?

Coming soon…..

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PUPPY FOUNDATION

Axis II

Board & Train BootCamp
Age: 16 weeks and older
Training duration: 30 days
Focus

This course is designed for the average puppy that’s passed the initial socialization imprinting stages and may fall into the secondary fear stage. This is where the foundation cues come in and start to develop a general understanding of the day to day cues.

What is taught?

External stimuli desentiziation (sound and visual) lightly addressedPotty training refresherBehavior modification: nipping, jumping, body handlingFoundation Cues/Basic Obedience: Name game, down, sit, come with automatic sit, Doggie Zen, rollover, 4 paws ground attention, take it/leave it, walking on a loose leash in public, shake paw.

Group Obedience Class
Age: 12 weeks and older
Duration: 1 hr for 6 Weeks
Focus

Foundation learning course establishing an understanding on house mannerisms while teaching
basic foundation cues. A novel exposure to stimuli with limited distraction proofing. Primary
focus is to establish response to cues with puppy play time

What is taught?

External stimuli desensitization (sound and visual) lightly addressed
Potty training refresher
Behavior modification: nipping, jumping, body handling
Foundation Cues/Basic Obedience: Wait for food bowl, name game, down, sit, come with
automatic sit, focus, take it/leave it, walking on a loose leash, sit/down stay, Trick cue.

PAWSITIVE CREATIONS

Axis V

Axis V
All ages with a motiviation to learn
Training duration: Established based on client’s needs
Focus

Design a course that meets your specific needs and allow us to assess and discuss the duration needed to get your fur-kid on all fours, ready to tackle the world with great obedience

What is taught?

Pick out your cues or suggest any that have not been listed:Sit, down, come, stand, leave it, take it, formal retrieve, back, touch, open, go get, wake up to an alarm, walks on loose leash, walks on left/right side, sits automatically when stopping, park it( jumps into vehicle) go to mat, sit stay, down stay, stand stay, roll over,

AKC TESTING & CLASSES

Situation-based

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Training duration: Dependent on situation
Focus

Challenge your puppy or dog in the various skill tests designed by the American Kennel Club. Canine good citizen demonstrates your dog has manners in public settings

AKC-CGC Canine Good Citizen

AKC-S.T.A.R PUPPY– less strict for puppies

AKC-CGCU- Urban testing

AKC- CGCA -Community Canine (advanced version of cgc)

AKC-ATT- American Temperament Test. Perfect for evaluating a dogs response to various environmental stimuli. Gauges how shy or confident your pup is. **Requires registration on AKC Events Page on AKC website.

DOG INITIATIVE

Axis III

Board & Train BootCamp
Age: 7 months and older
Training duration: 60 days (if Axis II was completed in 30 days)
Focus

This course is designed to prep the dog to generalize established basic cues and learn additional cues that will aide in successfully moving into a therapy or service designed training course.

What is taught?

Kennel Training expanded; go-to cue from different parts of room. When opening kennel, cued wait to release.Body handing (continued exposure by strangers)Foundation Cues/Basic Obedience: Name game, down with release cue, sit with release cue, come with automatic sit and release cue, Doggie Zen, rollover, 4 paws ground attention, take it/leave it expanded to randomly placed items, loose lease with automatic seat, stay – down/sit stay, go to mat, wait at door, park it (jumps into vehicle).

Group Obedience Class
Age: 6 months and older
Duration: 1 hr for 6 Weeks
Focus

This class is focused on establishing a response to foundation cues while helping the pet
parent gain an understanding of the nature to the dogs natural responses to the environment. This
class touches on house mannerisms, basic foundation cues with an added focus on dog body
language and how it impacts problem solving future reactions to the environment for those who
had a rough start.

What is taught?

External stimuli desensitization (sound and visual)
Behavior modification: nipping, jumping, body handling
Foundation Cues/Basic Obedience: Name game, wait for food bowl, down, sit, come when
called, focus, trick cue, take it/leave it, loose lease with automatic sit, down/sit stay, wait at door.

DAY CAMP TRAINING

Axis VI

Posh City
Location: St Louis
Age: Any
Duration: M-F 6am -5pm
Focus

This is a Mon thru Fri bi-weekly commitment. Drop your dog off in the am and pick up by the end of the day to spend the evenings at home with the family. Pet Parents should expect to plan a short session during each pickup to go over each day’s lesson plan.

Pricing based on package. This ranges from a 2 to 8 week program. Mixture of Trainer focus during the day and Pet Parent follow through with homework in the evenings. Success rate based on owner.

What is taught?

Courses cover walking on a loose leash, sitting and laying down on cue, responding to come when called, learning to stay in place in a sit or down position. Understanding a leave it cue to ignore dangerous or valuable items including food. Entrance and exit door boundaries, jumping in a car, Socialization, preventative fear responses to new stimuli ….

Sebastiens
Location: Lake St Louis
Age: Any
Coming soon
Focus

This is a Mon thru Fri bi-weekly commitment. Drop your dog off in the am and pick up by the end of the day to spend the evenings at home with the family. Pet Parents should expect to plan a short session during each pickup to go over each day’s lesson plan.

Pricing based on package. This ranges from a 2 to 8 week program. Mixture of Trainer focus during the day and Pet Parent follow through with homework in the evenings. Success rate based on owner.

What is taught?

Courses cover walking on a loose leash, sitting and laying down on cue, responding to come when called, learning to stay in place in a sit or down position. Understanding a leave it cue to ignore dangerous or valuable items including food. Entrance and exit door boundaries, jumping in a car, Socialization, preventative fear responses to new stimuli ….

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