Dog Obedience Training in Canton, GA

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A Step Above Pet Nutrition and Training is a professional dog training establishment in Canton. We offer a large range of training services all customized for your family conducted in and around your home including puppy training, basic obedience, and socialization. More in-depth training needs such as continued education, behavioral modification, reactivity issues and more are also offered.

At A Step Above, we believe that training is a lifetime approach, much like mastering an instrument or any other in-depth skill. We like to take a comprehensive approach to training so that when we have finished our job, we have built a connection with you and your dog that will last a lifetime. In addition to these training services, Brian is able to assist families with different types of service dog needs. Starting with selecting the dog if needed, working with them to meet your needs as well as teaching the dog obedience and manners outside the home so that the dog can become properly certified.

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Reactive Training

We train to correct reactive and other dangerous behaviors such as territory, food, resource, and fear reactivity. We can also work on begging, counter surfing, Velcro dog syndrome, and various other undesirable behaviors

Beginner Training

Beginner training for pets is crucial. Dogs aim to please, so with these beginner methods and strategies, they will certainly supply your dog's opportunities to make you happy. Our programs start with the typical sit, stay and come. But as your canine advances, we offer more challenging requests that are supplied in our other courses! These are made to keep your pet dog involved as well as on their toes.

Behavior Modification

Here at A Step Above Pet Nutrition and Training, we specialize in pet behavior modification. Dog behavior modification is where we transform existing pet habits. This includes but is not limited to training in or customizing leash decorum, eating, pet resource safeguarding, barking, separation anxiousness, leash lunging, chain hostility, dog-on-dog aggression, as well as pet dog to human aggression.

House Breaking & Potty Training

House training your puppy has to do with consistency, perseverance, and favorable reinforcement. The goal is to impart great routines and also build a caring bond with your animal.

Specialists advise that you start house training your puppy when they are in between 12 weeks and 16 weeks old. At that point, they have enough control of their bladder and also bowel movements to discover to hold it. With A Step Above Pet Nutrition and Training's expertise, we give you the tools as well as methods to finest home train your brand-new furever friend.

Puppy Training

Enlisting in pup Training before three months of age can be an excellent means of improving training, enhancing the human-animal bond, and also mingling young puppies in an environment where risk of ailment can be minimized. Puppy socialization with people and other dogs can go a long way to not only strengthen the bond between your pup and the outside world, it can also help prevent unwanted behaviors as they get older.

Clicker Training

We offer clicker training! Clicker training, or markand reward, is a form of positive support pet dog training. The clicker or marker communicates the precise moment your pet dog does what you want. The timing of the click is essential and also every click need to be followed by a incentive. This is an excellent form of positive reinfocement for your dog! 

Obedience Training

Our obedience system is based upon fun engagements that develop emphasis. A excellent introductory class that instructs straightforward hints like sit, come, as well as stay. A Step Above Pet Nutrition and Training is committed to promoting a positive partnership between you and also your dog through clear communication and also training devices. We like assisting your family to help your dog reach their full potential and achieve peace and harmony as a loving member of your family.

Positive Reinforcement

A Step Above Pet Nutrition and Training training program uses ONLY positive reinforcement pet dog training approaches. Some pet dog training firms who provide "Board and train" will do whatever it takes to obtain quick results with your pet dog including employing choke chains as well as shock collars. A Step Above Pet Nutrition and Training does NOT utilize any kind of aversive dog training strategies on your pup unless especially requested by you as well as agreed by us in advance.


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