Canine Education and Obedience
Great Dogs Canine Education...so much more than dog obedience lessons!
great instructors & great curriculum = GREAT Results!
We teach you to craft a great relationship with your dog using humane and force-free training techniques. Proven effective teaching methods address YOUR learning style so we set both the canine and human up for optimal success . All of this with some of Seattle's most experienced certified instructors motivate you to get ready for a GREAT experience! And did we mention GREAT fun?
We utilize respected learning theory that addresses both human and canine learners! Our Canine Educators understand how both you and your dog learn. We understand that different dogs have varied motivation. We know that some class participants are new to the joy of learning with their dog, and others are seasoned dog enthusiasts who are seeking to add to their extensive knowledge base. Classes and are designed to be fun AND cognitively stimulating for everyone. With small classes, we provide plenty of time for demonstration, practice and discussion. We vary our teaching activities to include games and problem-solving procedures. We focus on teaching humans and their canine family members how to effectively communicate with one another and the results are happy people and dogs who leave each class with new skills. Families may all attend class, but small children must be supervised to maximize safety and learning for all.
Our private lessons are conducted in partnership with you and your canine family member. Every instructor teaching our one-on-one sessions is committed to building an effective and positive partnership between you and your dog. The programs they design and deliver for you and your dog will be based on respected learning theory and teaching techniques learned in their extensive instructor preparation and certification programs. Working collaboratively with you and your dog in private sessions tailored to your needs, concerns and even dreams, the learning process is accelerated. At Great Dog our instructors use only dog-friendly and force free teaching methods that will motivate you and your dog. After an initial consultation you and your instructor will set priorities and goals and then we work together to get great results. We measure success by tracking the improvement that both you and your dog demonstrate on a lesson by lesson basis.