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(425) 882-4303

Dog Training Redmond WA

- Dog Training for Redmond, Kirkland, Bellevue, and the entire Seattle area

Your dog's ability to follow commands and to socialize well with others will play an important role in their life and your bond with them.  All Things PAWSitive offers group training classes to provide you with positive reinforcement methods to guide your dog while enhancing your relationship.  Our certified trainers use training techniques endorsed by the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior. 

Our classes will teach you how to help your dog pay attention on cue, learn basic commands, wait politely at the door, come when called, walk nicely on a leash and greet people and other dogs politely.  

Positive reinforcement training methods are the only scientifically proven safe and effective training methods for animals. Being that positive reinforcement is the most effective approach for training animals, we enjoy using this method for our dog daycare in Bellevue and the Seattle area. This method includes rewarding desirable behaviors in order to modify and eliminate undesirable ones.  All Things PAWSitive will never use or recommend methods that use force, fear or pain because methods involving punishment change behaviors only temporarily and present many detrimental side effects.  The Positive reinforcement training methods used at All Things PAWSitive, results in lasting behavioral modification.

The All Things PAWSitive approach meets and exceeds the professional recommendations of the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior, Animal Behavior Society, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), and International Forum of Applied Animal Behavior. Our dog training classes have the smallest class sizes in the area, giving you the personalized training you deserve.

PUPPY LIFE PROGRAM
Your new puppy is learning something every waking moment. The best time to start guiding that learning is the moment you bring the puppy home. The All Things PAWSitive PUPPY LIFE PROGRAM takes you through the first stages of your puppy's life. The course has two segments: Puppy Life I and Puppy Life II. The classes are specifically ordered to meet the changing needs and stages of your puppies development; physically, emotionally and behaviorally. Class sizes are 6 dogs maximum for individual attention and fill quickly so sign up early by calling us at 425-882-4303 or click here.

PUPPY LIFE I  

Puppy Life I is for puppies between 8 and 20 weeks old at the start of the class. This is the ideal time to start your dog's education off on the right foot. This training class focuses on teaching puppies in the way they learn best. We focus on teaching the behaviors most important to becoming a safe, happy, cherished member of the family throughout their life including: Come when called, sit on cue, lie down on cue, stay when told, walk politely on leash, greet people without jumping up on them, calm, quiet behavior when needed, and more. More important, this class teaches you how to teach your dog - not just in a classroom training session, but whenever and wherever you're interacting with him. We use the most innovative training based on solid scientific research. We want to help you guide your puppy to practice what you want him to learn. We want to help you have the dog of your dreams, one you will be proud to live with. Please call for current class availability and dates. Currently offered as a course of (6) classes $189, Monday's 7:15pm-8:45pm and Saturdays 9:30am-11:00am.

Monday Next Class Opening:

1)Orientation Saturday January 6th, 1:45pm-2:45pm, OWNERS ONLY(Note if clients can not make this we do offer a "phone" option, BUT this is still class 1)

2)Class 2 of 6 January 8th, 7:15pm-8:45pm

3)Class 3 of 6 January 15th, 7:15pm-8:45pm

4)Class 4 of 6 January 22nd 7:15pm-8:45pm

5)Class 5 of 6 January 29th 7:15pm-8:45pm

6)Class 6 of 6 February 5th 7:15pm-8:45pm

Saturday Next  Class Opening:

*Puppy Life 1 Saturdays 9:30am-11:00am (Puppies MUST be under 4 months of age prior to Orientation)

1)Orientation Saturday January 6th, 9:30am-11:00am, OWNERS ONLY(Note if clients can not make this we do offer a "phone" option, BUT this is still class 1)

2)Class 2 of 6 January 13th 9:30am-11:00am

3)Class 3 of 6 January 20th 9:30am-11:00am

4)Class 4 of 6 January 27th 9:30am-11:00am

5)Class 5 of 6 February 3rd  9:30am-11:00am

6)Class 6 of 6 February 10th 9:30am-11:00am

ADVANCED OBEDIENCE

Coming January 2018. Prerequisite for class include either Puppy Life 1 or Basic Manners. please call for more information. Will be offered as a course of (4) classes $126.00, Saturday 11:15am-12:15pm.

Next Class Openings:

*Advanced Manners Saturdays 11:15pm-12:15pm

1)Class 1 of 4 January 6th 11:15am-12:15pm

2)Class 2 of 4 January 13th 11:15am-12:15pm

3)Class 3 of 4 January 20th 11:15am-12:15pm

4)Class 4 of 4 January 27th 11:15am-12:15pm

BASIC MANNERS 

Our Basic Manners 6 class course focuses on foundation skills such as Paying Attention, Leash walking, Self Control, Polite Greetings, Settle, Targeting (nose to hand), Leave it, Recall, and more. Designed for dogs at least 5 months of age who are current on vaccinations. Please call for availability and class dates. Currently offered as a course of (6) classes $189, Wednesday evenings 7:15pm-8:15pm and starting January 2018, Saturdays 12:30pm-1:30pm.

Next Wednesday Session:

*Basic Manners Wednesdays 7:15pm-8:15pm

*Basic Manners Wednesdays 7:15pm-8:15pm

1)Class 1 of 6 December 13th 7:15pm-8:15pm

2)Class 2 of 6 December 20th 7:15pm-8:15pm

3)Class 3 of 6 December 27th 7:15pm-8:15pm

4)Class 4 of 6 January 3rd 7:15pm-8:15pm

5)Class 5 of 6 January 10th 7:15pm-8:15pm

6)Class 6 of 6 January 17th 7:15pm-8:15pm

Next Saturday Session:

*Basic Manners Saturdays 12:30pm-1:30pm 

1)Class 1 of 6 January 6th 12:30pm-1:30pm

2)Class 2 of 6 January 13th 12:30pm-1:30pm

3)Class 3 of 6 January 20th 12:30pm-1:30pm

4)Class 4 of 6 January 27th 12:30pm-1:30pm

5)Class 5 of 6 February 3rd 12:30pm-1:30pm

6)Class 6 of 6 February 10th 12:30pm-1:30pm

ROWDY & REACTIVE 

Does your dog bark and lunge at the end of his leash when he sees another dog? Does she cower or whine when another dog walks by? Or is he too distracted by other dogs in regular class? In this class, you will learn how to manage your dog while on a leash around other dogs. We will discuss impulse control, calming techniques, body language, and alternate behaviors. Each dog will have their own space behind a covered barrier.  There will be no direct contact between dogs. The goal of this 6 class course is to be able to walk calmly within sight of another dog.  This class is not intended for dogs that are reactive to humans. The first class is an orientation without your dog. You'll learn about equipment, body language, management, training and more for leash lunging dogs. You'll receive an overview of the program, written handouts, and instructions for what you need to do during the week to prepare you for class. We have the highest dog to instructor ratio in the area for this class (4:1)! Please call for availability and class dates. Currently offered as a course of (6) classes $189, Thursday evenings 7:15pm-8:45pm.

Pet Behavioral Consults or Private Training 

Is your canine or feline companion displaying behavior problems? All Things PAWSitive can help.
Please click here to schedule your FREE 5 minute initial behavior/private training consultation with our certified trainers.

Common Problems:
- Separation anxiety
- House soiling
- Barking problems
- Cognitive dysfunction
- Noise phobias
- Inter-pet problems

American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior dog training position statements:

AVSAB Dominance Position Statement
AVSAB Punishment Position Statement
AVSAB Puppy Socialization Position Statement

Call us to schedule your dog training class or behavior consult today!
(425) 882-4303

** All pets must present proof of current vaccinations (Dogs- Rabies, Distemper/Parvo and Bordetella) and a negative fecal prior to training. Our staff veterinarians can conveniently update your pet's vaccinations.**

In addition to our training services we also offer daycare and low-stress pet grooming in Kirkland, Bellevue, Seattle, and the Seattle area.

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