Whether you’re a first-time puppy owner or you’ve had multiple dogs throughout your life, there’s always something new to learn when it comes to being the best pet parent. The fact is that even if you have had multiple dogs before, they’re not all the same and you may need help because this puppy is a bit different than the others. That’s where In Home Puppy Training Classes Aurora IL comes in! Keep reading for a complete guide on how to get started
The First Few Weeks: Crate Training and Potty Training
Our In Home Puppy Trainer can help get you started. The first few weeks with a new puppy are crucial for setting the foundation for a lifetime of good behavior. During this time, you’ll want do bond building exercises with your family members and begin crate training and potty training. Crate training is important for helping your pup learn that there are certain things – like chewing on your furniture – that are off-limits. It also provides them with a safe space to retreat to when they need some down time. Potty training is self-explanatory – and it’s definitely something you’ll want to start working on from Day 1! Be patient and consistent with both of these things and you’ll be off to a great start.
Ongoing Training: Basic Commands and Manners
While potty training and crate training are in process, our program will help you begin working on some basic commands like sit, stay, come, etc. Through our methods of training your puppy and family will quickly learn how to create good manners such as not jumping up on people, not begging at the table, and not pulling on the leash during walks. Training is about consistency, and we teach family members how to be effective in communication. We make sure everyone in the household is on board with whatever rules you decide to put in place.
In-house puppy training can seem like a daunting task, but it’s definitely doable with some guidance from our experienced professional trainers, with some patience and work. By following the guidelines laid out above, you’ll be well on your way to raising a well-behaved pup that will bring joy to your life for years to come!