FAQs

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What are your training methods?

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I believe in teaching people how to be proactive with their dogs in training. I will show you how we can set your pup up for success, creating a situation where your dog is choosing to perform behaviors we appreciate, thus creating a positive relationship with your pup.

More specifically, we will us marker training, luring, capturing and shaping in our training sessions.

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Do you work with behavior issues and aggression in dogs?

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Yes. I will first collect information on your pup’s behavior, and then we will use the methods that work specifically for you and your pup.  Your behavior modification program will include a variety of methods including desensitization, counter conditioning, and proper safe management strategies.

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Will you train my dog for me?

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Yes.  I provide a Stay In Train program in my personal home.  The SIT program usually runs 10-14 days, depending on training goals.  Please email me at Katie@hedogtraining.com for more details.

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Additional information on puppy vaccinations?

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For more information on puppy vaccination please read this article.

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What kind of vaccinations will my puppy need for puppy class?

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Your puppy needs to have had one set of DHLPP or DHPP (specifically Distemper and Parvo) 7 days prior to coming to class.  You are also required to keep up to date on those vaccinations during the puppy class.

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How do I sign up for class?

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Client Registration

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What Vaccinations will my puppy need for dog training classes?

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I will need to see proof of rabies vaccine and up to date vaccination record (DHLPP or DHPP) including a Bordetella vaccination.

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If I can’t make it to a dog training class, what can I do?

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You will be receiving handouts for all the classes, so you will have written material to review.  You can also schedule a make up with me.  The fee for the private make-up session is $25 for 30minutes.

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Can my dog training class be refunded?

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Because I restrict class size in order to keep classes small for families I am unable to refund your training class.  If you cancel your class 7 days prior to your class stating I can refund your deposit.  A deposit must be made in order to hold your spot in class.

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Can more than one person come to training classes?

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Yes! Family and supportive friends are welcome to come to class!  Your pup will learn faster when the family works as a team and the pup makes a good relationship with everyone in the family.  Please remember that this is your time to learn to be a better dog trainer, so bring those with you that will not distract you too much from your learning experience.

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Do you offer private training?

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Yes.  Private training can be held both in the comfort of the pup’s home and at my training loft located a few blocks from downtown Camas.  Private training is offered in packages of 5 which will reduce the normal hourly rate.