We take pride in providing our clients with personalized attention and professional instruction that is based on the most up-to-date knowledge about dog training and behavior. Currently our dog training services are being offered online (which has some very cool benefits including that anyone, from anywhere, with any dog can take them!). Our services include:

  • Group dog training classes
  • Private coaching
  • Behavior consultations
  • Educational seminars
  • Dog day care (currently on hiatus due stay-at-home mandate)
  • Socialization and social activities (currently on hiatus due stay-at-home mandate)

Group Dog Training Classes

In our classes you will learn:

  • How to teach your dog desirable behaviors and prevent bad habits from forming
  • How to deal with common behavior problems
  • How to gain and keep your dog’s attention
  • How to teach your dog to practice impulse control
  • How to train your dog to do basic obedience behaviors (sit, down, stay, come, loose leash walking, leave it, watch me), and more!
  • How to use recommended equipment properly and safely
  • How to be your dog’s best teacher, leader, and friend!

Our Chico CA dog training classes include:

  • Personal attention to you and your dog
  • Selected equipment including treat bag, clicker, wrist band, and long line
  • Extensive training handouts filled with helpful information and designed to guide you through your program
  • Personal “fittings” and proper use lessons for other recommended equipment such as specialized harnesses, collars, head halters, and leashes
  • Graduation certificates and photos
  • Socialization opportunities – with dogs and people (on hiatus due to stay-at-home mandate)
  • Training in our safe, comfortable indoor center and secure outdoor environment OR the comfort of your home for online classes
  • Opportunities to continue your training through continuing ed classes and clinics

Private Training and Consultations

Do you and your dog need a personal canine coach? Private training helps those whose schedules or situations don’t permit participation in our group classes. Behavior consultations provide expert insight into your dog’s behavior and ways to improve it. Click here to learn more about The Canine Connection’s services.