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Meet our trainer

Adam Piñero (S. U. S. A. R. , AKC Evaluator) as our trainer offers skills honed over a decade of professional and private dog training. Beginning as an apprentice and trainer for Eagle Valley Search Dogs, he worked at the highest level of dog training for many years. After Eagle Valley, he moved to police detection dogs and competitive obedience before landing in private dog training in New York City. Adam believes in the scientifically proven methods of positive reinforcement. Reward based training has been proven to be the most effective training method in every situation from basic obedience to fear aggression and reactivity. Using treats, toys, and lots of love, he can and will build your dog’s knowledge and confidence while sharing with you how to maintain and improve your relationship with your furry friend. 

As a trainer, Adam believes in the bond you have with your dog above all else. His training is centered on building a lasting relationship between you and your dog based on clear communication, boundaries, and affection.

PRIVATE LESSONS

In our One-on-One sessions, your trainer will come to you and spend one hour a week teaching you how to do what they do. We believe that our clients should leave us ready to move forward with all the tools they need to succeed. These classes are the perfect option for those who need specific obedience training or a single behavior modified.

5 Session Basic Program:

  • Learn fundamental commands for your dog.

  • Emphasis on responsible dog ownership.

  • Covers basics of obedience, socialization, and manners.

8 Session Advanced Program:

  • Elevates obedience training to the next level.

  • Introduces advanced commands like 'Heel.'

  • Advanced outdoor training to handle distractions.

  • Builds confidence for dealing with external stressors.

12 Session Behavior Modification Program:

  • Targets behaviors beyond basic obedience.

  • Addresses issues such as separation anxiety and dog reactivity.

  • Involves engagement with trainers and behaviorists.

  • Aims to instill traits, confidence, and skills for overcoming challenges.

15 Session Aggression Course:

  • Most intensive plan for extreme behavioral cases.

  • Custom lesson plan created with the owner, trainer, and consultant.

  • Addresses issues like dog bites and fear of other dogs.

  • Focuses on providing a healthy, positive solution for both owner and dog.

Dog Training
Dog Contest

In House Training

Think of our In House training as virtual learning! Once a week, our trainer will spend an hour one-on-one with your dog. While recording some of the session, you will learn how and why our trainer does what they do to train your dog. This video will serve as your homework for the week so you can follow along and practice with your furry friend. 


 

What do you get?

  1. Free virtual evaluation

  2. Whatsapp communication with your trainer (9am-7pm)

  3. 10 minutes of video per in house session

  4. Access to your trainer for the life of your dog

  5. Discounts on further training

  6. Premium training made affordable

Hybrid Training

In this model you get the best of both worlds. unsure of your schedule week to week? No problem. With 3 private lessons and 2 in-house sessions you'll get both the experience of a trainer coming out to see you, and the joy of seeing lessons occur in practical situations.

Dog Walk
Obedience Training

Group Classes

Unleash Your Dog's Potential with Our Exclusive Belt System! 

Begin your dog's training adventure at the white belt level. It's the starting point for a transformative experience! Master your way up to Black Belt. Unlock the full potential of your canine companion with our progressive training system.

Earn Your Colored Belt:

Upon completing classes, your dog will proudly receive a colored belt adorned with tips reflecting their achievements (0-3 tips). Owners can actively engage in practice sessions or opt for additional classes to attain the coveted 3 tips. Get assessed when your furry friend is ready.

Qualify for the Next Level:

Once your dog accomplishes 3 tips, they qualify for the next level class, setting the stage for continuous growth and learning.

Exclusive Benefits for GT Certified Dogs:

Dogs with a GT certification (yellow belt and beyond) enjoy special perks. Practice learned commands seamlessly integrated into our services, including action day camp, one-on-one sessions, and forest walks. This extra support ensures they not only maintain their current level but also progress toward achieving the next tip on their journey.

Elevate Your Dog's Training Experience with Our Belt System!

Join us in shaping well-rounded, disciplined, and happy dogs through our innovative and rewarding belt system. Unleash the full potential of your furry companion today!

Puppy Socialization: In our puppy play group (8 weeks-8 months) you and your puppy will have the opportunity to socialize with other dog owners and their pups. Supervised by a certified canine behaviorist, this after hours exclusive gives your puppy time with dogs his own age in a safe and productive environment. By attending all 6 classes, your pup will automatically qualify for the American Kennel Club’s
S.T.A.R. Puppy certification!

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