Beginners Obedience Training


  • Fitting of appropriate dog training equipment: “Gentle Leader” or “ The Merry Walker”™ Harness and Leather leash (recommended)
  • Clicker Training: without the Clicker
  • Learning patience & self-control via structure and boundaries
  • “Leave it”
  • “Let’s walk”: walking formally at your left side, without pulling
  • “Sit”: at your side – 1 minute sit
  • “Sit-Wait”: especially at doors
  • “Sit” for meet-n-greets: greeting people without jumping
  • “Down”: the “Leadership” exercise - 5 minute down
  • “Down-Stay” with “Spot” - 30 minute down stay
  • Call to “Come”: two different recall exercises which includes distractions & distance

The Beginners Obedience Program in its entirety is a series of 4 private lessons.

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Tina McCain, Atlanta’s most sought-after dog trainer, has been training dogs and puppies for over 40 years. Training Programs include: Puppy manners, Beginner's Obedience, Advanced Obedience, Canine Good Citizen certification, K9 Nosework, Tricks, Off-Leash and more... Private lessons in Towne Lake, Woodstock, Marietta, East Cobb, Canton, Alpharetta, Roswell, and the surrounding areas of Cobb, Cherokee, and North Fulton Counties.

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