Scottsdale AZ Dog Training


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The Barking Dog, Ltd. would like to guide pet parents in developing better relationships with their pets, implementing her diverse and proven methods of Lifestyle Training. To achieve endless behavior health and happiness through enhanced understanding, consistency, and patience, imparted through private lessons, group classes and special workshops. We can help improve behavior, “for a better dog’s life…”

 

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Jeze Santiago, Scottsdale Trainer
A certified canine trainer and American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Good Citizen® evaluator, Jeze Santiago is a well-known expert in canine obedience and behavior modification in the greater Phoenix area. He has experience training over 4,000 dogs and parents in the valley over his 10 year career. Jeze has worked with all types of dogs to assist pet parents in developing a strong bond with their pet, establish the parents’ leadership role, and effectuate behavior modification and all levels of obedience. He is considered an expert in the canine aggression field, using positive reinforcement training methods. Jeze is active in numerous pet rescue organizations, and a high percentage of his students have graduated to become C.G.C certified through the American Kennel Club. Many of Jeze’s students have gone on to be successful therapy dogs working with Gabriel’s Angels, Sunshine Residential Homes, The Phoenix Children’s Hospital and The Arizona State Veterans hospital.

Jeze - Scottsdale Trainer
Services: Classes and Private Lessons

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Beginner Classes 

Prerequisite Courses: None
Frequency: 1 hour class per week / 6 week course
What’s Covered: Basic commands (i.e., “sit,” “stay,” “down,” “come,” “leave it”), introduction to loose leash walking, reduction of destructive behavior (i.e., chewing and digging), and elimination of excessive jumping and barking.

Puppy Classes
Prerequisite Courses: None
Frequency: 1 hour class per week / 6 week course
What’s Covered: A specialized version of our beginner class designed to address the unique challenges of training puppies less than 9 months old. In addition to covering the beginner class curriculum, topics covered include socialization and potty training. Each class also includes short puppy playtime breaks designed to maintain optimum focus during class and to strengthen social skills.

Intermediate Classes Prerequisite Courses: Successful completion of Barking Dog Beginner or Puppy Class (or equivalent)
Frequency: 6 week course, 1 hour class per week
What’s Covered: Intermediate commands (i.e., “heel,” “wait,” and “take it”), elimination of door dashing, emergency recall, and solidification of basic commands while being distracted, for longer durations of time, and longer distance.

Advanced Classes Prerequisite Courses: Successful completion of Barking Dog Beginner or Puppy Class and Intermediate Class (or equivalent)
Frequency: 1 hour class per week / 6 week course
What’s Covered: Advanced commands (i.e., “bow,” “stand,” and long distance “stay” and “come”), desensitization towards other dogs, learning to heel through a crowd, ability to accept a friendly stranger, and solidification of basic commands with a dog distraction.

AKC Canine Good Citizen™ Classes Prerequisite Courses: Successful completion of Barking Dog Beginner or Puppy Class, Intermediate Class, and Advanced Class (or equivalent)
Frequency: 4 week course, 1 hour class per week
What’s Covered: Solidifying the beginner, intermediate, and advanced curriculum and preparation for the AKC CGC certification exam.

Personal Training Camp
Prerequisite Courses: None
Frequency: package of 8 sessions, each 30 mins long
What’s Covered: TBD’s specialized training program geared towards pet owners on the go. Have your dog trained while boarding or at day camp. Training topics covered vary, but can include basic obedience and/or behavior modification.