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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I train my dog?
    All dogs should receive some type of training. A trained dog is a Happy dog. Training decreases the likelihood of your dog developing behavior problems and strengthens the bond between you and your dog.
  • When should I begin training my dog?
    Training should start the day you get your new puppy or dog. Remember training is just a way for us to better communicate with our dogs. Start early and reap the rewards! and avoid unwanted habits from forming
  • Is my dog's behavior problem solvable?
    In most cases the answer to this question is yes . Even in situations involving severe behavior problems, the dog's behaviour can typically be substantially improved. The majority of our clients report noticing an improvement immediately after beginning behavior modification and training. However, there are no guarantees when it comes to animal behavior. Whether you will succeed in training your dog or modifying your dog's behaviour depends on many factors such as : your ability to follow-through with implementing the recommended behavior modification and training, the nature of your individual dog's behaviour problem and whether there are any complicating environmental or health factors. Every dog, its family and situation is different!
  • How old does my dog have to be in order to join in your course?
    It does not matter how old your dog is. As long as your dog is current and on its course of vaccination you may start group class. We encourage you to start training your dog as young as possible. For our home training you can start anytime even without finishing your vaccinations as we will be visiting your home.
  • What training method does Happy-dog training use?
    We use a wide variety of dog positive techniques which suited to each individual dog’s needs. We treat each dog as an individual and recommend programs that best fit each dog and owner’s needs. WE DON'T use any harsh corrections tools like prong collar, Shock collar choke chain or verbally / physically abuse dogs in the name of training.
  • Is my dog too old to be trained?
    It is never to late to train your dog. Sometimes it may take a little longer, but the results can be the same no matter what age you start.
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