Your Dog's Journey Begins Now
Start off with the right foundation
The Seven Pillars
of Puppy Training
The nature of the puppy is soft, social, curious, flexible, and completely uninhibited in the world around them. As in young children, they know no nothing of the fear, anxiety, or struggle that life can bring. So how do we protect this innocence while also preparing them for life AND develop the obedience skills they need to be a well-adjusted family dog? In our experience puppies begin to manifest problems in adult dogs between the ages of 1 and 2. Even people that wait to reach out for help can pinpoint that their puppy began to change between 1 and 2.
The adult "problem" dogs are brittle, sensitive, instinctual, vigilant, easy to trigger with decreased thresholds as they struggle to sometimes integrate new people and dogs into their surroundings. So what happens along the puppy raising path, that erodes their social and curious nature?
The Seven Pillars of Puppy Training is meant to be a holistic approach to puppy training by mastering each of the seven categories listed to the right side of this page. These are the common areas where problem behavior can be traced back to when looking at 'where you went wrong' in the puppy stage, so we invest in those fundamentals to avoid issues down the road.