Dog Training in Fair Haven, Middletown, Monmouth County NJ
Dogs On The Farm offers four types of training services to dogs in Monmouth County and surrounding New Jersey areas: Group Classes, Private Lessons, Refresher Training, and Boarding Training.
Dogs On The Farm and Cats Too encourages you and your pet to have a dog gone good time while learning basic obedience, foundation in dog agility, and nosework training. All training areas will provide the correct ground work for competitive work if you so desire or a great opportunity to enjoy working with your pet and other pet owners. Our trainers are all certified and experienced and only use positive reinforcement. All group classes are small and personalized to the dogs in the class.
Basic obedience will help you teach your dog how to control his behavior with positive reinforcements. The goal is to learn how to have a well behaved dog while having fun. Whether your dog is a cautious learner or a rising superstar, they can learn at their own pace with our levels training classes.
Canine Good Citizen (CGC) is one of the highest levels of obedience. The CGC dog is often used to visit seniors, schools and hospitals. This class will prepare you and our dog for the CGC evaluation and certificate.
Agility is a great way to find a positive release for the active dog. Large and small dogs alike can participate in agility. You and your dog will be introduced to various forms of agility equipment and the correct way to use them. Climbing A frames, racing thru tunnels, and weaving thru poles, are some of the typical activities agility pups engage in. Bring your sneakers and a water bottle, your dogs aren‘t the only ones getting a workout.
Nosework is our newest class that any dog can participate in regardless of age, physical ability and or temperament. You‘ll be amazed how well your dog takes to this sport. Dogs will search through boxes, shelves, rooms and cars to produce the appropriate scent. Compete or just have fun at home.
Private lessons are conducted either at your house or at Dogs On The Farm based on your preference and trainer recommendation. Private lessons are geared specifically toward your dog's needs and your family's needs, and can address a wide range of behaviors and skills. A pre-lesson meeting will be arranged to discuss goals, expectations, and methods. All training is positive reinforcement only.
Refresher Training/Tricks Training
Refresher training is generally conducted during daycare or boarding stays and focus on improving skills on behaviors the dog already knows (sit, come, stay, etc). Tricks training teaches a specific fun trick during daycare or boarding stays (paw/high five, roll over, etc). All training is positive reinforcement only.
Boarding training is training done while a dog is staying at Dogs On The Farm and is private training focusing on specific skills pre-arranged between owner and trainer. Boarding training must be followed up by two meetings after the boarding stay: one at check out at Dogs On The Farm and one at home after. All training is positive reinforcement only.