We dog owners understand that it’s always a good idea to have your dog trained by the professionals. But did you know you don’t have to subject your dog to those often overwhelming group lessons? Many professional dog trainers, such as Canine College, will actually drive to you to train your dog in the comfort of your own home.
Although in-home dog training may be a bit more expensive, there are quite a few benefits to consider after you accept the price hike compared to group training.
- Structured payment plans. Because in-home dog training can cost a couple hundred dollars more than group training, dog trainers understand that not many people may be able to shell out that much money. Fortunately for you there are usually structured payment plans that allow some financial wiggle room. Usually you’ll get a better deal if you buy a larger training package as well.
- Tailored instruction. Every dog is different: each has their own behavioral problems and has their own speed at which they learn. With one-on-one in-home training, this isn’t an issue. Instead, the trainer will cater the lessons to your dog only, making each individual lesson worth while.
- No travel required. Many families lead busy lives — especially during the week. Committing to a group dog training session can be difficult to make on the same day each week and the drive out to the training classes can be a long commute. Shorten the time commitment by opting for in-home training instead.
- Give your older dog a break. Okay, it may be time to admit that you’ve regretted not training your dog when it was younger. But remember, it’s never too late to train a dog — no matter how old they may be. However, older dogs may not react well to being in an environment with younger dogs. Save them the stress and get help from an in-home dog trainer. You’re older dog will feel less territorial and more at home, which means quicker training results for you and your family.
According to a recent APPA survey, 65% of households in the United States own a pet, half of which own a dog. Make it your household that has a well-behaved companion by opting for in-home dog training today!