Got kids and a dog? you need whole family training!

We know that taking on the mega-job of parenting kids and a dog together is NOT easy!  Families need specialized training, tailor-made just for them. And that’s EXACTLY what we offer. You’ll get all the tools and support you need to get your kids on board, your dog in check and the whole family playing for the same team! It’s fun, effective and 100% positive! So whether you want to get ahead of the game or you’re struggling to keep your head above water, we have everything you need to look like a pro in your new role, and enjoy doing it!

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the family Dog Private training Program

Ready to turn your dream picture of the perfect family dog into a reality?  We have all the tools and support you’ll need to make it happen. This plan is specially designed to get the whole family – Yes! kids too, involved in the training. 6 In-home personal training sessions. Master one totally achievable training skill every week. Skills included:

  •  Sit
  • Come when called
  • Attention to name
  • Down
  • Leash Walking
  • Stay

An online family video training program

  • The parents’ program has all the important skills for raising kids and dogs together.
  • The kids’ program is a “Special Agent Center” where they’ll have so much fun they won’t even know they’re learning!
  • Play training games that keep both kids and dogs having fun!
  • There are even “in a nutshell” videos to help keep grandparents and nannies on the same page.

Weekly homework e-mails

  • Stay on track with a review of your weekly training sessions.
  • Put your new skills to work in your home – where you need them most!
  • Watch videos that coach you through the skills you’ve learned.
  • Feel confident that you’re on the right path!

Approximate training time 6 – 7 weeks (a total of 6 sessions) $595.00

are you a dog owner expecting a new baby in your family?

Family life with dogs is a joy, but can be challenging too. A new baby in the home changes everything — including your dog’s whole world! As licensed Family Paws Parent Educators, we specialize in dog and baby dynamics. We understand that the transition to parenthood will cause some major adjustments within your family and household. Not only is this a huge change for you, it is also a big change for your family dog. Preparing your dog for the arrival of, and for life with, a new baby is essential.

 

 

 

Mommies & Mutts

For expecting Parents

We will help ease your transition from pet-parent to baby-parent with pet. We offer positive, practical, and fun solutions to challenges that often arise when a family with a dog adds a new baby to the household. Count on us to guide you every step of the way!

  • Begin preparing your home & routines with your family dog before baby arrives.
  • Must-know information for expecting parents with dogs.
  • Practical solutions, you can have fun while your dog learns!
  • Education on dog body language that will enhance your bond and success.
  • Life with baby and dog—without going crazy.
  • Safety first – for everyone in the family, two and four-legged.

This program is perfect for expecting families with dogs as they prepare for life with baby. We offer positive, practical, and fun solutions that will help you include your dog once baby arrives.  We want to help ease families into the transition from pet parents to baby parents with pets.

A private, in-home consultation includes:

  • Two 1-hour meetings with a trainer.
  • A Mommies & Mutts Expecting booklet.
  • Customized solutions for your growing family.
  • Cost – $250.00

Here are some of the things covered in the consultation:

  • Dog senses.
  • What is my dog saying?
  • Jealousy.
  • Management.
  • Preparation.
  • Homecoming.

are you a parent juggling an active toddler and a dog?

Often the first several months have gone smoothly and many families are caught off guard when their dog begins to show discomfort with the new developmental changes of their mobile baby. As licensed Family Paws Parent Educators, we specialize in dog and toddler dynamics. We understand that the transition from baby to toddler will cause some major adjustments within your family and household. The goal of this this program is to create a safe, harmonious environment for both toddlers and dogs.

 

 

 

Mommies & Mutts

for new parents

We offer insight and proactive options for some of the common challenges families with dogs experience as baby becomes mobile. You’ll get positive, practical, and fun solutions to challenges that often arise for families with dogs and a baby that has become a toddler. Count on us to guide you every step of the way!

  • Answers to your questions about dog and toddler dynamics.
  • Must-know information for parents who have babies soon to be crawling or walking.
  • Advice about common trouble spots between toddlers and dogs in a home.
  • Practical solutions, from activities to include your dog to daily routines and management.
  • Insight into how your changing family dynamics may affect your dog.

A private, in-home consultation includes:

  • Two 1-hour meetings with a trainer.
  • A Mommies & Mutts New Parent booklet.
  • Customized solutions for your growing family.
  • Cost – $250.00

Here are some of the topics included in the consultation:

  • Management options that fit the home environment.
  • The types of supervision critical when dogs and toddlers live together
  • Exercises and techniques tailored to the different developmental stages of toddlers.
  • The importance of including family dogs in household activities.
  • The common but often overlooked “impulsive re-homing phase.”
  • The subtle body language of dogs.

Want to know more about any of our training plans?

We offer a FREE 30 minute in-home consult to answer your questions. Contact us now!