At Gunnison Kennels we believe that the partnership between you and your dog should be fun even when your dog has a job to do. Regardless of what program you choose your companion will be exposed to positive reinforcement and safe environments that set them up for success. You as the trainer will get your own training on how to continue that at home. It is essential that the at-home trainer, most often the owner themselves, practice basic obedience drills routinely. Daily sessions are as simple as creating easy routines in the morning that include reinforcing sit, stay, and rewards. We can support you in growing just as much as your companion!
My brother’s German Shepherd tragically lost her person when he passed suddenly. She was unsocialized around people and other dogs and clueless when it came to basic obedience. James and Meg took her into their care and turned her around 100%. They gained her trust and worked with her so that now she loves to be with other dogs, is great with kids, and confidently strolled into Safeway with her new person to pick out some hot dogs. I will be forever grateful to them. -Shawna F