|Monday||8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday||8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday||8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|Thursday||8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|Friday||8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
|Saturday||8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.|
Pawgress Dog Training
About this pro
Rusty at Pawgress dog training has been an absolutely amazing trainer for our reactive cattle dog/ border collie mix. He has really given us so much information and shined light on some new techniques and strategies! We have found it so useful to have our dog practice with his dogs and we love the feedback and guidance! His PDFs have helped us to be able to practice and apply at home in between trainings as well! We can’t thank Rusty enough for the work this far! We look forward to training every week as we see our dog (and us!) make strides!Apr 14, 2018Verified
Rusty is very clear and ensures we understand the exercise we are learning that day. Even better, he follows up each training with an email detailing the training with pictures and links. We're excited to continue working with Rusty and both our dogs.Jul 15, 2017Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I offer a free, 30-minute meet & greet to all new clients to determine if we are a good fit for each other. After that, 30 or 60-minute lessons can be purchased individually or as significantly discounted packs of four.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?During a free, 30-minute meet and greet, we will cover your training goals, assess your dog's drives (motivations) and sensitivities, discuss training equipment, and go over the basics of behavior and learning theory, in addition to answering any questions you may have. Once we have identified the best training package for you and your dog, payment will be due in full prior to booking lessons. All lessons are customized to fit your lifestyle and home environment, and I strive to provide you with exercises that can be practiced during your regular dog-related responsibilities (i.e. walks, feeding, etc.), minimizing your need to block out additional time for training. We begin lessons in the comfort of your home and eventually progress to field trips, where we can simulate real-world situations. It is important to remember that training is a process, one that must be done at your dog's pace to help him / her build confidence through incremental success. Sometimes this takes days, and sometimes it can take months. Timing depends on the dog, but more importantly, your ability to consistently practice between lessons.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Animal Behavior College Certified Dog Trainer (ABCDT); nearly 10,000 hours of dog handling experience (professional and volunteer); B.A. Communication and B.A. Sociology, Purdue University