1. Prepare Your Home
2. Sign Up for Positive Reinforcement Training Classes
3. Set Up Rules & Guidelines Right Away
4. Schedule Feeding Times
Along with setting guidelines and establishing leadership, we suggest feeding dogs at scheduled times instead of free feeding (leaving food out and available all day). Scheduled feedings can help companions understand that resources come from you which greatly helps with housebreaking.
5. Leash Training & Supervision
6. Crate Usage Guidelines
7. House-Training Practices
8. Socialization Skills
9. Treats & Behavior Training
10. Remember to Have Fun!
Make sure to have fun, and enjoy your new companion! Thank you for adopting and saving a life!