Puppy Consultations

What is more exciting then bringing home a new puppy? As exciting as it is, it is also a lot of hard work.  House training, chewing, crying, barking plus you have to teach them to sit, lie down, come when called and all the other basic stuff right?  Whether this is your first puppy or it’s been a while, it’s always helpful to have a professional guide you through every step with the proper information and useful tips for success and for your sanity!

At Sugar Paws we can provide you with answers to all of your puppy questions as well as all the training your new puppy will need to help them and you successfully make it through puppy hood and into adolescence. 

We will come to your home 1 time per week for 3 weeks to work with your puppy and your family so everyone has the skills for success.  The visits will include:

  • Strategic placement of your puppies crate
  • Where, when and what to feed your puppy
  • Harness fitting/sizing
  • Leash walk through neighborhood (and beyond)
  • Counter Conditioning (help make your puppy feel good about cars, bikes, skateboards, etc.
  • Sit, down, stay, come when called, heel, touch (hand targeting), resource guarding prevention and body handling.

What a great way to help you set up your home for training success! Sugar Paws will come to your home and provide you with an assessment of your puppies new home set up including sleeping arrangements, recommendations for supplies as well as nutrition counseling.  We will help you properly fit your puppy for a harness for safety and comfort.   We will go for a walk with you and your puppy through your neighborhood (and beyond) and show you how to make them feel good about startling sounds or sights such as cars, other dogs, people, bikes, skateboards, etc.