Number of Recommended Training Sessions
& Training Outcomes

These depend on factors such as:

  • The dog’s level of knowledge and skills at the time the training begins.
  • The owner’s desired goals.
  • Your dog’s ability to learn and modify his behavior. All dogs learn at different rates.
  • The amount of time between sessions spent by the owner training his dog.
  • The owner’s compliance in doing the trainer’s homework assignments.
  • The owner’s ability and consistency in following the trainer’s instructions and modeling.
  • The owner’s consistency when working with his dog. For example, using the same commands for the same behavior.
  • The consistency by family members in using the same training techniques and cues.
  • The number of behavior issues displayed by the dog, and the owner's consistency in addressing all occurrences of them.