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Dog Obedience Training in Phoenix, Arizona.


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Dog obedience is a very "broad" term. Humans must keep a realistic expectation when approaching the training of their dog. The behavior of today's dog, stems from it's instincts of Gray Wolves. The domestication of dogs has been going on for hundreds of years, and the adaptability of canine to human need is amazing. Dogs instinctively have the ability to adapt to smell, motion, and sound. With this said, humans must KNOW their breed to ensure we are setting the dogs environment up for success, and not chaos. It is important to MATCH properly the appropriate breed to your lifestyle and energy level, see: Dog Articles.

In a pack of dogs, there are no "sit" or "stay" commands. The submissive dogs are IN TUNE with the pack leader and behave accordingly. The key to successful dog obedience is to THINK like a dog. All of DOGGIE STEPS Dog Training is in accordance with how dogs would act in a dog pack OR in the wild. With this approach, our training success rate is much higher than traditional "click and treat" training methods.

Phoenix, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Chandler, Mesa, Tempe and Gilbert Areas Dog Obedience Training.