Why choose a force/fear free trainer?

Because of science of course!

It has been proven that using aversive training tools/methods (shock/prong collars, physically hitting) has caused damage to dogs over a period of time. Both Mental and Physical.

Fear/Force free trainer's take into consideration not only physical well-being but also mental.

Here are some articles on why aversive do more harm than good.

https://avsab.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/AVSAB-Humane-Dog-Training-Position-Statement-2021.pdf

Dog Sports Near Us! 
We encourage our clients to find something they love to do with their pets.

Aiken Barn Hunt

Barn Hunt is the new and quickly growing dog sport catching fire across the country! Barn Hunt is based on the traditional roles of many breeds in ridding farms, barns, crop storage areas, and homes of destructive vermin.

The owners/trainers out there are AWESOME!

Whats wonderful about  Aiken Barn Hunt is that your dog doesn't have to compete. You can simple just have a great time letting your dog just be a dog.

Check them out! You won't regret it!

https://www.aikenbarnhunt.com/

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Peach State Air Dogs

Does your dog love water?

Dock diving is a super fun sport for all breeds!

Instructor Fawn is awesome with the dogs and super patience! 

Check out Peach State Air Dogs!

https://www.facebook.com/peachstateairdogs/

CGC & FDC Testing/Evaluator 

Canine Good Citizen/Farm Dog Certified 

Mary Pruitt

Certified CGC & FDC Evaluator 

For testing information please contact: 

pruvitpetservices@gmail.com

Check out the American Kennel Club page to learn more about CGC & FDC.

https://www.akc.org/products-services/training-programs/canine-good-citizen/

https://www.akc.org/sports/herding/farm-dog-certified-test/

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Local Favorites!

Garden City Pet

 

High Quality Pet Food and Supplies!

Garden City pet pride themselves on quality! Diet is the foundation of health, so we like to carry the best pet food, treats, toys and gear on the market.

Garden City Pet carries some of our favorite brands such as;

  • Blue 9, Balance Harnesses

  • Outward Hound Puzzle Toys

  • All natural chew items & more

We encourage you to shop local!

https://www.gardencitypet.com/

Grooming Salons we recommend!

When searching for a grooming salon, it can be very overwhelming. We ALWAYS want to put your dog needs first. Here are some fear free groomers and professionals we trust in the area.

  • Forest & Pugtatoe Grooming Salon (Fear Free)

  • Wolf Gang Bakery (Offers Happy Visit & has some Fear Free groomers on staff)

  • Pawsitive Pets Stylist (Fear Free & mobile)

Vet Offices we recommend!

When searching for a veterinarian, it can be very overwhelming. We ALWAYS want to put your dog needs first. Here are some fear free veterinarians and professionals we trust in the area.

     http://www.acutecarevc.com/

  • St. Francis Animal Hospital

     https://www.sfah.net/

Resources for Behavior & Training!