Channeling Chaos into Controlled Confidence

Welcome to Reactive Rover for Boisterous Barkers, a specialized course designed to assist dogs with big feelings in navigating the world with a calmer and more focused approach. This program addresses reactivity, overarousal, and overexcitement, helping your dog build confidence and develop essential skills for managing triggers and stimuli. Together, we’ll work towards reducing reactivity and building positive behaviors, ultimately enhancing your dog’s overall well-being and quality of life.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out for enrollment, class schedules, and further details. We’re excited to embark on this transformative journey with you and your four-legged companion!

Course Details:

  • Open to dogs of all ages struggling with reactivity, overarousal, or overexcitement.
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Cost: $230/course
  • Orientation Class (Without Your Dog): Begin your journey with an informative orientation session that sets the stage for the course. Gain valuable insights into training methods and techniques to prepare for the weeks ahead.
  • Five Weeks of Training with Your Dog: Engage in hands-on training with your dog, focusing on critical areas such as Dog Neutrality, Pattern Games, Desensitization to Triggers, Muzzle Training, and more.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Building Focus and Self-Control: Help your dog learn to focus on you rather than fixating on triggers, promoting a calmer and more attentive demeanor.
  2. Systematic Desensitization: Implement step-by-step instruction to gradually reduce your dog’s reactivity to triggers, enhancing their overall comfort and confidence.
  3. Pattern Games: Engage in interactive exercises encouraging cognitive engagement and positive responses to various stimuli.
  4. Muzzle Training: Introduce your dog to muzzle training, a valuable safety measure that can offer peace of mind in social or public settings.

Course Overview:

Reactive Rover for Boisterous Barkers is open to dogs of all ages who may exhibit reactive behavior, struggle with overarousal, or find it challenging to remain calm in the presence of triggers such as other dogs or people. This 6-week course provides a structured and supportive environment for both you and your dog to work on managing and redirecting reactive responses.

Reactive Rover for Boisterous Barkers Upcoming Classes: 

  • Wednesday, November 1st at 7:30 pm
  • Sunday, December 3rd at 1 pm (no class 12/24 & 12/31)

  • Wednesday, December 27th at 7:30 pm