Private Course Catalog


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This course aims to work through constructing a reliable come when called behavior from the introduction of management and foundational exercises to fluency in all contexts. Consisting of 3 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on come when called in public and unpredictable environments to create reliability.

Also available as an Online Course, Click HERE for more information.

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This course aims to work through pulling on leash from the introduction of management and foundational exercises to fluency on a walk to provide effective solutions for heavy or long time pullers. Consisting of 3 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on extinguishing pulling while cultivating focus and impulse control so you can both can enjoy walks.


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This course aims to work through hyper-excitability and jumping on guests from the introduction of management and foundational exercises to fluency when greeting strangers in all contexts. Consisting of 3 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on extinguishing jumping and cultivating impulse control so that you both can enjoy social outings.

Also available as an Online Course, Click HERE for more information.

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This course aims to work through non-aggressive barking at the door and dashing to or through the door from the introduction of management and foundational exercises to fluency when greeting strangers in all contexts. Consisting of 3 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield, IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on extinguishing hyper excitable behavior for a calm and safe doorway routine .


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This private course addresses scavenging behaviors from the introduction of foundational exercises and management to fluency and reliability in the home. Consisting of 3 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on extinguishing scavenging behaviors while cultivating impulse control.

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This course aims to work stationing and crate training from the introduction of management and foundational exercises to fluency in the home environment. Consisting of 3 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on conditioning the crate as an enjoyable place to stay and relax.



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This course provides the basic skills of manners and obedience for pet dogs from the introduction of management and foundational exercises to fluency in the home environment. Consisting of 6 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work with your pet towards success.

Course Curriculum:

Session 1: Attention & Come When Called

Session 2: Greeting People Politely

Session 3: Mouth Manners

Session 4: Polite Leash Walking

Session 5: Stationing & Crate Training

Session 6: Stay, Wait & Impulse Control

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This course builds upon the foundational skills of manners and obedience for pet dogs from the introduction of management and foundational exercises to fluency in a public or unpredictable environment. Consisting of 6 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work with your pet towards success.

Course Curriculum:

Session 1: Focus and Dealing with Distraction

Session 2: Distance

Session 3: Duration

Session 4: Proofing Performances

Session 5: Reinforcement Schedules and Raising Criteria

Session 6: Problem Solving Training Obstacles


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Interested in Therapy Dog work? If so, this private course package is for you! Consisting of 6 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on preparation for Therapy Dog Examination.

Prerequisites: Introductory or Basic Manners and Obedience

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This private course addresses such issues as attention-seeking, hyperactivity, anxiety and an ability to settle in high distraction environments. Consisting of 6 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL.

This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on building calmness and impulse control in high-distraction environments while teaching your dog to focus and settle.


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Does your dog struggle with any of these procedures?

- Handling

- Brushing

- Wiping

- Clipping

- Nail Trims

- Physical Exams (i.e. ears, teeth, etc.)

- Vaccines

If so, this private course package is for you! Consisting of 6 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on building your pet's confidence and comfort with handling procedures using desensitization and counter conditioning.

Our Preparing for Baby Training Program is aimed at preparing you to read your pet’s body language accurately to prevent stressful interactions, to teach your dog new behaviors and skills to navigate the new routinely calmly and safely, and to prevent unwanted behaviors through management of the environment.

Consisting of 6 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience held at Pet People, Deerfield, IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to work specifically on building your pet's confidence and comfort with handling procedures using desensitization and counter conditioning.


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This private course package is custom tailored for you! Consisting of 6 (30 min.) targeted private training sessions, booked at your convenience and held at Pet People, Deerfield IL. This targeted course will give you one on one time with a trainer to discuss and experience the different types of enrichment you can provide for your pet to decrease unwanted behaviors bred by boredom, and strengthen your relationship with FUN .


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