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Help! I need a Dog Trainer

Congratulations! You have decided to train your dog.  But you are puzzled by the amount of choices and the differences each website portrays about each canine trainer. This particular blog entry is being written to help you decipher the professionalism you are looking for. Each website has a plethora of …

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Indoor Paper Training

Paper training teaches the dog to relieve himself only indoors on the paper, in the area you have designated. This area should be easily accessible to the dog and should not be moved. You may want the dog to be able to form a habit of going to the same …

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Why Alaska Dog Works for a Service Dog

Deciding on whether you or someone you know needs a service dog is one of the most important decisions you will ever make in your life. Having a professional along the way can help you make the right decisions, at the right times and help you navigate the “service dog …

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FAQ about Alaska Dog Works Camp

Frequently Asked Questions: Board and Train What is a Board and Train/Camp Works? A Board and Train requires that your dog be left with us at Alaska Dog Works for the duration of the training. Our programs enable your dog to learn commands quickly, efficiently, and effectively. Boarding your dog …

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Game on!

In our private basic obedience classes at Alaska Dog Works we address commands such as; sit, come, stay, down, wait, and loose leash walking.  These commands are outlined for you on homework sheets and you are shown how to teach your dog these commands. It’s a simple concept.  After about eight …

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Meet the Trainers: Michele Forto

Michele Forto Michele is one of our Camp trainers along with Nicole. They will be the ones you will meet and train with during your dog’s stay! Michele began training dogs about 22 years ago. She is a certified dog trainer, evaluator for AKC Canine Good Citizen and is a …

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Dog Training in Seattle

Starting in September we will be offering our award winning dog training in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. We are in negotiations with a training center in the Seattle area that will allow us to use their space to meet with clients and offer our training services. We will be …

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Meet the Trainers: Robert Forto

Robert has been training dogs since 1994. He was enrolled in a Pre-Vet program in college and learned one summer that he didn’t want to be in an clinic all day. He wanted to be outdoors with sled dogs and working with canines any way he could. He started his …

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