Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer group classes?
We offer private lessons only. This is based on our philosophy that dog obedience training is most successful when it is conducted in one-on-one sessions. This setting allows the trainer and the dog to focus their complete attention on the specific training needs of that dog.
What breeds of dogs do you train?
I have trained all breeds of dogs. You would be hard-pressed to find a breed that we I have not trained – from Chihuahua to Great Dane, big or small, we train them all!
Is my dog too old for training?
No, your dog can be trained at any age provided that you, the owner, are willing to learn too.
How do I get the training process started?
The first step is to book a home visit for your family and your dog to meet with me. This will give me a chance to meet you and your dog in the dog’s natural environment and better assess its training needs.
Is an assessment required before I can book any training?
Yes, the assessment is required before any of our training programs can begin because it is the best way for me to determine the needs of the individual dog-family team and subsequently build the appropriate program.
My dog has specific training needs. Can you customize your programs?
Yes, this is one of the key benefits to choosing Ultimate k9 for your dog obedience training. Every dog is viewed as an individual and therefore as having their own individual challenges and needs. All of our programs cover the core elements of manners, communication, and respect, as well as the basic commands (including sit, stay, come, go back, etc.). In addition to these fundamentals, each program is also customized to address the specific needs and behaviours of your dog.
What is the age range of the dogs in your puppy pre-school program?
Puppies are welcome to register in our puppy pre-school program when they are between the ages of 9 weeks and 16 weeks – roughly anytime in the first two to four months of life.
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” Best trainer ever met ”
” Thaer is an excellent working dog and pet dog trainer! “
” Thaer was great and understood exactly what my dog needed. “
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” He did an amazing job with my German Shepard. He trained her for one month and she learned so much and is doing great! “
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” The discussion of philosophy and techniques was very helpful. Thaer took the time to work with Ace, focusing on the areas needed as we had previously discussed. Results by the end of the training session were beyond my expectations! “
” Very professional dog trainer, he always went above and beyond with our dog Rio. He knows his stuff and would definitely recommend him. Thanks again! “
” Mr. Thaer is THE BEST trainer and last I’ll need to send my dog to. I’ve tried other trainers before and none have gotten close to getting my pup where he needed to be. And the best part is he really loves dogs. Highly recommend. “