Dogs must learn to obey their masters, or they will never follow such common commands as “sit” and “show me the value of life through years of companionship.” Learn from each other with this Groupon.
- $99 for six weeks of dog training classes (a $200 value)<p>
For one hour every week, dogs and their owners learn obedience and socialization skills from Jennifer-Lee Wilson, a certified dog trainer and behavior counselor. She teaches group classes using humor, visuals, and step-by-step techniques inspired by learning theory, which reinforces good behaviors with rewards such as toys and treats. Dogs must be at least 10 weeks old.
A Lucky Dog
It's fair to say that the desire to work with animals is in Jennifer-Lee Wilson's blood. She started young, watching her father tend to animals and their owners in the family's pet store. Then in 1998, she opened A Lucky Dog. Here, she leads obedience training classes that inspire owners to encourage their pets to sit, come, and stay with rewards such as treats and toys. As a certified dog trainer and animal behaviorist, she's found that positive reinforcement is the best way to teach a dog proper behavior— whether he's in a park full of rambunctious puppies or at a Texas hold 'em tournament and has just gone all in.
Jennifer and her dog-loving staff also provide doggie day care and handle pet sitting duties. Unlike typical boarding facilities, they actually come out to pet owners' homes to feed and walk their four-legged charges. They go this extra mile, both figuratively and literally, so that the animals can stay in familiar, stress-free surroundings.