Bored animals can easily get anxious, resulting in rebellious behavior such as furniture gnawing and forming a punk-rock cover band. Quash canine caterwauling with today's Groupon: for $99, you get an eight-week pet-obedience group course at Pet Paradise (a $225 value). This Groupon is valid only at the Pet Paradise location on University Avenue.
Experienced dog trainer Richard Starks leads pups and their parents in weekly, one-hour obedience classes that pin-down bad behaviors and reward good habits. Furry friends learn basic behaviors alongside various breeds and robotic facsimiles in courses designed to make home life easier. Additionally, pet owners practice methods that curb canine urges to destroy furniture and leave empty milk cartons in the fridge. Richard's techniques reflect his experience with K-9 units as well as his lessons from trainers Matthew Margolis, an author and TV-show host, and Tom Rose, a veteran instructor of both dogs and dog trainers.