Training

A thumbs-up can replace a clicker while training a deaf dog.

A thumbs-up can replace a clicker while training a deaf dog.

Our canine training programs are based on fun, socialization and the training principles. Our course studies are divided into Canine 101, Canine 102 programs and Therapy Dog Training.

Canine 101: Offers a comprehensive training program covering; walking on a leash, teaching puppies/dogs to respond to their name, sit and stay, how to command your dog from jumping onto others, the “leave it” command, handling your dog/puppy, recall commands, “down and stay” commands, increasing distance with the “sit and stay” command, the “down and stay” command from a distance and greeting new people. A six week course meeting once a week for one hour.

Canine 102: Offers more advanced training strategies which build on the Undergraduate curriculum. Also includes advanced commands and tricks. A six week course meeting once a week for one hour.

Therapy Dog Training: provides information and training skills for both the handler and the dog in order to prepare them for visiting people in a situation providing educational, therapeutic, recreational and /or specific therapy. A eight week course meeting once a week for one hours, plus 2-3 additional field trips.

Loki the great dane during a class session.

Loki the great dane during a class session.

NOTE: We also help with special behavioral problems and concerns which may fall outside the curriculum listed above.

Our curriculum and lesson process is designed to help you develop a stronger and closer bond with your dog. We also specialize in private behavioral issues training.

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About Us

Green Dogs Unleashed is a non-profit organization committed to rescuing, rehabilitating and professionally training animals in need to become therapy dogs, then placing them in homes to give back to the community. We focus on the rescue, rehabilitation and training of special needs animals to work with special needs humans. 

All of our animals are currently trained and rehabilitated at Unleashed Canine Training Academy in Troy, VA.