A Veteran's Objective

Dog Training

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Training you and your dog as a team to better your everyday life.

Help us so we can help them.

All donations go directly to our training program for our Veterans, First Responders and those who are in .  This program helps pay for the training, equipment and other amenities that are needed.   For further questions please contact us.  

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A Veteran's Objective

York - President - 714-783-6099 vetsobjective64@gmail.com

Open all hours, we train anytime or place feasible

Mon

07:00 am – 07:00 pm

Tue

07:00 am – 07:00 pm

Wed

By Appointment

Thu

07:00 am – 05:00 pm

Fri

07:00 am – 07:00 pm

Sat

07:00 am – 07:00 pm

Sun

Closed

classes held every Tuesday and by request.

All levels of training from basic obedience to task training for service dogs.

AVO holds classes for our non - Veteran's  who want their pet to be well trained and obedient.  Classes run every Tuesday Evening from 4 - 5 pm, 5 - 6 pm and 6 - 7 pm for access training service dogs.  Check the calendar for availability and book today.  

We have all seen the movies where the man's best friend is always at his side and seems to know where to go with  just  a glance.  Or that handler and dog at the local coffee shop, quietly enjoying an afternoon in the sun.  Now you can achieve this with a bit of training and persistence.  *

Just like our warriors with the right tools anything is possible.

Please book future appointments on the appointments section or you can book through Eventbrite, the link is below.

* All training and outcomes are results of handler, training, practice and persistence. 

  -All Veterans and First Responders please look at dates and times on the Events calendar and contact us for location.



Three Tiered Training System

Basic Obedience

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  • Basic Obedience
  • Seven basic commands
  • Correct collar and leash for dog and handler
  • Walking on a leash correctly
  • Proper leash corrections
  • Obedience training
  • Introduction to basic hand/arm signals
  • Establishing the Alpha role by the Handler 


Intermediate Obedience /CGC testing

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  • Reinforce Basic Obedience 
  • Walking through doors and entry points 
  • Switching dog from one side of the handler to the other (left to right side) 
  • Introduction to non-verbal commands
  • Procedures at curbs / crosswalks
  • Preparing your dog for the CGC test
  • Ignoring dogs and other distractions
  • Canine Good Citizen (CGC) testing

Service dog & task Training

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  • Intro to Urban access
  • Full Urban access
  • Off leash and non-verbal commands
  • Procedures with counters, elevators, and waiting rooms
  • Metal detector procedures 
  • Public transportation
  • Inside dining and group dining 
  • Task training, specific for each Handler and Dog Team

Words from us

There is no limit to what you can do here.

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At AVO we believe that no matter what your disability, no one should be limited on what they can do.  

Take the time to show the love

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Training takes time and effort.  We all need a little extra encouragement.

Stay the course

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Training is continuous, even after you and your dog are trained as a team you both should continue to work at improving.