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WORCESTER
Gibson's Natural Pet
994 Grafton St

Worcester, Ma 01604

info@gibsonsnaturalpet.com
T / 508-926-8628
F / 508-926-8629

GRAFTON HOURS

MONDAY-FRIDAY

6:30am-6:30pm

​SATURDAY

8am-6pm

SUNDAY

5pm-6pm

 

GRAFTON
Gibson's Natural Pet Resort
139 Upton St
Grafton, Ma 01519

Grafton@gibsonsnaturalpet.com
T / 508-839-1757

F / 508-839-1736

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Training Classes

 

Register online for Training Classes at Gibson's Natural Pet and Gibson's Natural Pet Reort. Follow link below class description.

 

 

Puppy K and Play

 

Price: $159.00

 

This course is for people/dog friendly dogs 8 weeks to 5 months old who are not fearful of people/dogs, do not bark excessively, have not bit a person/dog, and do not guard people/food/toys. If you are unsure that your dog meets these requirements, please contact us for help choosing the right option for your dog before registering for group classes.

 

Class is 1 hour long for 6 consecutive weeks in the location you register for.

 

Our Puppy K and Play course is designed to get you and your puppy off to a great start. This course includes: Loose Leash Walking, Come/Recall, Sit, Down, Stay, Settle, Touch, and Stand. In addition to learning basic obedience, we will focus on avoiding common problem behaviors in the home, such as housebreaking, chewing, nipping, and jumping on guests. We will also review puppy socialization, handling, and basic care and grooming needs.

 

Proof of age appropriate vaccinations (DHLPP, Bordatella) is required to participate in class. If you have heard that puppies should not attend class until after they receive their Rabies vaccination.

No refunds will be issued once class begins.

 

Missed classes: Please note that we are unable to schedule make-up classes as the majority of our scheduled classes are full. Please try to schedule your puppy's spay/neuter after your class concludes if possible to avoid missing classes.

 

Locations:

 

  • Grafton - Gibson's Pet Resort, 139 Upton Street (Thursday Evenings)

  • Worcester - Gibson's Natural Pet, 994 Grafton St. (Saturday Mornings)

 

 

 

Family Dog Obedience

 

This course is for people/dog friendly dogs 6 months and older who are not fearful of people/dogs, do not bark excessively, have not bit a person/dog, and do not guard people/food/toys. If you are unsure that your dog meets these requirements, please contact us for help choosing the right option for your dog before registering for group classes.

 

Class is 1 hour long for 6 consecutive weeks in the location you register for.

 

Our Family Dog Obedience course is designed to develop the basic skills needed for a well behaved dog. This course includes: Loose Leash Walking, Automatic Sit, Come/Recall, Sit/Stay, Down/Stay, Settle, Stand, Touch, Leave It, and Drop It. In addition to learning basic  obedience cues, we will focus on eliminating common problem behaviors in  the home, such as  jumping on guests and charging  the door.

 

Proof of current vaccinations (Rabies, Distemper, Bordatella) is required to participate in class. 

 

No refunds will be issued once class begins.

 

Missed classes: Please note that we are unable to schedule make-up classes as the majority of our scheduled classes are full.  

 

Locations:

 

  • Grafton - Gibson's Pet Resort, 139 Upton Street (Thursday Evenings)

  • Worcester - Gibson's Natural Pet, 994 Grafton St. (Saturday Mornings)

 

 

 

Private Obedience Lessons

These 1 hour  lessons are for dog/people  friendly dogs who need basic obedience training and simple problem solving training for issues like  house training, jumping on guests at the door, walking nicely on leash, coming when called, etc. Lessons are provided in your home.

 

These lessons are NOT appropriate for dogs who:

 

  • are fearful or reactive to people/dogs

  • have bit a person/dog

  • guard space, food, toys, or people

  • are potentially experiencing separation anxiety issues

 

 

 

Private Behavioral Lessons

These 1 hour lessons are appropriate for dogs who have behaved fearfully or aggressively towards people/dogs, guard people/food/toys, bark excessively, and those who may be suffering from separation anxiety.  Lessons are provided in your home.

 

Fearful or aggressive behavior includes:

 

  • charging and/or jumping on people entering your home while barking

  • growling or barking at people/dogs indoors or outdoors

  • attempting to nip/bite family members, vets, groomers, or strangers with or without resulting injuries

  • guarding space, food, toys, or people

Single Refresher Basic Obedience

A one hour private refresher lesson in the home available to those clients who have previously completed a 3-6 private lesson package or a group class and just need a little review. 

 

Behavioral Consultation

A 90 minute consultation in the home available to families who are experiencing serious behavioral concerns and are unsure about the safety of committing to a behavioral training program. We will review training and management needs, implement management guidelines, and recommend options for training or alternatives.

 

This consultation is appropriate for: 

 

 

  • Those who have recently rescued a dog with serious behavioral issues and are considering returning the dog to rescue.  (This includes any dog who has already attempted to bite, has nipped, or has bitten any people or dogs since you adopted.  This also includes any dog who is guarding food, objects, or space in your home.) 

  • Those who are unsure that they can meet the training needs for achieving behavioral change safely and are considering giving up their dog.  (This includes any home with children and a dog that has already attempted to bite, has nipped, or has bitten any people or dogs.  This also includes any dog who is guarding food, objects, or space in your home.) 

 

WALK AND TRAIN

3 Week Walk and Train Program

These lessons are only offered in homes in the town of Douglas.


Too busy to attend classes with your dog?  Let us get the training started for you and then teach you to maintain it. 

 

This package consists of a 1 hour meet and greet lesson with your family to define your training goals and meet your dog. Nine 30 minute training lessons are scheduled 3 times a week for 3 consecutive weeks with your dog's trainer. Then we meet with your family again for a 1 hour transition lesson to ensure you know how to keep your dog's new skills consistent.  

 

These lessons are for dog/people friendly dogs who need basic obedience training for issues like  jumping on guests at the door, walking nicely on leash, coming when called, etc. Lessons are provided in your home. 

 

These lessons are NOT appropriate for dogs who:

 

  • are fearful or reactive to people/dogs

  • have bit a person/dog

  • have house soiling issues

  • are potentially experiencing separation anxiety

  • are guarding space, food, toys, or people