Phase 2 – Peaceable Paws Partners Service Dog Training




Peaceable Paws Partners Service Dog Training – Phase 2

Prerequisite: Graduation from PPP Phase 1.

PPP Phase 2 includes:

  • Continuing the behaviors learned in Basic Good Manners and PPP Phase 1 classes
  • Socialization discussion and activities
  • Understanding desensitization and counter-conditioning
  • How to use Shaping to train behaviors
  • Challenging Leave It and recalls (“Come”) that involve resisting food, toys, people, and other distractions
  • Training your dog to walk on your right side, Go to Place, and Under (Down-Stay under a table or chair)
  • Teaching your dog to ignore offered attention during Polite Greetings
  • Incorporating Sit, Down, turns, and pace changes while walking in Heel position
  • Training foundation behaviors for task work: Paw-Targeting, Back Up, and Chin Rest
  • Discussing the importance of husbandry procedures
  • Applying advanced training concepts including generalization, proofing, and discrimination

Graduation requirements to enroll in PPP Phase 3:

  • Attend at least five out of six classes
  • Sit and focus on handler when approached by enthusiastic person
  • Leave It with food on a low table
  • Heel with Sit, Down, turns, and pace changes
  • Under without luring, and remaining for one minute
  • Come when called past major distractions
  • Down-Stay with dogs walking within five feet
  • Down-Stay for two minutes with handler five feet away

6-week class. Each class is 60 minutes. 6 dog limit per class. Instructor: Jill Freifeld



Additional information

Dates January 14, 2020 to February 18, 2020