Butter Fingers has the disposition to fall into an active or laid back family lifestyle, or possibly have a job in the future. He is calm, relaxed in new places, follows directions, is great with other dogs, and is pleasant with young children. Check below to see how Butters checks all the boxes in our eyes!



 

The goal is to help you skip most of the crazy puppy stages (beginning teething and potty training) and have a well-mannered puppy upon its transition into your home.

This program is excellent for:

  • Families with work schedules that make potty training and puppy rearing challenging.

  • Busy families with chaotic schedules.

  • Aiming to focus on goals such as therapy or service work.
     

House Breaking

  • Crated 8-9 hours at night without accidents.

  • Able to hold between potty breaks for 2-4 hours during the day - give or take an age.

  • Leg up on chewing commands.

  • Understands and responds to the ‘leave it’ command’

  • No Jumping on humans

  • Does not bite hands and will rarely jump up on people
     

Obedience Commands

  • ‘Sit’- (from 15 feet away for 5 minutes)

  • ‘Down’ – (from 15 feet away for 5 minutes)

  • ‘Ok’ – as permission to stop sitting/staying

  • ‘Come’- voice command from a distance of 30 feet

  • ‘Off’ – to respond immediately if jumping up ever occurs

  • ‘Place’– go to a designated open bed or mat and stay there for up to 40 minutes.

  • Stair Trained– to be able to go up and downstairs at a reasonable pace

    Socialization

  • Used to visiting other people’s homes, pet-friendly stores, dog parks/walks, and puppy group classes.

  • Accustomed to individuals and children of various ages (raised with two young children)

  • Accustomed to being handled by a veterinarian and health professionals

  • Accustomed to being handled by a groomer

  • Familiar with television noise, sounds of household appliances, music, sounds of traffic, and blow dryers.

  • Has done various transitional stays with an assistant trainer and their family.

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  • Leash Trained– to walk on the left side and rarely pull.

  • Off-Leash Ecollar trained for beaches, trail parks, and more.

  • Know how to auto-sit each time the walker stops.

  • Car Traveling– take a ride without struggle for four hours.

  • Your dog is genetically tested to be free of over 160 of the most common canine genetic diseases

  • Worming will be done monthly

  • Various visits to the groomer.

  • Vaccinations will be kept up to date (already completed his vaccinea)

  • Baths, nail trimmings, ear cleanings are done weekly, and various trips to the groomer.

  • Weekly progress videos and reports of how this puppy is doing and training.

     

Transition to Your Home

  • We will help walk you through the transition period during the first few days that your puppy is home with you. The puppy is in a  new location, with new smells and people. The puppy will often need a few days to adjust if it is going to settle well in your home. We are here for you and supply you with various outlined informational guides.

  • You can elect for one of our assistant trainers to travel to your location for two days, and help the transition, for an additonal fee.