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Title: Whats Up with Pupstart

Whats Up with Pupstart?
Pupstart Family Dog Training Dana Fedman,
CPDT pupstart_at_mchsi.com 515-27PUPPY www.pupstar.co
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Herman, one of the first homeless Animal Rescue
League dogs to complete the Iowa Correctional
Institute for Womens Pets Women Succeeding
(P.A.W.S.) program Photo by Dana Fedman
What is Pupstart?
  • Dana Fedman, Certified Pet Dog Trainer
  • Certified by the independent Certification
    Council for theAssociation of Professional Dog
  • Professional Member Association of Pet Dog
  • Associate Member Animal Behavior Management
  • Product Specialist Premier Pet Products

Dana and River, Golden Retriever Photo by Don
What is Pupstart?
  • Reward-based training
  • LIMA Least Invasive/Minimally Aversive
  • No yelling, hitting, Alpha Rolls, kneeing,
    pinching, poking, hissing, scruff-shaking
  • No shock
  • Teach needed skills
  • Meet the dogs needs
  • Be as consistent as you can

Finn, Miniature Long-haired Dachshund, on his
tether in the office. Photo by Emily Kelly
Training philosophy
  • First, do no harm
  • Do not make the animal afraid of you
  • Do everything you can to improve the
  • Build trust and respect on understanding and
  • Coercion, physical violence and verbal
    intimidation have no place in dog training
  • The dogs physical, social and emotionalneeds
    must be met
  • The dog will learn to listen to every member
    of the family

Use brains, not chains!
Training philosophy
  • Training is done with the dog, not to the dog
  • The dogs owner must be willing and able to
    comply with the methods and tools recommended
  • Techniques used will be efficient yet enjoyable
    for dog and owner and will not cause undue stress
    to either party

Services offered
  • Home visits for dogs of all ages
  • New Puppy Visits to start you off right
  • Manners training for the best-behaved dog youll
    ever have
  • Special help for undesirable behavior
  • Pre-Pet counseling
  • Which dog is right for you?

Pug at Animal Rescue League Dog Wash Photo by
Dana Fedman
New puppy visits
  • Eliminating in the right place
  • Chewing the right objects
  • Tolerating confinement
  • Leadership with a non-confrontational approach

Pasha in her puppy pen and on her tether Photos
by Dana Fedman
New puppy visits
  • What to do about mouthing, nipping and chewing
  • Quick and effective potty training
  • Handling, grooming, and restraint
  • Preventing jumping up
  • Signals such as sit, lie down and come

Teach your puppy what to do with his mouth!
(Golden Retriever) Photo by G. Platt
Behavioral consults
  • Housesoiling
  • Aggression toward people and other animals
  • Shyness/Fearfulness
  • Chaos at the door
  • Home-alone problems
  • Barking, digging,chewing and escaping
  • Integrating new pets
  • Preparing for new baby

Uh-ohanother home alone problem! Unknown
Manners training
  • Pottying outdoors
  • Greeting people without jumping up
  • Walking nicely on a leash
  • Coming when called
  • Civilized behavior indoors
  • Staying out of trash
  • Chewing your own stuff
  • Keeping off furniture counters

Nickel (Mini Aussie) makes himself
comfortable Photo by G. Kaplan
Thank you
  • Sudden behavior change in your dog? Call your
    veterinarian first!
  • Change in toilet habits
  • Stops eating or drinking
  • Drinks excessively
  • Growling, snarling, biting, hiding
  • Scratching, licking, scooting
  • Coughing or sneezing, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Disorientation, restlessness or trembling

Harry (Beagle) Photo by J. Parkin
for visiting!
  • Day or evening appointments
  • Fees based on hourly rates
  • No pressure to buy training packages of multiple
  • Will travel outside greater Des Moines area
  • Im interested. Whats next?
  • Call 27-PUPPY for an appointment
  • Now click the Back button on your browser to
    return to the Pupstart home page and look at the

Remembera tired dog is a happy dog owner! Photo
by J. Parkin
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