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Our Services

Cute puppy snuggled with a small girl

See all the ways BVDT can help you make your fur baby a part of your family!

Private Sessions

For those with particular time constraints or individual issues, BVDT offers all types of training including protection and problem solving, basic and competition obedience or behavioral issues  all on an individual basis.  sessions are gy appointment in half hour increments.  Call or email for availability.  

Puppy protection can be for the whole family, girl working puppy

Evaluations

An individual look at your dog's temperament and drives including : prey, food, fight, defense, and aggression  determines your dog's genetic potential to perform in both protection and /or Schutzhund.  Problem Solving evaluations are offered for individual issues related to obedience or behavioral issues.  Problems like dog aggression can be assessed and a plan of prevention put into place.

Small group obedience class handlers and dogs at BVDT field

Companion/ Basic Obedience

8wks. hands-on sessions for dogs 7mo. old and older that covers all the basic commands and is off-leash for the final!  Currently opfferened on Wednesday evenings.  Each class is about an hour long.  Class size is limited to maximize personal attention. Call or email to reserve your spot.  Callsesses are offered about every 10 weeks.  

Akita Puppy

Puppy Class

To better educate and equip handlers to deal with everyday life with a puppy, BVDT offers a one-time puppy session that covers the famed of puppy do's and don'ts.  It's dog behavior 101, covering everything from building drives, shaping an during behaviors, focus work plus all the annoying puppy behaviors that are par for the course.  Sessions are by appointment and last about an hour with a hands-on demonstration at the end.

German shepherd perfectly heeling next to a man looking at him

Intermediate Obedience

Also an 8 wk offering for those who want to sharpen what they learned in the Basic Class, take it up a notch or just want something more to do with their dogs.  Class covers distraction proofing, a "rug" command, food refusal, superstitious behaviors and some fun dog tricks!  Individual issues are also addressed asClasses are scheduled intermittently so call for dates and times!

Doberman is doing a send out exercise with woman handler

Board and Train

For people who are too busy to train but still want manners, BVDT offers the p[erfect solution!  Dogs stay on site for 6-7 weeks and learn their basic commands plus a rug-command, all off-leash!  Follow up classes ensure the work transfers home.  Must be 1yr. old or older to be edible and evaluated for consideration in to the program.  Books months in advance so please call or email now to get on the waiting list!.  Pro

Puppy Boston terrier plays with a tug to build drive or protection

Puppy Protection

Yes, it starts young!  Puppies and handlers bond and build confidence as you  learn to play with your puppy to build the right drives.  Puppies are worked individually or in a puppy circle in short bursts to build their anticipations without losing their focus.  

German Shepherd caught by helper mid-air on long bite for IGP, shutzhund sport

Personal Protection and Police Work

In our crime ridden world, dogs are still the best deterrent, even if only to serve as a warning.  For dogs genetically predisposed, BVDT teaches dogs to recognize a threat and respond.  If you are interested, call for an evaluation today!  

German shepherd heeling with woman

Take the guesswork out of obedience

You won't have to worry if someone left the door open or your neighbor's cat came by to say, "hi,"  again.  Having great obedience is peace of mind for you and your family.  

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