Trainers near Baytown, TX?? - German Shepherd Dog Forums

Increase font size: 0, 10, 25, 50% is the premier German Shepherd Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-19-2012, 07:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
Junior Member
Bleedinchaos's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Houston
Posts: 29
Exclamation Trainers near Baytown, TX??

I am looking at getting some lessons for my dog thats bout 5-6 months old. I want to know about how much are they and is there any good trainers that live close to me. I live in Baytown Tx, I have started to try to train her but this is my first dog and I would like to have someone that knows what they are doing show me. She is already picking up bad habits like trying to eat off peoples plate and whines when she is locked in a room or we leave. She also jumps on anyone to comes to the door. I like that when I had a long day at work its nice to know she missed me put anytime someone comes threw the door she does that. So if anyone knows of a great trainer that is close to baytown no more then 30 minutes away if at all possible let me know and on average how much do lessons cost. Thanks

Last edited by Cassidy's Mom; 06-19-2012 at 08:23 PM.
Bleedinchaos is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 06-19-2012, 08:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
No Stinkin' Leashes Moderator
Cassidy's Mom's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 29,588

I changed your thread title to include Texas.
Cassidy's Mom is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 12:50 AM   #3 (permalink)
Master Member
Anitsisqua's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Knoxville, TN
Posts: 884

If you get any good leads, let me know. I want to get Gabe into a good class, but everyone I tried is closing up shop for the summer.
My menagerie:

Gable: Black and Red GSD: 03/02/2012 -
Suki: Russian Blue: 03/02/2013 -
Anitsisqua is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 06-20-2012, 09:38 AM   #4 (permalink)
Crowned Member
Lilie's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: South Texas
Posts: 11,983

I don't know of anyone close to Baytown. I'd suggest trying to go through google. I use a trainer in Alvin, who is a little different but I like her style.
Hondo Von Dopplet L Bauernhof "Hondo"- GSD
Lilie's Tug McGraw "Tug" - Golden Retriever
Maggie - Mini Dachshund (Rescue)
Lonestar Pivo - Texas Blue Lacy
Ashe - Barn Cat
Katie / APHA
Lilie is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-05-2012, 12:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
Senior Member
Abby142's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 278

Not sure exactly what kind of trainer you are looking for, but I took my puppy to Sunnybank Dog Training. Its in Webster, so it might be a bit of a drive depending on where exactly you are. We have one more week of the beginner class, and are planning on taking the advanced class at the start of year. The advanced is actually for the AKC Canine Good Citizens Test.

The classes are 1 hour, once a week, for 7 weeks. There is about 15 minutes of socialization at the start of every class. Andrew is really good about making sure that only dogs on their best behavior are allowed to play so that the risk of some bad experience is minimized. Actually in our class of about 8-9 dogs only 4 are allowed to play.
After they play we work for a few minutes and then take a break where you can ask all kinds of behavior questions. Then we work again, break again, and so on. I really like the breaks since most puppies are NOT going to be able to stay focused for an hour.

I have been really pleased with our class. We did a lot of stuff that Jade already knew, like sit, down, and stay. But we really got good at them after this class. We also learned heeling. It is a basic obedience class so if you are looking for something more this might not be for you. All I can tell you is that I really like Andrew and I am very pleased with what we have learned in class. So much so that i do plan on taking the advanced class at the start of the new year.

Jade was the only GSD in our class, but in the advanced class that met before our there were 4 GSD of various ages.

Classes - Sunnybank Dog Training
Jade BN CGC- 05/06/12

“Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.”
-Groucho Marx
Abby142 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:54 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Basset Hound Forum Doberman Forum Golden Retriever Forum Beagle Forum
Boxer Forum Dog Forum Pit Bull Forum Poodle Forum
Bulldog Forum Fish Forum Havanese Forum Maltese Forum
Cat Forum German Shepherd Forum Labradoodle Forum Yorkie Forum Hedgehog Forum
Chihuahua Forum Retriever Breeds Cichlid Forum Dart Frog Forum Mice Breeder Forum