What is the BAXTER & Bella PARTNERS program all about?
It's working together to achieve better animal ownership and experience the very best in canine companionship!
Let's become PARTNERS...
Our decision to partner with canine community influencers comes from a sincere desire to positively impact the puppy population for good! Without doubt, we know the right partners will create additional opportunities for us to do more for pet parents, to build upon the current training processes of today, to discover the tips, tricks, tools and techniques of tomorrow and lead toward better animal ownership and the very best in canine companionship!
What's more, we see partnerships as unique openings in the dog world for us to combine our efforts to improve upon outcomes, for you, for us and for the families we are able to help! Imagine, pet professionals like you, complimenting your work with our team of talented training gurus, partnering to successfully transition new puppies out of your home and into forever families for a lifetime of learning, loving and living as well-behaved pets! Simply stated, while you focus on your puppies, we are preparing future families to pick up right where you leave off, making for a smooth and seamless transition from your home and into theirs!
Moreover, becoming partners allows us to better accomplish our goals by working together - you in finding the best pet families for your dogs and us in helping them to become properly prepared and ultimately capable of stepping in immediately when it's time, without skipping a beat, dropping the ball or taking their eyes off the target! In short, as partners, we will teach your soon-to-be puppy parents how to become good animal owners right from the beginning to keep more dogs in loving homes where they belong!
"Simply stated, while you focus on your puppies, we help prepare future families to pick up right where you leave off, making for a smooth and seamless transition from your home and into theirs!"
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Why PARTNERS is a win-win for us both?
Considering the initial phases of doggy development, including, but certainly not limited to the neonatal phase (0-14 days), the transitional phase (14-21 days), an awareness phase (21-28 days), the initial socialization phase (3-8 weeks), a secondary species socialization phase (8-14 weeks), the first fear phase (8-14 weeks) and the new puppy parenting favorite adolescence phase (6-18 months), it's important new animal owners are ready, willing and able to get started down the right path, successfully picking up where you leave off and understanding how to best teach and train their new canine companions!
In understanding these phases and timelines, much of the initial heavy lifting of proper puppy parenting naturally begins with you! In fact, the amount of time, energy and effort you are investing into your dogs for the betterment of their lives is priceless! You are the one responsible for the initial health & wellness, the early neurological stimulation, socialization and foundational manners, obedience and housetraining. It goes without saying, you do a lot for these animals in establishing the good habits that put them on the proven pathway of healthiness and happiness!
Likewise, as the owners and creators of BAXTER & Bella, we have designed and developed our online puppy school program to be an easy-to-use and fun-to-follow curriculum, including all of the needed resources and materials to properly prepare new pet parents how to take over where you leave off, and also support them all the way through their entire canine coaching experience. In short, we begin preparing them, even before they pick up their puppy, to be ready, willing and able to take over the moment you transition their dog out of your home and ultimately into theirs!
As partners, while you are raising and rearing puppies, we want to be working your soon-to-be pet parents in order to properly prepare them to step in, bridging the gap between the time spent with you and the all-to-common moment when families suddenly realize they need training help, which oftentimes occurs months down the road after some of the critical phases have passed and their puppy is now going through the challenging adolescence phase... aka, what we call THE PUPPY PROBLEM! Our goal is to assist these families learn how to be successful, right from the very beginning, even prior to picking up their puppy, by providing a proactive and proven plan for proper pet parenting and teaching them step-by-step through the entire training process.
What's more, even if you are already working with a trainer in your area, or families sign up for puppy kindergarten classes locally, which we highly encourage for good dog-to-dog interaction, our comprehensive online puppy school curriculum is the perfect puppy instruction manual designed to answer any and every pet owner question they may have about their new family member, as well as a lifetime of access to us for whatever is needed!
What's PUPPY PREP and the other resources?
PUPPY PREP is our signature step-by-step training curriculum that is as much about teaching a dog how to act, as it is about coaching pet parents how to train and includes more than 60 individualized lesson plans with imbedded video demonstrations!
Beginning with an INTRO Unit that teaches new animal owners all about becoming familiar with the basics of puppy training, it is the strong foundation that dog training is built upon. Moreover, while it is mostly reading, It’s planned purpose is to help new animal owners understand the foundational information they will need in order to get started correctly.
Next, our PREP Unit reviews how to set up a house for success and effectively outlines the other important items necessary for the first day home, including shopping lists, printable charts & checklists, housetraining tips & tricks, as well as our popular SURVIVAL GUIDE, which concentrates on a few of the most critical first steps, the things new pet parents are asking about in the moment when everything else is happening quickly and survival is key! Once their puppy comes home, Units 1-5 walk pet parents through raising a calm, well-mannered dog, one who is respectful, listens well, comes when called, walks loosely on a leash, settles easily and is a joy to be around.
Unit 1 lessons focus on building a bond together and outline what needs to be done in order to establish a proper training routine. This is where pet parents learn about MARKER TRAINING and create the habits of important routines, including teaching SIT as your puppy’s way to say please and other great first-start items.
Unit 2 concentrates lesson-by-lesson on fortifying your foundation with CUES such as “COME” “OFF” “DOWN” and “STAY!”
Unit 3, also known as Obedience Bootcamp adds more CUES and likewise introduces a few cool tricks to the agenda!
Unit 4 recognizes the importance of practice and through games and other activities pet parents will work on strengthening, as well as lengthening what they have been learning!
And Unit 5 is where the final touches are applied and some of the more common adolescent canine challenges are addressed!
It's easy really, start with lesson One, read a little, watch the video example, practice the behaviors, print out the helpful charts & checklists and move on lesson-by-lesson once you are ready. Ultimately upon completion, canine companions have the ability to be impressively mannered, successfully housetrained, sensibly obedient, effectively socialized and productively on their way toward becoming that well-behaved family friend.
What's more, in addition to the great PUPPY PREP program, we are here to help with the planning, preparing and putting into practice the tips, tricks, tools and techniques that lead to positive puppy parenting and happier and healthier animal ownership!
In fact, as part of our LIFETIME MEMBERS ONLY family, pet parents will enjoy full access to so many other amazing resources too! Including LIVE! Office hours with Amy and LIVE! Canine Coaching - two exclusive opportunities to video conference directly with us in order to make sure everything is understood and you can receive additional instruction as needed. In short, we promise you will have a proven partner to hold your hand as much or as little as you would like throughout the entire puppy parenting process with all of our best resources and materials!
In short, PUPPY PREP and our exclusive MEMBERS ONLY is all about YOU and YOUR PUPPY as you work toward “Becoming best friends through love and learning - and we are here to help!
Please help us spread the word!
As partners, we invite you talk with families all about our online puppy school and provide them a customized DISCOUNT CODE to instantly save 25% off our lifetime MEMBERS ONLY access. What's more, we promise to help them every step of the way, from even before they pick up their puppy and throughout their entire canine coaching experience - it's like having a trainer inside their home 24/7 and not only do they love it, but we do too!
If you are interested in partnering with us...
If you are interested in learning more about becoming PARTNERS with us, which we sincerely hope you will, please select the link below and fill for our PARTNERS Contact form and we will set up a time for us to discuss in more details how we can begin to work together toward better animal ownership and the very best in canine companionship!