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Board and Train Portland, Application
Have you familiarized yourself with the content on our Board and Train page?
Yes. (Carry on.)
Include zip code.
What is your dog's name, age, sex, and breed (or approximate breed)?
What is your dog's approximate weight?
Is your dog up to date on vaccinations? (Or can you have your dog up-to-date by enrollment?)
Is your dog spayed or neutered? If so, at what age?
Where did you get your dog from?
Have you worked with a professional dog trainer in the past?
What training approach or tools did your trainer have you try in the past?
Did you find the training effective? If not, do you have any thoughts on why it wasn't effective for your situation?
What tool(s) have you used to walk your dog?
Head halter (Strap over muzzle)
Slip Lead or Martingal
Flat Collar clipped to leash
Check all that apply.
Describe your dog's personality. (Easy going, anxious, spooky, sensitive to stimuli, mild mannered, rambunctious?)
Describe your dog. Select all that are applicable.
Anxious / Spooky
Sensitive to stimuli
Affectionate with family
Needs to learn 'no'.
What is your dog's reaction to a new guest walking in your front door? How quickly does your dog warm up (or not)?
Bouncy, all up in their personal space. May bark out of happiness.
Retreats quietly, tail tucked, and needs time to warm up
Fairly interested in guest, but polite.
Barks at guests in an unfriendly fashion, as if unsure about guest
How does your dog behave around other dogs when meeting for the first time? (Bouncy, animated, barking in a defense manner, cautious, needs time to warm up, appreciates dogs.)
Has your dog ever growled, snapped, or bitten a person or dog? If so, please explain the circumstances, so we can determine how we can help you.
Is your dog crate trained?
Yes, my dog seeks out the crate on his or her own.
Vocalizes, or has an aversion to the crate.
No, my dog has never been in a crate.
Has your dog exhibited separation anxiety? If so, please explain.
Is your dog harmful to his or herself? Please explain.
How long is your dog usually home alone?
Is your dog house trained?
What kind of exercise does your dog receive?
How many dogs and people live in your home?
Does your dog have any known allergies?
Have you read Pavlov's methods and approach?
Yes, copy that.
Pavlov recognizes the value in all tools including prongs and e-collars. And while we train initially with food, camps are designed for people who wish to upgrade their dogs' skills beyond basic treat training.
What are your training objectives?
In the event that we are unable to reach you, who is your emergency contact? Phone and email?
Do you have a specific time frame you would like to enroll, or are you interested our soonest open enrollment?