Manners Training Packages

These courses cover the skills necessary for your dog companion and trusted member of the community. Each manners course will cover three types of goals:

Communication Goals: You will learn how to improve communication between you and your dog. You will learn how to incorporate games and teach your dog that learning can be fun.

Obedience Goals: Your dog will learn a variety of obedience behaviors specific to each course. 


Life Skill Goals: You will learn a series of management tools that you will be able to use when you and your dog are confronted by unexpected situations, as well as those situations that you expect … but dread.

These sessions can be taken as many times as necessary to accomplish individual goals.

Elementary Manners

Let’s just learn the basics. This course is a starting point for puppies / dogs and their owners who just need to learn the basics. You will learn to use positive reinforcement to teach your dog new behaviors build trust and foster a healthy relationship with your dog. Your dog will learn to come when called, how to greet people politely, walk on leash politely, wait at the door, relinquish items on cue and much more!

Prerequisites:
Dog must be over 5 months old
Up-to-date on all vaccines with a recent negative fecal result
Dog must be non-reactive to people and other dogs.

Delivery Options:

Private Coaching Package:
6 (six) lessons – 1 (one) hour lesson each week with owner, consecutively at your home.
Tuition: $480.00

Day Training Package:
12 (twelve) lessons – 1 (one) hour lesson every M, W, F each week at your home.
Tuition: $225.00 per week

Group Class Package:
6 (six) lessons; 1 (one) hour lesson each week consecutively
Tuition: $210.00

Any dog under one year old will have the opportunity to take the AKC STAR Puppy test and earn the AKC STAR Puppy designation.

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Good Manners

This course is for dogs and their handlers who have their basics and are ready to work on the application of these skills in real life situations. We focus on strengthening dog and handler’s communication and bond. We will focus on Attention & Focus, Teamwork, Self Control, & Public Appearances. Each module will be four weeks in duration. Dogs and handlers will work at their own pace.

Prerequisites:
Up-to-date on all vaccines with a recent negative fecal result
Dog must be non-reactive to people and other dogs.

life is shortDelivery Options:

Private Coaching Package:
6 (six) lessons; 1 (one) hour lesson each week with owner, consecutively at your home.
Tuition: $480.00

Day Training Package:
12 (twelve) lessons – 1 (one) hour lesson every M, W, F each week at your home.
Tuition: $225.00 per week

Group Class Package:
6 (six) lessons; 1 (one) hour lesson each week consecutively
Tuition: $210.00

This class is on-going. Each module will be four weeks in duration. Dogs and handlers will work at their own pace Classes will be sold in blocks of 6 consecutive lessons. Consecutive lessons are necessary in order to maintain small classes and personal attention.

 

Therapy Dog Evaluation Prep

This course will prepare dogs to take the AKC Canine Good Citizen test and / or the therapy dog test.

Prerequisites:
Up-to-date on all vaccines with a recent negative fecal result
Dog must be non-reactive to people and other dogs.
All handler and dog teams must be pre-approved before starting this class.

Delivery Options:
Group Class Package: 6 (six) lessons; 1 (one) hour lesson each week consecutively.
Tuition: $210

NOTE: All classes will be sold in blocks of consecutive lessons. Consecutive lessons are necessary in order to maintain small classes and personal attention.