Exclusive client benefits
We offer a wide array of discounted advanced training opportunities for clients who have graduated from our Obedience Foundation program.
electronic collar Conditioning $300 Group, $500 Private
This four session class teaches handlers tactful and appropriate application of the electronic collar as a tool to reinforce known obedience commands. Includes professional quality electronic collar. Graduation from our introductory group class is required for enrollment in this class.
Drive Building through Play $100 Group, $300 Private
This four session class teaches owners how to supercharge their rewards in training by using food and toys in highly active ways. Most pet dog training involves getting dogs to calm down, installing an "off switch". But there are times when it is beneficial and even necessary to be able to switch a dog "on". Concepts taught in this class are essential skills for any owner that has a dog with a highly active and intense dog. Graduation our obedience foundation program is required for enrollment in this class.
Directed Movement $150 Group, $450 Private
This six session class introduces owners and their dogs to casting, or directional control at a distance. When coupled with other activities like scent detection or retrieving this skill allows handlers to direct their dogs to remote positions to search for and/or retrieve things. Graduation our obedience foundation program, and completion of our remote collar conditioning program are required for enrollment in this class.
Trained Retrieve $200 Group, $600 Private
This eight week class covers the trained retrieve. It is ideal owners who want more refined off leash control of their dogs and who would like to teach their dogs a skill set that is useful for a variety of tasks. Whether you are laying the foundation for a hunting dog, service dog, or just want your companion to grab the tv remote for you when it's across the room, this class is for you. Graduation our obedience foundation program, and completion of our remote collar conditioning program and drive building program are required for enrollment in this class.
Other seasonal offerings
As time permits, we also offer various other group classes including trick dog training, scent detection, and more.
Drop in group classes
$20/session, $100/10 sessions, $150/20 sessions
Drop in group classes are also available for clients who have graduated from our Foundation Obedience Group Class or equivalent private training program. They do not have a structured curriculum and therefore do not require significant time commitment. Show up when you want for some quality time with your dog!
Skill Builder Sessions
Skill Builder sessions provide clients with regular opportunities to practice their obedience and incorporate different training modalities into their work. Graduation from our obedience foundation program is required for enrollment in this class.
Off Leash Skill Builder Sessions
Our off leash skill builder sessions provide clients and dogs who have proven off leash reliability to continue to practice their obedience and incorporate different training modalities into their work. Graduation from our obedience foundation program, and remote collar conditioning program is required for enrollment in this class.
Social Skills Sessions
Social Skills sessions provide clients with on and off leash socialization practice for their dogs. Dogs learn to pattern appropriate greeting behaviors and close proximity, calm interaction between dogs is normalized. Graduation from our obedience foundation program is required for enrollment in this class. Private socialization sessions are recommended prior to enrollment in this class. Muzzles may be required at the discretion of the trainer.
Real World Practice Sessions
Real World Practice sessions provide clients with coaching through real life scenarios that they experience with their dogs. Pre-requisites dependent upon activity. Graduation from our obedience foundation program is required for enrollment in this class. Other requirements for enrollment vary based on activity type.
Off Leash Hiking
Take your dog on an off leash hike with other clients. Learn important situational awareness skills to help keep your off leash companion safe. Get comfortable with your dog exercising more autonomy under the guidance of your trainer.
Pack walks through heavily populated parts of the city help you prepare for those sorts of activities in your neighborhood. Incorporation of obedience around common distractions aids in guiding your dog through difficult scenarios.
Enjoy outdoor dining experiences with your dog. We help clients learn how to appropriately advocate for their dogs in these situations, how to deal with other dog (and human) dining guests who may not be as well behaved, and how to assess whether a particular location is a good one to visit with your companion.