Private In-Home Training

This is a wonderful option for all dog owners as well as for dogs that might not be suited to start in a group environment.  It is convenient as we come to your home or set location to coach you on how to teach your dog to have manners, appropriate play and social interactions, plus create structure for your dog in your daily routine that meets their needs as well as yours. Our years of expertise and hands on experience serve us well to help you, offering the opportunity to have your relationship with your dog to be well balanced, comfortable, and enjoyable.

Service area include Waxhaw, Weddington, Wesley Chapel, Marvin, Ballantyne, Indian Land, some areas of South Charlotte, Matthews, and Ft. Mill.

Young Puppy Package 

We specialize in providing successful methods that will build the positive relationship you want with your puppy through structure, routine, positive reward system, play sessions, and training skills. We will help you master and gain confidence on how to effectively communicate with your puppy to ensure wanted behaviors in a calm, playful puppy, while omitting unwanted behaviors such as chewing, nipping, jumping, pulling on the leash, and potty accidents.

  • One – 50 Minute virtual session to prioritize goals and review training expectations
  • Three – 50 Minute sessions in your home or other settings in need of practice
  • Common puppy issues address:
    • House Breaking
    • Addressing Unwanted Behaviors – Chewing/Nipping, Jumping, Barking
    • Basic Obedience – Sit/Stay, Down/Stay, Come, Focus/Attention
    • Crate Training
    • Settle (in a Specific Area )
    • Recall and Name Recognition
    • Appropriate Play – Active and Passive with enrichment toys and games
    • Proper Socialization – Plus discussion on Daycare/Boarding, Dog Parks, and Grooming
    • Introduction to Proper Leash Handling and Walking Skills
    • Equipment Assessed and Recommended
  • Includes our travel time and continued phone and email support
  • Weekly plan of action provided to client
  • Video submission may be requested for review by trainer

* All lesson dates scheduled in advance. Sessions expire 6 weeks from initial session, no refunds.

 

Puppy / Dog Training Package

We recognize you are seeking professional help to support you, so you can feel more comfortable and confident with your dog. You may want assistance to address unwanted behaviors, achieve new goals i.e therapy certification, or increase knowledge and performance skills in dog sports, introducing a new dog into the home, etc.  We are excited to show you how to win them over so you can connect in positive ways.

We understand each dog is a unique individual, so we will implement a plan according to your dog’s needs and your goals.  Our problem solving techniques and rehabilitation process will help owners to better understand dog communication and feel confident in the process to continue working with the long term goals.

Your training will be refreshed to new levels of trust and enthusiasm for both you and your dog. It is critical to have a solid foundation of training to enjoy your dog in all aspects of life. We are here to guide to that wonderful place in your relationship that you and your dog both desire, so you can invite family and friends comfortably into your home, enjoy a nice walk in the park/neighborhood/greenway/beach, take your dog on a family trip, have successful vet visits, enjoying dog events/sports, and/or even become a therapy dog team. We want you to have a well mannered dog in your home and away.

Package includes:

  • One – 50 Minute initial virtual session to prioritize goals and review training expectations
  • Four – 50 Minute sessions in your home
    • Common Puppy Issues (Jumping, Nipping, Rough Play, Potty Training, etc.)
    • Proper Leash Handling and Walking Skills (Heel / Loose Lead Walk)
    • Proper Socialization (Settings with Increased Dogs, People, Sounds, etc.)
    • Settle in Specific Area (Relax and Stay in Place)
    • Down/ Stay (Duration, Distance, Distractions, and Rotation)
    • Recall (Name Recognition, Responsiveness, Reactivity, Reliability)
    • Focus/Attention Skills (Pay Attention and Engage with You)
    • Release (No Longer Working for you, on Break)
    • Increased Skills for Specific Goals (Canine Good Citizen, Therapy, Rally, Disc, Agility, etc.)
    • Proper Handling Techniques (Building Trust when Touched)
    • Exercise and Play Programs Reviewed and Recommended
    • Adjust Living Environment for Best Behavioral Results 
  • Includes all travel time and continued phone and email support
  • Personalized recommendations on equipment, supplies, and tools
  • Weekly plan of action provided to client
  • Video submission may be requested for review by trainer
  • Discussion of Dog Parks, Boarding, Grooming, Traveling, etc.

* All lesson dates scheduled in advance. Sessions expire 7 weeks from initial session, no refunds.

 

Virtual Training Lesson 

(Puppyhood, Adolescence, and Adulthood)

The flexibility of our personalized virtual dog training program has its perks.  Regardless of where you live or travel with your puppy/dog we can be with you!  We will work with you on goals for well mannered behaviors, obedience goals, or behavioral issues. We can show you how to prepare for the Canine Good Citizen or Therapy Dog Test, increase your fun with your dog by learning new tricks, teach scent work games to your dog, or perhaps learn more advanced moves for rally or other obedience work.

  • (3) 60 minute virtual lessons
  • Puppy Behavioral Issues (house training, nipping/biting, crate training, walking, etc.)
  • Behavior modification kick start plan
  • Discussion and focus based methods to help produce desired results
  • Instant feedback on interactions and performance
  • Personalized recommendations on equipment and supplies
  • Video submission may be required, by client, for review prior to sessions as we progress in our lessons

* All lesson dates scheduled in advance. Sessions expire 5 weeks from initial session, no refunds.