Mutts Understood​

​​​​​​​​​Consultation - $125

In-person, 60-90 minute meeting to discuss specifics about your dog

and your training needs.  A training plan will be outlined and reviewed

with you along with next steps.  Training activity will be initiated if a

contract is signed.

Training Packages 

Training sessions are 45+ minutes in duration providing individual

attention from the trainer in the convenience of your home.

Foundation Skills Package - $725

Consultation + 6 Training Sessions

Foundation Skills include Sit, Down, Stay, Come When Called, Loose Leash Walking, Attention to Handler, Go To Mat (or kennel).  Other desired basic behaviors may be substituted and can be discussed with the trainer at the consultation visit.  

Puppy Primer Package - $425

Consultation + 4 Training Sessions

Optimal for puppies to begin at 8 - 12 weeks of age.  Early puppy-hood is a critical time for socialization and learning. Program content includes:

   - Introduction to basic training skills include Sit, Leave It/Drop It, Recall, and Loose Leash Walking.  

   - Problem prevention/solving topics and exercises for crate training, elimination training, play biting, jumping,

     chewing, resource guarding, resistance to handling (vet exams, grooming, etc.).  

   - Proper socialization experience techniques that set the stage for the rest of your puppy's life.

Personalized Package - $100/session 

If one of the above packages does not address your specific training needs, a personalized package can be designed. The number of sessions will be dependent on the content of the training plan and the goals desired. 

​Training Model

The trainer will demonstrate the technique for training a skill, then coach you as you practice with your dog. This allows you to build your skills as you work with your dog throughout the week and will also  enhance the bond between you and your dog.    Sessions with the trainer are scheduled one per week for the duration of the contract.

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