Dog Training

Our expert dog trainers teach fun & effective group & private classes! Through positive reinforcement, your dog will be successful in the real world (not just the classroom).

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dog training classes

Choose a training class based on age, skill level & the developmental needs of your dog.

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INDIVIDUAL CLASS

therapy dog training

Designed to help pet parents and their pets learn and practice skills needed to take a Therapy Dog Evaluation. You'll learn to read your pet's body language and demonstrate positive interactions.

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$119

6-week class includes:

  • Practice reactions to distractions & core skills needed to take a Pet Assisted Therapy evaluation
  • Build the relationship & trust between dog & handler
  • Helps handlers understand the body language of their dogs & identify signs of stress
  • Enhances communication & reliability between the dog & handler
  • Prerequisite: Advanced Training or comparable skill level
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

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puppy training

A great introductory class that teaches simple cues like sit, come and stay. (For puppies 10 weeks to 5 months old.)

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$119

6-week class teaches:

  • Simple cues like sit, come & stay
  • Basic manners
  • Socialization with people & other dogs
  • Loose-leash walking
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

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beginner training

For dogs with no previous training, this class helps strengthen basic manners through impulse-control exercises. (For dogs 5 months old & up.) Give pets a solid foundation of basic behaviors. Untrained adolescent and adult dogs can become easily distracted by their environment, which is why this class focuses on important impulse-control exercises.

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$119

6-week class teaches:

  • Simple cues like leave it & drop it
  • Basic house manners
  • Problem solving
  • Loose-leash walking
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

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intermediate training

The perfect class for dogs who already know basic cues but need to practice behaviors with added distractions. Our course helps dogs who already know basic cues, achieve the same results in situations involving more distance, duration and distractions.

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$119

6-week class includes:

  • Review learned behaviors
  • Practice behaviors with added distractions
  • Learn heel, wait, go to bed & more
  • Gain reliability
  • Prerequisite: Puppy Training, Beginner Training or comparable skill level
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

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advanced training

Strengthens your dog’s behaviors to provide fast and consistent responses and helps enforce reliability and more complex behaviors. This class helps ensure reliability in a variety of situations like when you’re out and about—with fewer rewards. A graduation diploma is presented to all participants at the end of the class.

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6-week class includes:

  • Master advanced behaviors & tricks
  • Work on supervised separation
  • Play specialized games to build reliability
  • Practice behaviors like advanced heel with increased distractions
  • Prerequisite: Intermediate Training or comparable skill level
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

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trick training

Learn fun and playful tricks with an Accredited Trainer. (For dogs 10 weeks & up with previous training.) This class teaches tricks through the use of a handheld clicker that helps with positive reinforcement.

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$119

6-week class includes:

  • Advanced cues like crawl, take a bow, high five & roll over
  • Encourages effective communication between pets & pet parents
  • Prerequisite: Puppy Training, Beginner Training or comparable skill level
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

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private training

In a setting with just you, your dog and an Accredited Trainer, we’ll teach new behaviors based on your dog’s unique needs. A great option for focusing on your dog’s individual needs. Also perfect for irregular schedules or dogs who need extra attention. Take as many classes as needed.

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class includes:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Custom curriculum
  • Personalized attention

pricing:

  • 30 mins. $45
  • 1 hr. $89
  • 4 hrs. $219
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

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personal training camp

A one-on-one session for PetsHotel guests only. While your dog visits us at PetsHotel or Doggie Day Camp, our Accredited Trainers can help your dog master good manners and basic cues during a private session. We’ll take the hassle out of training, while your pet is in our care.

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pricing:

  • 30-min. session: $35
  • (4 pack) 30-min. sessions: $120 (save $20!)
  • (8 pack) 30-min. sessions: $200 (save $80!)
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

BUNDLED PACKAGE

advanced training package

The perfect package for pets who have completed the Puppy Training and Beginner Training classes. Includes the Intermediate Class and Advanced Class. Our Accredited Dog Trainers will help build consistency and reinforce good behavior with added distractions. Includes the following 6-week classes:

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intermediate training:

  • Practice commands with added distractions
  • Gain reliability
  • Learn to heel, go to bed, wait at the door & more

advanced training:

  • Strengthen behaviors to provide consistent responses
  • Practice with increased distractions
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

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fundamental training package

Create the perfect course schedule for your pup! Choose two of the following 6-week classes: Puppy Class, Beginner Class or Intermediate Class. Our Accredited Dog Trainers will work with your pet to encourage and reinforce good behavior. Choose two of the following 6-week classes:

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puppy training (10 weeks to 5 months old):

  • Practice basic manners
  • Learn simple cues like sit, come & stay
  • Socialize with other dogs

beginner training (5 months & older):

  • Learn simple cues like leave it & drop it
  • Practice loose-leash walking
  • Reinforce basic house manners

intermediate training:

  • Practice commands with added distractions
  • Gain reliability
  • Learn to heel, go to bed, wait at the door & more
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

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premium training package

Create a schedule that’s tailored to your pet’s needs. Choose three of the following 6-week classes: Puppy Class, Beginner Class, Intermediate Class or Advanced Class. Our Accredited Dog Trainers will help with reinforcing good behavior and teaching new skills. Choose three of the following 6-week classes:

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$299

puppy training (10 weeks to 5 months old):

  • Practice basic manners
  • Learn simple cues like sit, come & stay
  • Socialize with other dogs

beginner training (5 months & older):

  • Learn simple cues like leave it & drop it
  • Practice loose-leash walking
  • Reinforce basic house manners

intermediate training:

  • Practice commands with added distractions
  • Gain reliability
  • Learn to heel, go to bed, wait at the door & more

advanced training:

  • Strengthen behaviors to provide consistent responses
  • Practice with increased distractions
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Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old.

TRAINING

30-Min. Private Training Class

Help prep your pup for the holidays with one-on-one training with an Accredited Pet Trainer. Buy a 30-minute session and get 50% off your second 30-minute session! You and your dog will work on new behaviors based on your dog's unique needs.

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Private training:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Custom curriculum
  • Personalized attention
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Limit 1 per customer. Valid now through 1/1/18. Proof of current parvovirus, distemper & parainfluenza vaccinations for all dogs is required. We also require proof of current rabies vaccination for any dog over 4 months old. Not valid on training packages. Pet age, health & vaccination requirements apply. Subject to availability.
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Satisfaction Guaranteed

  • If you’re not 100% satisfied, we’ll work to make it right—even retaking the class for free!