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Our Training Program

At Canine Republic, we are focused on providing canine obedience and behavior modification services with the highest levels of customer satisfaction.  We will do everything we can to meet your training goals for your dog.

With a variety of training options to choose from, we’re sure you’ll be happy working with us.

Our training team uses balanced training methods to yield consistent and accurate results for pet owners that are serious about changing their dogs’ behavior and how they will obey commands. Balanced training means that the dog will respond the first time a command is given not a second, third or fourth time which is basically begging the dog to listen to you. Through Operant Conditioning we will use positive reinforcement such as treats, clicker and praise to encourage good behavior as well as administering corrections to change unwanted behavior. This will yield amazing results and the dog will end up with true respect for its owner. 

Many people now consider their dogs to be members of their family. In many ways, they are. Some dog owners go so far as to interpret their dog's every action in human terms. Given this special status, as family member and companion, they naturally start to look at their furry friends through "people-colored" glasses. This is where problems begin. Dogs simply do not think like people. This humanizing of a dog's behavior leads to accidental faulty judgments about what dogs understand, what they need, and what is best for the dog.

Our training program recognizes even the most frustrated and fed up owners and want to help bridge the communication gap between the dog and its owner. A great variety of classes and private training will help our clients regain control of their lives and learn how to really enjoy their relationship with their dogs.

  Group Classes:

Come train at our facility with a group of others at the same skill level! Classes meet 1 time a week for 6-8 weeks depending on the class type. These classes are a ton of fun and are a chance for both you and your dog to socialize.  Call us now to find out when our next group class begins.

                Puppy Class – (6 weeks) - $250

                Basic Obedience – (6 weeks) - $275

                Intermediate Obedience – (8 weeks) - $325

                Advanced Obedience – (8 weeks) - $325

               

Day Training:

Bring them for play and we can train them too! For our daycare customers we also provide training sessions during the day. With each package we will provide a complimentary lesson to show you everything they have learned and how to maintain their training.

$325 - 8 Session Package (Add-on to Daycare)

Board & Train:

This is our most effective program and the most convenient option for pet owners that do not want to be present during training.  This is especially practical for the owner that doesn't have time to train their dog, that is planning to go on vacation or that has a dog with behavior modification issues.

With this service, your dog stays with us at our facility.  We make an initial assessment and develop a tailored training program for your dog.  Your dog is trained in all types of practical situations, inside and outside.  The dog is worked around people, other dogs and in many different environments. 

In Board & Train we cover everything from basic obedience, home manners, housebreaking, crate training and off-leash reliability to behavior problems such as jumping, leash aggression, possessive aggression, dog to dog aggression and fear aggression.

Board & Train requires a 2 week minimum - $1450

All Board & Train guests receive the following:

- Accommodation in a 4'x9' Junior Suite

- Seamless and Non-Absorbent Flooring

- Raised Cot Beds by Kuranda

- Complimentary Playcare with other appropriately trained dogs

- Go Home Video that shows your dog's progress and the "How To" for the commands they have learned

- Complimentary Go Home Lesson to show you the commands your dog has learned and how to maintain those commands in the home

- Complimentary In-Home Private Lesson to aid in the transition from the facility to the home

** Ask about upgrading your dog to a larger or more luxurious suite

- Executive Suite - (more quite and private) $150 upgrade for the 2 Week Board &Train package

- Lodge Suite - (luxury suite that is much larger and spacious with TV's) $250 upgrade for the 2 Week Board & Train Package

Private Lessons:

We'll come to you! One-on-one coaching for you and your dog in the comfort of your own home. This training starts with a required in-home evaluation to witness the natural interaction between family members and each other and your dog to better understand the underlying causes for your particular concerns.  Lessons are 50 minutes - 1 hour.

Private Lessons can cover a broad spectrum of issues:

- Puppy Housebreaking and Crate Training

- Home Manners

- Basic Obedience - Come to Me, Sit, Down, Place, Loose-Leash Walking

- Intermediate/Advanced Obedience - All commands expanded with Distance, Duration and Distractions   in the home and different locations for

  generalization and ultimately working towards Off-Leash Reliability

- Swimming Lessons (if you have a pool, we can teach your dog how to swim!)

- Behavior Issues such as Jumping, Digging, Chewing on furniture, Leash Aggression, Barrier Aggression, Fear Aggression, Possessive

  Aggression, Dog to Dog Aggression and Separation Anxiety

$50 for Evaluation (one time) - approximately 75-90 minutes - * Evaluation fee waived if you buy more than 4 lessons upfront

$125 per Lesson - 1 Lesson at a time (Evaluation fee not waived)

$675 -  Package of 6 Lessons  (10% off for Package, Evaluation fee waived)

$40 Extra Per Additional Dog

** If your dog has ever bitten a person, we will require an additional trainer to assist to ensure the safety of everyone and the dog - $85 Extra for the additional trainer

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