Basic Training & Manners

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Behavior Training

Training begins with a ninety-minute consultation discussing the dog's history, owner questions,  training plans and estimated timelines.  Follow-up sessions with both dog and owner implement recommended training and behavior modification.


Issues that may be addressed:


  • Fear and phobias

  • General anxiety and separation anxiety

  • Aggression and reactivity towards other dogs

  • Resource guarding

  • Handling sensitivities

  • Human directed aggression



Initial consult: $150


Prepaid three session blocks: $300

Basic Training & Manners

Training sessions begin in-home with the dog and owner, and may move into the neighborhood and other real-world locations.


Topics covered:


  • New dog counseling

  • Housebreaking and crate training

  • Basic training (Sit, Down, Stay, Loose Leash Walking, Recall, Leave It, etc.)

  • Manners (jumping, attention seeking behaviors, etc.)

  • Tricks and fun 




Package of Six one-hour sessions: $600

Payment plans available


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Day Training

Get help with training while you're at work! Our Day Training sessions offer extra support for dogs who may need more focused attention than busy owners can provide.


Puppy Headstart


Provides critical socialization experiences, as well as help with crate training and manners.




Intake session (required): $125
5 Week package:

Four-sessions per week  (includes three one hour trainer sessions and one transfer session): $500/wk

Further discounts available on larger packages.


Please note: Day Training sessions are only available in Central Contra Costa County. See our service area for more details.