Basic Training & Manners

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, demand barking, etc.)

  • Tricks and fun 




Package of five one-hour sessions: $425


Behavior Training

Training begins with a one-hour 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: $95


Package of three one-hour sessions: $300

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): $65
Four-session package (includes one required transfer session): $425

Further discounts available on larger packages.


Behavior Day Training


Provides more intensive training, aided by expert skills.

Issues that may be addressed:
  • Handling desensitization

  • Noise phobias

  • Socialization for fearful adult dogs


Intake session (required): $95

Seven-session package (includes one required transfer session): $700

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.


Group Classes

Shane's group classes are an affordable alternative for dogs facing common issues


Dodger's Paws:

Best Beginnings 1 (Puppy)     TBA

Best Beginnings 2 (Puppy)     Sat 3/21 1:00 p.m.

Canine Confidence         Sun 4/22 10:00 a.m.


Polite Pitties                   Sat 5/9 1:00 p.m.


Reactive Dog 1              Sun. 3/29 11:30 a.m.                                                                                              (weeks 1&3 1.5hrs)


Reactive Dog 2             Sun. 5/17 11:30 a.m.  


Wild Things                    TBA

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Mighty Mutts Dog Training     510.520.4044    Martinez, CA