Does your puppy…
- Have potty accidents in the house?
- Chew on everything, including you?
- Cry when you leave the house (or the room)?
- Need help greeting people politely?
- Show fear in new situations/places?
Does your dog…
- Have poor leash manners?
- Jump on guests—or on you?
- Forget to come when you call?
- Surf your counters?
- Chew up everything in your house?
We can help!
Step 1. With all new clients, we begin with an initial consultation to establish your training goals, assess your dog, offer a few preliminary management suggestions, and demonstrate some initial training. In addition to the consultation itself, you also receive a detailed written evaluation sent a few days after the appointment, as well as educational handouts, and a training plan for moving forward if you would like to continue working with Bob.
Step 2. After the initial consult, we offer follow-up sessions with Bob, who coaches you through the steps to change your dog’s behavior. In-between sessions, you and your dog practice the learning games. How many sessions do you need? That depends on the type of the issue, the length of time it has been a problem, and how much time you can devote to practicing with your dog.
Our consultations and follow-up training are being offered online via Zoom during the coronavirus “shelter in place” order. All you need is a computer with a webcam, smartphone, or tablet, and an online connection, and you can meet with us to resolve your dog training and behavior issues.
All of our training methods are force-free, fear-free, and pain free, and are based in the science of positive reinforcement training and counter conditioning for behavior modification. We will never use (or recommend) any aversive or harmful methods or tool, including NO shock collars (sometimes called e-collars) or prong collars.
Rates: $100 for initial online consultation (which lasts about an hour). If you decide to proceed with additional training after the consult, the cost is $75/hour for follow-up training, or $65/hour for pre-paid packages of 5 sessions or more. When our in-home sessions resume, the cost is $200 for a two-hour consult, and there may be an additional fee for those who live outside Bloomington/Normal, and our travel radius is limited to 30 miles from SE Bloomington.
Don’t have your puppy yet? No problem! We can help BEFORE you bring your new best friend home! Check out our Puppy Head-Start training.
Contact us Today! 309-451-8348
or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org