*Our Residency Programs are currently booked out several months. Please fill out a training questionnaire to set up a training evaluation and a Local Bark Trainer will get in touch with you within 72 hrs.
Ok, so you had every intention of doing it yourself. Or maybe you tried, but just couldn't quite commit the time that it takes to really train a dog well. Or is it that you adopted an adult dog that came with a little baggage? Let's face it. These things happen. There's something to be said for letting a profession do what they are experts at doing. That's why we hire CPAs, house keepers, and tutors for our children, right?
Let our team of certified dog trainers build a solid foundation of training, so that you don't have to. Don't worry, you'll get training too. And yes, you'll still have some 'maintenance' work to do. But we'll do the tough part for you. Sounds nice, doesn't it?
Your puppy is learning about the world around him from the day he is born! Ensure a great life with your dog by beginning training EARLY! This course is designed to get your puppy started on the basics of obedience, in addition to something even more important--SOCIALIZATION! We will socialize your puppy with lots of people, loads of other dogs and puppies, as well as with things--new objects, places, sights, and sounds. This confidence-boosting course will prepare your pup to take on the world! Check out our blog post for more details on the benefits of starting your puppy early!
4 - 7 months - $785
The perfect kick start to any dog's training regimen, let us do the training for you! Your dog will love learning under the guidance of a professional. We promise to make it fun and to keep your dog progressing forward quickly! After your dog's training is complete, we set out to educate YOU, so the lines of communication between you and your dog open up a whole new world for you both! Training will include plenty of play time with other dogs, too! Read on for more details of our residency programs and their benefits.
6 - 12 months - $1870*
12 - 18 months - $2020*
18+ months - $2170*
*$100 discount for Puppy Prep School Graduates
This wonderful extension to Boarding School takes your dog's training to another level, with the goal of achieving off leash recall (come command) by the end of the course. Using a remote training collar (very gently!!) we will condition your dog to understand just how FUN recall can actually be! It will open up a whole new world for you and your canine companion!
9-12 months - $2420*
12-18 months - $2570*
18 months+ - $2720*
*$200 discount for Puppy Prep School Graduates
In this advanced course, your dog is challenged to be the best that they can be. For graduates of Boarding School or Boarding School Plus, this 2 week course enhances what your dog has previously learned. Be the envy of all your dog friends with a dog who is skilled in all their obedience--off leash! This camp is truly for the dog enthusiast!
$2050* for all ages
*$350 discount for dogs who have completed Boarding School Plus (same remote collar to be used for Finishing School)
Residency Program Requirements
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