Dog Training Programs

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The following programs are designed to teach dogs and owners at different levels. In order for all training programs to be successful, it is imperative for owners to work at home to change patterns and behavior as instructed. Your willingness to incorporate the obedience commands into everyday life, as instructed, is crucial for success. The time and energy that you invest will determine how much you and your dog are able to accomplish. The following is a guide and breakdown for all our training programs. With any program, we train you and your dog how to overcome unwanted behavioral problems. And depending on your goals your dog would learn: Loose leash walking, Heel with Automatic-Sit, Sit-Stay, Come, Down-Stay, Sit from the Down, Stand and Place command. You may choose a program that best fits you and/or your family’s needs. A private consultation must be completed before any training begins.

Program #1 On Leash
Residency 4 – 1 Go Home Lesson $350.00

The Manners Matter program is our foundation to all training programs, to have your dog sit patiently beside you for 2 minutes and have basic manners. It is meant for dogs without much prior training (except for puppy classes). Here, we cover calming the dog, sit/stay, loose leash walking, focusing on responsible ownership, and more.
Note* 4 days of training – 1 Go Home Lesson

Program #2 On Leash
Residency 7 – 1 Go Home Lesson – 1 Follow Up $500.00
Residency Up Grade Program #1 4-1 Go Home Lesson $275.00

During this program your dog will learn the following on leash commands: Loose leash walking, Heel with Automatic-Sit, Sit-Stay, and Come. Your follow-up lessons must be completed within 14 days after the final date of residency training.
Note* 7 days of training – 1 go home lesson – 1 follow up lesson

Program #3 On Leash
Residency 14 – 1 – 1  -2 $975.00
Residency Upgrade Program #1 8 -1 -1 $775.00
Residency Upgrade Program #2 8 -1 -1 $575.00

During this program your dog will learn the following on leash commands: Loose leash walking, Heel with Automatic-Sit, Sit-Stay, Come, Down at your side, Down from the front, and Down-Stay, Sit from the Down, and Stand. Your dog will also be taught the Place command that allows your dog limited freedom while maintaining self-control in a designated area. Your two follow-up lessons must be completed within 21 days after the final date of residency training.
Note* 14 days of training – 1 pre-training lesson – 1 go home lesson – 2 follow up lessons

Program #4 E-COLLAR TRAINING OFF LEASH
Residency 24 – 2 -1 -2 $1,800.00 (includes equipment)
Residency Up Grade Program #2 18 – 1 -1 $1,450.00 (includes equipment)
Residency Up Grade Program #3 10 -1 -1 $975.00 (includes equipment)

If you dream of having on and off leash control of your dog then this 24 day residency program may be for you. During this time we will teach your dog the on leash commands, and then your dog will be taught to respond to both verbal commands and hand signals off leash by using an E collar. During these lessons there will be an emphasis on diversifying your dog’s commands, working around distractions, and advice on handling unwanted behaviors. We also offer this as a10-12 day upgrade to clients who have completed program #2 within the 6 months.
Note* 24 days of training – 2 per-training lessons – 1 go home training – 2 follow up lessons

Program #5 TRAIN AND GO
Daily Residency Week one 3 days of training and Go Home lesson
Week two 3 days of training and Go Home lesson $400.00

This is a combination of our residency program where we train the dog and private lesson where we train you to train your dog. You must drop your dog off before 8:30 AM and pick after 4:30 PM daily for three consecutive days and two consecutive weeks. During the three day period your dog is trained daily with a private lesson at pick up time on the third day of each week. You must confirm and schedule an exact pick up time to meet with one of our trainers the morning of drop off.

Program #6 GROUP LESSON
Weekly Lesson 6 Weekly Lesson $200.00
Annual Anytime classes are being offered $300.00

The goal of this class is to help your dog learn to become a good-natured companion by learning basic house manners and obedience in a group setting. During this time we will teach you to train your dog the following on leash commands: Heel with Automatic-Sit, Loose leash walking, Sit-Stay, Come, Downs-Stay, Sit from the Down, Stand and Place.

Program #7 PRIVATE LESSONS
At KDT, Inc 1 Private Lesson $100.00
At Owner’s Home training 1 Private Session $125.00
At KDT, Inc 3 Private Lessons $250.00
At Owner’s Home training 3 Private Session $325.00
At KDT, Inc 6 Private Lessons $475.00
At Owner’s Home training 6 Private Lessons $625.00

Private lesson are one-on-one instructions for you to train your dog learn to become a good-natured companion by learning basic house manners and obedience. During this time we will teach you to train your dog the following on leash commands: Heel with Automatic-Sit, Loose leash walking, Sit-Stay, Come, Downs-Stay, Sit from the Down, Stand and Place.

Program #8 PUPPY PRESCHOOL
One Private Puppy Consultation plus Weekly Lesson $100.00
Jump Start Residency 7-1 Go Home – 1 Monday Social Call for Pricing

The benefits of Puppy Preschool (for puppies 8 to 16 weeks) include a private consultation for you and your puppy with one of our trainers and weekly classes. These classes offer exercises in socialization, confidence-building, and handling for you and your puppy as well as solutions for basic problem solving. The ultimate goal of these sessions is to guide you and your puppy in the critical communication process and development of trust that is essential to your relationship. Your puppy will also gain a better understanding of what is appropriate behavior around other people and other dogs.

General Information:Residency Dog Training - Play Time for Kato a Fourche
With any program, a collar or leash is included and your expectations are met, thus your approval and satisfaction is required. With private or group lessons it is your responsibility to work and train your dog to achieve the desired approval and satisfaction. A private lesson averages 60 minutes in length and must allow time (2-3 days) before the next lesson, normal time is a week. This gives you time to work with your dog. A mileage fee may be assessed for miles driven outside our zip code. With any residency program you may up-grade at any time to the next program.Please note that all training programs work on behavioral issues such as: jumping, chewing, digging, housebreaking, crate training, play biting, leash pulling, whining/barking, car chasing, excited or submissive urination, leg mounting, counter surfing, getting into the trash, eating poop, food/toy possessiveness, and many other behavioral issues. When dealing with separation anxiety, shy/timidness, confidence building, or aggression issues, extra training time and expense may be required to help your dog reach its full potential.Your dog will also learn “get it, bring it, take it and drop it” for those times when your dog has something they are not supposed to and for great fine tuning communication and training skills. This is wonderful exercise for the dog while allowing you the opportunity to practice your training and leadership skills.With any residency or training program at KDT dogs are required to have the following vaccinations: DHLP, Parvo, Bordatella, and Rabies. And you must fill out the Owner and Pet information form, Terms and Conditions form and if necessary a medication form prior to releasing your dog to our care.

.Owner and Pet Information Form
Terms and Conditions Form