Dog Training

Hear from our head trainer Alfredo for some more information on our training philosophy!

 

Assessments

Interested in dog training but don’t even know where to start?

Our trainers perform free behavioral assessments at our facility for clients interested in one on one or boot camp training. Assessments will provide you to opportunity to tailor our training program to fit your specific needs!  Email now to set up your free assessment!

 

One-on-One Dog Training

Dog training in Charlotte and the surrounding area is easy with DSL! One-on-One dog training is a great way for you and your dog to learn the common language.  We offer courses in basic and advanced obedience as well as in agility training and Canine Good Citizen! Let our professional dog trainer teach you that language!

-Our basic/puppy obedience course teaches both you and your dog the fundamentals. You and your dog will learn the commands for “sit”, “stay”, “come”, “down”, “heel”, “leave it”, and “off” and can modify the sessions to suit your individual needs including loose leash training, mouthiness, etc.                                

-Our advanced obedience and behavior modification courses are based on the same principles; establishing roles and learning a common language so each partner knows what is expected. Growling, snapping, food aggression and other unwanted behaviors can all be addressed with the same basic ideas.

At DSL: $300 for 6 sessions    

In-Home/Community: $600-$675 depending on drive

***All payment is due at time of booking, in full, and is non-refundable. We block the trainer’s schedule for 6 weeks and therefore cannot hold spots without payment nor give refunds for cancelling.***

Bootcamps

Sometimes One-on-One training just isn’t the best fit. Whether your dog needs some extra help learning the basics, or learning to overcome a behavioral issue (ie. separation anxiety) our bootcamp service might be the way to go.

Taking all the same principles and practices of our One-on-One dog training philosophy, we bring your dog into our facility to board and train for 3 or 5 weeks so that they can learn the “common language”. Bootcamp dogs receive multiple training sessions throughout the day and all the benefits of doggie daycare!

3 Week Bootcamp: Basic Obedience: $1300

What We Cover:

  • “Sit”
  • “Stay”
  • “Come”
  • “Place”
  • “Down”
  • “Off”
  • “Leave It”
  • “Watch”

What Else Is Included:

  • 3 Private Sessions: One at our facility during the Bootcamp, 1 at your home on the day of drop off, and 1 to use when you need a little refresher.
  • 10% off daycare packages for life! Must notify staff when booking.

 

3 Week-Plus Bootcamp: Basic Obedience and Loose Leash Walking: $1800

What We Cover: 

  • “Sit”
  • “Stay”
  • “Come”
  • “Place”
  • “Down”
  • “Off”
  • “Leave It”
  • “Watch”
  • Plus loose leash walking around the neighborhood
  • Can use electric collar if desired for additional $200

What Else Is Included:

  • 3 Private Sessions: One at our facility during the Bootcamp, 1 at your home on the day of drop off, and 1 to use when you need a little refresher.
  • 10% off daycare packages for life! Must notify staff when booking.

 

 

5 Week Bootcamp: Advanced Obedience, Behavior Modification: $2500

What we cover:

  • 1016163_539703189416556_1870510174_n“Sit”
  • “Stay”
  • “Come”
  • “Place”
  • “Down”
  • “Off”
  • “Leave it”
  • “Watch”
  • “Heel”
  • “Stop”
  • Loose leash walking
  • Behavior modification: dog aggression, mild to moderate separation anxiety, etc.
  • How to perform these commands with distractions and across multiple environments.

These commands will be performed in the home environment, in our outdoor facility, around the neighborhood and in public places like the Greenway, parks, pet stores, vet offices, Home Depot, etc.

What Else Is Included:

  • 4 private sessions: 2 at our facility during the Bootcamp, 1 at your home on the day of drop-off, and 1 to use when you need a little refresher!
  • 10% off daycare packages for life! Must notify staff when booking.
  • Not all dogs can qualify. Please inquire for more details.

**Set up an assessment to discuss pricing for off-leash training**

 

Requirements

  • Completion of an assessment by our trainer
  • Completed New Client Packet – emailed to you by our staff
  • Bootcamp candidates must be at least 6 months old for off leash training
  • Proof of vaccinations (including rabies, bordatella and distemper). Your dog must also be on flea and heart worm preventative.
  •  Ample supply of food (Optional: toys, bedding, and treats)
  •  Collar and leash
  • All dogs must be spayed/neutered

 

Call today – let’s talk training!

704-258-0061

 

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