Training for the Active dog  

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Requirements

Due to the high volume of dogs and the safety of the dogs residing at Black River Dog Training, we ask that all dogs that come to our facility:

  • MUST SHOW PROOF OF CURRENT VACCINATION (Rabies and DHLPP)
  • MUST BE ON FLEA AND TICK AND WORM PREVENTATIVE 


For the dogs that Board and Train at the facility:

  • MUST SHOW PROOF OF CURRENT VACCINATION (Rabies, DHLPP, and Bordetella)

  • MUST BE ON FLEA AND TICK AND WORM PREVENTATIVE (NOTE: if fleas, ticks, or worms are found your pet will be treated with a preventative at your expense)

  • DOG MUST BE AT LEAST 4 MONTHS OF AGE

  • IN ORDER TO PREVENT DIGESTIVE UPSET, OWNER MUST PROVIDE THEIR DOG'S FOOD DURING THEIR STAY



Packages and Fees

Training


  • Puppy Basics
    • Recommended for Puppies from 4-9 months
    • 5 lessons (30-45 min focused (depends on individual) and 15 min play/socialization/distraction training with farm animals)
    • 2 group lessons after package completion to continue with minor modifications and work in a group setting
    • Includes on leash training of sit, stay, down, recall, and place.​
$330 
  • Basic Training
    • Recommended for 9 months- adult
    • 6 private lessons (45 min) 
    • 2 group lessons after package completion to continue with minor modifications and work in a group setting
    • Includes on leash training of sit, stay, down, recall, loose leash walking, and place.​

$400
  • Advanced Off-Leash Obedience
    • Recommended for dogs who have already completed basic training
    • 10 private lessons (45 min) 
    • 4 group lessons after package completion to continue with minor modifications and work in a group setting
    • Includes off-leash training of sit, stay, down, send out, recall, leave it, heeling, advanced heeling, and place.
$600
  • HELP ME/Tune-up
      • 4 private lessons (45 min)
      • Individual goals
$200
  • Behavior Modification
    • The first evaluation is billed per hour then an estimate for a package customized to address this behavior will be discussed at the end of the evaluation. 

    • Fearful and aggressive behavior may be a result of (1) inadequate socialization and positive training during the primary socialization period of 6 to 20 weeks of age; (2) abusive, forceful "alpha" style training, to include the INAPPROPRIATE use of shock collars, prong collars and choke chains; (3) traumatic events in the dog's life, including stress and violence in the household, being attacked by another dog and more.

    • Expect a minimum of 10 sessions or more depending on the level of modification needed for success

$180/hr initial consultation ONLY
  • Specialized Services/Working Dog
    • The first evaluation is billed per hour then an estimate for a package customized to address desired behavior/commands will be discussed at the end of the evaluation. 
$135/hr initial consultation ONLY



Lessons last approximately 45 min each session. If more help is needed at a lesson, that will be provided at no additional charge for as long as the trainer feels necessary. Lateness on the client's part does not prolong the lesson. If an 8 lesson package is purchased you are given 12 weeks to complete the lessons.


Board and Train

  • In-home Package - Limited Spots Available
    • In-home initial consultation so the trainer can evaluate the best training plan and expectations based on current routine
    • One on one daily training sessions with the trainer
    • Playtime, exercise, and affection in-between training sessions in our 60'X100' fenced play yard
    • Crated in the house overnight as behavior allows
    • Daily Training session to include in-home place training and family interaction (as behavior and safety allows) 
    • Nutritional consultation 
$1200/2 weeks

$2000/month

  • Kennel Package
    • In-home initial consultation so the trainer can evaluate the best training plan and expectations based on current routine

    • One on one daily training sessions with the trainer

    • Playtime, exercise, and affection in-between training sessions in our 60X100 fenced play yard

    • 4.5'X4' indoor heated kennel with a cot and free access to a 4.5'x12' foot outdoor run

    • Nutritional consultation

$600/2 weeks

$1000/month

Nutrition Consultation

  • Initial consult - a physical exam and dietary history with written recommendations for food and supplements discussed

$150

  • Follow up/re-evaluation - a physical exam and dietary review with written recommendations for food and supplements discussed

$85/hr

Rehabilitation Services

  • Initial consultation - a medical exam and history review, physical examination, and recovery plan estimate. Please have medical records on hand or medical tests and record emailed in advance of your consultation. 

$200/hr

  • Rehabilitation services  - due to the highly variable needs that are unique to each dog an initial consultation will be required and a plan generated to receive an estimated cost.
$Variable


PLEASE NOTE: Black River Dog Training is American Sign Language (ASL) friendly. We have multiple ASL interpreters in our family, Cory has knowledge of the culture and basic ASL communication skills and enjoys working with the hearing compared so that they can communicate well with their dogs. This is not considered an extra charge service and Cory will alter your dog's training to be compatible with and signals but may require extended lesson packages, especially for younger dogs to reach your goals. 

Recommended Equipment 

During your first lesson or demonstration, Cory will help fit your dog with the correct equipment that he feels will help you and your dog reach the goals you have discussed. We have several packages to help save money and have worked hard to get affordable pricing for Black River Dog Training Clients.