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Private Lessons and Behavior Consultations

 

Private Lessons and Behavior Consultations

Private instruction is tailored to meet your individual needs. We can come to your home or meet you at one of our training sites.

In-home sessions can be particularly useful in assessing difficult behavior problems such as aggression, reactivity, anxiety, fear, or destructive behavior in the home. We will assist you in assessing your home environment, routines, and any contributing factors and will help you develop a reasonable plan to address your concerns.

We will assist you in evaluating aggression concerns and may make a referral to veterinary behavioral specialists.

We may recommend (or require) that you have your dog examined by your veterinarian to rule out medical conditions. Partnering with your veterinarian for a complete physical and blood work can identify any health concerns that may be contributing to the undesirable behavior.

Private lessons are also available for those individuals who simply prefer private instruction instead of group classes.

Ready to schedule your private lesson? Please fill out the Behavior Questionnaire (Microsoft Word document format) and email it to sara@paws4u.com or contact us with any questions.

Cost:

Behavior and Training appointments:

  • $125 for a single session (60-90 minutes)
  • $100 per session for students who are currently enrolled in a Paws Abilities Dog Training class
  • $400 for 4 sessions pre-paid and used within 4 months
  • Travel fees apply for in-home visits and are dependent on your trainer's travel time ($25 for less than 30 minutes of driving, $50 for 31-60 minutes of travel time, and $50/hour for travel time over one hour). We will make every effort to schedule you with the trainer who lives closest to you unless you request otherwise.

Agility, Rally, Obedience, Nose Work, and other sport training:

  • $75 for a single session (60 minutes)
  • $60 per session for students who are currently enrolled in a Paws Abilities Dog Training class
  • $240 for 4 sessions prepaid and used within 4 months
  • Agility students can choose to split their sessions into two half-hour sessions instead of one sixty-minute session.