Golden Retriever

Private Lessons

One on One training with you and one of our trainers. We will discuss goals you have, training expectations, and make sure we can fit a program to your end goal. To get started with private lessons create a pet portal and well do an email consult going over our programs for private lessons to determine what will fit best with your household. Phone consults are free but we do ask you email us at vk9scheduling@gmail.com to set up a time!

Level  1 Private Lessons $700

Meet with a professional trainer once a week for 4 weeks in our facility to gain strong foundations in training or to trouble shoot behavior. At the end of the program you will receive a video recap of your dogs skills and how to continue advancing the skills covered on your own.

Level 2 Private Lessons: $1350

Meet with a professional trainer once a week for 8 weeks. This is a structured combo program where we will work in our training facility and at your home to help you achieve a well-rounded family pet.

Level 3 Private Lessons: $1950

This is the required program for behavior modification, but also a great program lenngth to really advance your dogs obedience skills. This program is a 12 week long program and meets once a week with a professional trainer. This program allows us to dig deep into your dogs behaviors to change their mindset (and yours!) to work towards a healthy-minded and balanced companion. This program allows for in facility, in home, and out and about (depending on dogs temperament) lessons.

Virtual Lessons: $75

An hour of virtual training for you and your pup! One of our professional trainers will meet with you virtually, discuss training goals, provide a training plan to get you started, and virtually walk you through training steps for heel, recall, place, sit, door manners, house training, puppy training, trick training, scent work foundations, and minor trouble shooting on behavior work!

Note: Our private lessons rely heavily on owner involvement, when choosing one of these programs please be prepared to dedicate at least 30 min a day on training on days you do not meet with your trainer! We want you and your dog to succeed and will do all we can to give you all the tools needed but your involvement is what will make all the difference in your dog!

 

Discounts

 

Vigilant K9 proudly offers a 10% discount off of all of our packages to our active and retired military members and law enforcement as well as emergency responders! When booking your service with us mention your a service member to receive a 10% discount on your selected package!

Board and Train Programs

Immersive professional training: Here your dog comes to stay with our head trainer. They see daily training, socialization, physical exercise, mental exercise, proper dog to dog interaction, proper people greeting skills, calm manners, and obedience skills. 

All of our programs include updates via social media as well as an emailed out written report card at the end of each week they are with us.

 

Our stay and trains do not cover service dog training, specialty training, or house training (we will get your dog on a solid schedule and help you keep your dog on that schedule to aid in house training - that does include helping with marking behaviors as well.) 

We want you and your dog to succeed, we offer life time support on all of our programs to ensure you and your 4 legged friend stay on the same communication page!

Mini Stay and Train Program: $675

A 2 step all inclusive training option perfect for vacations! The mini program includes a 7 day training stay and 1 one hour follow up lessons! Perfect for touch up training or when you are going on vacation and your 4 legged friend could use a little refresher on some manners! 

Level 1 Stay and Train Program $2455

A 2 step all inclusive training option for your best four legged friend! In this program, your pup will come to stay with a trainer for 3 weeks. During this time we teach the dog core commands such as on leash obedience, at home obedience (come, sit, down, no, kennel, place, threshold and meal manners as well as work on corrective behabiors such as jumping, nipping, barking, chewing ect). Once the 3 week training has been completed you will get a video go home detailing all commands, how to implement them, going over reward history and how we use that to reinforce behaviors, going over how we recommend meal times go for added engagement, and giving basic knowledge on how dogs learn to keep your dog moving forward at home - you will also receive a written packet detailing the same information and a training log to help your follow up lessons go smoothly. Once your dog is back home and settled we move right into 3 private lessons with a trainer. These are scheduled directly following your stay to give you all the knowledge needed to keep your pup on the track to success. 

Level 2 Stay and Train Program $3775

A 2 step all inclusive training option for you and your best four legged friend! Similar to our level 1 program, your pup comes to us to stay in home with a trainer. This program offers a 5 week stay with our trainers, includes commands such as place, door manners, heel, implied sit and down, home manners, leave it, focus with distractions, off leash recall and off leash heel, vehicle manners, duration on stay commands, distance commands, working through unwanted behaviors in public settings as well as proofing public manners. Once the 5 week training has been completed you will get a video go home detailing all commands, how to implement them, going over reward history and how we use that to reinforce behaviors, going over how we recommend meal times go for added engagement, and giving basic knowledge on how dogs learn to keep your dog moving forward at home - you will also receive a written packet detailing the same information and a training log to help your follow up lessons go smoothly. Once your dog is back home and settled we move right into 5 private lessons with a trainer. These are scheduled directly following your stay to give you all the knowledge needed to keep your pup on the track to success. 

Complete Program: monthly pricing

This is the program that takes place over months rather than weeks. This program is designed to reach advance obedience, work through the puppy troubles, and create a solid, well balanced canine companion. We offer this program from 3 months - 8 months depending on your goals. Each month is prices at $1800 a month (required 3 months minimum stay). Once a month we schedule a training visit (in home if in the FM area - in our facility if out of town) to visit your dog and to see progress and get to practice some training skills. Specialty training can be added into this program (discuss with your trainer for options!)

For your stay!:

  • BRING: food (we ask for a little over what your dog would typically eat in the time frame they are with us - preferably in an air tight container, collar with ID tag, a 6ft or 4ft leash (you can purchase one through us after your program is completed if you do not have one - would be a dogids brand leash). All of our programs (aside from the mini stay and train level) Include all training gear beneficial to you and your individual dog!

  • DONT BRING: bowls, raw hides, kennels, beds or blankets. Feel free to bring favorite toys or treats/chews!

Current Lesson Times Available:

 

January 10th drop off (1 Spot Currently available) 

January 24th drop off (1 Spot currently available)

February 7th drop off (1 Spot currently available)

February 14th drop off (1 Spot currently available) 
 

For dates farther out please message us:
Email Vk9scheduling@gmail.com to request a current opening or for additional questions.

Ready to get started?

To register, please take the time to fill out the information below.

All of our programs accept payments. Full payment is due 48 hours prior to the the program start date (we do book these in advance and a nonrefundable deposit of $400 is due at time off booking. 

Current Availability for Board and Trains can be seen below: Please note we are in the process of moving and as our board and trains do stay at our home with us our availability is limited until fall. 

Feel free to send a message to Vk9scheduling@gmail.com to request a training appointment. 

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