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SERVICES

Helping You Help Your Pet

Yoshi the Bernadoodle Pup
Frankie the Malamute Puppy
Fable the Maltese Puppy
Stella the Cavapoo Pup
Birdy the Vizsla
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PUPPY TRAINING

Personalized and Professional

Whether you’re getting ready for a new addition to your family or have already brought your puppy home, puppy training and socialization are essential in getting your puppy on the right path to becoming a happy and well-adjusted adult. I can help you get your puppy started on the right track with my Puppy Training Program.

Here are some examples of what we’ll cover during training:

  • Foundations skills and behaviors (attention, name recognition, sit, down, polite walking, polite greetings, coming when called, place training, crate training)

  • Common puppy behavior challenges such as jumping, chewing, mouthing and play biting

  • House training support

  • Socialization

  • Enrichment

  • Handling and cooperative care

PUPPY TRAINING PROGRAM

  • 60-minute initial consultation either virtual or in-person where we’ll discuss your dog’s background, behavior history, training goals, and introduction to training.

  • Four 60-minute in-person coaching sessions either in your home, yard or at a nearby park for your convenience.

  • Building strong foundation skills and behaviors such as attention, name recognition, handler engagement, sit, down, place training, settle and relaxation skills, crate training, house training, socialization, acclimation to handling, loose leash walking, polite greetings.

PRICING

Puppy Package 

5 sessions - $700

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PUPPY SOCIALIZATION AND TRAINING PACKAGE

Complete Support Helping to Raise a Happy, Safe, Confident Dog

This program is for puppies between 8-20 weeks old.

This package is for the busy puppy parent who can use a lot of support taking advantage of their puppy’s critical socialization window. The package will include 15 or 20 one hour sessions that can be split into private training sessions and socialization outings.

We will work together at your home for a least 5 of the sessions to teach you how to train your puppy and the remaining session will be your puppy working 1:1 with your trainer away from your house with a mix of socialization field trips with foundational training included during these outings.

Early socialization experiences are crucial for helping puppies become confident, relaxed adults. Our primary goal in our puppy socialization outings is to introduce puppies to new things in a positive way. We will be introducing your puppy to new people, places, sound and surfaces in a way that is dictated by your individual puppy’s needs, and teaching you how to help your puppy interact safely and confidently with the world around them. Puppies are exposed to unusual objects (like skateboards, vacuum cleaners, and motorcycle helmets), strange sounds, careful body handling exercises, car rides, busy locations, new homes, outdoor parks, trails, and more… It can be overwhelming to know where to start when it comes to appropriate socialization for your puppy. Puppy Field Trips are designed to provide structured socialization opportunities for puppies at different locations in the Portland area. Help set your puppy up to navigate this weird and wonderful world we live in while also giving you a much needed puppy break!!

Each socialization outing will be at different locations such as local parks where your puppy will be able to learn about all of the distractions the world has to offer under the watchful eyes of a certified puppy specialist. Your puppy will be able to practice watching people and other dogs calmly and quietly, learn how to explore the environment while still checking in with you, and the skills required to help them become the most confident, bombproof dogs they can be.

Each training session and outing will include a detailed follow up and lots of videos so you can see your puppy’s new experiences and learn how to best continue your puppies socialization when your trainer isn’t with you.

This puppy training package will also cover age specific issues such as management, house training, separation training, socialization/desensitization to sights, sounds & handling, mouthing/nipping, and recognizing normal and abnormal behaviors.  We will start introductory work on basic cues including: focus, stationing on a mat, sit, down, come, polite greetings and loose leash walking. We will also discuss what to expect in different stages of canine development and how to decode your puppy’s body language.

Pricing

Complete Puppy Training & Socialization Package

15 Sessions $1,950

or

20 Sessions $ 2,600

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PRIVATE TRAINING

Accommodating Your Lifestyle

Do you want your dog to listen, be engaged with you, and come when called?

Would you like them to politely greet your guests and settle calmly while you enjoy a nice dinner at home?

Do you want to teach your pup the life skills they need to be a happy and well-adjusted adult?

Do you want to make your leash walks more enjoyable?

Would you like to enjoy hiking and exploring the world with your dog?

Are you struggling with separation training?

I can help you live the life with your dog you’ve always wanted!

We offer private, in-home training sessions personalized to each client’s needs. 

PRIVATE TRAINING

  • 60-minute initial consultation either virtual or in-person where we’ll discuss your dog’s background, behavior history, training goals, and introduction to training.

  • Three 60-minute in-person coaching sessions either in your home, yard or at a nearby park for your convenience.

  • Get to know you and your dog with an in-depth & thorough behavior history form

  • Discuss your goals and concerns to develop a plan

  • Introduce training concepts

  • Provide helpful suggestions and information

  • Observe and evaluate your dog

  • Discuss options for behavior modification and how we can help

  • Discuss safety &/or management strategies

  • Implementation of strategies typically begins during the consultation

  • Some examples of what we may work on include: building strong foundation skills and behaviors such as attention, name recognition, handler engagement, sit, down, place training, settle and relaxation skills, crate training, house training, acclimation to handling, loose leash walking, polite greetings all in addition to addressing any behavior issues you are wanting support with

Pricing

4 Private Sessions – $560

GET IN TOUCH TODAY

Owner & Trainer: Kate Johnson, CBCC-KA, CPDT-KA, FDM
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

503-816-3511

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Private Training, Clicker Training, Positive Reinforcement Training, & Basic Skills Training

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