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Ruff Beginnings Rehab Packages are created to suit the needs of our clients.  That is why they can range greatly depending on your goals for your dog.


Private One on One sessions

From basic obedience to aggression-packages below

Teaching families how to train a dog to modify their behavior and make better choices is challenging work.  Change always is.  That is why we are SO confident in our program that we offer continued support even after your one on ones are finished at NO charge.  If you are doing the work, we are happy to offer that.  I'm assuming that anyone walking in my door with a dog with behavioral issues is ready to do what it takes at home to change their relationship with their dog.

 

Your commitment at home ---For obedience work you will need to do 2, 15 min session with your dog 6 days a week.  That's it!  You will also incorporate two short walks or one long walk most days for most clients.  You are probably already doing this.  We will just make some tweaks to HOW you are doing it that will make a big difference.

 

For behavioral issues it is 2, 15 min sessions with your dog and a walk.  Not as much as you think!  We'll also be helping you learn HOW to live with your dog when you're not working with your dog.  It's the most important part.  

 

***We provide homework materials, schedule and video references for you.  We do not teach things you don't need.  I think that really sets us apart.  You'll only learn what you need to for your dog and your situation rather then spending time on drilling a ton of obedience that doesn't really work on the core issues. 

 

It might be helpful to read behavioral terminology here before we speak.  Click here 


one on one lessons for a great recall

Reliable recall (come only)

Get reliable recalls with e-collar

2 90-minute sessions

Ecollar and gear $220.00

 

 Many people have done training in the past with their dog, but still can't get that reliable recall (come command).  It's important to us that you are able to go hiking, go to a park, travel and have a dog you can depend on to come back to you.  We target e-collar foundation in the first session, provide the owners homework and then set up distractions in the second session.

 

Educator E-collar Mini ranging from $180 to $230 depending on size of the dog is an additional cost.  We provide them for you and anything else necessary.

 

SOLID E-collar recall training

2 sessions - $400



one on one lessons for basic obedience

Get all of your Basic Obedience

Up to 4 in person training lessons $750

Teach all of your basic obedience reliably w/ leash and prong or add ecollar for a bomb proof RECALL and off leash reliability in the house.

1 Zoom/Skype before first in person lesson. 

1st Session - 90 min

All other sessions - 60 min

$750 plus

Optional Ecollar and gear $220.00

 

We meet at my location in Santa Clarita or a local park to work.  Most people use 3 lessons, but we offer a 4th for anyone motivated enough to continue to learn or for some dogs that need some extra guidance.

 

These sessions are 1-2 weeks  apart at the most.

This covers basic unwanted behaviors like pulling on the walk, recall (come command), jumping up on people, and general bratty behavior.  

 

The dogs will learn the basic commands like place, come, sit, down, let's go and heel (loose leash walking). 

We use a variety of tools for these sessions depending on the behavioral issues and the reliability wanted by the family. (e-collar and prong collar or slip leash) Ecollar is always used for the reliable recall.  We tailer the program to clients, so if an off leash recall isn't your focus, you might be able to do just leash work.  We can set up a phone call to discuss your specific goals for you and your dog.

 

(I will travel to your home for these lessons, it's just double the cost)

 

You will be given guidelines and homework to work with the dog between sessions and this will truly give you a happier, calmer dog. 

 

We supply the Educator E-collar Mini if needed.  They range from  from $180 to $230 depending on size of the dog and is an additional cost.  

 

 



one on one lessons for behavioral issues

Stop unwanted behavioral issues/reactivity

MOST COMMON CHOICE

Up to 5 training lessons $1600 Includes park visit and Home visit

You don't have to wait years for serious results.  This program should be completed in less then 2 months! 

 

We offer continued support with pack walks, pack hikes and continued meet ups every few weeks in different locations so you can work your dog in different areas.

Reactivity on leash and more 

1 Zoom/Skype before in person lesson

1st Session - 90 min-2 hours

All other sessions - 60-90 min

$1600 plus

Ecollar and gear $220.00

 

We meet at my location in Santa Clarita and a local park to work.  Most people use 4 lessons, but we offer a 5th for anyone motivated enough to continue to learn or for some dogs that need some extra guidance.

 

These sessions are 1-2 weeks  apart at the most.

Dog reactivity 

Good behavior with guests

Off leash Recall

How to handle prey drive (chasing squirrels)

Walking on a loose leash

Counter surfing

Excessive barking, jumping and more

 

The dogs will learn the basic commands like place, come, sit, down, let's go and heel. 

We use a variety of tools for these sessions depending on the behavioral issues and the reliability wanted by the family. (e-collar and prong collar or slip leash)

 

***This is not for dogs that have made contact biting a human or dog, but you can set up a phone call to discuss in detail your situation.

 

 We can set up a phone call to discuss your specific goals for you and your dog.

 

You will be given guidelines and homework to work with the dog between sessions and this will truly give you a happier, calmer dog. 

 

Educator mini Ecollar is a separate purchase through us.  They range from  from $180 to $230 depending on size of the dog.

 



One on one lessons for aggression

Aggression

We have a one on one program for that too! 

Up to 6 training lessons $2200-includes 1-2 home appts and Park appt.

You don't have to wait years for serious results.  This program should be completed in 2 months! 

We offer continued support with pack walks, pack hikes and continued meet ups every few weeks in different locations so you can work your dog in different areas.

Aggression 

1-2 Zoom/Skypes before in person lesson

1st Session - 2 hours

(I spend 1 hour solo with the dog)

All other sessions - 60-90 min

$2200 plus

Ecollarand gear $220.00

 

We meet at my location in Santa Clarita and a local park to work.  Most people use 4 lessons, but we offer a 5th and 6th for HOME LESSONS in your home if needed.

 

These sessions are 1-2 weeks apart.

Dog aggression

Human aggression

Sometimes we can work on Aggressive towards you or a family member.  It is a case by case basis.  Please inquire.

 

Guarding food

Prey drive (chasing squirrels)

Anxiety

 

The dogs will learn the basic commands needed for their situation. 

 

We use a variety of tools for these sessions depending on the behavioral issues and the reliability wanted by the family. (e-collar and prong collar or slip leash)

 

 We can set up a phone call to discuss your specific goals for you and your dog.

 

You will be given guidelines and homework to work with the dog between sessions and this will truly give you a happier, calmer dog. 

 

 Educator mini Ecollar is a separate purchase through us.  They range from  from $180 to $230 depending on size of the dog.



Have you already spent thousands on training?  Do you still feel stuck with an issue you are still having?

Sometimes, we come across people that have had multiple trainers and their dogs improved greatly...but there are some things that just aren't clicking and you feel like maybe there is no more you can do.  I understand that so I am now offering individual lessons to dogs that already know all of their obedience, they are worked with often, but they are still having reactivity issues or bad manners in the home.   The price depends on the location of the appointment.  If you can't afford yet another program, or feel you don't need one, please still inquire and we can talk and see about doing an individual lesson.  It will range from $250-$650, depending on the location of the lesson in surrounding counties.  I will travel up to 2 hours or you can come to me.


These packages above must be used within

3 months for optimal results.


Puppy starter one on one packages


PUPPY BASICS TRAINING

2 one on one sessions - $350

1st session - 2 hours

2nd session - 1 hour

 

This is a good way to get a family started with a new puppy.  We meet in our environment to cover everything from basic commands to potty training and puppy biting.  Check out our puppy videos and get yourself started right by contacting us.



Full puppy one on one program

4 owner lessons-$750

4th lesson in YOUR home if within 15 miles.  I'll go further for an additional fee. 

Lessons are around 90 minutes or as long as we need. 

 

This is going to cover more basic obedience and how to LIVE with your puppy long term, not just when working with your puppy.  It includes a lesson in your home as long as you are within 30 miles from Santa Clarita.  Any further is just an extra charge.  We do this often and I don't mind driving.  In home sessions can be so beneficial. 




Online skype or zoom sessions

30 minutes for $75.00

1 hour for $125.00

 

These sessions cover everything from puppy training to advice and steps towards improving aggression.  Fill out a contact form to schedule. 

 

Training tune ups for previous clients

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