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Private coaching

Introductory Private Coaching

Puppy evaluation, introduction to clicker training, and goal setting

Who?

  • All new clients of The Puppy Project, whether bound for classes or private coaching

What?

  • 1.5-hour evaluation and introductory coaching session in your home
  • Includes goal-setting and the design of a customized training program
  • Focus on one or two primary handlers

When?

  • By appointment, at a time that fits your schedule

Price

  • $170

First Private Coaching Package

Your first package of 1:1 coaching sessions

Who?

  • Private-coaching clients who have completed Introductory Private Coaching

What?

  • 1-hour online course for the handler, six 1-hour private coaching sessions for handler and puppy, Starter Training Toolkit, and online support
  • Typically, the first series of private coaching focuses on foundation behaviors, puppy management, and problem solving
  • The private coaching sessions take place in your home or on field trips
  • Opportunity to involve other family members

When?

  • By appointment, at a time that fits your schedule

Price

  • $700

Continuing Private Coaching Package

1:1 coaching towards your advanced goals

Who?

  • Private-coaching clients who have completed the First Private Coaching Package

What?

  • Six 1-hour private coaching sessions for handler and puppy, Advanced Training Toolkit, and online support
  • In your home or on field trips
  • Typically, continuing coaching focuses on advanced behaviors, and on solving new or persistent problems
  • Opportunity to involve other family members and friends of all species

When?

  • By appointment, at a time that fits your schedule

Price

  • $700

Train with a Friend

A miniature class in your puppy’s everyday environment

Who?

  • Share a private coaching session with a friend or family member and his or her puppy
  • The two handler/puppy teams must have completed separate Introductory Private Coaching sessions

What?

  • Six 1-hour private coaching sessions for handler and puppy, and online support
  • In your home or on field trips

When?

  • By appointment, at a time that fits your schedule

Price

  • $500 per puppy

Train your Litter of Puppies

Give your puppies a head start before they join their new family

Who?

  • Breeders with litters of puppies, from 4 weeks old

What?

  • In-home introduction to clicker training adapted for tiny puppies
  • Low stress and fun for puppies and people

When?

  • By appointment, at a time that fits your schedule

Price

  • $120 per hour

Pre-puppy Consultation

Let us help you select your puppy and prepare for his or her arrival

What?

  • In-home discussion of expectations and options for acquiring a puppy
  • Review of home layout for safety and access management
  • Restrictions imposed by family structure, schedules, and other pets
  • Discussion of early puppy management and training, including housetraining, leash, and independence training

Price

  • $120 per hour

For clients of The Puppy Project only

A selection of superior products that work well with The Puppy Project training approach. Shop at one place, pick up your toolkit at your next training session, and save.

Starter Training Toolkit

Everything you need to start training your puppy

  • 2 foundation books
  • 5 clickers
  • 1 Freedom Harness
  • 1 Mutt Mat
  • 1 treat pouch
  • 1 long line

Price: $135 (incl. tax; $150 value)

Advanced Training Toolkit

The tools to take your puppy to the next level

  • 2 DVDs
  • 5 more clickers
  • 1 tug toy
  • 1 chase toy
  • 2 fetch toys

Price: $135 (incl. tax; $150 value)