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IN-HOME TRAINING
One-on-One In-Home Sessions

In these four sessions, we will assess your dog in its home environment or our facility and put together a comprehensive approach/plan to work towards achieving your goals, whether they be obedience and/or behavioral issues.

This program covers any issues on the walk (lunging, barking, growling, pulling, reacting to other dogs, etc.), as well as all of the basic commands on-leash – Sit/Stay, Down/Stay, Place, Come/Recall. We will also address behavior problems, such as jumping up, mouthing, nipping, counter surfing, or any other issues you might be experiencing.

Our unique approach to dog training is geared more towards addressing the fundamental state of mind of your dog, rather than strictly focusing on creating rehearsed behaviors. In other words, we are much more concerned with creating a happy, healthy, balanced dog than creating a dog that simply knows a few obedience commands.

The Good Dog trainers specialize in E-Collar/Remote Collar training, and all dogs that go through one-on-one sessions will be remote collar trained (with the exception of some Walk Doctor cases). If your goal is to have complete freedom and dependability off-leash, inside and outside, our revolutionary approach will give you fantastic results.

The initial 2-hour session is comprised of a consultation, assessment, and hands-on training with you and your dog. You will begin to see dramatic changes in your dog’s behavior within this first session. The next three sessions are 1 hour each, where we will continue to work hands-on with you and your dog on all of the above behaviors. In this program, you will be working with Brittany, The Good Dog’s head one-on-one trainer.

At your home: $1,400*
At our LA dog training facility: $800*

Greater distances may require an extra travel cost.


Off-Leash Basics Program

This program is for the owner who wants 100% recall in any situation, and the freedom, fun, and peace of mind that comes from having this training. In these three sessions, we will introduce you and your dog to the amazing world of low-level remote collar training, creating the dog that comes back to you every time you call him, no matter where you are or what is going on around you. Whether you are looking to off-leash hike with your dog, visit the dog beach, have control at the dog park, or are dealing with a dog that bolts through doors and runs away, this program is for you!

The initial session/consultation is 1.5 hours, and the consequent two sessions are one hour each. In this program, you will be working with Brittany, The Good Dog’s head one-on-one trainer.

$500*

*Price does not include an Educator E-collar – which range from $175 to $250, depending on your dog’s size.


Mini-Sessions

In these two sessions, we will assess your dog at our facility and put together a comprehensive approach/plan to work towards achieving your goals, whether they be obedience or behavioral issues.

This program covers any issues on the walk (lunging, barking, growling, pulling, reacting to other dogs, etc.), as well as sit and Place command. This program is geared towards dogs with lower-intensity behavior problems that do not necessitate a full program – please contact us to discuss eligibility.

Our unique approach to dog training is geared more towards addressing the fundamental state of mind of your dog, rather than strictly focusing on creating rehearsed behaviors. In other words, we are much more concerned with creating a happy, healthy, balanced dog than creating a dog that simply knows a few obedience commands.

The initial 2-hour session is comprised of a consultation, assessment, and hands-on training with you and your dog. You will begin to see dramatic changes in your dog’s behavior within this first session. The second session is one hour. In this program, you will be working with Brittany, The Good Dog’s head one-on-one trainer.

$450 (At our facility)


‘The Walk Doctor’ Program

Is walking your dog a nightmare? Has it become something you dread instead of something you look forward to? We can change all of that in as little as two sessions.

The walk is one of the most important components of your relationship with your dog – it is your primary opportunity to create the proper relationship through leadership, structure, and impulse control. If your dog is pulling or dragging you on-leash; reactive/aggressive to other dogs, people, bikes, skateboards, etc; marking every bush, and generally making your daily walk a stressful part of the day, you are undermining your relationship in more ways than one, and causing what should be an enjoyable, fun activity for both of you, to be a dreaded event.

It does not have to be that way! If the walk is anything but a pleasurable and relaxing experience, don’t waste another day being frustrated with your dog. With the right tools, strategies, and approach, you can massively improve your walk, and your bond with your dog.

Many owners are under the impression that it takes weeks or months to train an obedient walk, but with our unique training system, we can create amazing results in virtually no time.

In The Walk Doctor program, you will meet with us at our facility for two sessions – both sessions are 1 hour. In these sessions, you will work with the trainer to address and significantly improve all of the issues you are having on the walk. In this program, you will be working with Brittany, The Good Dog’s head one-on-one trainer.

Here is an example of how we can dramatically change a walk in a short amount of time:

$275*

*Does not include a prong/training collar, if you need one. We sell Herm Sprenger brand prong collars (the best!) for $30.

BOARD-AND-TRAIN PACKAGES


Two, Three, or Four-Week Behavior Modification Bootcamp

Our highly-regarded board-and-train program is the only program in the Los Angeles area that is truly able to consistently provide world class results for the most severe behavior issues.

The Good Dog specializes in aggression rehabilitation, and successfully deals with the most severe canine behavior problems on a regular basis. By focusing primarily on problem behavior and difficult dogs, we’ve been able to develop a unique approach that not only transforms dogs, but also transfers seamlessly to the owners.

We specialize in state-of-the-art, low-level, communication-style E-Collar training. Our E-Collar program is like nothing you have ever seen, and is nothing like the E-Collar training of old. Contemporary E-Collar Training utilizes the softest, most gentle remote communication, and is one of the most humane and effective approaches to dog training available.

In this program, your dog will be one of only four dogs maximum training with us at a time. We pride ourselves on boutique-style, specialized, one-on-one attention paid to each individual dog and situation. By comparison to the rest of the industry, which tends to do a higher volume of dogs and longer programs, our very unique approach to training and rehabilitation allows us to go further with your dog in less time and create transformations unavailable elsewhere.

In the board and train, we address all forms of unwanted behavior, including, but not limited to:

  • Dog-to-Dog Aggression
  • Human Aggression
  • Food and/or Resource Guarding
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Severe Fear Issues
  • Reactivity On-Leash

This program also covers all of the basic commands – Sit/Stay, Down/Stay, Place, Heel, Come/Recall – as well as Crate Training, Treadmill, Waiting for Food, and Waiting at Thresholds.

This program includes a 30-minute meeting at our facility at the time of the drop-off; 2 90-minute go-home sessions at the end of the program, at our facility, where we will transfer all of the information, techniques, and strategies to you to insure continued success; one 1-hour follow up at your home (within the Los Angeles immediate area); email and phone support during and after the program is completed; as well as a prong collar. In this program, your dog will be working with our head TGD trainers Tony, Brittany, and/or Laura. Whether hands-on or remotely, Sean O’Shea will provide oversight and specific case strategies with the team.

$2500, $3100, $3500, respectively*

*Price does not include a Educator E-Collar – which ranges from $180 to $220, depending on your dog’s size. We will purchase this for you during your dog’s stay and add it to the final invoice.

*Although most dogs qualify for our two week program, there are some that the severity of issues require a longer stay for successful resolution. Please contact us so we can help you assess which program best suits you and your dog’s needs.


PHONE CONSULTATION TRAINING

If distance is an issue, we offer phone/Skype consultations where you can talk with us one-on-one about your specific issues at hand. In this time, one of our trainers will address and assess your situation, and coach you on specific strategies to work with and implement into life with your dog.

Our phone/Skype consultation program options include:

-Individual sessions;

-Custom-built package programs, depending on your goals

We also have trainer recommendations all over the country, so let us know if you would rather find someone to work with in-person!

$150/hour


BOARDING

Boarding is only available for dogs who have trained with us previously!

Boarding includes one structured walk, carefully supervised playtime with other dogs, and maintenance of any rules and training that your dog already has in place. All dogs sleep inside our climate-controlled facility.

$60/day*

*Pick-up and Drop-off services are available!

All package fees are due in advance