Training

Basic Training 

A large portion of people these days are choosing to co-exist with their pet(s) in their home. We love our furry family members, but sometimes we simply wish we could speak dog so that we could understand their needs, especially when residing within the confines of the same home. The communication barrier between pet parents and their dog is the code that we seek to crack here at Elkhound Ranch.

What can we help with?

Call our Senior Trainer directly at 816-734-2526 Ext.5 to have all of your questions answered. Otherwise, you may view the following list of commands and barriers that we commonly address with Pet Parents and Pets:

  • Sit
  • Stay
  • Come When Called
  • Heel/Polite Leash Walking
  • Down
  • Dog Socialization
  • Compulsive/Shy/Nervousness
  • Stop Mouthing
  • Hyperactivity
  • Food Aggression
  • Loading/ Unloading
  • Quiet/ Stop Barking
  • Stop Nipping
  • Stop Jumping
  • Escaping/Boundaries
  • Stop Chewing
  • Stop Dor Bolting
  • Go to Place & Wait
  • Stop Digging
  • Stop Trash Digging
  • Socialize with other Family Pets
  • Counter/Furniture Climbing
  • People Aggression
  • Separation Anxiety

 

If you do not see the topic listed that you are concerned about, please do not worry as every dog is different and we handle many different situations.

Which Training Class is right for My Dog?

See available Plans and Pricing tab above.

Pricing

PRICING

Payment is due in full at the time when you arrive for your first lesson or drop your dog off to stay with us for the training program.  We do not currently offer financing options.  You must provide proof of current vaccinations for Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella.  It is also recommended that your furry friend be at a minimum 4 months of age.

BASIC TRAINING PLAN OPTIONS

Private Lessons (6S PL)

Our Professional Trainer will work directly with the Pet Parent and their dog during each of the private Sessions.  All issues addressed within this course will be On-Leash and will not include Off-Leash work.

  • 6EA, In-Facility, One-On-One Sessions with you and your pet.
  • Includes Free Training Collar.

$400.00

2 Week Board & Train (2W BT)

Your dog will stay at our facility for two weeks while our professional trainer teaches your dog proper, on-leash behavior.  This training will provide your pet with a foundation that will open the door to further off-leash training commands in the future.

  • Two Weeks, In-Facility Training.
  • Scheduled Visits to see your Pet.
  • Final Exit Interview/Consultation.  Pet parent will learn how to utilize the tools that our trainer has built the foundation with.
  • 1 Free, In-Facility Follow-Up Consultation/Exam.
  • Includes Free Training Collar.

$700.00

4 Week Board & Train (4W BT)

Your dog will stay at our facility for four weeks while our professional trainer teaches your dog proper on/off-leash behavior.  Our trainer will utilize an ET-300TS Mini Educator E-Collar to simulate control of your pet as if he or she is still on leash.

  • Four Weeks, In-Facility Training.
  • Scheduled Visits to see your Pet.
  • Final Exit Interview/Consultation.  Pet parent will learn how to utilize the tools that our trainer has built the foundation with.
  • 2 Free, In-Facility Follow-up Consultation/Exams.
  • Includes Free Training Collar.
  • Includes Free ET-300TS Mini Educator E-Collar

$1,800.00

PLAN EXTRAS

Off-Leash Standardization Course (OL SC)

Want your four-legged buddy to learn more after achieving spectacular On-Leash Training from Elkhound? If your dog has completed our entire 6 Session Private Lesson Course or our 2 Week Board & Train and now you feel that you would really like your pup to know the Off-Leash commands as well than this course will get you all caught up.

  • Two Weeks, In-Facility Training.
  • Scheduled Visits to see your Pet.
  • Final Exit Interview/Consultation. Pet parent will learn how to utilize the tools that our trainer has built the foundation with.
  • 1 Free, In-Facility Follow-Up Consultation/Exam.
  • Includes Free ET-300TS Mini Educator E-Collar

$1,100.00 for Direct Start. (Start within 5 days of Private Lesson or Board & Train Completion)
$1,400.00 for Delayed Start. (Start after 5 days of Private Lesson or Board & Train Completion)

Ranch Camp (RC)

While you are away, keep your pet fresh on his or her recently developed skills.  If your pet has recently completed one of our training courses and you need to leave town, Ranch Camp will provide the necessary reinforcement that will maintain the newly acquired skills.

  • Utilize our borrowed equipment or bring your own.
  • Up to 1 hour per day that our trainer will maintain the acquired skills.
  • Does not include luxury suite accommodations.
  • Free interaction or playtime with other dogs.

$60 per Night Stay

Single Consultation (SC)

Private, In-Facility Consultation with our professional trainer.

  • Up to 1 hour of advice and recommendation as to which Training Plan Option may best suit you and your dog.

FREE