FORCE-FREE BOARD & TRAIN

Force-free training with a Certified Professional Dog Trainer

 

Your dog will have a blast on our 17-acre property while they play, exercise, and, most importantly, learn. With four hands-on sessions with a Certified Professional Dog Trainer each day, your dog receives intensive training towards your behavior  goals.

 

Why choose force-free board and train with K9 Turbo Training?

• Positive reinforcement has been scientifically proven to produce long-lasting results

• We never use force, pain, or aversive methods to change behavior

• No shock collars, prong/choke collars, or physical “corrections”

• Every dog is treated as an individual, taking their preferences, ability level, and history into consideration to create a customized training plan

• Multiple opportunities to participate in your dog’s training during his stay

• Ongoing training support after your dog’s stay to help you stay on track and maintain desired behaviors

 

We offer a variety of board and train options to fit your needs.

 

We offer a variety of board and train options to fit your needs. All programs include a meet-and-greet with your trainer prior to your dog's stay to assess your dog's specific needs and choose the best program. Each program also includes a transfer session on your dog's last day in which your trainer will review everything your dog worked on with you, plus two follow-up training sessions on the farm (to be used within three months of your dog's stay). Please note: This program is often not suitable for dogs with separation anxiety. Contact us to discuss the best option for your dog.

 

Payment plans are available. Contact us to learn more.

Three day evaluation, $350

Not sure which program is right for your dog? A 3-day evaluation is a great place to start! Your dog will spend ample time with a Certified Professional Dog Trainer to evaluate whether board and train is the right fit for your dog, and if so, which program would be the best fit. Your dog will also enjoy a variety of enrichment and exercise activities on our 17-acre property.

 

Equipment training, $1,250

This 4-day program is designed to get your dog comfortable on a head harness, body harness, or wearing a muzzle. Your dog will work with a Certified Professional Dog Trainer for four sessions per day, plus enjoy a variety of enrichment and exercise activities on our 17-acre property. Please note that this program is for dogs who have no experience with the equipment; dogs who are already fearful of the equipment may require a longer stay.

 

Basic skills, $3,550

This 14-day program is designed to meet your basic training and obedience goals. Skills may include basic cues (like 'sit' and 'stay'), coming when called, walking on a loose leash, or house manners. Your dog will work with a Certified Professional Dog Trainer for four sessions per day, plus enjoy a variety of enrichment and exercise activities on our 17-acre property. Please note that this program is not sufficient for meeting reactivity and aggression goals.

Confidence building, $3,550

This 14-day program is designed to help dogs who are fearful (but not reactive or aggressive) or people and/or new environments feel safer and more confident. Your dog will work with a Certified Professional Dog Trainer for four sessions per day, plus enjoy a variety of enrichment and exercise activities on our 17-acre property. Please note that this program is not sufficient for meeting reactivity and aggression goals; dogs who have previously trainer with a shock collar may also need a longer program.

 

Reactivity, $6,850

This 28-day program is designed for dogs who are reactive (bark, lunge, growl) towards other dogs or people while on leash, when visitors come to your home, or when behind a barrier (such as a fence). Your trainer will use classical and operant conditioning to change your dog's emotional response to triggers. Your dog will work with a Certified Professional Dog Trainer for four sessions per day, plus enjoy a variety of enrichment and exercise activities on our 17-acre property. Please note that this program is for dogs without a bite history or with only defensive bites (bite and retreat, did not chase or follow after target); dogs with a more severe bite history will require the aggression program. 

 

Aggression, $10,050

This 42-day program is designed for dogs who show active aggression (going after the target, unable to calm down, snapping, bites that leave one or more puncture wound) towards other dogs or people. Your trainer will use classical and operant conditioning to change your dog's emotional response to triggers. Your dog will work with a Certified Professional Dog Trainer for four sessions per day, plus enjoy a variety of enrichment and exercise activities on our 17-acre property.

 

Standard Boarding, $99/day

Board your dog on our 17-acre property while your away. Each dog receives one-on-one care, including daily outings on the property and a variety of enrichment and exercise activities. Dogs who present reactivity or aggression towards other dogs or people are welcome. Hands-off housing available for dogs that cannot be handled by people $119/day (available March - November, weather permitting). Training is not included with standard boarding, but sessions may be added on for $99 each (packages available). Learn more about standard boarding here.

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248.733.5738

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