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Positive Reinforcement Training 

Imagine how wonderful it would be if Max would just stop jumping on everyone!  Do you wish it was actually fun to walk Bella when you come home from work?  "This new puppy is nipping the kids and chewing everything in sight!"
If any of this sounds familiar, we are here to help!


Positive Reinforcement training is science-based and effective!
  We will not use any choke chains, prong collars or shock/remote collars.
 We will have clickers available for you, as well as homework handouts and progress reports.


AKC S.T.A.R. PUPPY CLASS    (10-20 weeks of age) 

Puppy classes are an integral part of helping you and your dog develop a lasting, harmonious relationship.  The effort you put into this relationship now will guide your dog for rest of his life.  We will use only positive, science-based methods to teach your pup the basics, while having fun at the same time!  This period of your puppy's life is critical for socialization, so for each class you register for, we will include a one-hour Puppy Socialization class.  Join us and get your pup started off right!

Six-Week Class at Puppy Pitstop
(Initial orientation without pup included)
Tuesday evenings from 7-8:00 p.m.
$135




PRIVATE IN-HOME TRAINING

This may be the place to start for a new pup, a rescue dog, or a reactive/high energy dog. This will let you feel comfortable at home without too many distractions. 

Initial Consult in-home (1.5 hours) $60
Subsequent In-home trainings (1 hour) $60  

Value Package: 2 in-home lessons for $110



​ADOLESCENT BASIC FOUNDATIONS    (20 weeks and older)

Looking for positive-reinforcement training for your dog? Many people adopt adult dogs from shelters or rescue groups and are looking for guidance on the basics with their new, four-legged household member.  We will use only force-free methods to help you with this process.  We will concentrate on Focus, Sit, Sit/Stay, Down, Down/Stay, Loose Leash Walking, and Recall.  We will also be happy to answer questions concerning house training, jumping, chewing and other common dog behaviors.

​Initial Consult in-home (1.5 hours)  $60
On-site at Puppy Pitstop (1 hour) $30
In-home (1 hour) $60

Value Package: 2 in-home lessons for $110
Value Package: 1 in-home and 1 on-site for $85






PUPPY SOCIALIZATION
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​Because socialization with other pups and humans is critical in the development of a young puppy, we offer a Puppy Socialization hour EVERY THURSDAY from 7-8:00 p.m.  All puppies need to become familiar with new people, places and things in a safe setting. All pups must be up-to-date on their vaccinations and it is wise to ask your vet for approval.  If your pup is signed up for lessons with me, these Puppy Socialization are included. If not, the cost is below.

Cost:  $20 per session
​PLEASE CALL AHEAD TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT AND MAKE SURE OTHER PUPS ARE COMING.
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FITNESS AND FUN

Are you looking for a fun-filled way to exercise with your dog? Why not register and join others for some fun and games! Playing games with your dog builds your bond and is a great way for your dog to learn new and necessary skills.  Each Friday evening in from 7-8:00 p.m., we will learn those skills right along with our dogs, including those used in agility, FitPAWS and Rally Obedience. Learning to use ramps, tunnels, peanuts and other challenging items helps your dog build confidence and strength, all in the name of fun!

Cost:  Value Package:  $60 for a 4-session punch card