Basic Manners Private Training

M for Manners

Basic manners are more than just foundation behaviors like sit, down, watch, leave it, and stay. Basic manners are about calm focus and listening to you — no matter where you are. Our basic manners programs teach foundation behaviors as well as focus—because you’re much more likely to get the one if have the other.

We all want a polite dog. One who’s fun to live with and easy to take places. That starts with basic manners. And basic manners start here.

Basic Manners Private Training

Start with the initial consult to figure out which package works best for you

Basic Manners Private Day Training

  • We Train Your Dog For You
  • Our trainer will train your dog for you in your home and out and about where you need him to be on his best manners.
  • We’ll do the training so you have more time to focus on all the other tasks on your to-do list.
  • Watch us train your dog or get to work on your to-do list.
  • We’ll meet with you once a week to transfer our training results and give you tools to maintain your dog’s newly learned behaviors.

Basic Manners Private Coaching

  • We teach you to train your dog
  • With our trainer as your private coach, learn the technicalities of dog training.
  • Schedule sessions to your home or outdoors at a time convenient to you.
  • These fun sessions with you and your dog will focus on the behaviors you want most.

Basic Manners Day School

  • Your Dog goes to the Trainer’s home 3 days a week for 6 hours each day for 10 weeks
  • You drop off your dog at the trainer’s home for 6 hours Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • The trainer will spend 15 minutes with you during pick up and share limited practice work
  • We’ll customize training to your needs, goals, and lifestyle to maximize success.

Basic Manners Board & Train

  • Your Dog Lives with Our Trainer & Learns the rules of your home
  • Sometimes you need a fast track to relief and results. Board & Train is that ticket.
  • Your dog comes to stay with our loving, certified professional trainer to learn the rules of your home.
  • Learning in a home environment means a faster, easier transfer of results when it’s time for your dog to come home.
  • We’ll customize training to your needs, goals, and lifestyle to maximize success.

Program Fee: 

Assessment Consult & Goal Setting: $195

Basic Manners Day Training:

4 weeks of training: $2200

(includes 4 training sessions and 1 transfer session per week)

Basic Manners Private Coaching:

3 Sessions @ $140: $420

6 sessions @ $130: $780

9 sessions @ $120: $1080

or Add individual lessons for $145 (60-minute)

Lassie, Come! (Recall Training)

Few things are more frustrating than calling your dog over and over again while he blows you off. Whether you want a more responsive dog at home or need a dog who comes when called at the park, we’ve got a number of ways to get you there. Imagine a dog who comes when called—the first time!—no matter that squirrel, rabbit hole, cat poo, or game of chase he’s enjoying.

Choose the Recall program that works best for you

Lassie, Come! Day Training 

  • We Train Your Dog For You 
  • Our trainer teach your dog to come you — in your home and out and about.
  • We’ll do the training so you have more time to focus on all the other tasks on your to-do list.
  • Watch us train your dog, participate in training with us or get to work on your to-do list.
  • We’ll meet with you once a week to transfer our training results and give you tools to maintain your dog’s newly learned behavior.

Lassie, Come! Private Coaching 

  • With our trainer as your personal coach, learn the technicalities of teaching your dog to come to you 
  • Our trainer will meet you at a time and place convenient to you.
  • These fun sessions with you and your dog will get your dog running your way at lightening speed and with enthusiasm.

Lassie, Come! Board & Train

  • Your dog lives & learns with our Trainer 
  • Sometimes you need a fast track to relief and results. Board & Train is that ticket.
  • Your dog comes to stay with our loving, certified professional trainer.
  • Learning in a home environment means a faster, easier transfer of results when it’s time for your dog to come home.
  • We’ll customize recall training to your needs, goals, and lifestyle to maximize success.

Program Fee: 

Assessment Consult & Goal Setting (90 minutes): $195

Lassie, Come! Day Training

2 weeks of training: $1100

(includes 6 training sessions, 2 transfer and 2 fine-tuning sessions)

Lassie, Come! Private Coaching

3 Sessions @ $140: $420

6 sessions @ $130: $780

9 sessions @ $120: $1080

or Add individual lessons for $145 (60-minute)

Walk This Way (Loose Leash Walking)

Aching shoulder and back? Tired of neighbors’ stares and free advice? Wish your dog would walk with you instead of taking you for a walk? It’s time for anti-pull training. Our loose leash walking programs teach your dog to stay connected to you while walking politely on leash—and to enjoy doing it. Choose the anti-pull program best for you:

Choose the anti-pull program that works best for you

Walk This Way Day Training 

  • We Train Your Dog For You
  • Our trainer will train your dog for you, taking training walks in your neighborhood and the places you need him to walk calmly.
  • Watch us train your dog, participate in training with us or get to work on your to-do list.
  • We’ll meet with you once a week to transfer our training results and give you tools to maintain your dog’s newly learned behavior.

Walk This Way Private Coaching 

  • Learn to Train Your Dog on Your Schedule 
  • Our trainer will meet you at a place and time convenient to you.
  • These fun sessions will get both you and your dog on the same walking page.

Walk This Way Board & Train

  • Your Dog Lives & Learns with Our Trainer 
  • Sometimes you need a fast track to relief and results. Board & Train is that ticket.
  • Your dog comes to stay with our loving, certified professional trainer.
  • Learning in a home environment means a faster, easier transfer of results when it’s time for your dog to come home.
  • We’ll customize anti-pull training to your needs, goals, and lifestyle to maximize success.

Program Fee: 

Assessment Consult & Goal Setting (90-minutes): $195

Walk This Way Day Training 

2 weeks of training: $1100

(6 training sessions, 2 transfer and 2 fine-tuning sessions)

Walk This Way Private Coaching

3 Sessions @ $140: $420

6 sessions @ $130: $780

9 sessions @ $120: $1080

or Add individual lessons for $145 (60-minute)

Private Training + Class Combo Packs

Want more personalized help when enrolled in a class? Combine Group Classes & Private Training. Group Classes are great to learn the ways to build a foundation and if you need personalized help — get the benefits of both with our Combo Pack.

Basic Manners Combo Pack

6 weeks of group Basic Manners class + 4 Real Life Public Manners class + 3 Private Coaching sessions: $650

Contact Us to register for a Combo Package

Why choose D for Dog?

Real-life results

Our programs focus on getting you great results at home and out in the world.

All reward-based training

Results are great. They’re even better when getting them is fun for you and your dog.

Personalized approach

Our private training programs focus on your needs, goals, and lifestyle.

Convenience & Flexibility

Make the most of the services we offer, by doing a mix and match to meet your goals and the needs of your busy schedule, and save money too.

Highly credentialed trainer

Our experienced instructor seeks the best in training education in order to give you the best.

Peace of mind

Know that you and your dog are in good hands—and relief is on the way!