“Genuine training is about freedom. Freedom for both ourselves and our dogs to enjoy each other , enhancing our relationship by allowing their potential to blossom.”-Monks of New Skete
Our training philosophy:
We are motivational positive first dog trainers. We are well versed in a variety of training methods and tools from clickers to remote collars and we understand that each dog is an individual that will respond to training differently. We have a solid understanding of canine learning theory and we are always striving to learn more by attending workshops, seminars, shadow programs and conferences by the industry’s leading professionals around the world. Read more about our qualifications & certifications here.
We focus on motivation, clarity, consistency & timing before using any pressure during training.
We work with all types of dogs-whether they are working dogs, competition dogs or family pets, we have experience with them all! We deal with all behaviour issues with the exception of human aggression— we will refer you to one of our amazing colleagues who specialize in human aggression. Our specialty is teaching dogs to be reliable off leash and to make good choices for real world situations. We also have amazing puppy packages that will start you and your puppy off on the right paw.
Stay tuned for group classes, seminars, workshops, trials and more happening at our facility in Dunrobin in 2019!
“Ted did BNT with Carolina and has made so much progress - he listens, understands rules, and the best part, now has an off switch! Being a well behaved dog allows him to come on even more adventures with us which makes both Ted and I happy.”
board & train
This is our most popular training package. Getting the dog of your dreams doesn’t have to be impossible. Let us help.
Your dog will stay in our home 24/7 while we train and socialize them. This is a great package if you travel a lot or are very busy.
Your dog will be off leash trained and will reliably understand place command, sit, down, loose leash walking, recall, kennel up etc. Your dog will be socialized with people and other dogs extensively
Tailored training can be included at no additional cost (ie. competition prep, treadmill training, swimming lessons, retrieval training etc). This program is tailored to you and your dog’s individual needs.
We include private training sessions with you so that you can learn to implement the training as well as ongoing support so that you can maintain your results. We also include unlimited access (for the lifetime of the dog) to our training pack walks that take place a few times per month throughout Ottawa so you can maintain the training. We will troubleshoot any issues you may have while you practice your dog’s new skills around other people and dogs.
-private sessions to teach you everything your dog learned
-additional training collar if suitable
- access to our client facebook group
-maintenance pack walks for the life of the dog
We are results oriented. We train your dog for the real world.
recall package $1800 plus hst
all inclusive package $3000-3500 plus hst
This package involves personalized training sessions in your home spread out over a period of time.
That main difference between the board and train and the private lessons is that in the lessons, you must do the work and put in the repetitions. If you are a busy person or if you simply are not committed to doing the work, this is not the right package for you.
Typically, clients need 4-6 sessions depending on their goals or the issues they are dealing with. Sessions are usually spaced out between 1-3 weeks so that you have time to apply what you’ve learned and get the repetitions in. If you don’t do the work, we cannot proceed with the next lesson.
This package includes all the items listed in the board and train.
The private lesson package ranges from $500-$1400 plus HST.
Leash Walking only $500 plus hst (3 sessions)
Recall only $750 plus HST (3 sessions)
Board & train or private lessons available!
During the program, your puppy will learn:
manners & impulse control
confidence & stability
boundaries & behaviour markers
how to learn and engage with handler
how to become a good companion
You will learn:
how to build a solid training foundation for your puppy
how to engage & interact with your puppy
learning theory principles you can apply for the lifetime of your dog
Exclusive client Facebook group access
Lifetime access to our community pack walks
Discounts on future training
board & train:
2 weeks ~ starting at $1600 plus HST
4 weeks ~ starting at $2800 plus HST
private lesson package:
$650 plus HST.
Puppy Lifetime Program
Our Puppy Lifetime Program helps you
pick the right breed for you and your family
find a reputable breeder
guides you in selecting the best puppy match for you and your family (alongside the breeder)
30 day puppy board and train. We crate & potty train the pup as well as lay the foundation for all future training (loose leash walking, commands etc). Training equipment included.
As the name implies, we offer a lifetime of consulting to our puppy clients on ALL aspects of puppyhood and will be there for you through it all. We offer free client pack walks a few times a month so that you can maintain your training and we give our puppy clients a significant discount on future training packages if you want to have off leash reliability or more sport focused training down the road.
$3200 plus HST.