Dogs Best Friend!

remote private training

we are currently booked for remote private training sessions. if you have a puppy, please check out our puppy programs.

dog’s best friend is no longer offering private in-home training, with the exception of the hybrid rovereactive rehab program listed below.

all other packages are offered remotely, using zoom.

we can help you with:

  • basic manners – sit, recall (come), down, stay, loose-leash walking/heel, leave it, drop it, off
  • leash reactivity – helping you deal with your dogs that lunge, bark, growl at other dogs, skateboards, people, cars, while on leash
  • puppies – housebreaking (crate training), socialization, chewing, confidence-building
  • becoming a therapy dog – honing those basic skills with the goal of passing your therapy dog test

dbf does not handle the following issues. for the challenges below, please check out our “resources” page for experts we trust who specialize in these areas:

  • off leash dog/dog aggression
  • separation anxiety
  • service dog training

 consultations

remote private consultation (via zoom)

remote consultations give you the opportunity to meet with us, with the greatest flexibility, in the comfort of your home/office. in this one-hour session, we will discuss your goals and challenges, and guide you to the appropriate package for you and your dog.

cost:

$125 – must be paid at time of booking. dbf’s 24 hour cancellation policy applies

not taking new clients at this time

remote puppy preparation consultation

are you expecting a puppy? in this 90 minute session, we’ll walk you through the steps that need to be taken before your puppy comes home and what you can expect. we’ll help you prepare your home, including a protocol for crate training, a puppy shopping list, how to handle puppy’s first night at home and much more.

CURRENTLY BOOKED UNTIL OCTOBER 20

cost:

$145 – must be paid at time of booking. dbf’s 24 hour cancellation policy applies

register for remote puppy preparation beyond october 20

remote puppy package – private puppy training program

for puppies 8-20 weeks of age

this six-session package was created just for little ones. this package will help you and your puppy through potty/crate training, puppy nipping and any other behaviors that might crop up. through the use of video demonstration and guidance, we will focus on basic manners such as sit, down, stay, come when called, leave it and walking on leash. everything your puppy needs to start off on the right paw.

6 ninety minute sessions

cost:

$850

not taking new clients at this time

remote therapy dog package

this eight-session package will take you and your dog through the skills required to pass your canine good citizen and therapy dog tests.

*this package is available to social, well-adjusted dogs only. if your dog has behavior challenges, we will direct them to another package first before moving on to this one.

includes LIVE canine good citizen test at end of program.

8 one-hour sessions

cost:

$1025

not taking new clients at this time

rovereactive rehab – hybrid remote/live

designed for reactive dogs who lunge, pull, bark, growl and/or bark at other dogs on leash.  also for dogs that are reactive to skateboards, bikes, motorcycles. depending on your dog’s level of reactivity, each package is created a bit differently, and will focus on your dog’s specific challenges.

8 one-hour sessions (4 remote sessions, 4 live sessions)

cost:

$1500

due to the sensitivity and complexity of reactivity, please discuss with dbf before registering for a program.

not taking new clients at this time

 customized packages

if your dog doesn’t fit into any of the above packages, we’ll create a package just for you.

single one-hour session

cost:

$125

not taking new clients at this time


4 one-hour sessions

cost:

$480

not taking new clients at this time


6 one-hour sessions

cost:

$710

not taking new clients at this time


8 one-hour sessions

cost:

$920

not taking new clients at this time