Sometimes it can be hard to figure out the right direction to go with one's dog training approach. If you need a second opinion or advice on making strategy and technique selections, click on the consultation tab and we will arrange a time for Stonnie to see you at our facility, give you a call, or begin an email correspondence.
Dog Training Mini Seminar - $200
Our mini seminars are the perfect choice for novice trainers who are excited about DIYdog training! Mini seminars are intensive three hour classes where Stonnie provides specific information to students concerning how to choose the proper dog training strategy for their situation and how to most efficiently and effectively apply the techniques associated with that strategy. ( Basically, participants get to hang around with Stonnie and train dogs! )
This is the perfect course for owners who are looking to become competent amateur dog trainers, but lack access to a training facility that provides professional instruction. This ten week program breaks puppy training down into a series of exercises that are straight forward and easy to follow. Stonnie believes that the best dog training is the dog training that gets done the most often. By breaking the training strategies and techniques down into simple elements, even complete novices can master the fundamentals of proper dog training in just a few weeks!
Each week Stonnie provides detailed video instruction. During the week, owners implement the strategies and techniques to the best of their ability, journaling the progress made or problems encountered. At the end of each week, owners send in their journal entries, along with performance videos, for review. Stonnie then examines the journals and videos, provides detailed feedback and suggests changes, if any are needed.
At the end of this process, owners have all the skills needed to continue moving their puppy in the direction of being an awesome companion; One that comes when called, will be still when told, and has good manners in all circumstances!
In Kennel Basic Obedience and Agility Packages - $2100-3,000
Many owners understand that developing the best possible socialization and obedience training foundation requires more time and effort than their schedule allows. Stonnie has a saying, "Life has a tendency to get in the way of good dog training... For owners who want the absolute best for their dogs, but find themselves pressed for time, In Kennel Basic Obedience is our go to option! Dogs stay at our facility for three to five weeks, allowing our staff to get the intensive repetition required to build the attention span and understanding required to make sure one's dog has the tools to be a good canine citizen! During the boarding stay, owners are required to spend at least two sessions working with our staff to make sure that the "people" training is progressing in a manner consistent with the "dog" training. The package also comes with six "maintenance training" sessions to ensure a smooth and successful transition back into the home environment.
Personalized Obedience - ala carte services
A very popular option for hobbyists and DIY types, is to combine elements of our in kennel training with hands on instruction and virtual coaching. This course is geared towards the discerning owner who wants to take a very active role in establishing a solid obedience foundation. This class is designed specifically with the intent of having reliable off leash control, regardless of the level of environmental distraction. This course is customized to meet the owner's specific preferences and must be priced on an individual basis due to the wide range of factors involved in working with dogs of various breeds and ages.
Specialty Training - Individualized Pricing
The Kentucky Canine Training Center offers Lexington, Louisville, and national clients a wide range of specialty training options, including but not limited to the following:
- Canine Security
- Aggression Rehabilitation