Training Levels & Pricing

A "green" dog starts at $6000.00. Any additional training increases the price. Calculate the price by adding the training level for each discipline to the base price.

 

Training Levels

Started (add $500.00) - The dog has been introduced to this up to 2 or 4 times

Imprinted (add $1000.00) - The dog has been introduces to this more than 5 times but still needs plenty of additional training.

Intermediate (add $1500.00) - The dog has been trained in this but needs additional or continuous training.

Finished (add $2000.00) - The dog, once bonded with the new handler, can certify in this discipline.

 

Disciplines and Levels

 

Socializing & Exposure

Started: the dog has met strange people in strange environments and differently textured floors (grass, dirt, concrete, carpet, tile, etc.)

Imprinted: The dog has met strange people, runners, bikers or skate boarders

Intermediate: The dog has met strange people in strange environments with different sound exposures (airplanes, sliding doors, noisy cars or motorcycles, carts gun shots, etc.)

 

Conditioning

Started: the dog has performed exercises to teach him/her to use their hindquarters.

Imprinted: the dog has performed advanced exercises to teach him/her to use their hindquarters.

Obedience

Started: includes healing on and off leash, sit, down, sit out of motion, down out of motion, long down and walking through a group

Imprinted: includes all of level 1 plus a 1m jump, retrieve over the jump and retrieve over the A frame (2m).

Intermediate: includes all of level 1 & 2 plus a send away.

 

Tracking

Started: the dog is taught to track about 300 steps 

Imprinted: the dog is taught to track about 450 steps with corners

Intermediate: the dog is taught to track about 600-800 steps with corners and indication of articles

Scent Work

Started: includes indication of a container search.

Imprinted: includes the container and room search.

Intermediate: includes the container and room search and outside search.

Finished: includes all from level 1-3 plus buried/water search and car search.

 

Apprehension

Started: includes the search, hold and bark, bite and out.
Imprinted: includes the search, hold and bark, bite, out and long bite.

Intermediate: includes the search, hold and bark, bite, out, and long bite with distractions (screaming, gunfire, etc.)

You can pre-order your dogs with desired discipline(s) requirements. Any pre-order requires a 50% non-refundable deposit. You can also bring your own dog. Vetting will be required for this.