There’s the chewing, and the housetraining, and the jumping up and the mouthing, and the zoomies during Zoom meetings…
We love solving problems, but we love preventing them even more.
That’s why we encourage an investment in quality head start training for a new puppy, to help ensure the formation of good habits instead of bad and to help prevent behavior problems before they develop. And who better to guide you through the critical periods of puppyhood than the author of a well-received book on puppy socialization and behavior?
We offer three fantastic puppy programs to help you and your new family member get the best start.
The Field Agent
Package pricing is available on weekdays. Weekend sessions are charged at the individual session rate. These prices may not include mileage to your home. (No additional mileage charge for puppy field trips.)
Rates include 20 miles of roundtrip travel, after which a nominal mileage fee of $0.50/mile is charged (example: a 15-mile trip each way to a session would incur an additional $5 in mileage).
So you’ll take my puppy on socialization outings?
Yes! While we’d prefer to work with you and your puppy together, sometimes life gets urgent, and the socialization window for a new puppy is shorter than most people realize. We can help with a few scheduled socialization outings–and we’ll practice manners and polite behaviors while we’re doing it, so it’s multiple training sessions in one! Puppies can learn quickly with a professional on the end of the leash, but this won’t last unless you maintain the good behaviors at home, so we’ll need joint sessions with your puppy and your household as well.
Does this mean you’ll raise my puppy for me?
Of course not. The puppy is living with you and will be living with you; you’ll have the bulk of the responsibility for his experience. But this is a great way to get a jump start on the more time-consuming aspects of responsible puppy-raising.
Will you transport my puppy safely?
I’m glad you asked! We’ll certainly do our best. Puppies travel in a well-ventilated crate, inside a car with the best safety rating in the world. If I need to check out an area for safety reconnaissance, puppies wait in a fully climate-controlled environment which is monitored on my phone, watched for any danger of heat or cold, without any danger of carbon monoxide buildup or exhaust fumes. We’ll do our best to keep everyone safe and happy.