Services

Training services

15-Minute Phone Consultation

All new clients must complete a phone consultation. We’ll discuss the following:

-Evaluate current behaviors

-Goals for you and your dog

-An overview of balanced dog training methods

-Training programs and prices

In-Person Consult

When a phone consult is complete an in-person consult is scheduled, during this time it gives us an opportunity to better understand your needs.

This meeting will take place in your home where real life happens. We’ll go over training options and decipher what training program will be best for you and your dog. We will also cover the following in detail:

-Your goals for you and your dog

-Answer questions you may have

-Discuss current behavior issues and evaluate them

-Go over training methods and the training tools used

Coaching

2 Months, 4 Months

These programs are designed for those who are ready to be hands on and the driver of training their dog. We begin by learning the basics and adding more challenging commands over time.

Training takes place in your home and outside of your home, whether it’s at the vet, walking through a farmers market, Home Depot, the park, or an outdoor patio.

Each session something new is learned. Once you have practiced what was learned and feel confident you schedule your next session when you’re ready to move on!

*This program is not for dogs experiencing aggression or severe behavior modification issues.

One Hour Single Private Session

Private sessions are a way to correct specific unwanted behaviors or to learned something new. Below are examples of what can be worked on during private sessions:

-Off leash training

-Pulling and/or lunging on leash

-Not coming when called

-Running out the door

-Jumping on people

-Excessive barking

*All private session packages expire 2 months after payment is received.

**This program is not for dogs experiencing aggression or severe behavior modification issues.

One Hour Virtual Call

Are you calling from out of town? Is there not a balanced trainer near you? During video calls we’re able to discuss in detail anything from how to successfully bring a puppy or dog home, what lifestyle changes to be made to live happily with your dog, troubleshoot unwanted behaviors, and nutrition.

Adventure training Services

Skijor with your dog

What better way to spend time with your dog and enjoying the winter outdoors than skijoring?! In this training you will learn basic nordic skiing techniques, skijoring commands, starting, turning left/right, slow down/go faster, how to pass others on the trail and stopping.

Canoe with your dog

Do you enjoy being on the water? Does your dog feel the same? Learning how to properly canoe with your dog is your next adventure! In this training you will learn basic paddling/canoeing techniques, the dos/don’ts of canoeing with your dog and canoe manners.

Canoe training is offered in the spring, summer and fall and is held on quieter lakes that are less trafficked, this helps with less distractions for your dog.

Paddle board with your dog

Looking for a way to chill and enjoy those hot summer days? Want your pooch to come along? In this training you will learn basic paddle board techniques and how to paddle away with your dog!

Paddle board training is offered in the summer and is held on quieter lakes that are less trafficked, this helps with less distractions for your dog.

Care Services

Canine Massage

Benefits of canine massage include:

-Reduces pain and discomfort

-Increases circulation, flexibility, and overall range of motion

-Improves muscle tone and body alignment

-Can reduce anxiety and promote a sense of calm

-Stimulates and enhances the immune system

-Improves athleticism

-Allows senior or geriatric dogs the ability to exercise safely

-Assists in providing relief from joint dysfunction and arthritis

-Promotes longevity and slows degenerative processes

*Rates include homes within 30 minutes of St. Paul, additional charges are added for farther locations

Canine & Equine Reiki

Reiki is the practice of healing and connecting through spiritual energy which provides balance and wellness. Energy is offered to the receiver to use in their body as needed. Reiki can be used at any stage of an animals life, from puppyhood to end of life.

Benefits of Reiki include:

-Accelerates the natural healing process of an illness or after surgery

-Reduce stress and anxiety

-Promotes a sense of calm as an animal passes over the rainbow bridge

*Rates include homes and barns within 30 minutes of St. Paul, additional charges are added for farther locations