Services and Rates

Pre Adoption or Purchase Counseling

If you are thinking about adopting a puppy or a dog to either become your only pet or an addition to your current pack of pets, have questions about the process, and like to know how to pick the right dog for you and your lifestyle, then you have come
to the right place!

I can help you with choosing a dog or a puppy that is most likely to be a good match, prepare you for the new addition and what to expect in the first 2 weeks after adoption.

This service is recommended for first time dog guardians, as well as for those with previous dog experience.

90 minutes - $125

Puppy Training

This course is designed for all puppies under 5 months old. In 6 private sessions we will be using positive reinforcement training methods, and covering

  • Crate training – House training
  • Socialization for raising a well-adjusted and well-socialized puppy
  • Basic cues including sit, down, stay, come, find it
  • Nipping, biting, and mouthing
  • Preparing for adolescence

6 weeks, one 60-minute session per week, $510

Individual sessions are $95 per session

Family Dog Training

This course is designed for all dogs over 5 months of age. In 6 private sessions we will be working on the following cues using positive reinforcement training methods.

  • Sit, down, stay, come, heel, leave it, take it, drop it, wait and find it
  • No jump
  • Name game
  • Appropriate play
  • Custom-made management plan

6 weeks, one 60-minute session per week, $510

Individual sessions are $95 per session

Behavior Evaluation and Consultation

This program is designed for families who are having issues with their dogs or puppies in the areas of:

  • Nipping and biting
  • Digging
  • Chewing
  • Leash reactivity
  • Barking
  • Jumping
  • Potty training or house training
  • Food and toy possession
  • Leash manners
  • Recall – coming when called
  • Behavioral issues at home and in public

During the 90-minute consult we will uncover reasons behind each dog’s behaviors that are considered undesirable and inappropriate, and then you will be given a custom-made training and management plan. You will also learn a few things that you can do right away to get you started on the right track.

90 minutes, $125

Behavior Modification Training packages

Behavior Modification packages are decided after the initial consult, as the length of training and required number of sessions can only be determined after behavior evaluation and consult.

Skype or Phone Consultations

You can choose to have a 30-minute or a 60-minute Skype consult during which you can ask as many questions as time allows, learn and practice in front of the camera, and receive help and feedback.

Call will be scheduled after fee for session has been received.

$35 for a 30-minute call OR 

$60 for a 60-minute call

Neighborhood coverage: Burlingame, Hillsborough, San Mateo, Belmont, San Carlos, Foster City, Redwood Shores, Redwood City, Menlo Park, Atherton, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Woodside, Mountain View