Private Lessons

The following programs are designed to teach owners and their dogs according to their individual levels. The success of these programs relies heavily on the owner and their willingness to work at home with their dogs by changing their daily patterns and behaviors as instructed by the trainer. You will need to purchase a Prong collar and a Long Line before the class. You can learn more about us at www.TheRefinedK9DogTraining.com, please feel free to call to schedule an evaluation or ask additional questions by reaching us at (727) 935-7423. Thank you for choosing The Refined K9, LLC. We offer Private Lessons at our facility on Fridays & Saturdays, please ask for our calendar. The following programs are not intended for dogs with any form of aggression issue or intense hyperactivity. The following information is a breakdown of what the programs offer:

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Leash Walking Lesson

One, 1 hour lesson.

This program is designed for dogs that need help with leash pulling. This program is not intended for dogs with leash reactivity or that bark at other dogs. If you need help with those issues please see our Board and Train Programs. During this one lesson program, we will show you how to get your dog to walk nicely by your side without pulling you around.

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Foundation Obedience Lessons

3 Lessons, 1 per week.

This program is designed to give you basic on-leash control of your 8+ month old pup/dog. Beginning with engagement exercises and building a solid foundation & bond between you and your pup. During this program we will cover leash pulling, and manners such as excessive barking, greeting new people & dogs, and leash manners.

Your dog will be taught the following on-leash commands: Loose Leash Walking with automatic-sit, sit-stay, and down-stay, & recall.

When your dog completes this program your dog will be focused and engaged on you and walking neutrally & calmly through any environment. You and your family members will be coached through the process of leash handling, offering of rewards, and the continuation of behavioral training after the program is completed.

If you’re in need of severe behavior modification, please inquire about our board and train programs.

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Off-leash Obedience Lessons

4 Lessons, 1 per week.

This program is designed to give you complete on and off-leash control of your well-adjusted dog. This program is not intended for dogs with any known aggression issues or intense hyperactivity. You do not need to graduate from our foundation program to start your dog in off leash skills.

Beginning with long line engagement activities to increase the bond between owner and pup, and working towards a goal of complete focus and the following commands: Loose Leash Walking with Automatic sit, sit-stay, down-stay, down-stay and sit-stay in motion & from anywhere, recall, and place.

All of these commands will be taught off leash and on leash throughout the program. You will be coached through the process of training your pup, leash handling, and behavioral troubleshooting after the program is completed.

During this program we will diversify off leash and on leash obedience by working toward a goal of neutrality on and off the leash.

You will need to purchase a Dogtra E-collar prior to the program start. Your dog shouldn’t be reacting toward any outside stimulus after this program, and completely focused and engaged on you even off of the leash.

If you’re in need of severe behavior modification, please inquire about our board and train programs.