Board & Train Programs  

Thank you for choosing The Refined K9 for your Dog Training needs. We offer holistic training programs centered on the relationship between the dog and the owner; instead of just sits and downs. These programs intend to jump start your dog toward success by offering him/her consistency through a short term Board & Train Program, and then coaching the owner through continuing progress at home. 

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The Foundation Program 

The Foundation Program: 

20 Days Board and Train  

 Included in this program

 ·       This program is designed to give you complete and reliable on-leash control of your well-adjusted pet dog. 

·       This program is NOT intended for dogs with any known aggression issues, fear issues, reactivity, or intense energy levels. 

·       A Remote E-Collar (Dogtra Brand) is optional, and will be $250.00 extra charge onto the program price.  

·       Beginning with engagement activities and working towards a goal of complete focus and the following commands: Recall, down, sit, wait, loose leash walking, and informal heeling with auto sit. 

·       During this program we will diversify on leash obedience by introducing distractions to work toward a goal of neutrality to the dogs surrounding environment. Your dog should be focused on you after this program.  

·       This program uses treats/toys/paychecks to get your dog working; bond building exercises and play activities to strengthen the dog’s awareness of working as a team with his/her owner, and builds the line of communication between the owner and the dog. 

·       This program includes field trips for your pup, and is perfect for the owner who is looking for reliable on-leash control of their dog. The recommended age of your dog to begin this program is 6 months or older. 

·       This program includes 1 day of private lessons at pick up, where the trainer will instruct you through proper leash handling and correct use of each command.

·       You will receive weekly updates with photographs and videos of your dog’s progress in the program. 

 

Foundation Board and Train Current Availabilities: 

  • November- 1 Space Available, Deposit Required.

  • December - 2 Spaces Available, Deposit Required.

 



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The Freedom Program 

The Freedom Program

35-Day Board & Train program  

 Included in this Program:

·       This program is intended for pet dogs looking to take their foundation obedience to the next level, or high-energy breeds such as Belgian Malinois or Dutch Shepherds looking for pet level practical obedience and/or conditioning/bonding work. 

·       Daily Exercise, treadmill training, swimming, out door endurance building with fetch and physical activities such as long mile(s) walks/runs/jogs. 

·       This program is designed to give you complete and reliable on and off leash control of your well-adjusted pup. 

·       This program is NOT intended for dogs with any known aggression issues, fear issues, or reactivity issues. 

·       A Remote E-Collar (Dogtra Brand) is included in the price of the program.  

·       Beginning with engagement activities and working towards a goal of complete focus and the following commands: Focused heeling with auto-sit, loose leash walking, informal heeling, Sit, Down, wait, Place, and recall.  All of these commands will also be taught ‘in motion’, meaning if your dog is in motion, he/she will stop moving to sit or lie down when asked.

·       During this program we will diversify off leash obedience by introducing distractions to work toward a goal of neutrality off the leash. 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. 

·       This program uses treats/toys/paychecks to get your dog working, and other items that will activate your dogs natural drives. You will be instructed on how to continue using them after you pick up your dog. This program focuses on bond building exercises and play activities to enrich the relationship between dog and owner. 

·       This program includes field trips for your pup, and is perfect for the owner with a high-energy breed, looking for reliable on and off-leash control of their dog. The recommended age of your dog to begin this program is 6 months or older. 

·       This program includes 2 days of private lessons, where the trainer will instruct you through proper leash handling and correct use of each command. You will receive weekly updates with photographs and videos of your dog’s progress in the program.

FREEDOM BOARD AND TRAIN CURRENT AVAILABILITIES: 

  • November- 1 Space Available

  • December - 1 Space Available

 

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Behavior modification 

Behavior Modification Program

60 Day Board and Train   

 Included in this Program:  

 ·     This program is intended for pet dogs with fear issues, reactivity issues, and dogs that are in need of confidence building. This program is not intended for dogs with severe aggression issues (we do not have formal dog runs, and so it is difficult for us to properly and safely handle overtly aggressive dogs in our current household setting). 

·      This program uses treats/toys/paychecks to get your dog working, and other items that will activate your dogs natural drives. You will be instructed on how to continue using them after you pick up your dog. This program focuses on bond building exercises and play activities to enrich the relationship between dog and owner.

·     During this program your dog will learn how to become confident in his/her own paws out in public environments, to stop barking at other dogs or people on walks, and increase his/her capacity to be brave. 

·     This program is not centered on commands, but includes Loose Leash Walking and auto sitting. Your dog will need to overcome his/her issues that he is dealing with environmentally before putting Obedience on him. It is not recommended to force obedience onto a dog that isn’t environmentally stable. 

·     Included is 2 days of private lessons at pick up, where the trainer will coach the owner through everything that your dog has experienced during the program and how to continue your dogs progress after the program has ended. Your dog is invited to attend the foundation or freedom program after the behavior issues have been addressed. 

·     You will receive weekly updates, including photos and videos of your dog during his/her stay with us. 

 

 

 

Behavior Modification Availabilities: 

  • November: 2 Spaces Available, Deposit Required.

  • December: 1 Space Available, Deposit Required.