Private training, coaching, and behavioral consultations. Mindful
of your schedule, individually tailored to your situation and objectives.
We are here to help!
The staff at Canine University have decades of experience teaching
people and dogs. We have been around since 1992, offering clients
the flexible option of working one-on-one with a skilled professional
trainer, to help them reach their goal of a well-trained companion.
We want to help you reach your goals and enjoy a dog that everyone
loves to have around. We know how busy you are; let us help you
achieve your goal of a well-behaved dog!
PLEASE NOTE: Payment is due at the time the lesson is scheduled.
For your convenience we accept cash, checks or credit cards. Non-card
payments can be dropped off directly at our training center or by
mail : 71 Clinton Street, Malden, MA 02148.
Cancellation Policy: Because we are a full service training
center and have a limited amount of time slots available for private
lessons we require 72 hours notice to change or reschedule an appointment.
If 72 hrs notice is not given you will be charged for the lesson
in full. It is often not possible to fill a pre-reserved time slot
on short notice.
Private Behavioral Consultations
Does your dog have a behavior problem that needs training and attention?
We know how scary it can be sometimes to love a dog but not love
what he is doing. We help you learn the tools you'll need to make
your life and your dog's life better. Overcome behavior issues,
set goals and enjoy a better behaved companion that people enjoy
having around. Life is too short to live with naughty behavior !!
Let us help you get things moving in a better direction.
$150/ Initial Consultation at the Training Center
New Puppy Consultation
This puppy primer will get you started by covering topics such
as nipping and biting, housebreaking, crate training, chewing, digging,
jumping, walking on a leash and any other puppy issues. This a private
one on one lesson that will give you the tools you need to start
out on the right paw with your pup! You can choose when to book
this lesson and you have the option of doing it in the comfort of
your own home or for a reduced rate at our training center.
$150/ One Hour appointment at the Training Center
$250/ New Puppy in-home 1 Hour Lesson (limited radius)
Individually tailored to your situation and objectives. Can be
booked days, nights or weekends. Offered as single lessons or as
a package of lessons to meet your individual needs.
At Canine University
Start with a single lesson and put the fee toward a larger package
of lessons if desired. During the initial lesson we will evaluate
your unique situation, make a suggestion of the number of lessons
you will need and then get you started toward your goals.
Four 1- Hour Lessons / $650
Eight 1- Hour Lessons / $1,250
$250/ In the Home or On Location. 1 Hour Lesson (limited radius)
What follos are area-specific training packages we have done in the past. Of course, your goals may be somewhat different than what is offered. You may be bringing a new baby into a home with an adult dog that has known no children. Or, they may be bugging out whenever they see a bus on your daily walk. Training sessions are customized to your objectives and your dog.
Feisty Fido Reactive Dogs are our Specialty!
Is your dog aggressive and reactive to other dogs especially when on
leash ? Does he lunge and bark at dogs on your walks and put on an embarrassing
display? Learn how to get this problem under control so that you can enjoy
your walks again. Let us give you the tools for teaching your dog more
appropriate on leash manners around other dogs so that you can both enjoy stress free walks.
Do you have one of those dogs that is never tired and is always in trouble.
Does he dig, bark, jump, chew and otherwise act like a canine hurricane on a rampage?
We can help you get control of your wild child and help you teach him basic manners
for living civilly with people. Teach your dog to sit politely for greeting, come when
called, stop barking, mouthing and otherwise acting out of control around visitors and family members.
Do you have a shy dog that came from a shelter, rescue or abusive
situation? Is it hard to walk your dog because she is afraid of
everything? Does your dog have issues with men, women, other dogs,
children? Is she afraid to be left alone? We can help you and your
dog learn to work together as a team, conquer her fears and learn
to cope with the environment that you live in. With time and effort
you can give your shy dog the confidence and help she needs to have
a good life !!
The Perfect Dog
Don't have time to take a group class ? Prefer to have an individualized program put
together to meet your personal goals and needs ? From basic manners like sitting instead of
jumping on guests to walking politely on leash we can help you meet the goals you set for
yourself and your dog. Want to be able to invite company to the house and have your dog be
part of the festivities ? Want to be able to walk your dog off leash and have him come back
reliably ? One on one coaching will help you meet these goals and more steering you toward a
more rewarding relationship with your dog and making living together a much more joyful experience.
Therapy Dog Preparation
Individualized to meet the needs of your dog and the type of therapy work you
wish to explore this intensive program will help you prepare your dog for just about
any encounter he will have in his career as a therapy dog. Handler tips and tools will
also be covered so that dog and handler become a team and can enjoy many years of visiting
Appointments are generally seen at our training center, however
in-home and/or off-site sessions can be arranged as needed for an
additional fee. Daytime, evening and weekend appointments are available.
Cash, checks or credit cards accepted.
We are always happy to discuss the particulars with you via phone
@ (781) 324-3722 or email
us to get a sense of how we can help.
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