Private Training

In home or virtual

Note: We are not accepting new clients at this time for private training. If you need training or behavior consultation, please reach out to the Force Free Trainers of Wisconsin OR the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers to find a credentialed and/or qualified professional near you.

We also recommend the following force free trainers located in Kenosha, WI:

Herrin's HoundsBrainy K9Loving Paws, LLC.

Puppy & Adult Dog Manners Training

Ideal for puppies up to 5 months old and dogs older than 5 months old who need basic manners training:

  • Puppy Training (puppies up to 5 months old):

    • Potty Training, Crate Training, Nipping, Chewing, Jumping, Barking

    • Management: Tools and techniques to prevent unwanted behaviors.

    • Manners Training: Name Game, Sit, Down, Wait, Stay, Watch, Touch, Leave It, Drop It

    • Other Topics: Proper & Safe Socialization; Tactile Tolerance (handling skills); Reading Dog Body Language.

  • Basic Manners Training (dogs older than 5 months old):

    • Sit, Down, Stay, Come, Wait for Food, Wait at the Door, Leave it, Drop it, Watch, etc.

Puppy & Adult Dog Manners Training Costs

  • Initial Training Session = $125 (~90 minutes)

  • 2nd Session = $100 (~60 minutes)

  • Additional Sessions = $75 (~60 minutes)​

    • I provide a written assessment and recommended training plan following each session.

    • Ongoing support via phone, email, or text (no charge) for 1 month from the date of each session.

  • Travel Fees: If you are beyond a 15-mile radius, add $1 per mile for each session (both ways) for up to a 40 mile radius.

  • To schedule a Private Training Session:

  1. Complete the attached New Client Intake Form and send it to me via email dogtrainingwithkara@gmail.com

  2. Upon receipt, I will review your form and provide you with a price quote and my available date/time options.

~~~

Behavior Consultation

Ideal for puppies and dogs with the following behavioral challenges:

  • Behavior modification training programs customized to help shy, fearful, and reactive dogs.

  • Focus and impulse control protocols to help dogs learn to relax, focus, and pay attention to you in the real world.

  • Multiple dog households (e.g. introducing a new puppy or dog to the home with a resident dog; multiple dogs fighting in the household, etc.)

  • Resource guarding (e.g. a dog who is guarding resources, whether it's food, toys, location, or people) 

  • Mild separation anxiety (SA) challenges. For moderate to severe SA cases, I will work with you to find a qualified professional with experience in SA protocols.

Behavior Consultation Costs

  • Initial Behavior Consultation = $175 (~90 minutes)

  • 2nd Session = $125 (~60 minutes) 

  • Additional Sessions = $100 (~60 minutes)​

    • I provide a written assessment and recommended training plan following each session.

    • Ongoing support via phone, email, or text (no charge) for 1 month from the date of each session.

  • Travel Fees: If you are beyond a 15-mile radius, add $1 per mile for each session (both ways) for up to a 40-mile radius.

  • To schedule a Private Training Session:

    1. Complete the attached New Client Intake Form and send it to me via email dogtrainingwithkara@gmail.com

    2. Upon receipt, I will review your form and provide you with a price quote and my available date/time options.

We accept cash, check, and all major credit cards (2.8% fee applies), Venmo, Zelle, and Cash App.