TRAINING

Our professionally trained staff and AKC Certified Trainers and Evaluators are ready to work with you and your dog. We offer specialized one-on-one sessions and group sessions, and each class is a minimum of four students and a maximum of eight students. This ennsures you and your beloved dog have the best experience. 

We offer at 10% discount on services for Government Employees, Civil Servants,

Medical Professionals, and Educators.

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PUP ACADEMY AND WORKSHOPS

HALO's unique approach to training is providing not only group sessions, but special one-on-one training.  Additionally, each class will have a minimum of four students and a maximum of eight students to ensure the best experience for you and your dog. To sign up for any of our training sessions, including Puppy Socials, you must reserve your spot by clicking the link below. 

 

  • Puppy Socials:  Puppy Socials are every Friday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at our training barn. You will be able to watch as your puppy play and interacts with other puppies, and ask our trainer any puppy training questions. What better way to spend a Friday afternoon? Each social is $25 and reservations are required.  Please email carrie@halok9behavior.com for information.

  • Beginner Puppy is for puppies ages three month to six months. Classes are kept to eight participants with a primary trainer and an assistant trainer. This 7-session class provides puppy socialization, play time, desensitization to basic life stressors, and basic commands. Cost is $250 per dog. Sessions begins Saturday, April 2, 2022 through May 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. (EST) for one hour. 

  • AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program is for puppies ages six months to one year. Classes are kept to eight participants with a primary AKC Certified trainer and an assistant trainer. When you complete Beginner Puppy, you and your pup are automatically eligible for this class. This 7-session class concludes with you and your pup being tested by our AKC Certified Evaluators and upon passing the test, you will get an application to send for enrollment in the AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Program. Cost for the S.T.A.R. Puppy Program is $250 per dog. Sessions begin Saturday, April 2, 2022 through May 14, 2022 at 12:00 p.m. (EST) for one hour

  • Basic Adult Skills: This course is designed for dogs over 12 months of age. Whether you have previous training experience or you are looking into training for the first time, this course will teach you the skills necessary to train your dog. In addition, we’ll talk about how to best support our dogs as they navigate their world. Class size is small with up to four participants and is 7-sessions. Cost is $250 per dog. Sessions begin Saturday, April 2, 2022 through May 14, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. (EST) for one hour.  **SPRING CLASSES ARE FULL**IF  INTERESTED PLEASE EMAIL CARRIE@HALOK9BEHAVIOR.COM TO BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST**WE MAY OFFER AN ADDITIONAL ADULT SKILLS CLASS IF ENOUGH ARE INTERESTED**

  • AKC Canine Good Citizen Testing:  Are you curious if your dog has what it takes to earn their CGC? Want to show your neighbors, your landlord, or the mailman that your dog has mastered the skills to be a safe and valued member of the community? Now is your chance! This event is open to the public and you do not have to be a current HALO student to sign up. A registration fee of $20 is required to reserve your private evaluation.  Please email carrie@halok9behavior.com to reserve your spot today! (Please do not use the Pup Academy App link for this testing.)

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FAMILY DOG PROGRAM

Our Family Dog Program includes training for your puppy from the very beginning!  The program includes Beginner Puppy, AKC S.T.A.R Puppy, Adult Beginner, and AKC Canine Good Citizen Pre Class. 

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PRIVATE TRAINING

HALO's professionally trained trainers and certified animal behaviorist is available for private training with you and your dog. You must complete a behavior consultation with our behaviorist prior to this specialized training service.

Our trainer will come to your home and develop a plan of action to address you and your dog's needs. Training is billed by the hour.

You and your dog will come to our HALO facility to work with our certified animal behaviorist to develop a plan of action to address you and your dog's needs. Training is billed by the hour.

NOTE: We offer discounts and packages to recently adopted shelter and rescue dogs (within the last 12 weeks with proof).  Please email for details! 

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DAY TRAINING

HALO offers a unique service of day training to our clients. (Please note that your dog must be a HALO client for this service.)

 

Our trainer or behaviorist will work one on one with your dog during his/her stay and discuss the progress. We will teach YOU how to control your dog, and be available for discussion, questions, or concerns. 

This program is unique because you pick the number of days that you would like to train your dog. You are not required to purchase a certain number of days; however, consistency is essential for success.

Day Training with a professional trainer: $100/day per dog

 

Day Training with a certified behaviorist: $125/day per dog