Dog Training Prices & Packages

Basic Obedience Curriculum
“Come,” “Sit,” and “Extended Sit.”obedience_training
“Break”. this is the release word for all commands
“Down” and “Extended Down.”
“Place” and “Extended Place.” They will sit on a specific location that you point to (chair, park bench, etc) and stay there until released.
“Heel” They will walk right beside of you on a leash or off. No more pulling
“Off.” Do not jump on me or anyone else and also the command for any additional unwanted behaviors. Cost – $600
**Extended sit, down, and place means your dog will REMAIN in the down, sit, or place position until YOU tell them to “break” (release them).
*** includes 4 – 1 hour lessons, a 15ft training lead line, and your e-collar with a 2 year warranty.
Basic and Advanced Obedience Package: This package is for those who really want their dog to be rock-stars! This package includes everything listed in the basic curriculum, as well as extended distance work (dog is a few hundred yards away – you say sit or down and the dog knows to stop what it is doing and drops into a sit or down) and 3 additional commands of your choice which could be through, stand, bow, touch, come to heel, or watch. Cost – $900
*** includes 8 – 1 hour lessons, a 15ft training lead line, and your e-collar with a 2 year warranty

Dog obedientBoard and Train Program: This package is like summer camp for your dog. During your dog’s 2 week stay they will live with us in our homes as they learn everything mentioned in the basic curriculum as well as extended distance and come to heel or through. At the end of the 2 weeks, they are fully off leash and obedient. Training must be maintained and incorporated into daily life. Upon pickup, the owner will receive a 2 hour turnover lesson where we teach you how to handle your dog and what he/she has learned. Cost – $2800
***includes 2 week board, around 40 hours of training, and all equipment.

**If your dog has major behavioral issues such as but not limited to dog aggression, territory aggression and/or human aggression please call us so we can discuss expectations for you and your dog..

Basic and Therapy Package: Is your goal to have your dog become a therapy dog? This specially designed 8-lesson course prepares you and your dog for their therapy dog testing and certification. We have had many of our former clients easily pass their therapy dog certification after our training program.
*** includes 8 – 1 hour lessons, a 15ft training lead line, and your e-collar with a 2 year warranty. $900
***After completion of our therapy dog development course, we can test and certify you and your dog as a Therapy Team through Therapy Pets Unlimited.

Dog Aggression Training Package: Does your dog have issues with dog aggression, dog reactivity, or simply go over the top when it comes to other dogs being around? If so, this is a specially designed program may be the best option for you and your dog. This 8 private lesson program consists of our basic obedience package (4 lessons/5 commands) which will give you a solid foundation of control over your dog. Then, we spend the next 4 lessons working you and your dog around other dogs in different scenarios, commands, and situations. Giving your dog (and you) the skills, tools, obedience, and desensitization that is necessary in order to put you back in control of these situations. This program is not intended for Human Aggressive Dogs.
*** includes 8 – 1 hour lessons, a 15ft training lead line, and your e-collar with a 2 year warranty. $900

***If you have a human aggressive dog please call or email us at

 Trick Training Packages: Our “tricks” class is designed to be a fun, challenging, and rewarding class for you and your dog. Taylor Loomis will instruct you on your “tricky” journey with behaviors such as: Turn Left, Turn Right, Weave, Over, Under, Bang, Crawl, etc. As you progress, some dogs will be able to learn things like pick up your toys, back, climb, bow, handstands and more. This course is structured so that you will learn how to teach your dog specific tricks! More importantly, you will learn the foundation of how to teach your dog new tricks, how to break down complicated tricks into specific parts, and how to put individual pieces together to complete a trick. Once you understand how to train a trick, the possibilities are endless as to what you can teach your dog. The best part? Trick training will improve your ability to communicate with your dog, will boost your dog’s confidence, and it can also be used to improve focus! Our tricks class is open to anyone interested in training their dog and improving their communication skills with their dog. Whether you have a new puppy or rescue dog and are looking to bond and have fun, or have an older family dog and are looking for a low-impact and unique form of exercise, this class for you. Cost – $400 for 5 Lessons or $700 for 10 Lessons.
***Tip: We recommend you bring your dog’s favorite treats and/or a favorite toy you use with your dog while training.
Tracking / Trailing (People Detection) Training Packages: Looking for a way to continue to build your dogs confidence while engaging in mental stimulation? Have a dog who loves to use their nose outside and sniff out all sorts of wonderful smells? If so our Tracking and Trailing package is perfect for you and your dog! This package is 100% positive and geared towards your dog’s learning style and pace. We first teach your dog how to acquire the ability to follow human scent with short trails ensuring a fun and accurate learning process. As your dog progresses we will teach them scent discrimination, how to ignore environmental factors when on a trail, and how to follow longer and longer trails. Cost – $400 for 5 Lessons or $700 for 10 Lessons.
***Tip: We recommend you bring your dog’s favorite treats and/or a favorite toy you use with your dog while training.


Nosework (Scent Detection) Training Packages: Any dog regardless of age, breed, size or temperament can enjoy and benefit from this activity. Nose work is great for building confidence in a shy dog, giving an active dog an appropriate and challenging outlet for its energy or helping a reactive dog overcome its environmental sensitivity. Cost – $300 for 5 Lessons or $600 for 10 Lessons.
*Some dogs may rapidly excel at nose work and do even more advanced searches in the sessions and some dogs may need more sessions to complete the curriculum. Nose Work is all positive and training is conducted at your dog’s learning pace for optimum results and to ensure the dog is conducting thorough and accurate searches.


Be prepared to practice daily for at least 30 minutes. If you choose to take lessons, lessons will be scheduled a minimum of 1 week apart. Only Einstein E-collars will be used in obedience training. Please see our FAQ for model numbers. Additional lessons are $100.00 each. If you refer a friend to OLK9 Raleigh/Durham, we’ll give you a free Advanced Lesson!

index_image2But wait… How do you fix behavioral problems? We target the issues you are having while working through the obedience program. In our opinion, behavior cannot be modified without having complete control of your dog. Behavioral modification and obedience go hand in hand. As you are working through your program, we will also be working on the specific issues you may be facing with your dog.

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Canine Good Citizen Evaluation: We are AKC Canine Good Citizen evaluators. We don’t charge a fee for these evaluations, but we do request a small donation to a designated rescue/shelter at the time of the official evaluation. We can evaluate your dog or help you get your dog ready for this evaluation through training.