Training

"We Train all Breeds, Big and small."

Our Training Programs

 At Paw-a-day Inn K9 Suites we take training your pet serious.  Our professional experienced trainers will take the time to learn your needs and do their best to achieve your goals.  

Below you will find a list of the training programs we offer. 

Please contact us directly if you have any questions.

Meet our trainers!

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If you are a "new" client and interested in signing up for one of our training programs, please register with us first.

                               
Then call us to schedule your training.
217-442-7297

 

New Training Facility Coming Summer 2022!

Board & Train
our most popular program!

Board & Train
Behavioral & Aggression Modification

 All B & T Programs include: Meet & Greet with professional trainer, weekly video updates by email or text, private exit training class, finish video and one follow up session.  Boarding is in a Standard Level Suite. (You may upgrade to Deluxe Level for an additional fee, upon availability).

2 - Week Training Program 

This program is designed for dogs who have received training elsewhere, but needs some clean up.  Training Includes:

  • Loose Leash Healing

  • Sit

  • Down 

  • Place

  • Door Manners

All training is conducted at our facility.  Your dog must complete an obedience evaluation prior to signing up.

 Price:  $1,000

3 - Week Training Program 

This program is designed to give the pet owner more control.  Training includes:

  • Loose Leash heeling

  • Sit

  • Down

  • Door manners

  • Command to Place

  • Recall

Training is conducted on property inside and outside. 

Price: $1,250

4 - Week "Off Leash" Remote Collar Program 

The best program for pet owners!

Training includes:

  • Off site Training with real world distractions at Park and Store

  • Loose Leash heeling,

  • Sit

  • Sit/Stay

  • Down,

  • Down/Stay

  • Automatic Sit

  • Recall

  • Place

  • Leave it command

  • Off Leash Obedience Introduction

  • Includes E Technologies Remote Training collar

Perfect course for owners who want control of their pets on and off leash and be able to have nice obedience in public. 

Price:  $1,750

Board & Train Monthly Group Class

We are now offering group monthly classes for any client that attended our 3 or 4 Week Board & Train Obedience Training Program.  Classes are limited to 3 clients and last 45 minutes.  You can attend as many sessions as you would like! You must pre register to attend.

Dates:  1st Saturday of Each Month.  NO Class July 3, 2021

Times:  11:00 am - 11:45 am

Price:  $25 Each Session (you must register to attend)

5 Day Revitalize Program 

Our Revitalize Program is designed to provide either refresher training or continued practice for dogs who have trained with us previously in our 3 or 4 week Board & Train Programs.  Includes Meeting with Trainer, email/text update and exit class. Check in is on Monday and check out on Friday only.  (This program does NOT add any new commands)

Price:  $350 (includes boarding in a Standard Level Suite)

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    Service Temporarily
    On Hold

    Our Board & Train Behavioral Modification & Aggression Program is for dogs that have behavioral or aggression concerns.  This can include food aggression, bite history, issues with nail trims or any other concerns that go beyond routine obedience. 

    4 Week Behavioral Modification Program

    This program is for pets who need some assistance with behavioral issues in addition to obedience.  Our Trainers will work to achieve your obedience goals while addressing the behavioral issues that you are currently dealing with.  This may be guarding issues, food aggression, etc.  (For dogs with a bite history see our Aggression Modification Program)  Includes exit training class, video/email updates, follow up training session and electronic remote collar, as needed.

    Price:  $1,950

    4-6 Week Aggression Modification Program

    Dogs that have a bite history can be difficult to control at times and may be misunderstood.  Our Trainers will work with you to achieve your obedience goals to address aggression issues.  Includes exit training class, video/email updates and follow up training session and Remote Training Collar, as needed.

    Price Starts at:  $2,400 

     

    Private Training

    Private Training classes are a great way for the owner that wants to learn and grow with their dog. 

     

    During these 3 sessions (60 minutes each) you work directly with a Professional Dog Trainer to help you accomplish 3 main behavior goals such as walking with a loose leash, polite greetings, no biting/nipping, door manners, stay commands, place, come when called and other, non aggressive, behavior issues.  Price:  $250

    You may advance to more Private Training Classes after you have successfully passed the first 3 sessions.

      Group

      Classes

       Group Class is a fun way to learn obedience with your dog.  It is great for beginners as well as clients who want to add some distraction into their training program. Important Information:  This is a fast paced class.  So be prepared to get up and train your pooch.  

      Basic Level Group - 5 week Course

      During class we will cover loose leash walking, sit, sit/stay, down, down/stay and come when called.  Class test will consist of:

      • 1 minute of heeling without dog pulling ahead

      • 1 minute sit/stay while 5 ft from your dog

      • 2 minute down/stay while 5 ft from your dog

      • come when called from 15 ft away from your dog

      Price: $140

      Dates: Next Class Fall of 2022

      Advanced Level Class - 5 week Course

      During class we will work on heel, sit, sit/stay, down, down/stay and recall while applying real world distractions.  Class goals are:

      • Dropped leash heeling

      • 2 minute sit/stay from 20 ft with distractions

      • 5 minute down/stay from 20 ft with distractions

      • Come when called from 20 ft with distractions 

      Price: $140

      Doggy

      Day

      School

      This is great for the person who wants the private training but doesn't have the time to attend regular classes.  Our Professional Dog Trainers will work with you dog and send you a YouTube Video of the training session along with homework to you daily.  You  watch the video and follow the instructions on how to properly train your pet.   This is a 6 day training program (2 days a week, 3 weeks total) that works on 4 commands ONLY;  loose leash walking, sit, place and recall on leash.  (These are the only commands that are trained in this program, no exceptions.)  You bring your dog to school 2x a week, leaving at least 1 day in between so you can work on the homework.  

      At the end of the 6 day program you will receive a 30 minute graduation in a in-person lesson to answer questions and meet with trainer.

      Level II Doggy Day School adds down, door manners, distractions and continues to work on Level I skill building. 

      E- collar introduction training can be added to Level II.  (You must purchase the E Collar from us.)

      These packages includes daily care, training, video lesson/home work and the 30 minute private session in the last class. 

      Price:  $325*.  

      *Payment is due at time of reservation.  Includes slip collar.  

        Puppy

        Classes

         We now offer "In Home" puppy lessons for pups that are 8 - 16 weeks in age and too young to attend one of our other training program.  This course is 3 - 30 minutes sessions. One of our trainers will come to your home and cover the following topics:

        • Potty training tips

        • What to expect when your pup gets older

        • Beginnings of sit and leash manners

        • Help with nipping and jumping

        Client must live within 15 miles of facility (additional fees for outside 15 miles).  

        Instructor:  Courtney                 Price:  $200

          Other

          Specialized

          Training

          Below is a list of other Specialized Training classes we offer.  If you have a specific type of training that is not listed, please contact us as we may offer it.  If not we will assist you in locating a professional trainer to meet your needs.

          Trick Class

          Let's have some fun our dogs!  Trick class is for dogs that have passed one of our basic level obedience training programs.  This class is offered in a group setting.  You will learn:  Sit pretty, spin, turns, play dead and bow.  

          DATES:  May 3-31, 2022, Tuesdays, 6 pm - 7 pm.

          Instructor:  Courtney                    Price: $140

          Behavior Assessments

          We offer Behavior Assessments for clients that have issues with their dogs but not quite sure what to do.  This assessment is to determine what type of training is best or if another option is available.

          Price:  Call for pricing

          Agility 

          We will be offering a few different options for Agility Courses coming in the near future.  This classes will cover: Introduction to Agility, Agility 1 and 2.  Be sure to check back for class dates and more information.

          Other Training

          We also offer more working line dog training through our other company Midwest Professional Canine Services; such as Personal Protection, Service Dogs, Schutzhund and Police Dog Training.  You can find that website by clicking the link below.

          Class dates announced!!

          We require all pets to be to current on Rabies, Distemper/Parvo and Bordetella and be a minimum of 5 months in age to attend any of our Training Programs.  This does not apply to puppies that are enrolled in the "in home Puppy Classes".  To schedule any program please contact us by phone to set up your program.  

          To schedule training you MUST call us and pre payment or deposit is required at time of scheduling for all training classes.