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Week Board & Train Cali K9®

Board & Train

$6,497.00

Get 4 weeks of full time Board & Train services at our ranch in Acton, CA or in San Jose, CA. This program will instill in your dog basic obedience training as well as give you the skills to maintain that obedience.

Description

Cali K9 Board & Train Program

 

Cali K9 offers the most effective, all-inclusive overnight dog board and train in both LA and San Jose. 

With 15 years of experience giving training to all dogs of any breed or any size. 

What is included 

  • Full-time boarding at our location in North Hollywood or San Jose, CA, for 4 weeks.
  • 1 assessment session at drop off with the lead trainer to understand what your dog your dog’s temperament is and what will be required to get your dog on the track to being a well-behaved family member.
  • 1 In-person Private Session to teach the owner/family the Cali K9 Method and show what the dog has learned during the board & train on the day of the pickup.
  • 3 Motivator Video
  • 10 Rules to Live By Video
  • 100 Problem Solving Technique Videos
  • Cali K9 Homework Drills
  • Cali K9 Accountability App
  • Discounts on Cali K9 Events
  • Your dog will have three private one-on-one training sessions with our trainers per day. Total of 1.5 hours.
  • 3-4 hours of socialization training  & controlled play time per day.
  • Two meals per day plus treats
  • Distribution of any medications (if applicable)
  • 4 in-person group classes (1 hour per session)
  • 4 Zoom group calls (1 hour per session)

** for continued training

  • In person group training classes to maintain your dog’s obedience in a social setting.
  • Online group Zoom training classes so you can learn how to sustain consistency with the training.

Owner participation in the training process is essential for success. Your dog will have mastered his basic obedience commands while in training. Your role as "Pack Leader" is fundamental to your dog's continuing success. Upon completion, you will have the tools necessary to ensure a smooth transition home.

Disclaimer:

Evaluation required to be admitted into the program**

  • Free of injuries and illnesses
  • Updated Vaccinations
  • Dogs must be at least 4 months of age for on-leash-only training
  • Drop-off, pick-up, and follow-up training will be scheduled in San Jose or North Hollywood.
  • Participants must agree to all terms, conditions and policies at checkout and also provide additional written documentation prior to scheduling.
  • Space is very limited. Scheduling must be flexible. Drop off dates, locations, and times will vary. 
  • 2 Semi-private follow-up sessions must be used within a month of the pickup date.
  • No refunds for board & train contracts after 72 hours of checking out

Important: ****We will need to discuss schedules and dates/times for drop off and pick-up prior to scheduling your 'drop off date'.

Other behaviors addressed in dog board & train include but are not limited to:

  • Dog aggression
  • Behavior problems
  • Possession aggression
  • Dominant dogs
  • Excess barking
  • Fear aggression
  • Fearful Behavior
  • Insecure Behavior
  • Social Issues
  • Heavy mounting
  • Lack of Boundaries
  • Alpha Dog Behavior
  • Leash Issues
  • Dog Behavior Issues
  • Human Interaction Issues
  • Food/Toy Dominance
  • Protective Issues
  • Separation Anxiety
    What to Expect

    How will your dog be treated during Board & Train?

    Training

    Each dog  will receive 1.5 hours of focused training every day. This is broken up into three sessions throughout the day to not over stimulate the dog or exhaust the dog and gives the dog time to rest and digest what they have learned between sessions. 

    Fun and Exercise

    Every dog will be able to play freely with other appropriately tempered dogs for 3-4 hours every day. This will be fun for them and will also be part of our controlled socialization training. The dogs will be supervised and at liberty to jump, run and interact with their new furry friends.

    Raised Beds

    Each dog will be given a raised bed. Having raised beds for dogs can offer several benefits that contribute to their comfort; it will help with their joint and muscle health, their hygiene and cleanliness and prevent pressure sores.

    Space

    Each dog will be given his or her own space. This is for their safety and having their own space allows them to relax without being bothered between training sessions or play time. 

    Temperature Control

    Our kennels are all temperature controlled. Having temperature control in dog kennels is essential for the well-being and safety of the dogs. Dogs, like humans, are sensitive to temperature changes, and extreme temperatures can lead to various health issues. This will reduce stress and prevent illnesses.

    Toys & Treats

    Though we will gladly take toys and treats that any owner has to offer for their pet, we have plenty! Most of the Cali K9 method requires toys and treats to keep the dog engaged and excited to train. From freeze dried beef liver to balls, kong toys and flirt poles we provide an assortment of entertaining playthings and tasty nibbles to provide a fun environment for every canine. 

    Feeding

    Every dog in our facility will receive two meals per day plus treats. If your dog has specific dietary needs we will need to communicate with you about the specified regimen required to keep your dog healthy and well fed.

    Medication

    If your dog is in need of medication while staying with us, all we ask is that you provide what your dog needs and give us the details in regards to how and when to give it to them. Any issues with this process or if your dog exhibits any of the symptoms of what they are being treated for the owner will be alerted immediately. 

    What your dog will learn

    Your dog will receive training on all on-leash obedience training, safe socialization, targeted behavior training, and you will be given daily exercises to continue the training at home for the long-term.

    What obedience training includes:

    At The End Of The 4 Weeks Your Dog Will Have Mastered The Following: Sit, Down, Stay, Heel, Come, Some Commands Off Leash Be less reactive to distractions (dogs, people & noises) Have better manners (With Humans & Other Dogs)

    What safe socialization means:

    Safe socialization in dog training refers to the process of introducing and exposing a dog to various people, animals, environments, and experiences in a positive and controlled manner. The goal of socialization is to help the dog develop confidence, good behavior, and appropriate social skills, reducing the likelihood of fear, anxiety, and aggression in different situations. Remember that each dog is unique, and some dogs may be more sensitive or fearful than others. The professional dog trainers at Cali K9 learn your dog's individual personality and temperament and slowly and gradually guide them through the socialization process.

    What your daily exercises will include:

    15 minutes a day! 15 minutes is all that is needed to maintain the progress your dog has made with our 4-week board and train program. Included in this package is Life-Time access to our world-renown Online Training Courses. Everything we have taught your dog will be in that easily digestible video series. If you ever feel your dog is falling back to old habits and forgetting its training, the online training courses have every chapter easily labeled for you to rewatch the lesson of what your dog is having trouble with and empower you to take action in strengthening your dog training where it seems to have gotten weak.

    What targeted behavior training means:

    Targeted behavior training refers to a focused and specific approach to teach a dog particular behaviors or skills. Targeted behavior training hones in on teaching a dog a single behavior at a time. We first identify the specific behavior or skill that we want the dog to learn. It could be something basic like "sit" or "stay," or a more complex behavior like "heeling" while walking. Once the desired behavior is identified, it is broken down into smaller, manageable steps. This helps the dog understand and learn the behavior more effectively. We define clear and achievable goals for each training session. This helps both the trainer and the dog stay focused on the specific behavior being targeted. Positive reinforcement is a key element of targeted behavior training. It involves rewarding the dog with treats, praise, or toys when they exhibit the desired behavior. This positive feedback reinforces the behavior and encourages the dog to repeat it. Repeating the training sessions regularly and consistently helps the dog solidify the new behavior in their repertoire. Targeted behavior training is effective because it allows for a clear focus on individual skills, which can be especially helpful for dogs with specific behavior issues or those learning more advanced commands.

    What obedience training includes:

    SIT

    Use a positive voice tone and a hand signal at the same time, your hand should be in front of him with the palm up.

    DOWN

    From a sit position, the dog should lay down next to you. If you are including hand signals, you would put your palm down and move your arm in a downward motion. Make sure he can see your hand

    STAY

    This means “Wait here until I come back”. If the dog breaks the command, put him back where he started and repeat the exercise. By returning to him instead of calling to him, you build a more consistent response of waiting for you to return.

    HEEL

    Your dog knows how to walk on a loose leash on your left side. He should follow you (at your heel) regardless of change of pace, direction, or when you stop. He should not be walking in front of or lagging behind.

    COME

    This command should interrupt any activity and your dog should come running to you. “Come” is always positive. For best results squat down and say your dog’s name then “come”.

    About Cali K9 Training Method

    Cali K9 Dog Training Method

    Why our method works

    Our proprietary dog training system is recognized as one of the best systems in the world and our reviews, testimonials and client track record can confirm that. Our system has been evolving since 2009: Obedience, Socialization, Agility, Behavior Management and Problem Solving Techniques. Any issues you are having with your dog will be addressed and solved using this training method that guarantees results. Using the Cali K9 Method we use motivational based training to keep training a game for the dog. We call the dog being motivated “ignition” and describe the training process as “gamified.” Our 5 pillar proprietary training method adapts to your dog’s specific needs and your training goals.

    What obedience training includes:

    Obedience

    Build the foundation for an obedient and well behaved furry best friend. Through well organized training sessions, your dog will become less distracted, more focused on you and become responsive to your commands.

    Socialization

    Create confidence and adaptability in your canine through positive socialization experiences. Proper socialization is essential for a well rounded and well adjusted dog, making interactions with other pets and people more harmonious.

    Agility

    Agility training unleashes your dog’s full potential. Enhance their coordination, and mental problem solving skills through engaging and fun exercises that keep their body engaged and their mind active.

    Behavior Management

    Behavior Management: Identify and modify unwanted behaviors using motivational based training and positive reinforcement. Excessive barking, jumping or even more complex issues will become a thing of the past. Your dog will be guided toward more desirable behavior patterns by our team of skilled trainers.

    Problem Solving Techniques

    Approaching each dog’s individual challenges we use care, expertise and our training methods to suit their needs. Our mission is to empower dog owners with problem solving techniques to overcome obstacles and build a long lasting and loving relationship with their canine.

    What obedience training includes:

    SIT

    Use a positive voice tone and a hand signal at the same time, your hand should be in front of him with the palm up.

    DOWN

    From a sit position, the dog should lay down next to you. If you are including hand signals, you would put your palm down and move your arm in a downward motion. Make sure he can see your hand

    STAY

    This means “Wait here until I come back”. If the dog breaks the command, put him back where he started and repeat the exercise. By returning to him instead of calling to him, you build a more consistent response of waiting for you to return.

    HEEL

    Your dog knows how to walk on a loose leash on your left side. He should follow you (at your heel) regardless of change of pace, direction, or when you stop. He should not be walking in front of or lagging behind.

    COME

    This command should interrupt any activity and your dog should come running to you. “Come” is always positive. For best results squat down and say your dog’s name then “come”.