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Board and train at a facility
So far, so good. My dog is still there, so I’ll come back to review after her board & train is over.Sep 9, 2019Verified
I wish I went to Duane first. He’s terrific. And he stresses that what starts with his training needs to be a consistent daily activity with your dog, for everything to be effective. I’ve already recommended Duane to friends.Jul 1, 2019Verified
Wow! I've had dogs my entire life. Our new Puppy was so hyperactive to the point I did not know what to do ! Now she is the sweetest puppy and will stay in her crate when I'm gone and not bite anymore :) With Duane's help we are able to train her now. It is wonderful !Jun 5, 2017Verified
We started with our puppy at 6 months and finished about 8 weeks later. Our goal was to have our Flat Coat Retriever behave on the street, in the park, on-leash, and especially off-leash. He is now almost 8 months old and weighs almost 80 lbs. Duane's method suited us perfectly and not only is the dog trained - so are we. We learned a tremendous amount about canine communication and can take him anywhere in full confidence that he will be well behaved. We wholeheartedly endorse Duane and his training - knowledgeable, patient, personable and always professional. Erik and Kate in VeniceJan 19, 2016Verified
first visit for dog training. already see a difference.Duane is amazing.Sep 9, 2015Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Board & Train Courses... Adults Dogs Over 6 months: 1 week: $1,500, 2 weeks: $2,500, 3 weeks: $3,500, 4 weeks: $4,300 Puppies Under 6 months: 1 week: $1,125, 2 weeks: $1,875, 3 weeks: $2,625, 4 weeks: $3,225 I also offer a 10 day board and train course for vacationeers... 10 day course: $1,600 puppies to 6 months, $2,125 adult dogs Day Training Boot Camp Adults Dogs Over 6 months: 1 week: $1,275, 2 weeks: $2,125, 3 weeks: $2,975, 4 weeks: $3,600 Puppies Under 6 months: 1 week: $950, 2 weeks: $1,525, 3 weeks: $2,100, 4 weeks: $2,525 For Private Lesson Prices I charge by the hour $280 for the 1st 2 hour lesson $140 for additional 1 hour lesson(s) Private Packages: 5 lessons in Granada Hills $700 (Save $140) I give the following discounts off my regular rates on board and train programs only (holidays excluded)... 10% off to seniors 65+, full time students, active or retired military or if you're dog or puppy is a adopted from a shelter or rescue/adoption center. 3% for paying cash (can be used on specials as well)
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?A phone call gets things rolling.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?40 years of intensive study and hands-on training with the best trainers around the world.