Training Program/Packages and Cost/Benefits

Blue Barn Ranch Training Programs/Packages

Five Programs:

Basic Obedience  -  Agility  -  Tracking/Scent Games – Beyond Basic Obedience 

Rally Obedience

 Three Levels:

Beginner  -  Intermediate  -  Advanced

 

Three Packages:

Explore (3 sessions)  -  Expand (4 sessions)  -  Excel (5 sessions) 

 Basic Obedience, Agility, Tracking/Scent Games, Beyond Basic Obedience and Rally Obedience are available in the three packages and are private, one on one instruction.  Group classes are available for Basic Obedience, Beyond Basic Obedience and Rally Obedience.  We offer a Canine Good Citizen skills class and testing too! 

Basic Obedience

We focus on the basics using positive reinforcement.  You will learn to use both verbal commands and hand signals.  We will evaluate your dog and place them in the proper level to ensure success.  This class is for all dogs and is a prerequisite for the  Agility, Tracking/Scent Games, Beyond Basic Obedience and Rally Obedience programs.  The benefits are improved communication and handling technique, increased leadership for you and a well-behaved dog. 

Agility

This program works your dog’s mind and body.  This course is not limited to certain breeds, but Basic Obedience is a prerequisite.  You will learn the equipment of the Agility Course and use verbal commands and hand signals to guide your dog.  This program also focuses on positive reinforcement.  The benefits include strengthening your relationship with your dog, advancing your dog’s obedience, removal of excess energy through positive play and increased fitness levels for both you and your dog! 

Tracking/Scent Games

This program also challenges your dog’s mind and body.  We will instruct you on fun and easy tracking games that build your relationship, increase your dog’s confidence and allow him to use his nose!  This course is not limited to certain breeds, but Basic Obedience is a prerequisite.  We will instruct you on fun and easy tracking and scent games.  We use positive reinforcement to maintain a fun learning environment.  The benefits include increasing your dog’s confidence, building your relationship, providing your dog with a job, removal of excess energy through positive play and increased fitness levels for both you and your dog!

 Beyond Basic Obedience

We focus on positive reinforcement and teach advanced commands such as an emergency stop.  You will command your dog at a distance and advance toward working off-leash!  Basic Obedience is a prerequisite for this class.  The benefits include expanding your dog’s obedience, improving your handling technique and moving toward having your dog completely at liberty!

 Rally Obedience

This program is a fun, and exciting team sport for dogs and their handlers.  It is open to all dogs, Basic Obedience is a prerequisite for this class.  You will perform exercises designated on simple signs set along a course.  It emphasizes positive interaction and a close bond between handler and dog.  The benefits are advancing your dog’s obedience, learning a bit of Agility, challenging yourself as a handler and having lots of fun!

Blue Barn Ranch Package Costs/Benefits

Packages are private, one on one instruction.  Multiple dog discount.

Three Packages:

Explore (3 sessions)

 Three 1 hour sessions at $50.00 each.  Total package cost for one dog is $150.00.  The second dog in the same program receives $25.00 off their package.

 Expand (4 sessions)

 Four 1 hour sessions at $45.00 each.  Total package cost for one dog is $180.00.  The second dog in the same program receives $25.00 off their package.

 Excel (5 sessions)

 Five 1 hour sessions at $40.00 each.  Total package cost for one dog is $200.00.  The second dog in the same program receives $25.00 off their package.

 Evaluations are $25.00 and require approximately ½ hour.  Evaluations are FREE when you purchase a multiple session package.

 One hour sessions can be purchased individually at $50.00 per session and can be customized to your individual problem behaviors or goals.

Benefits

The sessions are one on one so we focus on your dog and your goals.  You can choose the size of your package to suit your budget.  The more sessions you purchase, the less you pay per session.  We offer a discount for multiple dogs to save you even more money.  The sessions are 1 hour and are scheduled to your convenience so you can fit training into your busy day.

 Group Instruction

Group classes are available for Basic Obedience, Beyond Basic Obedience and Rally Obedience.  We offer five one hour sessions at just $100.00 per dog!  Classes are announced on Facebook or call to get the schedule.