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Behavioral Training

Our behavior modification programs are centered on meeting your dog's physical, emotional, and biological needs while looking at the root cause of behaviors to help you have a behaviorally healthy and happy dog. Our trainers will work with you to create real change in your dogs behavior with personalized training programs.

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Behavioral Training
Our behavior modification programs are centered on meeting your dog's physical, emotional, and biological needs while looking at the root cause of behaviors
Behavioral Training mobile
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Initial Behavioral Assessment$225.00
90 minute in-home assessment for behavioral training.
To begin training for a behavioral issue, you and your dog will meet with your trainer for an initial behavioral assessment. Your trainer will come to you or meet you and your dog. This assessment will allow the trainer to evaluate your dog’s behaviors, environmental factors and you’ll be asked to describe your dog’s training history and current behavioral problem. This information will allow your trainer to construct a customized training program for your dog’s needs. Your trainer will conclude your dog’s assessment with an overview of your dog's behaviors, how to fix them and provide you with the information you need to get started on a Behavioral Package.

This assessment is required to begin a behavioral program. 
Behavioral training covers:

Reactivity, aggression, resource guarding, separation anxiety and more.
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Small Behavioral Package$1,200.00
6 one hour in-home or on-site training sessions
The 6 session program will guide you and your dog through a customized training program. Your trainer will set up lessons with you weekly, every other week, or every few weeks depending on the training program and your schedule. Your trainer will come to your home or meet up with you at one of our training locations or the park. You’ll be provided with in-depth training on your dog’s specific issues and learn how to manage their environment to set them up for success throughout the training process. Your trainer will provide detailed instruction throughout the training process to help you reinforce desired behaviors every day. You’ll receive homework designed to support and maintain your dog’s progress in between training sessions. This short package is suitable for dogs with a mild behavioral issue. Dogs that require more intensive training or training for multiple behavioral issues will require a larger training package to develop better behaviors.

Behavioral training covers:

Reactivity, aggression, resource guarding, separation anxiety, and more.

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Basic Behavioral Package$1,500.00
8 one hour in-home or on-site training sessions
This 8 session program will guide you and your dog through a customized training program. Your trainer will set up lessons with you weekly, every other week, or every few weeks depending on the training program and your schedule. Your trainer will come to your home or meet up with you at one of our training locations or the park. You’ll be provided with in-depth training on your dog’s specific issues and learn how to manage their environment to set them up for success throughout the training process. Your trainer will provide detailed instruction throughout the training process to help you reinforce desired behaviors every day. You’ll receive homework designed to support and maintain your dog’s progress in between training sessions. This package is suitable for dogs with moderate to severe behavioral issues. Dogs that require more intensive training or training for multiple behavioral issues will benefit from the continued support and guidance of your trainer.

Behavioral training covers:

Reactivity, aggression, resource guarding, separation anxiety, and more.

 

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Big Behavioral Package$2,000.00
8 one hour in-home or on-site training sessions
8 half hour in-home training Boost sessions
The Big Behavioral Package includes an 8 session customized training program along with 8 training boost sessions. Your trainer will set up these sessions twice a week throughout the duration of the program. Your trainer will come to your home or meet up with you at one of our training locations or the park for your lessons. Then your trainer will spend an additional half hour training session each week working one-on-one with your dog to reinforce and further their training skills. You’ll be provided with in-depth training on your dog’s specific issues and learn how to manage their environment to set them up for success throughout the training process. Your trainer will provide detailed instruction throughout the training process to help you reinforce desired behaviors every day. You’ll receive homework designed to support and maintain your dog’s progress in between training sessions. This package is suitable for dogs with moderate to severe behavioral issues. Dogs that require more intensive training or training for multiple behavioral issues will benefit from the continued support and guidance of your trainer.

Behavioral training covers:

Reactivity, aggression, resource guarding, separation anxiety, and more.

Where do we offer this training?

Happy Dogs behavioral training services the North side of Charlotte, North Carolina for in-home training and on-site training at local parks and public spaces. This includes the Lake Norman area zip codes in Huntersville, Cornelius, Davidson, Mooresville, Denver, and surrounding areas.

Behavioral clients in Concord, Kannapolis, Harrisburg, Charlotte, or other surrounding areas will be provided services in person at a public location or at one of our training facilities in Mooresville or Huntersville. We do not service in-home at this time for these areas.

The training sessions

Our different types of training:

Boost Sessions

Training boost sessions are tutoring for your dog, we focus this training on just your dogs skills, by taking the human learning out of the picture we are able to focus all of our attention on your dogs needs. The addition of boost sessions will progress your dog faster and more efficiently through the program and when your dog has more time to learn it makes homework easier for you. Boost sessions are only available for in home training and cannot be done on-site.

Private Sessions

Private sessions focus on teaching owners and their dogs together, these training sessions offer a wealth of information for owners with one on one coaching from your Happy Dogs trainers and skill building for your dog, you and your dog will learn to work together as a team. To help you succeed each lesson includes assigned homework with your training broken down and our trainers are always available to support you via email or phone throughout the training process.

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Ready to start training?

How our process works:

  • One-on-one training begins with a consultation over the phone, you can book your time online and get talking with a Happy trainer about your goals.
  • After your call, our training team will schedule your behavioral assessment lesson. During this lesson, your trainer will access and discuss your dogs behaviors in-depth with you and offer solutions to start.
  • Our trainers will suggest a program to meet your goals. Then you and your dog will begin your training journey. 
  • Throughout the program, you will work with your dog following our expert guidance and your assigned homework.
  • You and your dog will progress each week with positive behavior change.
  • You will leave our program a happy owner with an even happier dog.
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Behavioral group classes

Happy Dogs offers select classes for behavioral training at our training facility in Huntersville, NC.

Reactive to relaxed$350.00

This class is designed specifically for dogs with leash reactivity to other dogs. Training will include modern methods focusing on emergency leash handling, relationship-building, creating alternative behaviors, and relaxation techniques.